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An Act Modernizing Tobacco Control

On November 27, 2019, Massachusetts made history when Governor Charlie Baker signed An Act Modernizing Tobacco Control into law. This first-in-the-nation tobacco control legislation bans the sale of all flavored tobacco products in Massachusetts, imposes new regulations on the sale of e-cigarettes and vaping devices, and increases access to cessation products for all those looking … Continue reading An Act Modernizing Tobacco Control

Facing an Eviction? The COVID Eviction Legal Help Project Can Assist

With so many facing the upheaval of eviction, the COVID Eviction Legal Help Project is working to make sure individuals impacted by the pandemic are aware of the rights they have and the resources available to them. If you are currently grappling with housing insecurity issues tied to the pandemic, please consider watching some of … Continue reading Facing an Eviction? The COVID Eviction Legal Help Project Can Assist

Stop & Shop Now Accepting EBT Card Payments for Online Transactions

QUINCY — Stop & Shop recently announced that Massachusetts residents using SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits now have the option to pay with an EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) card when placing online orders for Stop & Shop Pickup and Delivery. "Offering EBT payment online is an integral part of Stop & Shop’s commitment to serving our communities,” … Continue reading Stop & Shop Now Accepting EBT Card Payments for Online Transactions

Quincy Schools Receive Roughly $500K in Career Education Grant Funding

PEABODY — State officials announced this month that Quincy High School and Quincy College will receive a combined $496,281 in funding from the Skills Capital Grant Program to update equipment and expand student enrollment in programs that provide career education. The Skills Capital Grant Program was originally launched in 2015 with the goal of replacing outdated equipment and technology, mainly at … Continue reading Quincy Schools Receive Roughly $500K in Career Education Grant Funding

Braintree Among Massachusetts Towns Receiving $4 Million for Coastal Resiliency Projects

BOSTON — To help Massachusetts’ coastal communities prepare for severe weather events and the impacts of climate change, including storm surge, flooding, erosion and sea level rise, the state's Office of Coastal Zone Management announced this month that it will be awarding $4 million in grants to support local planning and management efforts, including a significant appropriation … Continue reading Braintree Among Massachusetts Towns Receiving $4 Million for Coastal Resiliency Projects