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Crowded Massachusetts Shelters Struggle To Find, Retain Staff

By Alison Kuznitz State House News Service Shelter providers serving homeless individuals urged lawmakers Wednesday to provide funding for a workforce development program as they face an escalating demand for services, including among new arrivals to Massachusetts, that is straining the capacity of their facilities. Ahead of next week’s Senate …

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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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New Bedford men indicted for drug trade dispute; school bus collision, shelter-in-place, school lockdown, in Maine

Daytime shooting led to shelter-in-place order, school lockdown. “PORTLAND, Maine: U.S. Attorney for the District of Maine Darcie N. McElwee announced today at a press briefing held outside the Edward T. Gignoux U.S. Courthouse in Portland that three New Bedford, Massachusetts men have been indicted following a February 9 drive-by …

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