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Fishing industry wants limits, delay on offshore wind rollout

State House News Service |

Some go to sea to scoop tasty creatures from the deep and others venture out to harness clean energy from the air above the waves.

Mass. Legislature to investigate competitive electric suppliers

Following Attorney General Maura Healey's call for an end to the competitive electric supply market, House and Senate lawmakers are gearing up to hold an oversight hearing to question companies cited...

Exec: Healey competitive supply report "one sided"

State House News Service |

An executive of the largest residential competitive electricity supplier in North America blasted Attorney General Maura Healey's call to end that industry.

AG Healey calls for end to competitive electric supply industry

Zachary Comeau |

Attorney General Maura Healey on Thursday called for an end to the competitive electricity supply market for residential customers, saying the industry's aggressive door-to-door sales tactics targets...

Biz group: renewable energy not keeping up with demand

State House News Service |

Another business group has joined those already clamoring to let more natural gas into the region, and indirectly clashing with renewable energy proponents who have become an aggressive lobbying...

Honey Farms office moves out of Worcester after $39M purchase

Grant Welker |

The convenience-store chain Honey Farms has moved its headquarters out of Worcester after being bought last year by a Waltham-based company.

Electric vehicle charging stations popping up in Central Mass.

Grant Welker |

In Central Massachusetts, more electric car charging stations are popping up, and they're being used far more than ever.

NH board pauses action on Northern Pass

State House News Service |

A New Hampshire regulatory board opted Monday to pause all action on the 192-mile Northern Pass electricity transmission project, a delay that could mean Massachusetts will have to get clean energy...

Chandler: other taxes, fees may be necessary to boost economy

State House News Service |

Senate President Harriette Chandler on Monday told business leaders from central Massachusetts that other taxes and fees may be needed to make the kind of investments in transportation and...

Millbury sewage company sued by AG for illegal dumping

A Millbury sewage disposal company is being sued by Attorney General Maura Healey's office for allegedly dumping septage and waste into the town's sewer system and skirting local sewage fees.

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