Lawmakers Move To Ban Plastic Shopping Bags In Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Senate has overwhelming endorsed a budget rider banning single-use plastic bags at many supermarkets and stores in the Bay State.  The vote was 29-9.
The State House News Service says the proposal would ban the use of plastic bags at stores with gross square…
Shaw’s Laying Off 700 New England Workers
Shaw's Supermarkets is cutting it's New England workforce down by 4%. That translates to about 700 store-level employees who will be layed off. 169 Shaw's Supermarket stores will be affected.
In a written statement, Shaw's President Mike Stigers says the layoffs are a "necessary step" for t…