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Ed Augustus was sworn in June 1 as Massachusetts' new cabinet-level housing secretary.
Sam Drysdale
State House News Service
Ed Augustus was sworn in on June 1 as secretary of Massachusetts' new cabinet-level housing department.
Regional News
Native remains
The Fabulous 413
 Ruth E. Carter
courtesy of the Artist
We bask in the presence of Springfield native and 2 time Oscar Winner Ruth E. Carter, Ask Rep. McGovern why he had problems with the debt ceiling deal that passed, and give you the briefest of rundowns on Pride Events happening this weekend.
What do you think are the top priority issues in western Massachusetts Gov. Healey should focus on?
The wholesale price list for "Goodell's pansy seeds and other seasonable specialties."
Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Creative commons
Deemed a popular destination in the 1890 guide, "Carriage Driving in Western Massachusetts," there were asters, pinks and petunias, as well as cherries, plums and peaches. And, of course, the pansy.
Don't miss the fun on the Hadley Town Common!
We we honor the LGBTQ+ community and those who work to forge a more inclusive society.
What do you think makes western Massachusetts great? 
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