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How-To: Legal Name Changes in Massachusetts Posted on Jul 9

How-To: Legal Name Changes in Massachusetts

Everyone has the right to change their name legally as long as it is not done for fraudulent or illegal purposes. In order to legally change your name in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you will need to go through a court name change proceeding. Here   …Continue Reading How-To: Legal Name Changes in Massachusetts

Sharpen Your Personal Finance Skills at The Money Conference Posted on May 9

Join the Office of Massachusetts State Treasurer and the Massachusetts Financial Literacy Trust Fund on May 17 to learn how to improve your personal finances and become financially empowered. The Money Conference is a free, one-day event to help individuals and families build their financial   …Continue Reading Sharpen Your Personal Finance Skills at The Money Conference

Public Purchasers Can Learn to Buy Through the Commonwealth at the 2014 MASSbuys EXPO Posted on Mar 11

Public Purchasers Can Learn to Buy Through the Commonwealth at the 2014 MASSbuys EXPO

Public purchasers and procurement officials can learn how to save time and money by purchasing through Statewide and Departmental Contract vendors at the annual MASSbuys EXPO, to be held May 1 at the DCU Center in Worcester. The Commonwealth’s largest Business to Government (B2G) event,   …Continue Reading Public Purchasers Can Learn to Buy Through the Commonwealth at the 2014 MASSbuys EXPO

Tax Season is Here Posted on Jan 21

Tax Season is Here

Doing your taxes can be difficult, but having the forms you need at your fingertips can make it a bit easier. Massachusetts state income taxes for 2013 are due on April 15, 2014, so it’s important to get all your necessary documentation together. To facilitate filing   …Continue Reading Tax Season is Here

How Massachusetts Supports its Veterans Year-Round Posted on Nov 8

How Massachusetts Supports its Veterans Year-Round

November 11 is Veterans Day – a day to honor the men and women who have served bravely on behalf of our nation. It’s a time to celebrate their commitment, their selfless service, and the sacrifices they have made so all Americans can enjoy freedom.   …Continue Reading How Massachusetts Supports its Veterans Year-Round

November 5th Elections Posted on Oct 31

November 5th Elections

Massachusetts residents who are registered to vote can exercise their constitutional right in next Tuesday’s general election. General Information This year, voters will participate in municipal elections for officeholders in cities, counties, school boards, and special districts across the state. In addition, a special state   …Continue Reading November 5th Elections

Vote in the State Special Election on June 25 Posted on Jun 4

Vote in the State Special Election on June 25

In December 2012, President Barack Obama nominated Massachusetts Senator John Kerry to fill the role of Secretary of State following Hillary Clinton’s retirement, and Kerry accepted, leaving his Senate seat vacant. The special election to fill this seat will be held on June 25th; in   …Continue Reading Vote in the State Special Election on June 25

Register to Vote in the Special Election Primary for U. S. Senate by April 10 Posted on Apr 3

Register to Vote in the Special Election Primary for U. S. Senate by April 10

President Barack Obama nominated Senator John Kerry to fill the role of Secretary of State following Hillary Clinton’s retirement, and Kerry accepted, leaving his seat vacant. The primary election to fill Senator Kerry’s seat in the U. S. Senate takes place on April 30th. In   …Continue Reading Register to Vote in the Special Election Primary for U. S. Senate by April 10