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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
Casino licenses awarded in Springfield, Everett
Congress seeks to avoid government shutdown
DPH approves 4 more marijuana dispensaries
Success scarce on property tax questions
Fiscal 2014 year-end surplus provides $11.4M for CPA
New House members include local officials
Gov.-elect Baker makes cabinet announcements, prepares for transition
Gov.-elect Baker repeats pledge to release local road funds
Local leaders vocal at first hearing on school finance law
Local aid accounts cut by $40M, but legislators reject UGGA proposal
​Speaker DeLeo rejects $25.5M municipal aid cut
Gov. imposes $40M in mid-year cuts to local funding
$66M awarded for infrastructure projects
Forum looks at ACA and MassHealth rules
Collocation rule comes amid rapid change
Administration reveals $325M budget deficit, plans mid-year cuts
Somerville ranks 1st in Northeast for bike commuting
Sea rise underscores need for preparedness at local level
SEC brings fraud charges against 2 city officials
Wetland enhancement helps city meet EPA standard
Regional data portal launched for Hampshire and Hampden counties
Needham wins Google’s e-City award
Boston opens interactive public park space
Grant helps New Bedford boost percentage of families with health insurance
DPH offers Ebola preparedness guidance for municipalities
Municipal grant program promotes healthy habits
ATFC examines ‘true costs’ of development
DPS gains added authority over elevator fines
Local leaders have considerable influence in development
250 local officials, legislators attend MMA breakfasts
GASB updating OPEB reporting guidelines
Local officials across state mourn passing of Boston Mayor Menino
Domestic violence act has implications for municipalities
MMA conducting survey on local road funding needs
New rules further limit local water withdrawals
FCC’s wireless ‘collocation’ rules preempt local authority
Town curbs energy use by 14% without upfront costs
State provides Ebola preparedness briefing for local officials
Commission begins study of school finance law
NLC report: City fiscal health improving but not fully recovered
Health Connector prepares for open enrollment
State Retiree Benefits Trust is an option for municipalities
MMA’s 6th grade essay contest underway
Town uses natural process to clean up brownfield
Superfund site in Billerica is transformed into solar array
Report examines shared fire chief for New Salem and Wendell
Ipswich program aims to cull out invasive crabs

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