Massachusetts Government Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Decal would flag young motorists to other driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | Lowell Sun

    Student and junior drivers would have to buy and display a decal or magnet on their vehicle indicating they are still learning to drive or subject to certain driving restrictions under a bill moving in the Massachusetts House. The House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday opened voting on legislation filed by Reps.

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  2. Truck rollover causing delays on Mass Pike in CharltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | WWLP

    A late night truck rollover may cause delays during your morning commute if you are headed to central or eastern Massachusetts. Sgt. Barrett of the State Police in Charlton told 22News that a tractor trailer rolled over right in front of their barracks, on the eastbound side of the Mass Pike, at around 11:15 Wednesday night.

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  3. Northern Pass can meet Mass. emission need, officials sayRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 27 | UnionLeader.com

    Most would characterize a pair of double-digit wins as putting yourself on the map.

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  4. GOP shut out Democrats when it came to the tax billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    No Democrat was even permitted to see the bill prior to it being introduced on the floor of the Senate. In all the coverage of the GOP tax bill, the Review-Journal and many letter writers have emphasized that there was "no help" from Democrats.

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  5. British Airways flight diverted to LoganRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Boston.com

    Massport spokeswoman Jennifer Mehigan confirmed that a flight was diverted to Boston's airport, but other details were scarce. Mehigan could not confirm the cause of the diversion or which British Airways flight was diverted, deferring comment to the airline and the Massachusetts State Police.

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  6. Mass. alcohol laws need massive rewrite, task force concludesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Boston.com

    The price of beer, wine, and liquor in Massachusetts would increase, but unpopular restrictions on the sale of alcohol would go away, under a radical proposed overhaul of the state's byzantine booze laws that's expected to be unveiled by a government-appointed task force Thursday. The proposals include increasing the state's excise taxes on beer, wine, and liquor by about 50 percent and banning discounts for package stores and bars for buying bulk quantities from wholesalers.

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  7. Farmers' markets hoping for busy winter seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | The Recorder

    Farmers' markets and farm stands throughout western Massachusetts are anticipating a busier-than-usual winter season after the success of the Healthy Incentives Program this summer.

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  8. Woman in critical condition after head-on collision in Hancock NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    A Hillsborough woman sustained life-threatening injuries during a head-on collision along Route 202 near Kimball Road in Hancock on Tuesday afternoon. Around 12:16 p.m., Vanessa Jarvais, 35, was traveling west in a 2010 Nissan Versa sedan.

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  9. Driver decal bill would flag young motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Student and junior drivers would have to buy and display a decal or magnet on their vehicle indicating they are still learning to drive or subject to certain driving restrictions under a bill moving in the Massachusetts House. The House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday opened voting on legislation filed by Reps.

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  10. Home sales hitting all-time high records in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | WWLP

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Home sales in Massachusetts are on the rise. According to Sears Real Estate, the eastern part of the state saw an increase in house sales.

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  11. Partners HealthCare, R.I. system extend merger talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Boston.com

    Partners HealthCare of Boston and Care New England Health System of Providence have extended their merger talks into 2018 in the hope of reaching a final deal. Massachusetts' largest health system and Rhode Island's second-largest health system first announced in April that they were working on a deal for Partners to acquire Care New England, and their negotiations have taken longer than initially expected.

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  12. Report: Mass anti-smoking efforts trail other statesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Michael P. Norton and Katie Lannan, State House News Service At $3.51 per pack, the cigarette tax in Massachusetts is considered high, but a new report places the Bay State among the states spending the least to prevent kids from smoking and to help smokers stop.

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  13. Mass. Lottery touts 3 end-of-year jackpotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Massachusetts Lottery players have a few more chances to strike it rich before the calendar flips to 2018, with more than $650 million in prizes up for grabs across three jackpot games this week. Wednesday night's Powerball drawing will be for a jackpot of $337 million, the game's largest pot since Aug. 23, when a Chicopee woman won a $758.7 million jackpot, the largest jackpot ever won on a single ticket in U.S. lottery history.

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  14. Special Response Team Called To Lanesborough HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | IBerkshires

    Police said a Bailey Road resident called at about 11 a.m. to report that another household member was "shooting in the house and out the window." The reporting party then fled to a neighbor's house.

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  15. Voice-First Software Developer Orbita Selected From 500 Applicants as...Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2017 | PRWeb

    Massachusetts-based digital health accelerator program has successful history matching startups with leading health providers, insurers, IT companies and more "Our selection as a finalist is both humbling and invigorating. We look forward to joining with our healthcare champions to transform patient care through the power of voice-first solutions."

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  16. Mass. securities regulator plans 'aggressive policing' of cryptocurrency salesRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2017 | Business Journal

    Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin said his office will "begin a sweep of entities" in Massachusetts raising money via so-called initial coin offerings - a process by which a company sells units of its own cryptocurrency.

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  17. Senate confirms new federal prosecutor for Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed President Trump's nomination of Andrew Lelling as the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, clearing the way for a new top federal prosecutor to set up shop in Boston. A 16-year veteran of the Justice Department, Lelling is already familiar with the office, having served most recently as senior litigation counsel in the Massachusetts U.S. Attorney's Office.

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  18. Why Some Small Business Owners Are Turning to Crowdfunding to Save Their CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    The building on Conover Street in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn that houses Sunny's Bar isn't much to look at -- just a squat utilitarian block of red-painted brick with a sign hanging over the front door that announces, helpfully, bar. In the froth and churn of Brooklyn real estate, buildings like it go down all the time to make way for offices and condos.

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  19. Mass. AG joins NY in lawsuit against FCC over net neutrality repealRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2017 | Business Journal

    Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said Thursday that she's joined New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman in announcing a multistate lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission over its vote to rollback net neutrality protections.

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  20. Flu season hits early; get vaccine nowRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2017 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    The Massachusetts Department of Public Health says that the flu season has started earlier than usual and recommends that people take steps to prevent the spread of flu.

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