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Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, today criticized the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for agreeing to exempt Entergy, the licensee of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, from requirements to implement critical safety upgrades to the facility.
AG Healey Joins Coalition of Attorneys General Opposing President Trump’s Executive Order that Guts...
Attorney General Maura Healey today joined attorneys general and chief legal officers from New York, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Oregon and Vermont in releasing the below statement opposing President Trump’s executive order which the President described as paving the way to eliminating the Clean Water Rule (also known as the Waters of the United States Rule):
Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed a new executive order today instructing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to rescind the Clean Water Rule.
FY 2017 third quarter Real Estate and Personal property tax bills are due on Wednesday, February 1st. Bills were mailed to all property owners on December 31st, and include both the February payment stub and the May stub which will be due on May 1, 2017.
Realtor® clients showing some concern with interest rates increasing WALTHAM, Mass. – December, 14, 2016 – The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) reported today that...
Senator Edward J. Markey joined U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) to restore a ‘Buy America’ provision in the Water Resources Development(WRDA) Act that would require the use of American-made iron and steel products in infrastructure projects. The Buy America rule already passed in the Senate version of the bill with broad bipartisan support. But it has been pulled from the compromise package reached between leaders in the Senate and U.S. House of Representatives
Governor Charlie Baker Reappointed Michael J. Dirrane as Chairman of the MassHousing Board of Directors. Dirrane is the longest-serving Board Member in the Agency’s 50-year history and at the completion of his new seven-year term will have served for 30 years, 21 of which will have been as Chairman. Dirrane leads the nine-member Board that governs MassHousing, which has provided more than $20 billion for affordable housing over five decades.
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) announced today that Michelle Haggstrom, a Realtor® at Keller Williams Realty North Centra in Leominster is the Massachusetts Realtor® of the Year for 2016. Haggstrom was presented the award at MAR’s Professional Awards Reception, which was held in conjunction with the Association’s 2016 Conference and Tradeshow at the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Connecticut.
MassDOT Announces Public Information Meeting Schedule on Turnpike Toll Plaza Demolition and Roadway Construction...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will begin the demolition of all existing toll plazas on October 28, 2016...
Trend of decreasing inventory and new listings continue to inflate prices WALTHAM, Mass. - August 23, 2016 — (RealEstateRama) -- The Massachusetts Association of Realtors®...
New listings added to the market down for the second month in a row WALTHAM, Mass - June 28, 2016 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Massachusetts...
The Town of Framingham, Department of Capital Projects and Facilities, in conjunction with the Department of Public Works, will begin repairs the Memorial Building heating system on Monday, June 20th. The work is anticipated to take place during regular business hours, running through the end of the day on Thursday, June 23rd.
With a commitment to continue strong protection of the waters of the Commonwealth, the Baker-Polito Administration today will file An Act to Enable the Commonwealth’s Administration of the Massachusetts Pollutant Discharge Elimination System which supports the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s (MassDEP) efforts to join 46 other states in administering the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) for federal water quality protection and announced a budget commitment of $4.7 million annually for staff, programming and up-to-date monitoring and analysis of water quality data.
Through loans, grants and tax credits, legislation would inject more than $70 billion in the next 10 years into water infrastructure and lead relief programs. Markey legislation, the CLEARR Act, provides assistance for disadvantaged communities, brings public water infrastructure into 21st century
Chelmsford Man Charged with Attempting to Destroy Power Lines in Tyngsborough with Incendiary Device
A previously-convicted Chelmsford man was charged today in U.S. District Court in Boston in connection with attempting to destroy high-voltage power lines with an incendiary device.