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For information: 508-238-6566, www.mass.gov//eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/programs-and-events/events. Teen After school Movie: ..... Art exhibit: through May 2017, New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford. "Inner Light: The World ...
Chaffetz is the chairman of the House government oversight committee. The FBI declined comment. Meanwhile, Page said Wednesday that details are still being worked out about his testimony before the House Intelligence Committee next month.
Filed by New Bedford Rep. Antonio Cabral, the bill was one of two that House Speaker Robert DeLeo of Winthrop had scheduled for debate on Wednesday that had been recommended by the Judiciary Committee and a special House working group tasked ... Gov ...
Antonio Cabral, D-New Bedford, said cooperation with ICE imposes direct costs to taxpayers and believes immigration enforcement is the responsibility of the federal government. In January, Hodgson signed into a partnership allowing the Bristol County ...
A spokeswoman for the NRA, Jennifer Baker, said the group opposes "one-size-fits-all government mandates" and believes existing laws are enough to handle gun accidents.
The government said nearly 1,000 soldiers were deployed Wednesday instead of police in high-profile sites in London and elsewhere.
NEW BEDFORD - Newton Mayor Setti Warren's governor campaign tour rolled through New Bedford Wednesday to meet with fellow Mayor Jon Mitchell and clear up who he is running for.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's governor has traveled to Chicago to attend a political fundraiser. The office of Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo said she traveled to Chicago on Tuesday morning and planned to return to Rhode Island in the evening.
In this Friday photo, workers prepare to take down the statue of former Confederate general Robert E. Lee, which stands over 100 feet tall, in Lee Circle in New Orleans.
The sentencing of New Bedford fishing mogul Carlos Rafael has been moved off another month and he now is expected to hear his fate on July 28 in U.S.
In this file photo, Bristol county sheriff Thomas Hodgson looks on as Somerville mayor John Curtatone speaks at the UMass school of Law annual law review sypmosium which featured a panel discussing sanctuary cities.
New Bedford, Brockton, Milford, Fall River and Worcester, for example, all have census tracts where more than 10 percent of children have blood-lead levels higher than 5 milligrams per deciliter, much higher than overall exposure rates across the ...
The top U.S. intelligence official, Dan Coats, said the American government had not verified whether or how Islamic State was responsible.
It is hard to see how the White House will manage less august tasks (keeping the government open, completing a fraction of the political appointments).
Gov. Charlie Baker joined New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell, State Sen. Mark Montigny, Massachusetts cultural Council Chair Nina Fialkow and executive director Anita Walker, Bristol County state legislators, local elected officials and cultural and ...
The state approved the town's application last Thursday at an event in New Bedford, where Gov. Charlie Baker announced additional state cultural funding.
NEW BEDFORD - Tamarah Jean-Baptiste drove to work feeling numb Monday afternoon. She had just heard the Trump administration extended humanitarian protection for Haitians living in the United States for six months, instead of the usual 18 months ...
Des Moines, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad's upcoming departure to Beijing marks the end of a career in state politics that spans several decades.
While the U.S. Department of education has yet to formally announce new interest rates, financial aid experts say they are set to increase approximately 0.7 percentage points based on the formula the federal government uses to set them. The rate ...
NEW BEDFORD - About a dozen and a half people, mostly students but including a City Councilor and a labor leader, took a chartered school bus to Boston ...
"The rule was created under the assumption that women were getting pregnant to have more children to get welfare," said the New Bedford woman, who has since earned a college degree and works as a community activist. "I didn't have her because I ...
While the name of the company may sound like jargon, that's appropriate in a way because what the firm, does is manage information technology for business and government and make it as invisible as possible. ... Cabral said it is important to keep ...
You might think a prime downtown office building is an odd spot for a government-funded low-income housing agency. But authority Executive Director Steve Beauregard is unapologetic about his new digs, which take up some 15,000 square feet and have ...
NEW BEDFORD - The Coalition for Animals of Greater New Bedford is holding its 18th Annual Pet Fest and Walk for Animals on Sunday, May 21 at Buttonwood Park from 11 a.m.
finance Committee chair Kristian Stoltenberg said Rochester's finances this year are in good shape, but the budget still needs passage by at least 75 voters, the town meeting quorum, to ensure the smooth running of town government. "There's nothing ...
