FEMA money still available for COVID-related expenses | News

FEMA money still available for COVID-related expenses | News

BOSTON — Federal pandemic relief money is still available for nonprofits and local governments dealing with COVID-related expenses, with reimbursement of up to 100% for the purchase of masks, protective clothing, testing and other costs.Massachusetts has been under a major disaster declaration since March 2020, when Gov. Charlie Baker requested the designation. That has kept … Read more

‘The money may not go that far.’ Massachusetts transportation agencies still sorting through federal infrastructure law

‘The money may not go that far.’ Massachusetts transportation agencies still sorting through federal infrastructure law

Massachusetts transportation agencies are still sorting through the new federal infrastructure law to determine how to spend an influx of cash over the next five years.The state can expect to receive around $8.5 billion for transportation, including funding for airports, public transit, roads, bridges and electric vehicle chargers, and will be able to compete for … Read more

Car, unidentified remains found in search for Massachusetts woman who vanished in 1982

Car, unidentified remains found in search for Massachusetts woman who vanished in 1982

Divers searching for a young Massachusetts woman who vanished almost 40 years ago found human remains in a river, along with the missing woman’s work ID and parts of her car, officials said.The discovery in around 8 to 10 feet of water in the Concord River in Billerica could finally provide an answer as to … Read more