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BOSTON — Since being tapped to serve on a White House panel aimed at tackling the opioid crisis last month, Gov. Charlie Baker has been in touch with more than 10 states to pull together strategies for battling drug addiction, he said … more
BOSTON — An agreement among state lawmakers, business leaders and an advocacy group could pave the way for new accommodations for workers in Massachusetts who are pregnant or nursing mothers.A bill, which appears on track for passage on Beacon … more
BOSTON — The longtime head of the state's economic development and financing agency will leave in June after a divided MassDevelopment Board of Directors voted Thursday not to renew her contract.Marty Jones, who was hired in April 2011 under … more
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say firefighters discovered a body inside a burning car at a cemetery in Attleboro.The Bristol County District Attorney's office says the person found inside the vehicle on Saturday appeared to be an elderly … more
BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker said he finds cause for concern with many of the proposed cuts in President Donald Trump's budget blueprint released Thursday, including an "alarming" reduction in federal research spending that he cast as a more … more
BOSTON — As accountants continue to advocate for the state to adjust its tax code to conform with recent changes at the federal level, the Department of Revenue announced Thursday it anticipates waiving fees racked up due to issues caused by … more
BOSTON (AP) — Federal authorities say 10 men have been arrested in an interstate opioid trafficking ring in Massachusetts, Maine and Florida.The U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston said Thursday a three-year investigation led to the arrests. The … more
BOSTON — A gun rights group, along with individual gun owners and retailers, is challenging the state's 1998 assault weapon ban in federal court, arguing the law unconstitutionally infringes on the right to bear arms and improperly bans an … more
BOSTON — A top Democratic lawmaker on Tuesday proposed directing tax revenue from legal marijuana sales in Massachusetts toward the state's battle against opioid addiction.In a speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, House Speaker … more
PORTLAND, Maine — What could an Indonesian volcanic eruption, a 200-year-old climate disaster and a surge in the consumption of mackerel tell us about today's era of global warming?Quite a bit, researchers say.A group of scientists and … more
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