Police in Chelsea have a new tool to fight EBT abuse and crime.
A battle is shaping up on Beacon Hill over welfare benefits.
Government officials say wiping out “food deserts” is the key to easing the childhood obesity epidemic.
A Quincy store owner and 21 individuals have been charged in connection with EBT fraud.
A special commission is recommending new restrictions on the use of electronic benefit transfer cards by recipients of Massachusetts welfare benefits.
According to prosecutors, some Lynn stores did over half a million dollars in EBT fraud during the last 18 months alone.
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