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OPINION|Barry Richard: Keep Memorial Day Free of Politics
A young man standing near me on the parade route in New Bedford on Memorial Day was annoyed when he saw a handful of clipboard-clad young people making their way down the line of spectators in search of signatures. The clipboards contained petitions from Raise Up Massachusetts, which is looking to h…
My South Coast Christmas Wishes; God Bless Us, Everyone
May the panhandlers on our streets find proper health care and appropriate medications. May the ones who are mentally and physically able to work, seek and find suitable employment. For those who find none of the above; may you find generosity found in the many services in place thanks to both taxpa…
Panel Weighs In On Salaries For Top Pols
An advisory board recommends increasing the Massachusetts governor's annual pay to $250,000 while also giving sizable raises to other statewide officials and top legislative leaders.
The Special Advisory Commission on Public Compensation says the governor's pay should increase from $151,800…