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MMA launches updated website for municipal energy group
DHCD unveils new municipal grant program for housing
Return-to-work programs can reduce injury costs
Forum focuses on effective uses of municipal data
Grants available for organics-to-energy projects
Underfunding of charter account hurting public schools
Littleton wins national recognition for ‘complete streets’ policy
Volunteer first responders not counted as employees under ACA
Report recommends state gun law changes
Senate OK’s unemployment insurance reform bill
Six receive Working Cities Challenge grants
Growing number of communities equip police to deal with overdoses
Energy aggregation plan is carbon neutral
Cloud computing grant to benefit several towns
Amherst, Northampton team up on financial software
Senate committee reports 5-year bond bill with $300M per year for Ch. 90
New technologies may reduce water treatment costs on Cape
Municipal leaders state case for revenue-sharing improvements
Flood insurance bills active at state, federal levels
Federal default averted by debt limit action
DPH vows to verify dispensary application claims
2013 open meeting law data released
Hosts sought for visiting Pakistani officials
Public Service Committee holds hearing on pensions, OPEB
State announces $4M in Community Innovation Challenge grants
Local policies address changes in tobacco marketplace
NLC’s Congressional City Conference set for March 8-12
Melrose: ‘Our City’ exercise helped sharpen civic goals
Bedford, Billerica, Burlington, Chelmsford, Lowell: Communities collaborate on economic development
Arlington: ‘Visual Budget’ illuminates how taxes are spent
Cape Light updates aggregation plan
Market seen as key to North Adams’ downtown
Tornado aid enables several projects in Springfield
Forum: Cities, towns in a fight for fiscal sustainability
Sen. Warren announces Senate passage of flood insurance bill
Elections legislation would impose new duties, costs on cities and towns
Governor’s budget proposes little new local aid
DPH issues first 20 medical marijuana licenses
$50M in grants available for climate change projects
Energy Department releases draft solar regulations
Economic development is subject of MMCA meeting
Pressley inspires WEMO crowd
Community preservation match rate hits 52%
State awards $13.5M in dam, seawall grants, begins process for next round
House OK’s transportation bond bill with $300M for Ch. 90
MMA recognizes 9 towns for excellence in their annual report
Gubernatorial candidates show support for municipal priorities
MMA presents website awards to Amherst, Hanover, Holyoke, Newton, Stockbridge
Student essay contest winner impresses Annual Meeting crowd
1,100 local officials attend MMA Annual Meeting

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