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Mass. Gov. Healey and Lt. Governor Driscoll File Fiscal Year 2024 Budget, Tax Relief and Housing Bills
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This week (March 1), The Healey-Driscoll Administration filed its Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) budget recommendation, a $55.5 billion blueprint for Massachusetts’ future that makes historic investments in climate action, public education and transportation, and workforce development. It also lays out Governor Healey’s plans for first-time use of Fair Share revenue, including the creation of a new Education and Transportation Fund.
Boston EAP celebrates National Nutrition Month 2023 by re-introducing the wellness portal and sharing nutrition resources
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This month,the Boston Employee Assistance Program announced that "[We] are looking to celebrate healthy eating as a major aspect of positive physical and mental health." For 50 years, National Nutrition Month has been celebrated as a means of focusing on nutrition education, introducing and reintroducing healthy eating habits for longer and better lives.
BioBuilder and K2 Scientific Bring Synthetic Biology Programs and Lab Equipment to High-Need High Schools Across U.S.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As a world-recognized program that trains the next generation of innovators and skilled workers in synthetic biology, the BioBuilder Educational Foundation announced new work with K2 Scientific to make high quality tools and equipment for life science research widely accessible. BioBuilder has partnered with K2 Scientific, who will donate industry-grade refrigeration units to four high-need high schools participating in the BioBuilderClub this academic year.
Mass. Gov. Baker-Polito Administration Files $1.7B Fiscal Year 2022 Supplemental Budget
SALEM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This week (May 18), the Baker-Polito Administration filed a Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) supplemental budget that proposes investments in transportation, housing, environmental infrastructure, economic development, child care and education initiatives in Massachusetts.
BioBuilder Educational Foundation to lead the Regional Partnerships for Training the Biomanufacturing Workforce in Worcester, MA
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The BioBuilder Educational Foundation announced that they are to lead the "Regional Partnerships for Training the Biomanufacturing Workforce in Worcester, MA" project. The project was funded through BioMADE, the Bioindustrial Manufacturing and Design Ecosystem, which is aimed at accelerating bioindustrial manufacturing knowledge, capabilities, and workforce in the U.S.
HomeBinder Adaptive Home Value tool keeps homeowners coming back to mortgage lenders, home inspectors with equity-building insights
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, home inspectors, Realtors and other authorized professionals, today announced the availability of its Adaptive Home Value™ tool. The tool paints a more accurate picture of a home's value by taking into consideration property-specific details that other automated valuation models (AVMs) fail to consider.
Mass. Gov. Baker-Polito Administration Announces $139M to Produce 1,346 Units of Affordable Rental Housing
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Mass. Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy and Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Jennifer Maddox joined local legislators and officials to announce affordable housing awards for 28 projects in 21 communities across the Commonwealth. These awards will advance the development of 1,526 new rental units, including 1,346 rental units affordable for low- and extremely low-income households.
Mass. Gov. Baker-Polito Administration Releases ‘Future of Work’ Report Outlining Ongoing Steps To Address Findings
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ — This week, the the Baker-Polito Administration released the Future of Work Report, commissioned by the Administration to evaluate the ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed work habits in Massachusetts as the Commonwealth emerges from the pandemic. The Administration also outlined steps that it is taking to address the key findings of the report.
Rahoo Baby’s new RAHOO U allows parents to feel confident about their baby’s development milestones
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Boston startup Rahoo Baby, a baby product company made up by a team of physicians and pediatric therapists, is launching "Rahoo U," an online classroom for parents. Launching January 25, Rahoo U teaches parents the most effective techniques for helping babies master the skills they need at each stage of development, and offers guidance on how parents can incorporate these techniques into their daily routines.
Rypos ULETRU Filters for 2021 Achieve In-Use Compliance Goals for Leading Transportation Refrigeration Units
FRANKLIN, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- RYPOS, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems that reduce harmful emissions from diesel engines is pleased to announce the successful completion of the On-Road In-Use Compliance required by the California Air Resources Board for their entire Ultra Low Emission Transportation Refrigeration Unit active diesel particulate filter (DPF) product line.
NouFlex Launches Versatile Space-Saving Fitness System and Virtual Workout Courses
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- NOUFLEX LLC today announced the launch of its NouFlex Training System products, Virtual Group Workout Classes and Virtual Personal Training Sessions. These offerings bring boutique-style fitness training into your home, eliminating the need for bulky, room-eating and costly home gym equipment.
