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Gov. Baker’s $700M Tax Relief Plan a Contentious Topic at the State House

While Gov. Charlie Baker recently proposed a plan to grant nearly $700 million in tax relief to primarily low-income...

Mass. Public Schools to Lift Mask Mandate by the End of the Month

The statewide mask mandate for public school students ages K-12 will be lifted by Monday February 28, Gov. Charlie...

Congressional Redistricting Legislation Supported by Rep. Arciero Signed Into Law

Gov. Charlie Baker signed legislation which created new borders for Massachusetts’ nine congressional districts.

Bill H.2219 Offers Hope to get Dangerous Opioid Drugs off Streets

Bill H.2219 would introduce non-opioid alternatives in pain treatment in an attempt to curb the state’s ongoing opioid crisis.

Beacon Hill Update by O’Neill and Associates

Legislative rules call for Wednesday, Nov. 17 to be the final formal session of 2021, and the Legislature appears to be trying to get a massive American Rescue Plan Act and surplus spending bill into conference committee negotiations and then on to Governor Baker’s desk by that deadline.

Virus Variant Brings New Set of Troubles as Numbers Grow in Westford

The CORONA virus and its variant is raising concern among Board of Health staff members who just completed more than a year of efforts to contain the virus.

Lawmaker Honors Longtime Nashoba Valley Veteran

State Rep. James Arciero recently honored long-time Navy veteran and Littleton  resident Doug Wood for Wood’s recent election as State Commander of The Massachusetts Veterans of  Foreign Wars. 

Lawmaker Testifies on Bill Regarding Foreclosure

State Sen. Ed Kennedy (D-Lowell) testified, Aug. 3, before the Joint Committee on the Judiciary in favor of S.1065, an Act establishing a foreclosure review division in the Superior Court.