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More Mosquito Spraying Thursday In New Bedford
New Bedford, Massachusetts-  The New Bedford Health Department, working closely with the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, is again this year conducting an annual monitoring program to track the potential threat from EEE and WNV carr…
New England Senators Pushing for National Lobster Day
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ U.S. senators from New England want to grant the lobster another national day of celebration.
They've introduced a resolution to again designate Sept. 25 as National Lobster Day to honor the economic, historic, cultural and culinary contributions of lobsters...
Lawmakers Reject Statewide Ban On Plastic Bags
BOSTON (AP) _ Massachusetts lawmakers have decided against a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags by retail stores.
House and Senate negotiators dropped the proposal Friday from the compromise version of an environmental bond bill now awaiting final votes in the Legislature...

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