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Governor Charlie Baker

Mass. Gov. Baker Nominates Susan Sard Tierney to the Barnstable Probate and Family Court

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This week, Mass. Governor Charlie Baker nominated Susan Sard Tierney, a Probate and Family Court Judge assigned to the Suffolk Division of the Probate and Family Court, to the Barnstable Probate and Family Court. Judge Tierney had been a Barnstable County family practitioner for almost two decades before being nominated by Governor Baker in May of 2017 and confirmed by the Governor’s Council in June of that year.
Governor Baker Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

Mass. Governor Baker Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal with $40.9 Billion Budget

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This past week, the Baker-Polito Administration filed its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) budget proposal, a $40.9 billion spending plan that invests historic funding levels for local communities, provides tax relief to working families, and increases funding for education, substance misuse, and mental health services.

RECENT MASS. NEWS

Levy Konigsberg LLP

Levy Konigsberg LLP Wins $43.1M Lung Cancer Verdict in Boston for Tobacco and Asbestos Exposure Case

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On October 12, 2018, a jury in Boston awarded $43.1 million dollars in a historic lung cancer trial involving both tobacco and asbestos claims. The case began in June of 2015 when Levy Konigsberg LLP, and its co-counsel Shepard Law, filed the case on behalf of Louis E. Summerlin and his wife Joanna M. Summerlin, against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company ("Reynolds"), Philip Morris USA, Inc. ("Philip Morris") and numerous companies who manufactured and sold asbestos-containing products with which Mr. Summerlin worked as a brake mechanic.
ADVALENT CORPORATION

Medvensys Analytics is acquired by Advalent Corporation

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Advalent Corporation, a claims administration and medical management platform for complex value-based care products and Medvensys, a leading cloud-based analytics technology in clinical and financial outcomes for healthcare organizations announced today that they have entered a definitive agreement whereby Advalent has agreed to acquire Medvensys.
Carpe Diem Technologies

Carpe Diem Technologies Receives Mass. Grant for Nanoimprinted Lithography (NIL) Next-generation Tech

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Carpe Diem Technologies, Inc. is the recipient of $2.1 of $7 million in new Advanced Manufacturing Awards (M2I2) announced by Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker on July 12, 2018.
CAPACITY

RightHand Robotics and Capacity LLC Partner for NJ Fulfillment Center Tech

SOMERVILLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and electronic data interchange (EDI), has partnered with the robotic piece-picking experts at RightHand Robotics. The collaboration will integrate the Massachusetts-based company's RightPick automation system into Capacity's fulfillment solution offering, creating a new competitive edge for its clients.
Brian Lichtlin, CEO of Advalent

Advalent Corp. Partners with Novus Healthcare, Closing the Gap in Value-Based Care

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Advalent Corporation signed a partnership in early 2018 with Novus Healthcare to identify patients who could benefit from value-based care and implement that approach using Advalent's Value-Based Care Platform and Novus' population health management programs.
Mark Richey Woodworking in Newburyport

State-of-the-art Mark Richey Woodworking in Newburyport Nearly 100% off the Power Grid with Green Energy

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The recent addition of Mark Richey Woodworking's 500-kW solar array marks the company's place as one of the greenest architectural millwork firms in the U.S. Mark Richey Woodworking (MRW) is a national model in manufacturing with the continual use of its 600-kilowatt wind turbine and solar array allowing the 130,000 square foot facility to operate entirely from renewable energy.

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