Massachusetts Government Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Large amount of snow does little for western Mass. droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | WWLP

    In spite of so much snow, the U.S. drought monitor found large portions of Massachusetts and Connecticut still under what's described as severe drought, a condition that began last summer.

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  2. Study: Invasive bugs found in fallen trees years after stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Albany Times Union

    In this Jan. 5, 2009 file photo, a tree removal worker with a chainsaw watches as a log is removed by an oversized claw in Worcester, Mass., after an 2008 infestation of the Asian longhorned beetle in the city resulted in the removal of tens of thousands of trees. Damaging insects can survive in fallen trees and logs for several years after a major storm, according to a U.S. Forest Service study that reinforces longstanding warnings against moving firewood from place to place.

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  3. Strong winds could be the factor in this Sunday into Monday stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the majority of the Commonwealth for a powerful winter storm Sunday into Monday. This storm has potential for significant heavy, wet snowfall, strong to damaging northwest winds, and minor - with pockets of moderate - coastal flooding along north and west-facing shores.

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  4. Today in History: February 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Janesville Gazette

    In 660 B.C., tradition holds that Japan was founded as Jimmu ascended the throne as the country's first emperor. In 1812, Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry signed a redistricting law favoring his Democratic-Republican Party - giving rise to the term "gerrymandering."

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  5. 22News Weather Alert Day logoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | WWLP

    From major snowfall Thursday, to a quick mini snowfall Saturday morning, to now another winter storm, western Massachusetts is getting ready for round 3 for Sunday. The National Weather Service has put all of western Massachusetts in a Winter Storm Watch beginning Sunday morning through Monday evening.

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  6. Health | UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital Expansion ApprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Go Local

    The Determination of Need applications that proposed the merger of UMass Memorial HealthAlliance Hospital with UMass Memorial - Clinton Hospital, and the Hospital Improvement Plan/Emergency Department Expansion at HealthAlliance has been approved by the Public Health Council of the Department of Health and Human Services. "We believe that by combining under one license, UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital and UMass Memorial - Clinton Hospital can achieve a synergistic effect in medical care delivery that will benefit the communities involved.

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  7. News | Monfredo: Needed - Advocates to Move the Foundation Budget ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Go Local

    As an educator and now as a school committee member this time of the year is not my favorite. Why, because it's BUDGET time and it's a time when we realize that education continues to get the short end of the stick! I remember being part of a rally for education in Worcester back in 2007.

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  8. Things Are Not Becoming More HingedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    Trump obviously won the election, but he narrowly lost New Hampshire to Hillary Clinton. He told senators Thursday that was because of the "thousands" of people "brought in on buses" from Massachusetts to "illegally vote" in New Hampshire.

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  9. With ACA future in doubt, Baker takes steps on health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The next chapter in the national health care debate has yet to be written, but Republican Gov. Charlie Baker is already laying the groundwork for returning Massachusetts to key elements of the state's 2006 universal health care law, which provided a blueprint for the Affordable Care Act. Baker has taken steps in recent weeks including asking the Legislature to reinstate a version of the employer contribution that was part of the original state law, and urging congressional leaders in Washington to keep some provisions of the federal law, while offering states more flexibility to achieve their own health care goals.

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  10. Week after $18 million pay raise, DeLeo says he's not sure if budget cuts can be restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The Legislature may restore some, but not all, of the $98 million in spending Gov. Charlie Baker cut from the budget in December, but House Speaker Robert DeLeo said this week that he wants at least one more month's revenue report before taking any action. "I think it's still very much up in the air.

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  11. Cadran runs for Select BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Davey Cadran grew up in Brattleboro and made a bid for Select Board in 2013. So with David Gartenstein and Dick DeGray not seeking re-election for one-year seats on the board, Cadran saw an opportune time to run again.

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  12. With Alan White as editor, 'anything was possible'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Columbia Journalism Review

    Snow flew sideways as I read the neon words: "In our thoughts and prayers Alan White." On that January morning, I eyed the electronic board hanging outside the Plum Island town office, stunned that 'Al' was gone.

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  13. Marijuana sales in Colorado officially surpass $1B mark for the first time in statea s historyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | Washington Times

    Colorado's legal marijuana dispensaries sold $1.3 billion worth of pot during 2016, according to tax data released Thursday, signaling the state's best year since legalizing recreational weed in 2013. Statistics released by the Colorado Department of Revenue this week indicate the state's budding marijuana industry officially broke the billion-dollar threshold for the first time in 2016, taking into account roughly $875 million in recreational weed sales last year in addition to about $438 million in medicinal sales.

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  14. Legal pot sales top $1 billion in 2 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Hill

    Residents and visitors to the two states at the vanguard of the marijuana legalization movement spent about $1 billion on pot and pot products last year, according to state data. Marijuana producers and retailers in Colorado generated more than $1.3 billion in revenue in 2016, the state Department of Revenue said Thursday.

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  15. Sasquatch made of marijuana photobombs reportera s live shotRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | WPMT-TV York

    The most unexpected interviewee was caught on camera in western Mass during the latest snow dump to hit the Commonwealth. While WWLP meteorologist Jennifer Pagliei was reporting live on Thursday's snowstorm in Springfield, Massachusetts, something moved in behind her.

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  16. Governor Baker declares Feb. 11 as Mass 2-1-1 DayRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | Sampan

    New data from Mass 2-1-1, a free health and human service referral line funded by United Way, shows that there were 42,989 calls for assistance in the Greater Boston, Merrimack Valley, North Shore and South Shore regions of Massachusetts in 2016. Calls in 2016 overwhelmingly focused on accessing help for basic needs, including assistance with child care, housing and shelter, utility payments, food assistance and employment and income help.

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  17. Roose 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Iobserve

    Dr. Robert Roose has been named vice president of Mercy Behavioral Health Care. In this role, Dr. Roose oversees Providence Behavioral Health Hospital and leads the behavioral health service lines, which include psychiatric and addiction and recovery services.

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  18. Eversource: Pipeline would address energy needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Milford Mirror

    "The report is flawed and fails to recognize the energy challenges facing consumers and businesses in New England," according to a statement from Eversource. "The lack of adequate natural gas infrastructure is threatening our region's energy reliability, driving up costs and hurting efforts to lower greenhouse gas emissions.

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  19. Bill Maher a begginga for Mitt Romney to a take over the countrya as Trump alternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Washington Times

    Bill Maher would "happily" hand over the $1 million he donated to then-President Barack Obama in 2012 to Mitt Romney if it would alter history. HBO's "Real Time" host sat down with CNN's Van Jones for an interview set to air Friday night and discussed the law of unintended consequences now that President Trump is the 45th U.S. commander in chief.

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  20. Mass 2-1-1 Day Celebrated Feb. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | IBerkshires

    United Ways in Massachusetts will join United Ways across the country as they celebrate National 2-1-1 Day on Saturday, February 11, calling attention to this free comprehensive information and referral service that has been in operation here in Massachusetts since 2006 and is celebrating its 20-year Anniversary nationally. Leading up to 2-1-1 Day, Lt.

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