Labor Day http://wamc.org en Plenty On Mass. Legislature's To-Do List In Fall http://wamc.org/post/plenty-mass-legislatures-do-list-fall <p></p><p></p><p>Massachusetts State lawmakers will have plenty on their plates when they ramp up activity after Labor Day.</p><p>The House and Senate have not met formally since the end of July.</p><p>Among the high-profile issues the Legislature is likely to grapple with in the fall are gun control, welfare reform and proposals to increase the minimum wage.</p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 12:01:37 +0000 Jaired Crofut 72704 at http://wamc.org Plenty On Mass. Legislature's To-Do List In Fall Seasonal Businesses Gearing Up For Last Hurrah Of Summer http://wamc.org/post/seasonal-businesses-gearing-last-hurrah-summer <p></p><p>As the Labor Day weekend approaches, businesses in the Southern Adirondacks are preparing for one last hurrah for the summer season, and a transition to lead the months ahead.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Labor Day weekend is traditionally seen as the end to the summer season. School starts and the large crowds disappear, but while many are hoping for a strong showing on one last long weekend under the sun, some are also looking ahead to the cooler months.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 22:15:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 72518 at http://wamc.org Seasonal Businesses Gearing Up For Last Hurrah Of Summer