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Boston Globe
Out of the asylums, into the communitydecree establishing extensive community treatment options in Western Massachuse
Out of the asylums, into the community
Boston Globe / Posted 10 hours ago
decree establishing extensive community treatment options in Western Massachusetts. In the 1990s, Governor William Weld and Charlie Baker, then Weld’s top health and budget aide, turned mental health treatment over to private companies and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Our drought plan is all wetsystems every other day until this weekend. That’s pretty weak — especially whe
Our drought plan is all wet
Boston Globe / Posted 15 hours ago
systems every other day until this weekend. That’s pretty weak — especially when you think of those poor turtles. Governor Charlie Baker held a press conference on August 18, urging residents to conserve water, but Comiskey and others say it was... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Both sides in charter school ballot battle to hit streets(AP) - Both sides in the battle over a charter school ballot question are plann
Both sides in charter school ballot battle to hit streets
ABC 6 Providence / Posted yesterday
(AP) - Both sides in the battle over a charter school ballot question are planning to meet with voters this weekend. Gov. Charlie Baker will be joining with charter school supporters Saturday just before noon at the "Yes on 2" campaign... Read more
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Boston Globe
Charlie Baker joins in rebuke of Maine Gov. LePage’s remarksMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Hillary Clinton took aim at Maine Gov. Pau
Charlie Baker joins in rebuke of Maine Gov. LePage’s remarks
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Hillary Clinton took aim at Maine Gov. Paul LePage for his comments that out-of-state drug dealers named “D-Money, Smoothie, Shifty’’ were coming to Maine to sell drugs and impregnating “young, white’’... Read more
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Business Wire
On Women’s Equality Day, Staples Shows Commitment to Ending Gender Wage Gapprocess. This specific tactic aimed at ending the wage gap will become mandator
On Women’s Equality Day, Staples Shows Commitment to Ending Gender Wage Gap
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
process. This specific tactic aimed at ending the wage gap will become mandatory in Massachusetts in 2018, after Governor Charlie Baker recently signed into law “An Act to Establish Pay Equity”, to ensure equal pay for comparable work for all... Read more
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Boston Herald
Weld optimistic Libertarian Party will be on debate stagepassing Question 4 on this fall’s Massachusetts ballot, which would legalize ma
Weld optimistic Libertarian Party will be on debate stage
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
passing Question 4 on this fall’s Massachusetts ballot, which would legalize marijuana in the state. Weld also said Gov. Charlie Baker, who lists Weld as one of his mentors, is making the right decision by staying out of the presidential... Read more
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The Herald News
Danish investment company to back OffshoreMW in local wind turbine development pushindustry advocate Jim Kendall as its fisheries representative. The statewide e
Danish investment company to back OffshoreMW in local wind turbine development push
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
industry advocate Jim Kendall as its fisheries representative. The statewide energy bill signed Aug. 8 by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker requires utilities to buy long-term offshore wind contracts totaling at least 1,600 megawatts between 2017 and... Read more
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Boston Globe
MBTA janitors protest impending layoffsa Democrat whose administration ultimately stepped in to forestall the cuts. No
MBTA janitors protest impending layoffs
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
a Democrat whose administration ultimately stepped in to forestall the cuts. Now, they are contending with Governor Charlie Baker, a Republican who has made reining in costs at the always-strapped MBTA a signature cause. At the protest... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Collegiate Charter School of Lowell ready to rollcharter schools or expansions in Massachusetts every year. Spreading a pro-char
Collegiate Charter School of Lowell ready to roll
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
charter schools or expansions in Massachusetts every year. Spreading a pro-charter school message already stressed by Gov. Charlie Baker, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito argued that charter schools work. She noted the lengthy waiting lists for charter... Read more
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Boston Globe
August 25, 2016CRRC officials said, following Thursday’s ‘topping off’ ceremony at the $95 mil
August 25, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
CRRC officials said, following Thursday’s ‘topping off’ ceremony at the $95 million plant in East Springfield. ... Gov. Charlie Baker and officials from CRRC and from the MBTA celebrated ... at the 204,000-square-foot factory Thursday. ... The... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Gov. Baker attends “Topping Off” ceremony for Springfield rail car factory(WWLP) – Chinese rail car company, CRRC marked a significant construction miles
