New Law Helps Workers Recover Unpaid Minimum and Overtime Wages

Law Assists workers in recovering wages that they have fairly earned through extension of the statute of limitations, further deters employers from acting unlawfully BOSTON– Governor Patrick signed legislation that will enable Massachusetts law to keep pace with the federal standards and make it easier to protect the rights of workers who are wrongly denied […]

Senator Eldridge, Representative Arciero Announce Massachusetts Cultural Council Approves 19K For Indian Hill Music, Inc.

BOSTON – State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) and State Representative James Arciero (D-Westford) today announced that the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) has awarded a 19K grant to Indian Hill Music of Littleton. The grant funding will be used to develop a Cultural Investment Portfolio Program for a professional Concert Series of symphonic programs of the […]

Senator Eldridge, Representative Hogan Announce Massachusetts Cultural Council Approves $3,600 For Acme Theater Productions, Inc.

BOSTON—Senator Eldridge (D-Acton) and Representative Kate Hogan (D-Stow) announced that The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) today approved a spending plan for the coming year that will invest $3,600 for Acme Theater Productions, Inc. of Maynard. The grant funding will used to develop a Cultural Investment Portfolio Program, which will offer high quality theater in a […]

Senator Eldridge, Representatives Benson and Atkins Announce Massachusetts Cultural Council Approves 15.9K for Arts are Essential, Inc. and The Discovery Museums

BOSTON—Senator Eldridge (D-Acton) and Representatives Jennifer Benson (D-Lunenburg) and Cory Atkins (D-Concord) announced that The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) today approved a spending plan for the coming year that will invest $15.9K in Arts are Essential, Inc. and The Discovery Museums in Acton. “I am pleased that the Massachusetts Cultural Council was able to secure […]

Senator Eldridge, Representative Benson Announce Massachusetts Cultural Council Approves $2,500 for Fruitlands Museum

BOSTON—Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) and Representative Jennifer Benson (D-Lunenberg) announced today that that the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) today approved a spending plan for the coming year that will invest $2,500 in Fruitlands Museum of Harvard. For years, Fruitlands Museum has been a cultural treasure for all ages,” said Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton). “I am […]

Hudson Area Receives 60K to Develop Physical Activity and Nutrition Programs

New programs will promote the importance of staying active and developing healthy lifestyles BOSTON– Hudson has been awarded $60K to create healthier communities through the Mass in Motion Municipal Wellness and Leadership Grant Program. The Mass in Motion Municipal Wellness and Leadership Initiative is part of a statewide effort to implement local policy, systems and […]

Senator Eldridge, Representative Hogan Announce Passage of Legislation Enabling New Public Water Supply for Lower Village Area Businesses

Legislation would grow the economy and provide new water resources for Stow BOSTON– Legislation that would help establish a new public water supply in the town of Stow sponsored by Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) and Representative Kate Hogan (D-Stow) was signed into law by Governor Patrick. H.3935, An Act Relative to a Certain Parcel of […]

Law Authorizing Town to Develop Westborough State Hospital Property Signed by Governor Patrick

Legislation will enable open space, economic development opportunities for Westborough BOSTON, MA – Legislation that would authorize the sale of the former Westborough State Hospital property to the town of Westborough was signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick. Bill H4157, which is sponsored by Senator Eldridge Eldridge (D-Acton), Representative Carolyn Dykema (D-Westborough), Representative Matt […]

Legislature Sends Water Infrastructure Reform Bill to Governor

Senator Eldridge and Representative Dykema lead four-year effort to increase state investment in water infrastructure, incentivize green infrastructure, improve best management practices in water districts, and encourage water infrastructure innovation BOSTON – The Senate and House passed final legislation that makes critical investments in our state’s water infrastructure while instituting reforms that will better protect […]