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Mass. Lawmakers May Change Larceny Laws
BOSTON (AP) _ Massachusetts may soon fall in line with the majority of U.S. states that have changed their approach to prosecuting theft in recent years, by increasing the dollar threshold for which larceny is considered a felony.
Under current state law, stealing property valued at more than $250 is…
Local Officials Applaud Refrigerated Warehouse At State Pier
Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined members of the legislative delegation and local leaders Thursday in cutting the ribbon inside the new refrigerated warehouse at the New Bedford State Pier.
State officials say the refrigerated facility will serve as a central hub in the Northeast for imported clementi…
Advocates Push Automatic Voter Registration in Mass.
BOSTON (AP) - The lackluster turnout in some municipal elections this week has energized advocates who are hoping to make it easier for people to register to vote.
The activists want state lawmakers to adopt something known as automatic voter registration...

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