(Massachusetts) — Governor Patrick has refiled legislation to lift the state’s liquor license cap. The measure would give local government full control over how many licenses they issue. A similar measure failed to make it into the final version of a recent economic development bill. Some business owners are against the measure after paying big bucks for licenses on the private market. Others say the current limits are arbitrary and work against economic development goals.
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Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.
Effective immediately, anyone visiting a new mother or child at the Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center must be 14 or older
The city of Northampton has officially opened discussion on an ordinance banning plastic bags and styrofoam