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.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:34pm

For three years, Gov. Deval Patrick has submitted budgets that would eliminate the continuing-care beds at Taunton State Hospital, and for three years, state Sen. Marc R. Pacheco has been fighting to keep 45 beds there.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:25pm

BOSTON — Strengthening ties between the United States and Cape Verde was among the topics on the table Friday, when Sen. Marc R. Pacheco hosted Jorge Carlos Fonseca, president of Cape Verde, at the Statehouse.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:23pm

In a recent editorial board meeting organized to discuss the topic of mental health, state Sen. Marc R. Pacheco was asked whether anyone had studied how much it costs to treat inmates with mental health issues in the corrections system instead of the health care system.


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