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.
An amendment to the $34 billion Senate budget proposal would keep Taunton State Hospital open for another year at a limited capacity while funding a study to examine potential expanded uses at the facility.
The informational kiosk wasn’t big and flashy, but the message at its dedication Saturday morning at Sweets Knoll State Park in Dighton was inspiring for all stripes of lovers of the outdoors.
State Sen. Marc Pacheco, D-Taunton, has been appointed co-chairman of an energy and environment committee of Manhattan-based Council of State Governments/Eastern Regional Conference.
Pacheco will serve as co-chairman through 2014.
State Sen. Marc Pacheco, D-Taunton, met this week with representatives of environmental groups to discuss a bill he has introduced that would create stricter recycling guidelines pertaining to elimination of municipal sold waste.
All remnants of the troubled Whittenton Mill Pond Dam are gone for good.
Representatives of groups belonging to Mill River Restoration Partnership held a news conference Friday morning on the banks of a section of Mill River known as Whittenton Pond.
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.
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.
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.
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.