Gov. Baker attends “Topping Off” ceremony for Springfield rail car factory
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
(WWLP) – Chinese rail car company, CRRC marked a significant construction milestone in Springfield Thursday. Governor Charlie Baker, rail company executives and dozens of ironworkers signed the final steel beam before it was lifted and secured... Read more
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Boston Globe
In Newbury, a home for discarded American flagsmeaning of the flag, the history of the flag, and . . . how to take care of the
In Newbury, a home for discarded American flags
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
meaning of the flag, the history of the flag, and . . . how to take care of the flag.” Donald Jarvis (left) with Governor Charlie Baker in July. Unable to track down a suitable answer, and not wanting to leave the locals hanging, Jarvis went to... Read more
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Boston Herald
Hot dog! Gov signs car rescue law for petsBystanders can now break into a person’s car to save an overheated pet trapped
Hot dog! Gov signs car rescue law for pets
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Bystanders can now break into a person’s car to save an overheated pet trapped inside, thanks to legislation Gov. Charlie Baker signed yesterday on a balmy dog day of summer. The law also bars people from leaving an animal in a car exposed to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Uber more than $1 billion in the red so far this yearUber and Lyft subsequently abandoned the quirky Texas capital. What’s more, ear
Uber more than $1 billion in the red so far this year
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
Uber and Lyft subsequently abandoned the quirky Texas capital. What’s more, earlier this month, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, a Republican, signed a bill into law which institutes a tax on ridesharing and earmarks the revenue to... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Pols take sides as marijuana legalization campaign heats up | August 26, 2016how has that worked out?” The opposition campaign counts several Beacon Hill h
Pols take sides as marijuana legalization campaign heats up | August 26, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 2 days ago
how has that worked out?” The opposition campaign counts several Beacon Hill heavy hitters in its corner, including Gov. Charlie Baker, Speaker Robert DeLeo and Attorney General Maura Healey. Ninety-seven House lawmakers and 22 senators —... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Beacon Hill agrees to look at time zone change | August 26, 2016BOSTON — Embedded in the $1 billion economic development bill Gov. Charlie Bake
Beacon Hill agrees to look at time zone change | August 26, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON — Embedded in the $1 billion economic development bill Gov. Charlie Baker signed this month was a measure that could affect when morning begins in Massachusetts. Under the law, a bipartisan commission would spend some of the fall and winter... Read more
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Boston Globe
Democrat urges party challengesacrimony comes as Democrats, who run the Legislature with vast majorities, are
Democrat urges party challenges
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
acrimony comes as Democrats, who run the Legislature with vast majorities, are still learning to deal with Governor Charlie Baker, the Republican who ended eight years of Democratic hegemony with his 2014 victory. Over the past two years,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Construction milestone at CRRC facilitySpringfield, and 90% from Greater Springfield. Crews are still about two years
Construction milestone at CRRC facility
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
Springfield, and 90% from Greater Springfield. Crews are still about two years away from finishing the facility. Governor Charlie Baker will join the Transportation Secretary, President of CRRC Massachusetts, and Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno at... Read more
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Boston Herald
Charlie Baker says opioid crisis contributing to greater DCF caseloadGov. Charlie Baker said the impact of the state’s opioid scourge is “persistent
Charlie Baker says opioid crisis contributing to greater DCF caseload
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Gov. Charlie Baker said the impact of the state’s opioid scourge is “persistent” and is helping drive the flow of children into the state’s child welfare system, adding he’s still awaiting data showing exactly how closely tied the agency’s caseload... Read more
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Boston Globe
Baker signs bill giving leeway to free trapped animalsbeamed onto Ashburton Park. And though Gumdrop doesn’t know it, a bill passed
Baker signs bill giving leeway to free trapped animals
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
beamed onto Ashburton Park. And though Gumdrop doesn’t know it, a bill passed by the Legislature and signed by Governor Charlie Baker could save her life and the life of all pets who may be left alone in hot cars by their owners. The bill — “An... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts students have nation’s top ACT scoresare proud to see that once again, Massachusetts students had the highest ACT sc