Janet Turner Drives New Expansion of Corporate and International Markets for DN Van Lines
NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Industry veteran and a successful entrepreneur in her own right, Janet Turner joins DN Van Lines, as Director of Corporate Relocation. Ms. Turner brings with her over 40 years of combined experience in international and domestic moving and transportation services.
Oded Carmi of DN Van Lines Elected to Executive Committee of International Association of Movers
NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- At the recent 58th Annual International Association of Movers' (IAM) Meeting, Mr. Oded Carmi, President of DN Van Lines, was voted into the IAM Executive Committee as a Governing Member-at Large for a one-year term. The IAM Executive Committee is the governing body of the International Association of Movers.
Bounce Box Launches a New System to Combat Stress in Young Kids and Earns ‘Mom’s Choice Award’
DUXBURY, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Mom's Choice Awards has named Bounce Box as among the best in family-friendly products and services based on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost.
Right at Home Boston and North Franchise Receives Top 2020 Home Care Award
SALEM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Earlier this year, Rosaleen Doherty & Jay Kenney, co-owners of Right at Home Boston and North based in Salem, Massachusetts, were honored by the Right at Home national organization with the 2019 Highest Annual Multi-Territory Revenue Award. With over 400 offices under the Right at Home system each year, the Boston and North franchise was recognized as the top revenue-producing Right at Home among the US for owners with multiple units.
SunBug Solar Announces Solar Tech Meets Tradition on A Monson Family Farm
MONSON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- SunBug Solar, a Massachusetts-based solar solutions provider, has completed the construction of a dual-use solar-terra photovoltaic system in Monson, Massachusetts. The design of the system allows the local landowner to harvest both sun from above and crops from below on land which has been in the family for three generations.
Beyond Benign Partners with Dow (NYSE: DOW) to Expand Green Chemistry in Higher Education
WILMINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign partnered with Dow (NYSE: DOW) at the start of 2020 to encourage academic institutions to engage in the adoption of green chemistry in higher education. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that generate the least amount of harm and waste possible while maintaining excellent quality.
NED Biosystems Announces Infectious Disease Research Scientist Michael Mansour, MD, PhD to Serve as Medical Advisor
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- NED Biosystems, an innovative clinical-stage biotech company developing therapies for cancer and the novel coronavirus, is pleased to announce that Michael Mansour, MD, PhD, will serve as the Company's Medical Advisor of Infectious Disease.
iMediaAudiences ad operations welcomes new executives to Ad Ops Advisory Board
HARVARD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- iMediaAudiences (iMA) announces the appointment of Ad Operations Expert Advisory Board members: Tami DeLeeuw, Senior Manager of Advertising Operations at Ancestry.com Operations Inc. and Lee Pallotta, VP of Ad Operations at Monster Worldwide, Inc.
NEW BOOK: River J. Hopkins ‘INTO THE FORGOTTEN FOREST’ – Werewolves and Vampires and Magic, Oh My!
GREENFIELD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- River J. Hopkins, bestselling author of "Sometime After Midnight: A Collection of Poetry & Short Stories," now presents a world - much like our own - with hidden depths, in "Into the Forgotten Forest." It's a place rife with magic, curses, an ancient, brewing evil, and a prophecy that rests on the shoulders of a young woman and her twin brother.
New Book ‘Intrapreneurs: Who, What, How and Why’ Explores Unique World of Intrapreneurs and Business Growth
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Author and intrapreneurship expert Susan Foley, Managing Partner of Corporate Entrepreneurs LLC, is excited to announce the release of the paperback version of her latest book, "Intrapreneurs: Who, What, How and Why" (ISBN: 978-1734956900).
Aesthetic Smile Reconstruction and Smiles for Boston Heroes to Award $20,000 Complete Smile Makeover
WALTHAM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The everyday heroes who help us keep smiling deserve the same in return, so Aesthetic Smile Reconstruction is happy to announce "Smiles for Boston Heroes."
Avatar Construction in Massachusetts Continues to Thrive with Rapid Expansion of Commercial Construction Services Across Northeast
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Avatar Construction, Inc. announces continued expansion and record-breaking growth in 2020. While most companies have experienced a drop in business due to current events, Avatar has experienced a massive increase in both new projects and revenue.
Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS) and nipendo Sign Reseller Agreement
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- nipendo and Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS) today announced a new partnership agreement for the resale of nipendo's RPA (Robotic Process Automation) platform for P2P (Purchase-to-Pay) process automation.
Whole Beauty Salon on A Mission to Beautify Healthcare and Frontline Workers During COVID-19 Crisis
NEWTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Whole Beauty Salon and Spa of Newton, Massachusetts is donating free haircut or express facial to health care workers, policemen and firefighters for a duration of month of June 2020. Per Governor Baker's reopening order, a haircut service will be available as early as May 25, 2020 and spa service will be available as early as June 8, 2020.
SunBug Solar Celebrates Milestone of Serving its 2000th Customer
WESTFIELD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- SunBug Solar, a Massachusetts solar energy provider with offices in Westfield and Arlington Mass., is pleased to announce the installation of its 2,000th customer. John Hoogstraten and Eileen Keegan, a couple residing in Williamsburg, Mass., are SunBug's 2,000th clients, having gone solar not once, but twice.
Parents and children can help scientists understand how the young mind grows and changes – all from home
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Parents and children can help scientists understand how the young mind grows and changes-all from home! Children Helping Science from the Parent Researcher Collaborative connects families to hundreds of web-based studies of child development and brain function.
Dr. Tom Nagle Joins Sturbridge Growth Partners as Advisory Partner
MEDFIELD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Sturbridge Growth Partners, a boutique management consulting firm dedicated to driving profitable growth for clients through innovative approaches to pricing and value management, announced today that Tom Nagle has joined the company as an Advisory Partner.
Smart Hive offers its premium HIVE platform free to U.S. State and Local Governments allowing them to defend as one
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Smart Hive has announced that it will be offering the premium version of its platform for free, allowing state and local government to team up and defend as one. What Waze does for traffic Smart Hive does for cybersecurity.
Beyond Benign Receives Grant from MilliporeSigma to Support Green Chemistry Education at Universities
WILMINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign has received a grant from life science company MilliporeSigma to develop laboratory resources for universities. The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada.
Baker-Polito Administration Outlines Mass. COVID-19 Surge Modeling, Response Efforts To Boost Hospital Capacity
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Thursday, the Baker-Polito Administration’s COVID-19 Response Command Center outlined projections related to the anticipated surge of COVID-19 cases in the Commonwealth. The projections are the result of the Command Center’s work with medical experts to complete modeling of the outbreak in Massachusetts.
Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC, Adds Dan Joyal as a Vice President
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, announced that Dan Joyal has joined the Boston healthcare team as a Vice President.
Baker-Polito Administration Awards Nearly $1M To Promote Healthy Relationships Among Youth in Massachusetts
PITTSFIELD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As part of Massachusetts’ continuing efforts to prevent sexual assault and teen dating violence, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito today announced nearly $1 million in grant funding to five organization partnerships across the Commonwealth working to promote healthy relationships among youth.
Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Enactment Of $1M In Security Funding For Massachusetts Religious, Community Institutions
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito this week (1.6.20) joined legislators, religious leaders and advocates for a ceremonial signing of key sections of the recently-enacted supplemental budget that will triple the funding available this year to help Massachusetts houses of worship and other nonprofit groups enhance their security against hate crimes and terrorist attacks.
Baker-Polito Administration Files $74.2M Budget Bill for 2020 to Address Massachusetts Infrastructure Needs
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Baker-Polito Administration on Jan. 3, 2010 filed a $74.2 million supplemental budget bill to address ongoing critical funding needs, including $18 million to support MBTA infrastructure and safety investments, $10 million for school improvements and $4.2 million for investments in clean drinking water.
Now Open in Somerville Massachusetts: Fly Together Fitness
SOMERVILLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Fly Together Fitness, the first pole fitness and dance studio in Somerville is open for business with classes starting on December 9. A local small business owned and operated by eleven women united by their passion for the sport, Fly Together Fitness offers Somerville and greater Boston residents a fun new fitness alternative to traditional gym workouts.
Gluten-Free New England Serves Up 2019 Boston Expo with 75 Vendors, Cooking and Seminars
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Gluten-Free New England, LLC presents their first Greater Boston expo on Sunday, October 27, 2019, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Boston Marriott Burlington in Burlington, Mass. The event includes 75 gluten-free vendors as well as food trucks, cooking demos and educational seminars.
Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker Declares Public Health Emergency, Announces 4-Month Ban on Sale of Vape Products
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Today, Mass. Governor Charlie Baker declared a public health emergency in response to confirmed and suspected cases of severe lung disease associated with the use of e-cigarettes and marijuana vaping products in the Commonwealth.
The Learning Center for the Deaf Outpatient Audiology Clinic in Massachusetts Welcomes MassHealth Members
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The outpatient Audiology Clinic at The Learning Center for the Deaf has been credentialed as a MassHealth provider, increasing access to their comprehensive audiological and hearing aid services for children and adults.
CS Recitations, a Coding School Start-Up for Kids, Finds Success in Massachusetts, Opens New Location in Natick
NATICK, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- CS Recitations, a start-up coding school for kids and teens, announces the opening of a new location on Michigan Drive in Natick. What started in 2017 as a modest one-room school aimed at providing computer science classes to local students has doubled enrollment every year, leading to the opening of a new, larger facility this September.
New Visual Survey from The Technoskeptic Shows Over 27 percent Occupied with Devices
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- More than a quarter of people in America's public places are somehow occupied with digital devices. That's according to a new visual survey by The Technoskeptic. The magazine examined behavior at various urban crossroads across the country, categorizing different modes of digital distraction. The results make up the cover story of their summer issue, available nationally beginning June 24.
HomeWiz Expands Service Area from Boston to New Hampshire and Southern Maine
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- HomeWiz, an HVAC and electrical service company based in Belmont, Massachusetts, is pleased to announce that the company is now licensed in New Hampshire and Maine, and will begin to serve residential customers in the Greater New Hampshire and Southern Maine Seacoast area.
Cornerstone Ranch in Massachusetts is Horse’n Around this Spring – with Ice Cream!
PRINCETON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Cornerstone Ranch, Princeton, MA with land in Rutland, celebrates summer serving up delicious local, premium ice cream, pony rides, horse drawn rides, farm tours, and trail rides. New expansion features ice cream flavors named after horses!
Lupus Research Alliance joins Boston Bruins at the liveliest lupus walk Boston has ever seen
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Join the Boston Bruins at the liveliest lupus walk Boston has ever seen! The lupus community will gather for the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Boston "Walk with Us to Cure Lupus" 9 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 in DCR's Baxter Park at Assembly Row in Somerville, Mass.
Mass. Congressional Delegation Announces Over $61M in AmeriCorps Funding for Commonwealth
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), along with U.S. Representatives Richard Neal (D-Mass.), Stephen F. Lynch (D-Mass.), William Keating (D-Mass.), Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.), Katherine Clark (D-Mass.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), and Lori Trahan (D-Mass.), today announced that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will receive a total of $61,358,349 in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).
Mass. Gov. Baker Signs Executive Order Reaffirming Governor’s Council to Address Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This past week (April 10), Mass. Governor Charlie Baker signed an Executive Order Reaffirming and Reconstituting the Governor’s Council to Address Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced the Executive Order and the 2019 Action Plan at a meeting of the Governor’s Council to Address Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.
Cornerstone Ranch Expansion in Princeton MA Preserves Land and More than Doubles Space
PRINCETON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Cornerstone Ranch started out 18 years ago with 24 acres in Princeton. A recent land acquisition of 31 acres in Rutland more than doubles the size of this woman-owned and operated business.
Inclusive Fitness Approach Strengthens People of All Abilities at Unified Health & Performance (UHP)
LANCASTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Unified Health & Performance (UHP), a distinctive fitness center located in Lancaster, Massachusetts aspires to be a presence in inclusive athletics. Founded in 2016 with a mission to enable people with and without disabilities to train alongside one another, UHP members encompass a wide range of athletes with personal fitness goals including those from high school and collegiate sports programs, marathon runners, and individuals.
Inaugural TEDx KenmoreSquare 2019 conference aims to Forge the Future in Boston
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- What do sharks, marathons, dizziness, and pornography have in common? These are just some of the topics that speakers will cover at the inaugural TEDxKenmoreSquare. For the past year, organizers have been curating the event, to be held at Hotel Commonwealth on April 5, 2019.
Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon, Mass. announces new 2018 Winter Wonderland event and community outreach program
MENDON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Southwick’s Zoo is excited to announce their new 2018-19 Winter Wonderland event and community outreach program. We are eager to give back to our communities by offering visitors to our Winter Wonderland event a $5 discount on admission for bringing an unwrapped toy, canned good or non-perishable item.
