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Thu, 10/09/2014 - 6:05pm

Wednesday, July 31, marked the five-year anniversary of our Legislature’s passage of the Global Warming Solutions Act, considered one of the most progressive pieces of legislation addressing the global warming and climate change crisis in the country.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 6:04pm

TAUNTON-Dick Shafer said the visit Wednesday morning by Secretary of Housing and Economic development Greg Bialecki to Taunton’s Myles Standish Industrial park was a sign that the state stands behind the future development of the park’s final two phases of land development.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:59pm

TAUNTON-State Sen. Marc R. Pacheco, D-Taunton, is participating in the nation’s oldest leadership training program for state officials this week after being selected as a Henry Toll Fellow for the Class of 2013.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:49pm

Taunton State Hospital, the mental health facility repeatedly slated for closure by the Patrick administration, may be expanded to include additional beds and specialized care under a proposal from State Sen. Marc Pacheco.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:48pm

AMHERST, Mass. – State Sen. Marc R. Pacheco, D-Taunton, chair of the Massachusetts Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change, will speak on the Commonwealth’s climate action and future plans on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus on Monday, April 14 at 3 p.m.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:47pm

BOSTON — Calling the Cape and Islands "a very vulnerable region," state Sen.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:46pm

NEW BEDFORD—A 75-minute train trip from Fall River to South Station took a step toward becoming reality after Gov. Deval Patrick announced a key federal environmental review was completed, with the recommended route being the state’s favored Stoughton rail line.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:46pm

CARVER – Generations of visitors often remember their first time going to Edaville USA, and Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends are sure to make it all that more memorable for future generations visiting his first permanent home in North America.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:45pm

Bristol Community College plans to begin offering daytime classes in Taunton this fall.

The Taunton School Committee voted 7-1 Wednesday to allow Superintendent Julie Hackett’s administration to move forward with a plan to allow BCC to use space at the Cohannet School building.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:44pm

The fight to protect Taunton State Hospital is strictly about ensuring all regions of Massachusetts have equal access to mental health care (“Pandering on Taunton,” Oct. 2).

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