By Associated Press | 03/10/14 10:29 AM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley is calling on the Legislature to reject proposed cuts in community-based mental health cuts.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:36 PM
Residents from across Cape Cod in Massachusetts are planning to converge on the Statehouse to call on Gov. Deval Patrick to help shut down the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:13 PM
Mark Fisher makes no apologies for being a Tea Party member or for his belief in a minimalist government even while running for office in a state where many Republicans prefer to stay closer to the political center.
03/08/14 09:30 AM
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A proposal to convert part of a shuttered North Country paper mill into a transfer station for natural gas could create more than 80 jobs and cut the town of Groveton's tax bills in half. Clear Energy of Marlborough, Mass., an energy development company, made a pitch to...
03/07/14 03:48 PM
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $450,000 settlement on Wednesday with the largest school bus operator in the state to resolve allegations of air pollution and compliance reporting violations. First Student Inc. allegedly...
03/06/14 03:27 PM
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a lawsuit on Tuesday against the owner of a Sudbury-based combined residential nursing and childcare center for allegedly failing to repair the facility’s deteriorating septic system. Roberta...
By Associated Press | 03/04/14 09:02 AM
The state Inspector General says staff members at the Department of Transitional Assistance reported 14,431 cases of potential fraud or abuse of electronic benefit transfer cards, formerly called food stamps, to investigators through the first 10 months of 2013.
03/03/14 03:17 PM
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $4 million settlement on Thursday with Shell Oil Company to resolve allegations it made false reimbursement claims for environmental cleanup projects. Shell and Motiva Enterprises LLC,...
03/03/14 09:26 AM
BOSTON — State Department of Correction officials and three prison guards have been disciplined over the 2009 death of a mental health patient at Bridgewater State Hospital. Gov. Deval Patrick announced Saturday he reprimanded Correction Commissioner Luis S. Spencer for inaction in the wake...
By Steve LeBlanc | 03/03/14 09:01 AM
Last fall, the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans hosted its annual conference at Boston's Seaport Hotel, bringing together hundreds of industry officials and a handful of lawmakers, administration officials and legislative aides. Attorney General Martha Coakley addressed the crowd.
02/27/14 05:45 PM
BOSTON (AP) — A divided Massachusetts Gaming Commission chose Plainville on Thursday to be the site of the state's first and only slots parlor. On a 3-to-2 vote, the panel offered the slots parlor license to Penn National Gaming, which plans to operate a $225 million facility at the...
02/27/14 03:18 PM
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a settlement on Tuesday with an Easton dentist who allegedly engaged in improper billing to the state’s Medicaid program, MassHealth. Between July 2010 and September, Donald Prohovich...
02/26/14 04:45 PM
BOSTON (AP) — The chairman of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission gave a boost Wednesday to a proposal by Cordish Cos. for a slots parlor in Leominster, as the panel moved closer to awarding the state's first license for expanded gambling. Cordish is competing for the slots parlor license...
02/25/14 12:15 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators opened deliberations Tuesday on the state's first and only slots parlor license, with proposals in Plainville and Leominster appearing to gain an early edge over Raynham Park. The state gambling commission is evaluating the three applicants on...
02/25/14 11:00 AM
BOSTON (AP) — The number of single-family homes sold in Massachusetts last month jumped to the highest January level since 2007. Two organizations that track the market also reported Tuesday that median prices jumped by double-digit percentage points when compared to January 2013. The Warren...
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