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Federal help sought for depleted snow removal budgets
Holden contract bans e-cigarette use
Applications filed for Region C casino license
5 Mass. communities make top 10 Complete Streets list
MBTA provides contacts for local officials regarding service updates
SJC: Retiree health insurance rates not subject to bargaining
Cities, towns not subject to sick time law without local vote
Lt. Gov. Polito promises to work with cities, towns
Governor’s FY15 deficit plan protects unrestricted municipal aid and Ch. 70, impacts few local accounts
Themes emerge from school finance board hearings
Springfield: After tornado, city promoted tree planting
Deerfield, Sunderland, Whately: Emergency medical service improves response times
Chatham: Cloud provides access to meeting video archives
Galkowski Leadership Fund recipients named
1,150 attend 36th MMA Annual Meeting
Sen. Warren focuses on economic issues, research funding bill
Gov. Baker vows to protect local aid, announces ‘community cabinet’
Economic growth expected to boost tax collections next year, though modestly
Selectmen discuss using technology to boost civic engagement
Forum provides advice on attracting economic development
Local officials hail release of Ch. 90 funds
State approves Gloucester’s updated harbor plan
Study in Salem cites value of preparing for climate change
Law establishes process to postpone town meeting in emergencies
Law allows municipal employees to apply larvicides
DPH awards 1st marijuana dispensary registration
Application available for Green Communities grants
Municipal finances show modest growth, but pension, health liabilities loom
Gov. Baker releases $100M in local road funds
Somerville’s SomerViva program engages immigrant communities
MSBA accepting Statements of Interest for fiscal 2015
Two cities united to help hungry
Route 3 corridor regional partnership expands
Danvers Police extend national accreditation streak
Gaming Commission adopts Community Mitigation Fund guidelines
School finance commission holds 2nd public hearing
Mandates division looking at McKinney-Vento costs
Federal budget resolution avoids shutdown
State develops guide to help businesses
At mid-year, state budget picture not entirely clear
EPA extends comment period on proposed MS4 rules
Clerks Association announces Town Clerk Award
Municipal UI Task Force reconvenes
Kate Fitzpatrick joins PERAC Board
Green Communities list grows to 136 cities, towns
Care management is proactive approach to health
Salem is first in state with cigarette butt recycling program
Report highlights economic growth potential for region north of Boston
3 Cape Cod towns use oysters to improve water quality
Spike expected in electricity rates

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