Gloucester Times: Tierney, senators press for fishing aid

Members of the state’s congressional delegation have joined Massachusetts officials in urging NOAA to expedite the disbursement of the direct financial assistance to commercial fishermen that is part of the federal fishery disaster aid package. More »

Taunton Gazette: Democrats canvass Taunton neighborhoods with reminders to vote

Democratic volunteers got their marching orders on Saturday and began canvassing neighborhoods throughout Taunton as a reminder to their fellow registered Democrats to get out and vote in September and November. Sponsored by U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, the Organized to Win Coordinated Campaign kicked off its first Weekend of Action in Taunton and Milford. More »

Cape Cod Times: Markey tours WHOI, meets with scientists on climate change

WOODS HOLE — During his first visit to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on Friday, Sen. Edward Markey got a lesson on climate change from some of the world’s leading scientists on the subject. “Woods Hole is the epicenter of research on climate change,” Markey, a Democrat, said. “The science developed here will save the […] More »

MassLive: Editorial: The people come forward for a democratic Internet

When the FCC said it wanted to hear from the citizens, the people took the agency at its word. So much so, in fact, that the Federal Communications Commission had to extend the deadline for commenting on the agency’s proposal to restructure the way traffic moves on the Internet. As of the Tuesday deadline, an […] More »