Wicked Tuna in the House

It isn’t every day that I get to share our Cape Ann celebrities with my colleagues at the State House but when I do it makes for a very special day. Captain Hollywood and Captain Monte paid us a visit and received a rousing welcome in the Chamber when Speaker DeLeo introduced them to the…

AGH gets $294K lift from state aid fund

Addison Gilbert Hospital has been awarded $294,000 as part of the Community Hospital Acceleration, Revitalization and Transformation (CHART) grant program — a revenue stream once dubbed the “distressed hospital fund,” from which AGH’s parent company, Lahey Health, sought help for the local hospital last year. Read more on the Gloucester Daily Times website→

Lawmakers push for fishery law report

The state’s U.S. senators, and congressional representatives of Gloucester and New Bedford Thursday wrote to “implore” Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to make public the findings of a special master’s report on the most egregious cases of law enforcement misconduct against the fishing industry. Read more on the Gloucester Daily Times website→