Trustees of Reservations hope for ‘jaw-dropping’ park

By Tim Logan BOSTON GLOBE STAFF — One of the biggest complaints about the development boom that is reshaping Boston’s waterfront is that it has created too few parks and places for people to hang out. Now one of the state’s biggest parks organizations is planning to change that. The Trustees of Reservations are scouting […]

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Massachusetts Legislature passes renewable energy compromise bill

By Shira Schoenberg | BOSTON – The Massachusetts Legislature late Sunday night sent to Gov. Charlie Baker a compromise energy bill that, while less broad than some senators had hoped, would require the state to purchase significantly more energy from offshore wind and other renewable sources. “I don’t think that where we ended up […]

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Bill seeks more flexibility in beer distribution

By Dan Adams GLOBE STAFF Massachusetts brewers unveiled a last-minute legislative proposal that would dramatically reorder the state’s beer industry, making it far easier for breweries to switch among distributors that bring their brews to bars and package stores. The measure, filed Wednesday by state Senator Barbara L’Italien, would effectively repeal the state’s decades-old beer-franchise […]

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