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New England News
3:52 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Bill Allows Up To $177M For Mass. Military Bases


Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed a bill authorizing the state to borrow up to $177 million for improvements to the state's military bases.

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New England News
4:27 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Western Mass. Waiting on Word from Washington

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As a government shutdown looms, federally-funded programs in western Massachusetts are playing the waiting game.

With gridlock in Washington, one result of a shutdown could be the delaying of benefits to the state’s 394,000 military veterans. Rosanne Frieri is the Director of Veterans’ Services for the City of Pittsfield. She says she doesn’t expect a significant immediate impact on her office or the more than 130 veterans it currently serves.

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New England News
6:40 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Mass. Addressing Cybersecurity Needs

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In an era of cyber-based security risks, Massachusetts is addressing the ever-changing field.

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New England News
6:00 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Head of Mass. national guard retires after probe

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says he has accepted the resignation of the commander of the Massachusetts National Guard, who was under investigation for an alleged rape in Florida in 1984.

Maj. Gen. Joseph Carter was placed on paid leave by Patrick in March, pending a criminal investigation by the U.S. Army.

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