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Housing Authority establishes net-metering deal
City implements wide-ranging plan to curtail rat population
Law makes ‘shift swapping’ subject to collective bargaining
NLC highlights Boston youth-budgeting project
Law raises ‘net-metering’ cap by 1%
Gov. signs $1.2B bond act with funding for state, local projects
Economic development package signed by governor
Law seeks to stem substance abuse crisis
Comprehensive gun violence reduction bill signed into law
Congress patches federal Highway Trust Fund
State law seeks to mitigate flood insurance spikes
Governor signs IT bond authorizations
Keeping schools safe: Plan, prepare and partner
Gov. signs $2.2B bond bill for range of environmental projects
Housing authority reform signed into law
Gov. signs water infrastructure finance bill
Legislature OK’s $2.2B environmental bond bill
SJC upholds selectmen’s authority over retiree health contributions
Rural town of Leverett builds its own broadband network
Rockport harbormasters facilitate replacement of beacon
Website catalogs hundreds of war memorials in Worcester
Fall River chosen for national pilot program to help revive cities
Opioid Task Force releases recommendations
Despite SJC decision, Gaming Commission moves forward
192 communities have adopted local-option meals tax
Exchange program sends 10 to Pakistan
Bill would make town meeting exception for open meeting law
Retiree health contribution rate freeze extended for 2 more years
Environmental bond bills go to conference committee
Water infrastructure bond bills would boost funding
Gov. signs FY15 budget, OKs local accounts as passed by Legislature
Work continues on economic development bill
Municipal employers must understand rules of Affordable Care Act
11 marijuana dispensary applicants move to next phase
IT bond bills passed by House, Senate would fund broadband in rural areas
Boston park system ranked 3rd among 60 largest U.S. cities
States notified of cash management plan as Highway Trust Fund runs low
House, Senate send FY15 state budget to governor
Senate economic development bill would restore local control of liquor licenses
Unemployment insurance law lacks key municipal reforms
Transportation project selection criteria to be discussed at forum July 16 in Boston
Collaborative transportation program wins LOHSC award
Local zoning threatened by wireless industry bills
Unemployment insurance fraud operation under investigation
Forum reviews ‘smart growth’ housing progress
State of emergency: ER overuse is costly
Municipal health insurance reform yields $247M in savings
U.S.-Pakistan exchange program concludes with visit by 8 women officials
Northampton’s sustainability initiatives earn national recognition
North Andover Town Meeting experiments with digital participation

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