Dennis Officials Pump Brakes on Family Shelter Proposal

DENNIS - Local officials are pumping the brakes on a Dennis family shelter proposed at the former South Dennis Healthcare facility by Housing … [Read more...]

Massachusetts Turning a Former Prison into a Shelter for Homeless Families

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Maura Healey is turning to a former prison as a temporary safety net shelter for families experiencing homelessness, a surge fueled … [Read more...]

Towns Receiving Migrants from Yarmouth Surprised by Transfers

YARMOUTH - Migrant families have been moved out of Yarmouth, but the towns receiving them are just as surprised as Cape Cod host communities initially … [Read more...]

Massachusetts House Budget Writers Propose Spending on Emergency Shelters, Public Transit

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts House leaders unveiled a proposed $57.9 billion state budget for the 2025 fiscal year that would include $500 million for … [Read more...]

Cooperative Bank Of Cape Cod Announces $20,000 In Nonprofit Grants

HYANNIS -The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod Charitable Foundation Trust has announced $20,000 in grant awards for local nonprofits serving the region … [Read more...]

Lawmakers Debating Solutions to Strained Shelter System

YARMOUTH - Lawmakers in the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives are working on reconciling their budget plans as the state’s emergency … [Read more...]

Amid Migrant Crisis, Massachusetts Debates How Best to Keep Families Housed

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate has approved limits on how long homeless families can stay in emergency state shelters as part of an $850 … [Read more...]

Massachusetts Debates How Long Homeless People Can Stay in Shelters

BOSTON (AP) — A proposal that would limit how long homeless people can stay in emergency state shelters was approved by Massachusetts House lawmakers … [Read more...]

Healey Files $56 Billion FY2025 Budget Covering Housing, Sheltering

HYANNIS - Governor Maura Healey has filed her FY25 budget recommendation, coming in at just over $56 billion dollars. The plan includes … [Read more...]

State Announces Pair Of New Hires To Assist In Migrant Integration

BOSTON - State officials recently announced the appointment of Ken Brown and Sarah Joseph to assist with the integration of newly arrived … [Read more...]
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