Friday, April 19, 2013
President Obama gave a touching speech in Boston's South End regarding the Boston Marathon on Thursday. If you have a story from the Marathon you'd like to share, we'll tell you how.
1. Here is your Wednesday weather forecast, courtesy of WHDH Weather: More clouds than sun, a strong southerly breezy. Spotty spinkle. Highs 70-75, except low to mid 60s Buzzards Bay and Cape. Rain arrives at night. 2. President Barack Obama stirred a solemn crowd in Boston's South End on Thursday with a speech that highlighted the display of strength of a close-knit city and especially the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. 3. Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is warning against scams in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings. 4. We are looking for Canton residents to weigh in on the Boston Marathon tragedy from earlier this week. If you'd like to tell your story, please post a blog to Canton Patch. 5. Water …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
The Canton-based company is lobbying the White House to changes its definition of full-time work from 30 hours a week to 40 or more per week, according to reports.
Canton-based Dunkin' Brands has joined the fight against Obamacare. The coffee and baked goods company is working to overturn a major provision of Obamacare, according to a Newsmax.com report this week. Specifically, Dunkin' is lobbying the White House to change its definition of full-time work from at least 30 hours a week to 40 or more per week, CEO Nigel Travis told the Financial Times, according to The Huffington Post. The change would leave Dunkin', as well as other companies, with fewer workers to insure under the health care reform law, which requires large employers to provide health coverage to all full-time workers and their dependents. Those companies who fail to provide coverage could face a penalty of $2,000 per worker. The …
Monday, October 22, 2012
The debates are now over - who do you think finished strongest?
Monday, October 22, 2012
Holding their third and final debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida Monday night, President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney both took one last opportunity convince voters why they should support either candidate. The topic of Monday night's debate focused on Foreign Policy. Tuesday morning, Patch will have flash survey results from Massachusetts political activists and leaders, both Republican and Democratic. But now, with the third and final debate now over, what do you think? Who would you say 'won' this third presidential debate? Tell us in the comments sections below.