Massachusetts students have nation’s top ACT scores
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
are proud to see that once again, Massachusetts students had the highest ACT scores in the nation,” said Governor Charlie Baker. “I congratulate those students, their teachers and their families on their hard work.” Higher percentages of... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
2 more judges sworn in to serve on state’s highest courtjob at Massachusetts’ highest court. Superior Court judges Kimberly Budd and D
2 more judges sworn in to serve on state’s highest court
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
job at Massachusetts’ highest court. Superior Court judges Kimberly Budd and David Lowy were sworn in by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker during a private ceremony on Wednesday. They fill two vacancies on the seven-member Supreme Judicial... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Governor Baker to tour Berkshire distillery on western swingBoston, Mass. (State House News Service) – Gov. Charlie Baker will spend his da
Governor Baker to tour Berkshire distillery on western swing
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
Boston, Mass. (State House News Service) – Gov. Charlie Baker will spend his day Thursday in western Massachusetts, where he will visit a Berkshire distillery owned by the nephew of former Gov. William Weld after taking part in a “topping off”... Read more
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Boston Globe
Writing the story of his life — all 5 years of itmet Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans at a book signing and received
Writing the story of his life — all 5 years of it
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
met Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans at a book signing and received a “Governor’s High Five Award” from Governor Charlie Baker. During his meeting with Walsh, Ashton said his writing career is just getting started. “I’m going to write... Read more
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Boston Globe
Democrat urges party challengesacrimony comes as Democrats, who run the Legislature with vast majorities, are
Democrat urges party challenges
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
acrimony comes as Democrats, who run the Legislature with vast majorities, are still learning to deal with Governor Charlie Baker, the Republican who ended eight years of Democratic hegemony with his 2014 victory. Over the past two years,... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
2 more judges sworn in to serve on state's highest courtjob at Massachusetts' highest court. Superior Court judges Kimberly Budd and D
2 more judges sworn in to serve on state's highest court
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 3 days ago
job at Massachusetts' highest court. Superior Court judges Kimberly Budd and David Lowy were sworn in by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker during a private ceremony on Wednesday. They fill two vacancies on the seven-member Supreme Judicial... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
New law seeks to protect pets from suffering in hot carsa new Massachusetts law aimed at preventing animals from suffering or even dyin
New law seeks to protect pets from suffering in hot cars
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
a new Massachusetts law aimed at preventing animals from suffering or even dying when left in hot cars. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker held a ceremonial bill signing Tuesday to highlight the new law. The measure bars pet owners from leaving... Read more
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Boston Globe
August 24, 2016allows people to enter other people’s cars to rescue trapped, overheated animal
August 24, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
allows people to enter other people’s cars to rescue trapped, overheated animals, if the owners cannot be found. Governor Charlie Baker signed ‘An Act Preventing Animal Suffering and Death’ on Friday. The bill was originally filed by State Senator... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Construction ahead of schedule for railcar manufacturing facility in Springfieldoriginal estimate according to Transportation for Massachusetts. The $566 milli
Construction ahead of schedule for railcar manufacturing facility in Springfield
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
original estimate according to Transportation for Massachusetts. The $566 million deal still moves forward. On Thursday, Governor Charlie Baker will sign the final piece of steel being hoisted in place for the new building. Related CRRC Cov... Read more
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Providence Business News
GE summons Enron’s ghost as first U.S. offshore wind farm riseshad almost no presence in that part of the market. Another source of demand ma
GE summons Enron’s ghost as first U.S. offshore wind farm rises
Providence Business News / Posted 3 days ago
had almost no presence in that part of the market. Another source of demand may come from nearby Massachusetts, where Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill this month for local utilities to buy 1,600 megawatts of offshore wind energy by 2027. That’s the... Read more
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The Herald News
New law protects rescuers of pets in distressin a patch of shade underneath a desk placed on pavement outside the State Hous
