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State banking commissioner named

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

The Baker administration is switching up the leadership at the state's banking division, which supervises more than 200 banks and credit unions with total combined assets exceeding $400 billion.

Framingham receives $400K for pathway downtown

Sam Bonacci |

Framingham has received funds to complete a multi-use pathway designed to link residents in nearby neighborhoods to downtown transit.

New hospital expansion approval process applauded

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

While proposed changes to the process by which state officials examine hospital expansions were applauded at a hearing Wednesday, several speakers cautioned that restrictions on ambulatory surgery...

Mass. highway systems near the bottom

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Massachusetts ranks near the bottom of states in overall highway performance and cost-effectiveness, but has the lowest rate of fatal crashes in the country, a report from the Reason Foundation found.

Personal caregivers, patients protest hours limit

State House News Service |

Individuals with disabilities rallied against a new Baker administration policy and appealed to lawmakers, telling them their independence and access to caregivers is at risk.

Policymaker wants Mass. law governing self-driving vehicles

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

As the federal government and the city of Boston move toward self-driving cars, one of the state's top transportation policymakers believes state laws should change to accommodate the new technology...

Worcester among 11 Mass. counties deemed natural disaster areas

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Eleven of the state's 14 counties have been deemed "primary natural disaster areas" by the United States Department of Agriculture due to substantial crop losses that began with a February deep...

Clark U. receives $800K to study water

Sam Bonacci |

Clark University in Worcester has received nearly $800,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to assist in a nationwide study the economic value of water quality.

QCC to expand Southbridge lab capacity with $489K workforce grant

Sam Bonacci |

Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester will receive $488,735 to expand laboratory capacity in the computer information technologies lab at its Southbridge location with an eye towards training...

Ameresco secures $53M federal prison contract

Laura Finaldi |

Framingham renewable energy company Ameresco has entered into a $53-million contract with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons, an agreement that will reduce total power usage at a North Carolina...

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