Senator Marc Pacheco (D-Taunton) of the First Plymouth and Bristol District has been named an “Environmental Champion” and has been endorsed for reelection by the Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund (ELM Action Fund) and the Massachusetts League of Environmental Voters (
The 150-year-old Taunton State Hospital, which was on Governor Deval Patrick’s chopping block, got a reprieve Thursday as lawmakers voted to override his veto and keep the psychiatric hospital open.
An Emerson College freshman told legislators Tuesday her story of sustaining a concussion playing high school soccer and urged lawmakers to adopt a measure designed to protect the brains of student athletes.
WASHINGTON — President Obama pledged in his 2013 State of the Union message to pursue a minimum wage increase nationwide, an issue all but forgotten since his first White House run.
Wareham's Community and Economic Development Authority, the Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce, and Eastern Bank will host the Business to Business Expo: A Focus on Regional Tourism, this Friday, May 17, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Bay Pointe Club in Onset.
The town of Wareham was awarded a $164,995 grant on Monday to restore and repair the Parker Mills Pond Dam by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.
At an event in Wareham last Saturday State Sen. Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton) was awarded a 2014 environmental award from a group of community leaders in Wareham called the Cleanup of Agawam Mill Pond.
After Saturday's parade, State Sen. Marc Pacheco gathered with Summer of Celebration organizers at Town Hall to commemorate the town's 275th anniversary and congratulate the organizers on the summer's events.
The Buzzards Bay Coalition of Wareham was awarded $15,740 in grant funding to support student development outside of the classroom by the Department of Education and Secondary Education, according to state Sen. Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton).
Standing on the leveled site that was formerly the Fairfax Gardens public housing project, nearly a dozen figures from the public and private sectors came together on Tuesday to formally break ground on a new mixed-income development.