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Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:20pm

The casino compact between the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe and the state of Massachusetts has now taken effect, tribal leadership said Friday.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:19pm

Bristol County Agricultural High School is getting $70,000 worth of new equipment and supplies after being chosen as one of 35 public high schools and training programs to receive grant funding through the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:19pm

Taunton, which has at least four known gangs, received a $100,000 to combat gang violence in the city throughout the next year, according to the Taunton Police Department.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:18pm

When the Taunton Education and Training Center eventually opens for business it won’t be solely to the benefit of local residents who dream of more than a minimum-wage job.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:17pm

South Coast Rail could receive $2.2 billion in financing authorization thanks to a unanimous vote of the Joint Committee on Transportation on Wednesday, officials said.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:16pm

While the initial cost of embracing solar power can be high, there are many federal, state and local incentives to help offset the startup expense and accelerate the long-term cost savings.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:15pm

Newly filed legislation opposing the governor’s plan to create six regional housing authorities for the state was discussed in Taunton Monday during a public hearing of the state’s Joint Committee on Public Housing.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:14pm

TAUNTON—The Mill River never looked so good.

“It’s absolutely changed,” said state Sen. Marc Pacheco, D-Taunton.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:12pm

Once a solar panel array is installed atop a pair of barns on the sprawling East Taunton farm, Couto Cranberries will generate its own power from renewable sources.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:36pm

NEW BEDFORD — The battle over beds at Taunton State Hospital has taken a turn in favor of keeping them in service for another year, passing through a powerful Senate committee on the way to a full Senate vote.

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