Massachusetts Overdoses Soar 200 Percent
BOSTON (AP) — Non-fatal overdoses in Massachusetts had soared by 200 percent from 2001 to 2015, with the total number of non-fatal overdoses during that period topping 65,000.
That's one finding of a report released Wednesday by Republican Gov...
UMass Tuition Rising for Upcoming Academic Year
WORCESTER, MA — University of Massachusetts undergraduates will pay an average of $416 more for in-state tuition in the fall.
The five-campus system's trustees Monday approved a roughly 3 percent increase that will bump the average in-state undergraduate tuition at the Amherst, Boston, Dar…
Meehan: UMass Tuition Likely to Increase
BOSTON — Tuition and fees for University of Massachusetts students will likely increase 2 to 3 percent for the coming academic year, depending on how the state budget shapes up, UMass President Marty Meehan said at at Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday...
New Bedford Property Tax Rates Get Minimum Increase For 2017
After New Bedford's huge spike in total tax collection this year, residents and businesses are catching a relative break in 2017.
At Monday night's Tax Classification Hearing, the New Bedford City Council voted 9-2 to increase tax rates for both businesses and residents by the minimum facto…
Massachusetts Electric Rates Shoot Up 37 Percent
Many Massachusetts households are going to see their electric bills shoot up 37 percent this winter.
State regulators have approved a 37 percent increase for National Grid household customers that would mean an average of $33 per month more for the typical residential customer...
Board Approves MBTA Fare Hike, Buys 40 New Buses
MBTA fares are on the way up.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation's board of directors voted Wednesday to increase the price of bus, subway, and commuter rail passes.
The fare increases, first announced in March, will take effect July 1...

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