Patrick said his public health department worked through the weekend to try to find a solution. And he thought they had one right up until Tuesday, when the board of Northern Berkshire Healthcare announced it was shutting down come Friday.
The statement says the hospital, its hospice and related offices will close Friday. Its 530 employees will receive layoff notices and assistance in filing for unemployment.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission wanted casino applicants to make nice with their neighbors, and pay-up to offset the expected costs of a casino, like for traffic and public safety.
Their playoff trips are certainly not getting as much attention as UMass’, but both the Lord Jeffs of Amherst College and the Ephs of Williams College are just two wins away from a national title.
Eventually this good will is going be tested, when union leaders and Barbieri will find themselves on opposite sides of a negotiating table.
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As families of those on the missing jetliner struggle to get answers, one grief counselor says moving forward requires accepting the unknown. But right now, she says, they’re in survival mode.
The attorney general has endorsed a proposal to shorten sentences of nonviolent offenders in an effort to cut federal spending on prisons.
Not all those arrested this weekend were students, but those who were will face consequences, Subbaswamy said. He promised “swift action” to address violations of the school’s Code of Student Conduct.
The Judiciary Committee’s approval this week is a big step in that, but Mastroianni still needs approval from the full Senate.
George W. Bush, Ronald Reagan and Harry Truman visited the city of 73,000. And depending on your definition of “visit,” so did FDR.
In a letter to Gov. Deval Patrick, Ireland wrote that he was quickly approaching the mandatory retirement age of 70. And to make the transition smoother, he said he wanted to retire before the court’s new session begins in September.
Penn National casino company has a month to pay the $25 million license fee. That’s quite a price tag given a proposed ballot question seeks to roll back Massachusetts’ casino law.
It was a strong day for Leominster during a hearing before casino regulators. The central Massachusetts city is among three communities vying to host a slots parlor.
Even before going to trial, federal Judge Michael Ponsor has ruled against the mayor on some counts.