CCC Says Host Agreement Law is Unclear

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By Colin A. Young, State House News Service Courtesy State House News Service BOSTON – State law around the required contracts between marijuana companies and their host communities is not clear enough, the Cannabis Control Commission concluded Thursday as it agreed to formally request that the Legislature amend the law […]

Mayors, Lawmakers Turn Out for Education Bill Presser

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Courtesy State House News Service From Michael P. Norton and Katie Lannan, State House News Service [Story Developing] About two dozen lawmakers and the mayors of Boston, Easthampton, Holyoke, Lawrence and Worcester visited the State House Wednesday to join the push for an education bill that could send more money […]

New MTA Union Campaign Eyes $1.5 Billion for Education

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By Katie Lannan Courtesy State House News Service STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, DEC. 13, 2018…..The Massachusetts Teachers Association is pushing lawmakers to increase state funding for public education by more than $1.5 billion a year by May 1, a campaign the union’s board unanimously threw its support behind on Saturday. “For […]

As Education Activists Press, Peyser Says State “Trying To Do The Best We Can”

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ūüď∑¬†Members of Stand for Children Massachusetts delivered more than 1,700 letters to Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday asking for equity in school funding.¬†[Photo: Katie Lannan/SHNS] Courtesy State House News Service By Katie Lannan, State House News Service STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, DEC. 10, 2018…..A group of parents and advocates making their […]

Southbridge Recycling & Disposal Park Assessed $85,323 Penalty by MassDEP

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SOUTHBRIDGE RECYCLING & DISPOSAL PARK ASSESSED $85,323 PENALTY BY MASSDEP FOR VIOLATING SOLID WASTE, AIR POLLUTION CONTROL REGULATIONS Courtesy State House News Service BOSTON ‚Äď The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has assessed a penalty of $85,323 on the Southbridge Recycling & Disposal Park, Inc. (SRDP) for violating solid […]