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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
At MMA meeting, Sen. Warren stresses partnership with local officials
House to take up transportation bond bill with Ch. 90 funding
Sen. Warren, Speaker DeLeo and Mayor Walsh to speak at MMA Annual Meeting
House committee adds Ch. 90 to transportation bond bill
MTF report: Municipalities face budget squeeze due to escalating pension, health and debt costs
MMA to unveil Web forum for municipal energy activities
Retiree surge has employers examining benefit options
Town uses complex deal to relocate residents displaced by Irene
Worcester gets $11M economic development grant
Mayoral transition blog provides ample city data
Brockton initiative inspired state grant program
Local hosts sought for international visitors in exchange program
Committee endorses water infrastructure bond bill
Committee holds hearing on unemployment insurance bill
MMA continues push for multi-year Chapter 90 local roads bill
State moves closer to seeing revenue, jobs from expanded gaming

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