If you are over 65, are blind, or have a disability, you may be eligible to receive benefits through the Massachusetts State Supplement Program (SSP). SSP helps qualified residents pay for basic needs like food, clothing, and shelter. You can find out more about the program, your …Continue Reading The Massachusetts State Supplement Program
Each year, many people help pave state highways, renovate public buildings, and complete various public works projects across the Commonwealth. The Prevailing Wage Program in Massachusetts helps ensure that professionals doing public work are paid properly. The Department of Labor Standards (DLS), within the Executive …Continue Reading The Prevailing Wage Program in Massachusetts
If you want to travel through tolls without having to dig up the correct change, consider trying E-ZPass MA. The program is active along the entirety of the Massachusetts Turnpike, including bridges and tunnels, with services extending across state lines into the South and Midwest. You may also be …Continue Reading Get Where You’re Going with E-ZPass
This is a guest blog from the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), written by Program Coordinator Julia Grimaldi. Ever wonder what farmers do during the winter? To find out, we asked a few Massachusetts farmers. Although it’s cold outside, the ground is frozen, and …Continue Reading Massachusetts Farmers: At Work All Winter
Pam Peebles discusses her first animal rescue story and her work at the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control & Adoption Center, which provides animal control services for the communities of Springfield, Chicopee, and Holyoke. “Every single day since I was 17 or 17 and a half, …Continue Reading Massachusetts Animal Control: Pam’s Story
If you have received or renewed your driver’s license or state ID, you have probably heard a familiar question: “Would you like to be an organ and tissue donor?” Feb. 14 is National Donor Day — a day to raise awareness of what it means …Continue Reading National Donor Day: Give the Gift of Life
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