New law protects rescuers of pets in distress
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
in a patch of shade underneath a desk placed on pavement outside the State House. From the same desk moments earlier, Gov. Charlie Baker had ceremoniously signed a new law aimed at protecting pets like Gumdrop from extreme temperatures in... Read more
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Hartford Courant
GE Summons Enron's Ghost As U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Riseshad almost no presence in that part of the market. Another source of demand ma
GE Summons Enron's Ghost As U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Rises
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
had almost no presence in that part of the market. Another source of demand may come from nearby Massachusetts, where Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill this month for local utilities to buy 1,600 megawatts of offshore wind energy by 2027. That's the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
New law seeks to protect pets from suffering in hot carsa new Massachusetts law aimed at preventing animals from suffering or even dyin
New law seeks to protect pets from suffering in hot cars
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 3 days ago
a new Massachusetts law aimed at preventing animals from suffering or even dying when left in hot cars. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker held a ceremonial bill signing Tuesday to highlight the new law. The measure bars pet owners from leaving... Read more
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Lowell Sun
New law protects rescuers of pets in distressin a patch of shade underneath a desk placed on pavement outside the State Hous
New law protects rescuers of pets in distress
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
in a patch of shade underneath a desk placed on pavement outside the State House. From the same desk moments earlier, Gov. Charlie Baker had ceremoniously signed a new law aimed at protecting pets like Gumdrop from extreme temperatures in cars. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
Charlie Baker signs law that bans people from leaving pets in dangerously hot carsWhat has long been common sense is now law in Massachusetts: Don’t leave your p
Charlie Baker signs law that bans people from leaving pets in dangerously hot cars
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
What has long been common sense is now law in Massachusetts: Don’t leave your pets in hot cars. Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill Wednesday that makes it illegal to leave animals in vehicles where they are subject to danger from extreme weather... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. students top nation on ACT scoresdid. “We are proud to see that once again, Massachusetts students had the high
Mass. students top nation on ACT scores
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
did. “We are proud to see that once again, Massachusetts students had the highest ACT scores in the nation,” Governor Charlie Baker said in the statement. “I congratulate those students, their teachers and their families on their... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts town reducing water usage by 300,000 gallons per dayhoses and limiting watering of lawns — and to be mindful of the dry conditions
Massachusetts town reducing water usage by 300,000 gallons per day
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
hoses and limiting watering of lawns — and to be mindful of the dry conditions when using grills or fires outdoors. Gov. Charlie Baker said last week the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has been in touch with vendors who supply bottled... Read more
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Boston Globe
Earthquake in Italy, body cameras for Boston policeTraining begins today; the six-month test begins next month. Let’s see how many
Earthquake in Italy, body cameras for Boston police
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Training begins today; the six-month test begins next month. Let’s see how many of the cops turn on the cameras. Governor Charlie Baker and a bunch of dogs will celebrate his signing of a bill that lets people who spot a pet locked in a hot car... Read more
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Boston Globe
New state law is intended to prevent animal sufferingallows people to enter other people’s cars to rescue trapped, overheated animal
New state law is intended to prevent animal suffering
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
allows people to enter other people’s cars to rescue trapped, overheated animals, if the owners cannot be found. Governor Charlie Baker signed “An Act Preventing Animal Suffering and Death” on Friday. The bill was originally filed by State Senator... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Springfield & Williamsburg teachers honored with Presidential Awarda math teacher at Everett High School; and Keith Wright, a science teacher at T
Springfield & Williamsburg teachers honored with Presidential Award
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
a math teacher at Everett High School; and Keith Wright, a science teacher at The Springfield Renaissance School. Governor Charlie Baker released the follow statement: Engaging students in both science and math is essential to a strong education.... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
