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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 — Slow-growing tax collections have eroded the base of revenue expected to fund state government, and the House budget chief thinks it is probable that the revenue figure built into the fiscal 2018 budget will need to be lowered."We're … more
and Dick Lindsaydlindsay@berkshireeagle.comBOSTON — Kate Donaghue was living out the all too familiar nightmare of trying to help her son kick his heroin addiction when she made an observation about the provision of detox care in … 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 — With thousands of concertgoers expected to descend on the Boston Calling music festival this weekend, Gov. Charlie Baker said there are no current threats of venues being targeted for violence, but urged residents to remain "vigilant" … 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
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