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Ice Fishing, Hunting, and Camping This Winter

Ice Fishing, Hunting, and Camping This Winter posted on Jan 11

Winter is here, but your outdoor adventures don’t have to end. There’s a winter wonderland just waiting to be explored in Massachusetts state parks, Wildlife Management Areas, and forests. Whether you’re interested in hunting, fishing, or camping, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and the Department of Fish and   …Continue Reading Ice Fishing, Hunting, and Camping This Winter

New Year’s Eve Safety

New Year’s Eve Safety posted on Dec 23

Whether you’re celebrating in the Berkshires, Boston, or somewhere in between, New Year’s Eve events can be found across Massachusetts. While the holiday offers us a chance to ring in 2017 with friends, family, and fun, there are a few safety tips everyone should keep   …Continue Reading New Year’s Eve Safety

3 Activities to Keep You Moving this Winter

3 Activities to Keep You Moving this Winter posted on Dec 21

Another New England winter is rolling in with snow, ice, and more snow. But you don’t have to go into hibernation just because the temperature drops. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a number of winter activities can help you stay fit. Between   …Continue Reading 3 Activities to Keep You Moving this Winter

Winter Driving Safety in Massachusetts

Winter Driving Safety in Massachusetts posted on Dec 14

If the weather outside is frightful, driving might not be delightful. You should avoid driving during severe weather if possible. However, if you do need to drive, make sure you stay safe by following winter driving safety tips from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and Massachusetts   …Continue Reading Winter Driving Safety in Massachusetts

Winter Safety Tips

Winter Safety Tips posted on Dec 7

While Massachusetts winters mean skiing, ice skating, and scenic views across the state, they can also bring extreme cold and severe winter storms. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), Department of Fire Services (DFS), Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), and the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) provide tips to help Massachusetts residents get   …Continue Reading Winter Safety Tips

Transportation Services for Massachusetts Seniors

Transportation Services for Massachusetts Seniors posted on Nov 30

Transportation is a vital service for many older adults who want to continue to live independently in their communities. If you don’t have access to a car or can’t drive for any reason, there are community and state resources that can help. The Human Service   …Continue Reading Transportation Services for Massachusetts Seniors

Massachusetts Police Officer Civil Service Exam: Deadline to Apply Is Feb. 21, 2017

Massachusetts Police Officer Civil Service Exam: Deadline to Apply Is Feb. 21, 2017 posted on Nov 17

This is a guest blog post from the Massachusetts Human Resources Division. The Human Resources Division (HRD) of the Executive Office of Administration and Finance (ANF) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 police officer civil service exam. If you want to become a municipal   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Police Officer Civil Service Exam: Deadline to Apply Is Feb. 21, 2017

Commemorate Veterans Day in Massachusetts

Commemorate Veterans Day in Massachusetts posted on Nov 9

On Nov. 11, Massachusetts honors the estimated 380,000 veterans living in the Commonwealth, as well as those who’ve served across the country. Veterans Day is a time to publicly recognize the bravery and sacrifices of active duty and retired military members and their families. Learn   …Continue Reading Commemorate Veterans Day in Massachusetts

Getting Health Insurance for Individuals and Families in Massachusetts

Getting Health Insurance for Individuals and Families in Massachusetts posted on Nov 2

In Massachusetts, all residents who are 18 or older are required to have health insurance. The open enrollment period to buy health insurance in the state started on Nov. 1 and runs through Jan. 31. If you and your family need to choose a health   …Continue Reading Getting Health Insurance for Individuals and Families in Massachusetts

Child Support in Massachusetts, Part 2: Changing the Terms of an Arrangement and Enforcement

Child Support in Massachusetts, Part 2: Changing the Terms of an Arrangement and Enforcement posted on Oct 26

The first part of this child support series focused on how to arrange a child support order and how to make and receive payments in Massachusetts. However, in some cases, you may need to change or enforce your order. The Department of Revenue Child Support Enforcement Division (DOR/CSE)    …Continue Reading Child Support in Massachusetts, Part 2: Changing the Terms of an Arrangement and Enforcement