The mayor of Vermont’s largest city delivered his sixth State of the City address Monday night. Miro Weinberger said Burlington is a strong and vibrant community as he outlined five goals for the next year.
Massachusetts State Auditor Suzanne Bump released an audit Monday that flagged problems with how the state’s health insurance program for the poor paid claims for behavioral health services. The people who run the state’s Medicaid program dispute the audit’s conclusions.
Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced Friday that the state has received one of its largest ever environmental settlements as he discussed Vermont’s share of a $157 million settlement with Volkswagen.
Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty introduced legislation Thursday to expand the current Veteran Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers to veterans of all service eras.
The reconstruction of the City of Pittsfield’s First Street Parking Lot in Western Massachusetts is set to begin next week. Nearly half of the people who park there will have to go park somewhere else.
Massachusetts State Representative Gailanne Cariddi of North Adams has announced $1.8 million in Chapter 90 funding to help municipalities in her district fix roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects.
The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts plans to launch an active beekeeping program on its campus to help grow the native bee population. Last year, the bees were placed on the endangered species list.
The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts is launching an internationally touring exhibition based on Rockwell’s interpretation of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms.” The tour also will feature new immersive virtual reality in an effort to woo the next generation.