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  • Plainville To Open Waiting List For Senior Housing Next Month

    PLAINVILLE — The waiting list for an apartment in the Plainville Housing Authority complex off Route 10 will be opened briefly next month for people to apply.
  • Why poverty across the world matters to Americans

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sunday, April 13: A child starving in South Sudan should matter to Americans. That was the message delivered last week by Nancy Lindborg, whose job at the U.S. Agency for International...

    Bill Aimed At Large Employers Dies

    A bill that would have charged large employers $1 an hour for every worker paid less than 130 percent of minimum wage has died in the finance committee. Twenty-seven of the committee members, including 11 Democrats, rejected the bill Friday. The bill had...

    Struggling Hopkins workers need better wages, not unusable benefits [Letter]

    Struggling Hopkins workers need better wages, not unusable benefits [Letter]
    Johns Hopkins Hospital President Ronald R. Peterson talked about the "generous benefits" he offers to employees ("Balancing priorities and resources at Johns Hopkins," April 11). But I'm a Hopkins employee, and I can't afford many of those "generous...

    75 years after Steinbeck's 'Grapes' the makers-takers fight goes on

    75 years after Steinbeck's 'Grapes' the makers-takers fight goes on
    As we approach the 75th anniversary of the publication of "The Grapes of Wrath," we are as concerned as ever with the subject of the increasing gap between the very rich and the other 99 percent of us. Due to our current Snapchat- and Twitter-sized...