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Energy Firm To Move Headquarters To NB Business Park

There will soon be a new firm in the New Bedford Business Park.

The Mayor's Office says HTP Inc. of Freetown will move part of their operations to the Business Park and expand.  HTP manufactures green energy devices for space and water heating

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Olympic Backers To Hold Meetings Around The State

The group behind Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics is reaching beyond the city for input on their proposal.

Boston 2024 announced Wednesday that it would hold a series 20 community meetings in the coming months around Massachusetts _ venturing as far west as Springfield

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Americans Borrowing More And Falling Behind

Americans are borrowing more money. Household debt, which include mortgages, credit cards, auto loans and student loans, increased to 117-billion dollars from October to December.

Figures from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York show that in addition to the increase in loans, they have also seen an increase in late payments

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Weekend Snow Could Mean Fewer Valentines Bouquets

This winter has seen record snowfall amounts for the Southcoast causing many people to cancel weekend plans, including those for Valentines Day.

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Mass. Senate Okays Budget Shortfall Plan

A day after the Massachusetts House approved a bill to close a projected $768 million state budget shortfall, the Massachusetts Senate quickly followed suit.

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Blood Bank Closes At St. Luke’s Hospital

The Blood Bank at St. Lukes Hosptal has closed.

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January Storm Cost State, Municipalities About $9 Million

State agencies and municipalities are reporting estimates of about $9 million in cleanup costs for the January snow storm.

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Cruise Ship Captain Sentenced To 16 Years Behind Bars

The Italian cruise ship captain who wrecked the ship and then fled while many of the passengers and crew were still on board has been convicted of multiple counts of manslaughter.

Italian court officials say Francesco Schettino was sentenced to 16 years behind bars

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Gov. Baker Declares Snow Emergency

Gov. Charlie Baker has signed an emergency declaration allowing him to request help from neighboring states as Massachusetts struggles to dig out from a spate of heavy snows.

Baker signed the declaration Monday as a third storm dumped upward of two feet of snow in portions of the state

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State Officials To Allow Dumping Snow In Ocean

State environmental officials are giving cities and towns the green light to dump accumulating snow into open water if necessary.

The Department of Environmental Protection on Monday cited the challenges involved in getting rid of the historic levels of snowfall that has fallen in recent weeks

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