Friday Jul 18
Prescott Grant May Leave Marine Mammals Stranded | Commentary
At Tuesday's congressional briefing on marine mammal strandings, Congressmen William Keating , D-Mass., and Jared Huffman , D-Calif., spoke to approximately 80 congressional staffers and others about how crucial The John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program is for conducting important marine mammal rescue work and ... (more)
Fishery disaster relief a difficult effort
Getting federal disaster relief into the hands of those in the Northeast fishing industry is shaping up to be equal parts complexity and peril, if Wednesday's public hearing is any indication.
DNC chair goes after Baker's record, attack called 'hyper-partisan'
DNC CHAIR GOES AFTER BAKER'S RECORD: GOP gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker's run for the corner office drew the attention of a top national Democrat Monday.
Cape Cod Times
GOP takes shot at Cape Wind
Just when Cape Wind officials thought it was safe to go back in the water, federal lawmakers have fired another, albeit largely symbolic, shot across the bow of the controversial project.
Keating endorses Tolman for attorney general
Calling him someone willing to sacrifice political advantage for principle, U.S. Rep. William Keating, D-Massachusetts, endorsed his longtime friend Warren Tolman's bid to become the Democratic nominee for attorney general.
Mass. lawmakers urge Iraq vote before action
The Massachusetts congressional delegation, which has expressed misgivings about renewed US military involvement in the Iraqi conflict, is now calling on President Obama to seek congressional approval before carrying out even limited air strikes against militants.
The Daily Caller
Feds Give Cape Wind Project $150 Million Loan Guarantee
The Energy Department has given a conditional $150 million loan to the Cape Wind project in Massachusetts in a move to fund the first offshore wind farm in the United States.
Pain pills on the streets rarelly come from dealers
Contrary to public opinion, the biggest provider of pain pills on the streets is not the neighborhood drug dealer, Carl Alves, director of Drug Free New Bedford, said Monday.
U.S. Postal Service intends to relocate downtown post office
The United States Postal Service's vice president of facilities has announced that the federal government has not changed its decision to relocate the downtown post office out of its historic 695 Pleasant St. location.
Waterfront Grille, DrugFree NB team up for event
The Waterfront Grille in New Bedford will host a community conversation about opiate drug use an it's impact on the workforce on Monday.