A bill that would ramp up state efforts to control a growing drug dependency problem won unanimous approval Tuesday in the Massachusetts Senate.
State Sen. Marc Pacheco of Taunton recently called the cited costs of $1.5 billion to fund statewide pre-K education “exaggerated,” and he’s got a point (Taunton Daily Gazette, May 13).
TAUNTON — Victims of domestic violence in Greater Taunton may now find a stronger local support network.
The SAFEPLAN Program, administered by the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance, recently expanded services to the Bristol Probate and Family Court located in Taunton.
A dozen communities with high rates of car crashes involving pedestrians and bicyclists are getting federal funding for a new safety campaign.
TAUNTON — State Sen. Marc R. Pacheco, D-Taunton, hosted Senate Majority Leader Stanley C. Rosenberg, D-Amherst, in Taunton for a Business and Economic Advisory Council meeting.
You may not have heard, but there's a new road being built in Taunton where there's never been one before.
It will spread across 48 acres of what is termed buildable land in the Myles Standish Industrial Park and will provide access to five new lots.
The casino compact between the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe and the state of Massachusetts has now taken effect, tribal leadership said Friday.
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.
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.
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.