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College leaders, politicians condemn Supreme Court ruling banning affirmative action in college admissions
06-29-2023 6:47 PM


The Supreme Court decision Thursday banning the use of affirmative action in college admissions drew condemnation from education leaders, politicians, and others across the Pioneer Valley and state.In statement after statement released shortly after...

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Healey spells out 2024 vision for state In State of the Commonwealth
01-18-2024 9:23 AM


BOSTON — Beleaguered public transit, K-12 education, and the growing climate and clean energy technology sector would all get major boosts in state funding under Gov. Maura Healey’s vision for the year ahead.In a State of the Commonwealth speech...

Forever preserved: More than 1,000 acres of wild and working land in Southampton, Westhampton, Montgomery to be protected
10-20-2023 5:21 PM


SOUTHAMPTON — When Ed and Mary Hamel first bought their 80-acre property — now home to Glendale Ridge Vineyard — more than 30 years ago, the two expected to develop the land, even acquiring an approval to construct a bank.But with expansive rolling...

Healey to Biden: Lower flags on Overdose Awareness Day Thursday
08-30-2023 5:19 PM


BOSTON — In a letter sent to President Joe Biden, Gov. Maura Healey requested that the nation’s flags are lowered to half-staff this Thursday in observance of International Overdose Awareness Day and in honor of lives lost to drug-related deaths.Since...

Healey pitches ‘green bank’ for housing retrofits, new construction to meet greenhouse gas emission reduction goals
06-13-2023 5:00 PM

By Colin A. Young

BOSTON — With an eye on the state’s mid-century greenhouse gas emission reduction commitments, Gov. Maura Healey announced Tuesday the launch of a “green bank” that she hopes will attract private investment and federal money to pay for building...

Rep: Healey’s arrival changes outlook for aid in dying bill
05-04-2023 10:33 AM

By Chris Lisinski

BOSTON — Top House and Senate Democrats have not publicly mentioned legalizing medical aid in dying as a priority, but one legislative sponsor believes the chances of action are better than ever now that Gov. Maura Healey is in the corner office.Rep....

Northampton woman tapped to head governor’s WMass office
05-01-2023 2:34 PM

By Maddie Fabian

SPRINGFIELD — A Northampton woman who most recently served as regional director for Sen. Ed Markey has been tapped by the Healey administration to head up a new office intended to provide a link between the four counties of western Massachusetts and...

Healey touts ‘A ton more money’ for municipal climate planning
04-19-2023 5:21 PM

By Sam Drysdale

BOSTON — This Earth Week, the Healey administration is revamping what it calls the state’s “flagship climate resilience program” by planning to help 30 cities and towns upgrade their climate resiliency plans through an equity lens.The Municipal...

Healey restarts tax relief debate with $859M plan
02-27-2023 5:31 PM

By Chris Lisinski

BOSTON — Attempting to restart a debate that skidded out last summer, the Healey administration on Monday rolled out an $859 million tax relief proposal that would offer new breaks to hundreds of thousands of Bay Staters while reforming the estate tax...

Healey to take budget, tax message to biz groups
02-22-2023 2:06 PM

By Chris Lisinski

BOSTON — The first-ever state budget season for Gov. Maura Healey will feature a pair of addresses before audiences eager for her and the Legislature to enact long-sought tax reform.Healey will be the headlining guest at two regional business group...

Healey seeks $282M for shelter, food aid programs
01-31-2023 9:23 AM


BOSTON — Reviving debate on an issue that lawmakers left untouched at the end of last session, Gov. Maura Healey on Monday filed a $282 million spending bill she said is necessary to manage a surge in demand for emergency shelter and prevent the free...

Healey pledges full funding of 2019 education law, other initiatives at meeting with municipal leaders
01-20-2023 2:49 PM

By Sam Drysdale

BOSTON — In her first appearance before Massachusetts’ municipal leaders, Gov. Maura Healey said she would fully fund the Student Opportunity Act, seek supplemental funding to cover costs associated with serving migrant children in the state’s public...

In WMass visit, Healey files ‘immediate needs’ bond bill
01-19-2023 5:12 PM

By Sten Spinella

NORTH ADAMS — Gov. Maura Healey visited western Massachusetts on Thursday, with a stop in North Adams to announce the first legislation of her tenure, followed by a swing through Ludlow.The governor took the opportunity of an 11 a.m. news conference...

Young Easthampton climate activist scores royal audience at Celtics game
12-07-2022 10:11 AM


BOSTON — When 15-year-old Ollie Perrault found herself on the basketball court at the TD Garden, she seized an opportunity she’d never thought she’d have, and she took her shot.And though the Easthampton climate activist wasn’t trying to score any...

Suher on $100K hook for wage, hour violations; Northampton business owner to appeal
06-18-2021 7:34 PM


NORTHAMPTON — Entertainment and property mogul Eric Suher is being ordered to pay more than $100,000 in restitution and penalties by the state attorney general’s office following a nearly two-year investigation that found his companies had violated...

Healey presses lawmakers for tuition relief for students of for-profit colleges
06-07-2017 9:04 PM


State Attorney General Maura Healey and advocates have called on lawmakers to approve a tuition recovery fund for students who incurred debt at for-profit education chains that engaged in unlawful practices or closed their doors, including one campus...

State rolls out $2M drug education initiative for middle schoolers
06-06-2017 11:48 PM


A new public-private initiative could see drug education programs instituted at many of the state’s middle schools by next academic year.The program, dubbed “Project Here,” is a $2 million addiction-prevention and education initiative that state...

Attorney general probes Easthampton High School amid racial tensions
05-24-2017 8:41 PM


EASTHAMPTON — The state attorney general’s office has launched an investigation after months of racial tensions at Easthampton High School.During an update on race-related incidents and the school district’s response, Superintendent Nancy Follansbee...

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