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The election returns are coming in for Massachusetts, and it looks like there are many tight races. It does appear that some of the ballot questions have been settled, though, including one on the expanded bottle bill. 133 more words


Mass. Voters Reject Measure To Expand Bottle Deposit Law

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts voters have turned down a proposal calling for the first expansion of the state’s bottle-deposit law since it took effect more than three decades ago. 148 more words


Drive a stake through the corrupt heart of casino gambling

Longtime readers know that I don’t disclose who I’m voting for. Yes, I’m a liberal, and if you tried to guess I’m sure you’d be right most of the time. 558 more words


How can I miss you when you won't go away?

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Well, good ol’ “Bitter Bob” Hartwell, outgoing Republicrat Senator from Bennington, has left his fellow Senators a parting gift: the op-ed equivalent of a flaming bag of poo, entitled… 725 more words

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Who's Voting on 11/4 - Politics Primer - MA Ballot Question #2

Question #2 “Expanding the Beverage Container Deposit Law”

Voter information from MA Sec. of State Office:


Excerpt of Ad Campaigns for Vote Yes on 2/Vote No on 2: 10 more words


Boston Dailies Have Different Answers to Ballot Questions

From our One Town, Two Different Worlds desk

With Election Day just around the corner, we’ve officially arrived at Endorsement Season, when the local dailies weigh in with their voting recommendations. 611 more words

Massachusetts considers expanding recycling

The state of Massachusetts is considering a ballot proposition nick named the bottle bill that, if enacted, will expand recycling in the state. While it sounds like a great idea, the costs and effectiveness of recycling overall make the endeavor a waste of time and effort. 22 more words