Massachusetts Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. I-91 south in Springfield to be closed on August 1st & 2ndRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WWLP

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation plans to close I-91 south and Exit 1A on I-291 west, so the contractor can replace bearings on the viaduct. On Monday, August 1st and Tuesday, August 2nd, from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., Exit 1A will be closed from I-291 west to I-91 south; and then from 12:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m., I-91 south will be closed and traffic will be routed to Exit 7-6.

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  2. Teen in critical condition after falling from moving busRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... y was part of a group visiting the island from Camp Greylock, a boys' summer camp located in Becket in Western Massachusetts.

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  3. Midcareer switch to Web design needn't require a new degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... needs and you are able to meet the program and financial requirements. There are several options available in Massachusetts. One program that is highly regarded is the Certificate Program in Website Design and Development at the University of ...

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  4. No serious damage in Rockport basement fireRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    ... on the scene to pump smoke from the home. Retired Rockport firefighter Capt. Rob Tripp, who now lives in Massachusetts responded to the scene in his dress uniform. Firefighters gathered July 29 at the Samoset Resort for a Firefighter's Ball as part ...

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  5. Massachusetts Nearing Enactment of Sweeping Pay Equity LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Continuing a trend, Massachusetts is poised to implement major changes to its equal pay laws. Following the lead of California , New York , and Maryland , which each enacted expansive equal pay laws in the last few months, Massachusetts is now nearing issuance of similarly broad legislation that will make litigating such cases significantly less challenging for plaintiffs.

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  6. Senate amendment would tax Massachusetts drivers on mileageRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WWLP

    Governor Charlie Baker said on Friday he opposes a Senate amendment that would require Massachusetts to apply for federal money to test out a new "Distance Driven Tax." State Representative John Velis of Westfield asked the Governor to use his "line item veto."

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  7. BHN to increase employees minimum wage to $12 an hourRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... ance salaries at BHN to support the important community work of our employees." Currently, the minimum wage in Massachusetts is $10 an hour, and will be increased to $11 an hour by January 1, 2017.

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  8. Hillary Clinton put New Bedford in national spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... New Bedford in the national spotlight and brought a roar of applause - with an extra helping coming from the Massachusetts delegation. Mayor Jon Mitchell, who was at the convention: “She says (New Bedford) with emphasis and pauses, and the ...

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  9. Don't get burned by solar roof shinglesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... supply. Solar energy is a particular favorite among utilities, businesses, and even everyday homeowners. Massachusetts has been a leader in solar installations, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association, and the state's capacity is ...

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  10. Senate GOP leader files bill to strip AG of power to regulate firearmsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... in Healey's actions, saying she "acted within her authority to stop the sale of illegal assault weapons in Massachusetts and give our residents the full protection of our laws." "In the 18 years since the passage of the Massachusetts ban, gun ...

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  11. Family Of Florida Officer Killed By Drunk Driver Pushing For Ignition Interlock Devices BillRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... was killed when he was struck head on by a drunk driver who going the wrong way down the highway. From left, Massachusetts State Police Sgt. John Kotfila Sr., Hillsborough County Sheriff's Deputy John Kotfila Jr. and Falmouth Police Officer Michael ...

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  12. SouthCoast women give range of reactions to Hillary Clinton's nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Valerie Bassett said that among the many remarks she found inspiring as Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president Thursday night, one, in particular, stood out: “When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit.” Bassett, executive director of the Women's Fund of Southeastern Massachusetts, said the statement embodied the historic nature of Clinton's nomination, the first time a major political party had selected a woman to run for the nation's top office - and an ultimate shattering of the proverbial glass ceiling for professional women. “So we're in the sky, and it feels good,” Bassett said Friday.

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  13. No charges for Schilling's 38 StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... do anything wrong but fail at business." The former ballplayer's company relocated to Rhode Island from Massachusetts in 2010 in exchange for a $75 million state loan guarantee. It later went bankrupt, leaving taxpayers on the hook. Schilling, who ...

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  14. Long-term Lyme Disease medicine coverage measure races the clockRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... McCleary, a longtime Lyme victim and co-founder of the well-known advocacy group, Sturbridge Lyme Awareness of Massachusetts. Ms. McCleary estimates that treatment and hospitalization has cost her more than $100,000 over the years because of the ...

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  15. Cycling and driving in harmony: Complete Streets initiative changes roadway dynamicRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    "Bike Lane Ends" signs could become a memory if a Massachusetts Department of Transportation Complete Streets initiative is adopted by Adams selectmen. Extending and creating bicycle lanes are a part of the strategy.

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  16. Conducting Electricity: Symphony musicians find plenty to keep them busy during off-seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... don't hope to stir envy right from the top, but I write to you from the much less sweltering Berkshires - the Massachusetts side. Hopefully you have had a chance to read Jorge Pena's column from May, chronicling the most noteworthy efforts of my ...

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  17. Battle for Viacom's Board to Proceed in DelawareRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    A trial over Sumner Redstone's dismissal of Viacom board members will proceed in the Delaware Chancery Court, a judge ruled Friday, July 29. The dispute is part of sprawling litigation that stretches from Delaware to Massachusetts and California. Redstone has 80% of the voting power of Viacom shares via holdings in National Amusements.

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  18. For the recordRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Boston.com

    A story in Friday's Business section about a proposal to tax nonprofits in Massachusetts did not note that Boston College makes a separate payment to the cities of Newton and Boston for municipal fire services. The Globe welcomes information about errors that call for corrections.

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  19. Criminal justice fees tough to pay, collectRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... and Oversight held a hearing to look into fees and fines imposed as part of the criminal justice system in Massachusetts, accepting testimony from top court officials, advocates and people with personal experience with fees. "The totality of the ...

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  20. AG Maura Healey battling on guns, global warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... of the Colt AR-15 and the Kalashnikov AK-47. She said an estimated 10,000 copycat assault weapons were sold in Massachusetts last year. Healey's stepped-up enforcement followed the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, last month ...

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