Clean PVC LLC Announces Certification Platform for PVC-Based Products
ANDOVER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Clean PVC LLC, an environmental consulting organization, today announced the launch of its Clean PVC(R) Certification program. The program identifies flooring, wallcovering, upholstery, and other PVC-based products that have been found safe via REACH compliance for use in sustainable building projects. REACH is a regulation adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from risks posed by chemicals.
Advalent Announces Launch of Network 360 to Drive Multi-Dimensional Provider Performance in Value-Based Care Contracting
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Advalent, a market-leading healthcare technology company focusing on payer solutions announced today the launch of a new network contracting and analytics product - Network 360(TM). Designed for payers and risk bearing healthcare providers, Network 360 is a breakthrough analytics platform that analyzes network, enables value-based contracting, and manages both upside and downside risk.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mass. Sen. Warren Presses Labor Secretary for Answers Following Reports Dept. Hid Damaging Analysis of Proposed Tipping Rule
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Thursday, in Washington, D.C., United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to Alexander Acosta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), expressing concern about reports that DOL leadership hid from the public a damaging analysis showing that its proposed rule allowing employers to collect their workers' tips would cause workers to lose billions of dollars in pay.
Mass. Governor Baker Appoints Dr. John Christian Kryder to 2018 Health Policy Commission
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Mass. Governor Charlie Baker this week announced the appointment of Dr. John Christian Kryder to the Health Policy Commission (HPC), an independent state agency that develops policy to reduce health care cost growth and improve the quality of patient care. Dr. Kryder is a primary care physician who has served in numerous management roles over the last three decades and will fill the board seat designated for a primary care physician.
Massachusetts Premiere Set for ‘Dead in the Water,’ Documentary Film on ‘Relentless Destruction’ of Ground Fishing Industry
ROCKPORT, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- A documentary film dealing with the devastating impacts of federal regulations on the lives of New England ground fishermen, "Dead in the Water," produced and directed by Rockport native and professional filmmaker David Wittkower, will be screened for the first time in public in Rockport, Massachusetts on Nov. 18.
SunBug Solar Completes Massachusetts Solarize Campaign Out of its New Office
WESTFIELD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- SunBug Solar is proud to announce the completion of the sign-up phase of the Solarize Windsor, Cummington, Goshen and Worthington (Solarize Mass WCGW) initiative. Solarize Mass WCGW is part of a Solarize Mass, a partnership between the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Green Communities Division of the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) that encourages the adoption of small scale solar in Massachusetts communities.
Mass. Boy Scouts of America, Knox Trail Council and Old Colony Council Approve Merger
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Following their respective Special Council Meetings, the Knox Trail Council and the Old Colony Council announced today the approval of their consolidation and merger to form a new Boy Scout Council. This new council will serve youth and young adults from the metrowest to southeastern Massachusetts.
Baker-Polito Administration Awards Over $850K in Massachusetts Community Compact Grants
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This past week, the Baker-Polito Administration awarded over $850,000 in Community Compact Cabinet grants to 38 municipalities and 8 school districts across the Commonwealth. These grants will assist municipalities in exploring and implementing efficiency and regionalization initiatives.
Mass. Sen. Warren Weighs in on Lawsuit Seeking Thousands of Emails Between Scott Pruitt and Fossil Fuel Industry
WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Today, Senators Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) weighed in on a lawsuit filed today by the Oklahoma law firm Hall Estill and the Oklahoma American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of the Center for Media and Democracy against Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump's nominee for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator.
Baker-Polito Administration Signs Contract to Boost Patient Care at Bridgewater State Hospital in Mass.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Baker-Polito Administration has announced that it has signed a contract with Correct Care Solutions to provide clinical patient care at the Bridgewater State Hospital. Correct Care Solutions (CCS) was selected based on its extensive experience in treating individuals with serious behavioral health needs and for its specific knowledge of the Bridgewater State Hospital facility.
Mass. Gov. Baker Pens Letter to Federal Government on Immigration and Refugee Executive Order
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This past Friday, Mass. Governor Charlie Baker sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly regarding the recent impacts on the Commonwealth from the immigration and refugee executive order and offered proposals for consideration when addressing future immigration reforms.
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