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FEMA Awards Over $3.5M to Mass. for COVID-19 Operating Costs
BOSTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be sending more than $3.5 million to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to reimburse the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for the cost of steps taken to protect its staff and the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.   The $3,534,633 Public Assistance grant will
Pittsfield School Subcommittee to Tackle Safety, Social-Emotional Learning
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A school subcommittee focused on social-emotional learning and school safety will meet for the first time on Tuesday. Its creation is fueled by the prevalence of national issues such as school shootings.  The panel, chaired by Dr. Vicki Smith, a local pediatrician, includes School Committee members Daniel
Department of Public Utilities Approves Reductions to Winter Gas Supply Rates
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has approved reductions in gas supply rates for most gas customers across the Commonwealth. On average, the decreases will result in a monthly bill decrease of about 4-5 percent for a typical residential heating customer.     Beginning on Feb. 1, 2023,
Pittsfield's Bates Wins Age Group at Snowshoe Nationals
McCALL, Idaho — Pittsfield's Allan Bates placed 33rd on Saturday in the 10-kilometer race at the 2023 U.S. National Snowshoe Championship.   Bates, 74, covered the course in 1 hour, 4 minutes, 53 seconds, the best time in his age group and in the middle of a 53-racer pack.   The event was won by 39-year-old
Governor Extend Deadline for Portrait Essay Contest for Students
BOSTON — Governor Maura T. Healey and Lieutenant Governor Kimberley Driscoll are extending the deadline for their portrait essay contest until 11:59 pm on Feb.10, 2023 to allow time for more students to participate.  Submission guidelines and instructions can be
Governor Signs Proclamation Recognizing Black History Month
BOSTON — Governor Maura T. Healey signed her first proclamation as Governor, recognizing February as Black History Month in Massachusetts and urging all residents to join her in honoring the history and contributions of Massachusetts' Black community.    "Black history is American history. It's filled with
FEMA Awards Funds to Mass for COVID-19 Homeless Quarantine Costs
BOSTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency will send more than $4.3 million to Massachusetts to reimburse the Division of Capital Asset Management & Maintenance for the costs of setting up a quarantine shelter for homeless populations who were infected during the COVID-19 pandemic.   The $4,345,945 Public Assistance
Governor Files $282 Million Supplemental Budget
BOSTON — The Healey-Driscoll Administration filed a $282 million gross / $154 million net Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) supplemental budget to address needs across the state's family emergency shelter system. Currently the system is at capacity and facing elevated levels
Pittsfield Man Arrested For Drug Trafficking
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Robert Brady, age 40 of Pittsfield was arrested for the distribution of cocaine following an investigation conducted by Officer Brennon Stockton and members of the Pittsfield Police Department.   As part of the investigation, Pittsfield Police initiated a motor vehicle stop on Feb. 2, at South St. in
@theMarket: The Markets Melt Up
The gains of January are extending into February. Leading the gains are those stocks that suffered the worst declines last year. Can this runaway breakout in the averages continue?   The critical trigger that could have broken the markets has come and gone. The Federal Open Market Committee occurred on Wednesday, ending with
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