Boston - Clad in leather and star-spangled bandanas, motorcyclists descended on the State House asking for government to take a more hands-off approach towards helmet usage and step up enforcement of dangerous driving.
NEW BEDFORD - The New Bedford Port Society made some history Friday as it officially opened the like-new Seamen's Bethel and Mariners' Home on Johnny Cake Hill.
democracy is a simultaneously frightening and empowering form of government. Nowhere is it written that anyone must participate in his or her own governance, but it is continuously amazing how many of our fellow citizens willingly abdicate their ...
Gov. Baker's administration announced in March that early education programs that provide care for low-income families in Massachusetts will receive a 6 percent increase in rates paid by the state, a financial jolt that may help with employee retention.
NEW BEDFORD - The names engraved in the plaques hanging on the wall of the seamen's Bethel and Mariners' Home distracted Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday. He connected the names of New Bedford fishermen who died at sea to other monuments in ...
Boston (AP) - Haitian immigrants and their supporters have gathered at the Statehouse to ask Gov. Charlie Baker to support their efforts to allow those who arrived from Haiti after that country's devastating 2010 earthquake to remain in the U.S.. The ...
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says Trump will be meeting later Wednesday with Lieberman, former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating, FBI acting director Andrew McCabe and Richard McFeely, a former top FBI official.
It's been more than 20 years since President Clinton declared the time of big government over. But it's been dying a slow death.
Boston - Naturopaths are awaiting official word about the new regulations that will govern their operations in Massachusetts, and one member of the field hopes the new rules will offer some flexibility in the area of physical examinations.
Pvt. Chelsea Manning is due to be released from a Kansas military prison after serving seven years of her 35-year sentence for leaking classified government materials to Wikileaks.More >>. Pvt. Chelsea Manning is due to be released from a Kansas ...
Does federal law give President Donald Trump broad legal authority to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations?
Does federal law give President Donald Trump broad legal authority to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations?
(AP Photo/John Antczak, File). FILE- In this Nov. 27, 2016, file photo, a plane flies over Los Angeles International Airport. A $22 million facility at the airport called the Private Suite opened Monday, May 15, 2017, and offers an exclusive entrance, .
The number of refugees arriving in the U.S. dipped to 2,070 in March, which was a six-year low except for a period in 2013 when the federal government was shut down. The figure was slightly higher in April, at 3,200, but it was still much lower than ...
At the T, which has a maintenance backlog of $7 billion, Gov. Charlie Baker has said he wants to focus on the core system and reliability improvements before tackling ... Antonio Cabral, the committee's chair, questioned how a focus on repairs would ...
The father of a Penn State University student who died after an alcohol-fueled hazing ritual says his son was treated like "roadkill.
MIAMI (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott says a record number of tourists are visiting the state. Scott visited Miami's Jungle Island Monday to announce that 31.1 million people visited Florida during the first three months of this year.
Some have been identified as "Fairhaven" men, others as residents of other parts of the old Dartmouth township, which once included Westport, New Bedford, Acushnet, Fairhaven, and parts of Little Compton. The two lines of interest on these related ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - pollution from diesel trucks, buses and cars globally is more than 50 percent higher than levels shown in government lab tests, a new study says. That extra pollution translated to another 38,000 deaths from soot and smog in 2015, the ...
The president of Microsoft laid some of the blame at the feet of the U.S. government. Brad Smith criticized U.S. intelligence agencies, including the CIA and National Security Agency, for "stockpiling" software code that can be used by hackers ...
Historical records reveal the late Gov. Pat Brown misled voters about the cost of building the nation's tallest dam, ignored recommendations to delay construction and dismissed allegations that substandard...More >>. Historical records reveal the late Gov.
Late last month, the city removed a 35-foot tall granite obelisk tribute to whites who battled a biracial Reconstruction government installed in New Orleans after the civil war. The Charlottesville City Council voted last month to sell the Lee statue ...
The president of Microsoft laid some of the blame at the feet of the U.S. government. Brad Smith criticized U.S. intelligence agencies, including the CIA and National Security Agency, for "stockpiling" software code that can be used by hackers ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has nominated a Providence human services policy officer to lead the state Department of Human Services.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island Department of Labor says it sent money to pay temporary disability insurance claims to the wrong bank, delaying payments for about 300 people.


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