File image of a Walgreens Pharmacy in Somerville.

Walgreens To Pay $2.8 Million For Allegedly Overcharging Mass. Communities

Walgreens has agreed to pay a total of $2.8 million to some 75 Massachusetts communities over accusations that the pharmacy chain was overcharging for prescriptions.


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Gov. Patrick Signs Bill To Help Unemployed

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed legislation to ensure unemployed workers who exhaust their state benefits remain eligible for federally-funded benefit extensions.


Curious If State Budget Cuts Are Shared Equally

Over the past three years as the Governor has cut billions from the state budget, tax payers have been told that the cuts are across the board and that everyone is feeling the pain equally.


State making SAT strides

  Massachusetts education officials say the state’s black public high school students are outperforming their peers nationwide when it comes to the SAT.


Fed Reserve recommends new formula for state aid

A new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston says the state’s formula for distributing funds to cities and towns is antiquated. 



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