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Deerfield Town Meeting to consider resolution endorsing single-payer health insurance for all Massachusetts residents – MassLive.com

Deerfield Town Meeting to consider resolution endorsing single-payer health insurance for all Massachusetts residents – MassLive.com

MassLive.com Deerfield Town Meeting to consider resolution endorsing single-payer health insurance for all Massachusetts residents MassLive.com Also on Deerfield's Town Meeting warrant is an article that asks voters to accept a church as a gift. Article 22 asks voters “to authorize the Selectboard to accept a gift of real property namely that which is located at 71 North Main Street, South …

Police in Stoneham, Massachusetts Seek Church Collection Box Thief – NBC Boston

Police in Stoneham, Massachusetts Seek Church Collection Box Thief – NBC Boston

NBC Boston Police in Stoneham, Massachusetts Seek Church Collection Box Thief NBC Boston Police are looking for a man believed to have stolen cash from a locked box at a Massachusetts church on at least two occasions. Stoneham Police said they responded to St. Patrick's Church on Feb. 20 for a report of a larceny. The church janitor told …

Five generations later, Holyoke’s Dowd Agencies stays true to insurance roots – MassLive.com

Five generations later, Holyoke’s Dowd Agencies stays true to insurance roots – MassLive.com

MassLive.com Five generations later, Holyoke's Dowd Agencies stays true to insurance roots MassLive.com HOLYOKE – No story about the Dowd Agencies – the oldest insurance agency in Massachusetts under continuous family ownership – and its tremendous growth over the years can be told without a little background history first. Like many Irish immigrants who …

Churches drop lawsuit against Massachusetts transgender law – Metro Weekly

Churches drop lawsuit against Massachusetts transgender law – Metro Weekly

Metro Weekly Churches drop lawsuit against Massachusetts transgender law Metro Weekly Four Massachusetts churches that were suing the Commonwealth of Massachusetts over what they felt was a lack of religious protections in the state's new transgender nondiscrimination law have dropped their lawsuit , reports The Boston Globe.

Massachusetts law could forbid churches to preach on transgenderism – Catholic News Agency

Massachusetts law could forbid churches to preach on transgenderism – Catholic News Agency

Massachusetts law could forbid churches to preach on transgenderism Catholic News Agency They have also filed a lawsuit against Massachusetts officials. “The First Amendment forbids government intrusion into ecclesiastical matters like church teaching and administration,” the legal motion continued. “Yet Massachusetts officials have …

Churches filing lawsuit over transgender rights law – wwlp.com

Churches filing lawsuit over transgender rights law – wwlp.com

wwlp.com Churches filing lawsuit over transgender rights law wwlp.com BOSTON (WWLP) – Four Massachusetts churches have filed a federal lawsuit , claiming that the state's new laws designed to protect transgender individuals against discrimination, are violating their right to express their religious views. Earlier this …

Letters to the editor of Globe Magazine – The Boston Globe

Letters to the editor of Globe Magazine – The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe Letters to the editor of Globe Magazine The Boston Globe He advocated for religious freedom and separation of church and state — novel ideas at the time, but now firmly entrenched in the First Amendment of the US Constitution. All of that could have been yours, Massachusetts, but instead it represents just …

One woman’s journey out of child sex abuse helps reform Massachusetts child sex crimes law – PennLive.com

One woman’s journey out of child sex abuse helps reform Massachusetts child sex crimes law – PennLive.com

PennLive.com One woman's journey out of child sex abuse helps reform Massachusetts child sex crimes law PennLive.com Roseanne Sliney's (center) story of child sex abuse helped tipped the movement in Massachusetts to reform that state's statute of limitations. In 2014, the Massachusetts Legislature voted in favor of an overhaul after years of efforts to reform the law …

ICYMI: Quinn Gerard Amsler, 9, of Lexington – Patch.com

ICYMI: Quinn Gerard Amsler, 9, of Lexington – Patch.com

Patch.com ICYMI: Quinn Gerard Amsler, 9, of Lexington Patch.com Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, July 6 at St. Brigid Church , 2001 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA from 3pm-8pm & a funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, July 7 at St. Brigid Church at 10am. Relatives & friends are kindly invited to attend.

James Manning, 88, Dallas-area Methodist minister championed civil rights causes – Dallas Morning News

James Manning, 88, Dallas-area Methodist minister championed civil rights causes – Dallas Morning News

James Manning, 88, Dallas-area Methodist minister championed civil rights causes Dallas Morning News Manning was associate pastor at Waples Memorial Methodist Church in Denison and pastor of First United Methodist Church in Allen before he returned to Massachusetts as associate pastor of Faith United Methodist Church in Chicopee. In 1965, he returned …