The largest health care provider in western Massachusetts is poised to take ownership of another hospital
The ownership of Wing Memorial Hospital in Palmer will be transferred from Worcester-based UMass Memorial Medical Center to Baystate Health of Springfield. The ownership change won’t be finalized for several months. Palmer Town Councilor Paul Burns said he was surprised by the announcement.
The state official overseeing Vermont's new online insurance marketplace says there has been a second "privacy incident" after there was a mix-up of information involving two people with the same first and last names.
A coalition that includes environmentalists, consumer advocates, and municipal officials is making another push in Massachusetts to update the bottle deposit law.
Three decades after Massachusetts voters approved a nickel deposit on cans and bottles of soda and beer, a question may appear on the 2014 ballot to include bottled water, teas, and sports drinks in the beverage deposit law. Secretary of State Bill Galvin has certified the possible ballot question received more than the nearly 69,000 valid signatures required.