The Trump administration’s new executive order not only caps refugee admissions nationwide at 18,000 for the next fiscal year, it also puts the onus on municipalities and states across the country to give written consent to allow refugees resettle into their communities.
Massachusetts is poised to offer that written consent, according to Gov. Charlie Baker’s office.
QUINCY – Thousands of children will be entering the new school year with new pencils and notebooks, thanks to volunteers at Quincy’s Blue Cross Blue Shield location. Read more
AMHERST -- When he was young, Rody Lipson and his father built a gazebo in the woods near his New Marlborough home -- an experience he described as "the blind leading the blind." Read more
Ascentria Care Alliance announced Thursday that it has acquired a Jamaica Plain rehabilitation center in order to grow its Boston presence and expand its elder service offerings. Read more
Worcester, MA – Ascentria Care Alliance, one of the largest human service organizations in New England, has acquired the Laurel Ridge Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. Read more
As the Trump administration has sought to curtail the country’s refugee program, local resettlement agencies have been forced to make cuts and are struggling to keep their programs afloat. Read more