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2021-10-04 13:37:24
by Dan McCue
City of Salem Poised to Become Massachusetts’ Second Offshore Wind Port

SALEM, Mass. - Vineyard Wind, the joint venture seeking to build the first large-scale offshore wind farm off the U.S.... Read More

SALEM, Mass. - Vineyard Wind, the joint venture seeking to build the first large-scale offshore wind farm off the U.S. coast has entered into a tentative agreement with the City of Salem, Massachusetts and the Crowley Maritime Corp. to build... Read More

2021-09-08 19:54:48
by Alexa Hornbeck
Increased Cases of West Nile Virus in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health recently announced they’ve seen four new human cases of West Nile virus in the... Read More

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health recently announced they’ve seen four new human cases of West Nile virus in the state this year, after five human cases were reported all of last year, indicating a significant increase of virus activity... Read More

2021-05-11 18:59:05
by Dan McCue
Biden Administration Approves Nation’s First Major Offshore Wind Farm

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration gave its final approval Tuesday to the construction and operation of the Vineyard Wind project... Read More

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration gave its final approval Tuesday to the construction and operation of the Vineyard Wind project -- the first large-scale, offshore wind project in the United States. The decision was announced by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland... Read More

2021-01-13 20:59:09
by Reece Nations
Telecommute Taxation: States Take Sides Over Out-of-State Income Tax Dispute

CONCORD, N.H. — A collection of 14 states have now signed amicus briefs backing New Hampshire in the state’s appeal... Read More

CONCORD, N.H. — A collection of 14 states have now signed amicus briefs backing New Hampshire in the state’s appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether jurisdictions may tax the income of remote workers who cannot commute to... Read More

2020-11-01 11:15:08
by TWN Staff
MA-04: Jake Auchincloss (D)

About Auchincloss: After graduating from the Newton Public Schools and Harvard College, Jake Auchincloss served as a captain in the... Read More

About Auchincloss: After graduating from the Newton Public Schools and Harvard College, Jake Auchincloss served as a captain in the United States Marines. Auchincloss commanded infantry in Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2012 and a reconnaissance unit in Panama in 2014.... Read More

2020-07-23 20:30:45
by Reece Nations
Massachusetts Designating Millions to Combat Pandemic Induced Food Insecurity

As part of a $36 million food security program, Massachusetts’ executive administration unveiled $3 million in grants for residents suffering... Read More

As part of a $36 million food security program, Massachusetts’ executive administration unveiled $3 million in grants for residents suffering from urgent food instability due to the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito announced Wednesday the... Read More

Deval Patrick Decides to Jump Into Democratic Presidential Race

Deval Patrick, former governor of Massachusetts, reportedly has decided to enter the Democratic presidential race, joining a still-growing field of... Read More

Deval Patrick, former governor of Massachusetts, reportedly has decided to enter the Democratic presidential race, joining a still-growing field of White House hopefuls. Patrick has started calling Democratic allies to inform them of his decision and plans to file paperwork... Read More

2019-08-23 17:19:57
by Dan McCue
Rep. Moulton Drops Out Of Presidential Race, Will Seek Reelection

WASHINGTON - Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., dropped out of the 2020 presidential contest Friday, saying he will instead seek reelection... Read More

WASHINGTON - Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., dropped out of the 2020 presidential contest Friday, saying he will instead seek reelection in Massachusetts' 6th congressional district. Moulton made his announcement at the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting in San Francisco. "Today,... Read More

2019-03-02 01:13:24
by TWN Staff
For New Bedford, Massachusetts, Creation of First Offshore Wind Farm in US Means Jobs

Long ignored in the United States, offshore wind energy is poised to become a new economic engine in New Bedford,... Read More

Long ignored in the United States, offshore wind energy is poised to become a new economic engine in New Bedford, Massachusetts that will bring thousands of jobs and launch a new major industry along the eastern seaboard. During the 19th... Read More

2019-01-02 02:44:01
by MA-03: Lori Trahan (D)
MA-03: Lori Trahan (D)

I am Lori Trahan, your Democratic Nominee for Congress in MA-03. I am honored to have the opportunity to honor ... Read More

I am Lori Trahan, your Democratic Nominee for Congress in MA-03. I am honored to have the opportunity to honor the legacy of Congresswoman Niki Tsongas. Her dedication to the people of our community, our veterans... Read More

2019-01-02 02:35:19
by MA-07: Ayanna Pressley (D)
MA-07: Ayanna Pressley (D)

Ayanna Pressley is an advocate, a policy-maker, an activist, and survivor. Her election to the Boston City Council in 2009 marked ... Read More

Ayanna Pressley is an advocate, a policy-maker, an activist, and survivor. Her election to the Boston City Council in 2009 marked the first time a woman of color was elected to the Council in its 100-year history. This laid... Read More

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