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Ex-Congressman Resigns From Medical Pot Company

 

A former Massachusetts congressman says he has stepped down as president of a medical marijuana company that sued the state after its application to open three dispensaries was rejected.

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Mitchell Proposes Changes To Fishing Law

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell took a trip to Gloucester Tuesday, making an important pitch to key congressmen.

Mayor Mitchell spoke before Congressman John Tierney and Congressman Peter DeFazio, the Ranking Member on the House Committee on Natural Resources

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Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Rep. Keating’s Intelligence Amendment Clears U.S. House

U.S. Rep. William Keating says the House has approved a measure to encourage stronger intelligence sharing between federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.

The Massachusetts democrat says the amendment was added on Friday to an Intelligence Authorization bill

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New Bedford Downtown Post Office
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Mayor Mitchell Joined by Senators, Congressman In Post Office Appeal

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell is appealing the United States Postal Service's decision to relocate the downtown post office to a storefront instead of keeping it at it's historic location.

Mitchell writes he believes the move is "unwise, short-sighted, and potentially disruptive to the strong resurgence of activity that New Bedford's downtown has enjoyed over the past several years

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patries71, flickr
patries71, flickr

Congressman Keating to Replace Stolen Purple Heart

Congressman Bill Keating is hoping to restore some of what a New Bedford family lost last week.

Thieves recently broke into the home of the Ford family, and stole several military medals, including the Purple Heart, that had been posthumously awarded to Marine Lance Corporal Michael Ford

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Congressman Stephen Lynch,flickr
Congressman Stephen Lynch,flickr

Congressman Stephen Lynch To Announce Massachusetts Senate Bid In Springfield

Democratic Congressman Stephen Lynch is expected to announce his candidacy for John Kerry's Senate seat today.

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Too Many Notes, flickr
Too Many Notes, flickr

Cong. Keating Trying to Preserve Martha’s Vineyard Lighthouse

Natural forces are threatening an historic Massachusetts landmark, and at least one politician is looking to preserve it.

Congressman William Keating has sent a letter to Coast Guard Commandant, Admiral Papp, asking that he mark the Gay Head Light tower on Martha's Vineyard as surplus land

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Barney Frank
The New England Council, flickr

Frank Donates Personal Papers to UMass Dartmouth

Retiring Congressman Barney Frank is donating his personal papers to UMass Dartmouth.

The longtime Congressman is stepping down from his position at the end of the year, and will entrust his personal archives of the last 32 years to the folks at UMass Dartmouth

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gossipcop, ellasportfolio, nec, flickr
gossipcop, ellasportfolio, nec, flickr

What’s in a Face?

With the nomination of Democrat Bill Keating as our next Congressman, I thought I might offer a comparison, all in good fun.

I'm always looking at people trying to decide which celebrity they most resemble

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