Governor Patrick has agreed to put photo IDs on EBT cards. It’s part of a supplementarl budget bill signed Thursday. Even as he gave his OK, Patrick expressed doubts about the cost-effectiveness of the measure. The photo ID provision was pushed by House Speaker Robert DeLeo as a way to stop illegal trafficking in EBT cards.
Sears will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close more than 100 stores, many before Christmas.
Five unions at UMass Amherst are locked in hostile and unproductive talks with the administration
A Franklin County Grand Jury has returned 59 additional counts of insurance fraud in connection with an insurance fraud ring
A Northampton woman will be issued a citation relating to a Route Five crash in Holyoke that killed a motorcyclist