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New regulations proposed to safeguard animals in MA

(Emilian R. Vicol) The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources has issued draft regulations to improve standards of care for animals in the Commonwealth. Among other things, these regulations are intended to: Afford animals the right to fresh food and water, sanitary conditions, proper housing, and prompt veterinary careReduce the risk of zoonotic diseases (spread from […]

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Charlie Baker steps up the pressure for housing bill

When does getting a majority of votes not count as a win? Unfortunately for people worried about housing shortages in Massachusetts, the answer is when you try to change local zoning rules. Source Article

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Arlington 2019 Town Election Results, Voter Turnout

Arlington held its annual town election Saturday. (Jenna Fisher/Patch) ARLINGTON, MA — The results of Arlington’s annual town election are in, and the town has decided on a new select board member. Finance Committee member Stephen DeCourcey defeated Robert Tosi Jr. to fill late selectman Kevin Greeley’s seat. DeCourcey received 3,554 votes to Tosi’s 2,468. […]

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Arlington Town Election 2019 Guide

Arlington’s annual town election will be held Saturday, April 6. (Shutterstock) ARLINGTON, MA — The annual town election will take place Saturday, April 6. Residents will be asked to elect a moderator, assessor, select board member and two school committee members — all for three-year terms. A five-year housing authority member will also be on […]

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