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Senate adds plastic bag ban to agriculture bill

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Massachusetts shoppers would be able to buy craft beers and spirits at farmers markets -- but not take those bottles or any other purchases home in a plastic bag -- under a bill approved Thursday by...

Massachusetts milk sales plummet 44%

Sam Bonacci |

The sales of milk by Massachusetts dairy farmers fell by 44 percent in 2015, according to the National Agriculture Statistics Service.

Natick's StrattComm recognized by SBA

Sam Bonacci |

StrattComm has been named Massachusetts' Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Students feeding Mass. agriculture industry

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Educating agriculture students forms a pillar of support for the farming industry in Massachusetts.

Senator: Legal marijuana would create challenges

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Highly potent edible forms of marijuana make up nearly half the legalized market in Colorado and have had dangerous consequences for adults and children, according to a Massachusetts senator who...

North County chamber to finance small biz growth

Roy Nascimento took over as leader of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce one year ago, succeeding David L. McKeehan, the North Central chamber's only chief executive since its...

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