4 Massachusetts teachers win presidential awardteacher at Everett High School; and Keith Wright, a science teacher at The Spri
4 Massachusetts teachers win presidential award
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 days ago
teacher at Everett High School; and Keith Wright, a science teacher at The Springfield Renaissance School. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker in a statement congratulated the teachers and thanked them for their "dedication, knowledge and... Read more
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Boston Herald
Child advocate says DCF bursting at seamspushed to the limit, juggling nearly 9,500 kids placed in foster homes and othe
Child advocate says DCF bursting at seams
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
pushed to the limit, juggling nearly 9,500 kids placed in foster homes and other settings — a 10 percent spike since Gov. Charlie Baker took office. The soaring numbers are being fueled, in part, by the state’s opiate epidemic and an urgency to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Donald Trump lags behind Hillary Clinton, past GOP nominees, in Bay State fundraisingin Massachusetts because he doesn’t have the built-in political support that ca
Donald Trump lags behind Hillary Clinton, past GOP nominees, in Bay State fundraising
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
in Massachusetts because he doesn’t have the built-in political support that candidates had in the past. “He doesn’t have Charlie Baker and Mitt Romney calling everybody and putting their networks to work,” Maginn said. Massachusetts Governor... Read more
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Boston Globe
August 23, 2016“It was a happy union of work and leisure for one of the governor’s top politic
August 23, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
“It was a happy union of work and leisure for one of the governor’s top political advisers. Republican Governor Charlie Baker was on hand, as were many of Jim Conroy’s friends and former co-workers from his stint inside the... Read more
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The Herald News
Opponents say Somerset LNG proposal dead as Eversource withdraws natural gas applicationplants lack fuel access, and it said five new power plants will be connected to
Opponents say Somerset LNG proposal dead as Eversource withdraws natural gas application
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
plants lack fuel access, and it said five new power plants will be connected to Algonquin's system. This summer, Gov. Charlie Baker signed a law intended to diversify the state's electricity generation, importing hydroelectric power and... Read more
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Boston Herald
State starts up reboot of Rx monitoring systemmake it easier and faster for prescribers to use the system and make more infor
State starts up reboot of Rx monitoring system
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
make it easier and faster for prescribers to use the system and make more informed clinical decisions based on data,” Gov. Charlie Baker said in a statement. “This system will provide prescriber performance benchmarks, create transparency and... Read more
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The Herald News
Somerset LNG proposal dead as Eversource withdraws natural gas applicationplants lack fuel access, and it said five new power plants will be connected to
Somerset LNG proposal dead as Eversource withdraws natural gas application
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
plants lack fuel access, and it said five new power plants will be connected to Algonquin's system. This summer, Gov. Charlie Baker signed a law intended to diversify the state's electricity generation, importing hydroelectric power and... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Citing SJC ruling, Eversource withdraws natural gas applicationplants lack fuel access, and it said five new power plants will be connected to
Citing SJC ruling, Eversource withdraws natural gas application
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
plants lack fuel access, and it said five new power plants will be connected to Algonquin's system. This summer, Gov. Charlie Baker signed a law intended to diversify the state's electricity generation, importing hydroelectric power and... Read more
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Auto Spies
Massachusetts Taxing Uber Trips To Subsidize The Taxi Industry?traditional taxi industry, a subsidy that appears to be the first of its kind i
Massachusetts Taxing Uber Trips To Subsidize The Taxi Industry?
Auto Spies / Posted 4 days ago
traditional taxi industry, a subsidy that appears to be the first of its kind in the United States. Republican Governor Charlie Baker signed the nickel fee into law this month as part of a sweeping package of regulations for the industry. Ride... Read more
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The Herald News
Home improvement contractors can now register, pay onlineby Rep. John Scibak, of South Hadley, that passed the Legislature unanimously e
Home improvement contractors can now register, pay online
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
by Rep. John Scibak, of South Hadley, that passed the Legislature unanimously earlier this session and was signed by Gov. Charlie Baker in May. The bill allows contractors to pay their registration fee with a credit card and requires the... Read more
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