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REPORT: Opioid overdose deaths more likely among Massachusetts residents injured at work

Workers in construction and other physically demanding industries disproportionately impacted. “BOSTON (May 23, 2024) – Working-age Massachusetts residents who died between 2011 and 2020 were 35 percent more likely to have died of an opioid-related overdose if they had previously been injured at work, according to a new report released …

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New Bedford Police Officer visits Nativity Prep. School to share his journey from C.O. to police officer

“🚨👮‍♂️ Community Policing at its Finest! 👮‍♂️🚨 Wednesday, Ofc. Sequeira stopped by the Nativity Preparatory School New Bedford to visit with the students and share his journey, starting as a correctional officer to serving as a respected police officer. We hope that after hearing Ofc. Sequeira’s background and love for …

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Massachusetts joins national coalition to cultivate local outdoor recreation economy, conservation

“The Massachusetts Office of Outdoor Recreation (MOOR) joins 17 other state departments at COS dedicated to advancing and embodying the central pillars of the alliance: conservation and stewardship, education and workforce training, economic development and public health and wellness. Massachusetts and Pennsylvania signed the Confluence Accords, a multi-state agreement to …

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