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COMMUNITY: The Perfect Valentine’s Gift—Help Your Loved One Quit Smoking

January 28, 2017 - February is American Heart Month, so before you think about what kind of flowers or type of candy to buy for Valentine’s Day, choose the Valentine that is better than any box of chocolates or bouquet of expensive red roses: show your love by supporting you

Good Samaritan Medical Center offers Lung Cancer Screening

December 5, 2016 - Low Dose CT Screening has shown results in diagnosing cancer early

TrekSolver Comes to the West Bridgewater Public Library

November 22, 2016 - The West Bridgewater Public Library just uploaded a new phone app called TrekSolver.

Auditor Bump Focuses Efforts to Strengthen Public Benefits Programs

November 16, 2016 - Announces that Her Office Identified a Record $15.4M in Public Benefits Fraud in FY16

Signature Healthcare Announcement

November 1, 2016 - Due to state and federal regulatory challenges and declining reimbursements (ie., moving from fee-for-service to bundled payments), Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital is making changes including closing the Transitional Care Unit.

Community Veteran Board to Host First Sustainable Housing Forum for Southeast Veterans

October 21, 2016 - The Massachusetts Community Veteran Engagement Board (CVEB) is hosting its first public forum for Veterans to help them gain and maintain suitable housing, Saturday, October 22.

Audit Finds Parole Board Not Properly Administering Collection of Supervision Fees

October 20, 2016 - State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today released the results of an audit of the Massachusetts Parole Board, which found that the board did not properly administer and collect parole supervision fees, and did not perform supervision-level reassessments in requi

BPS’s Jean Mech wins National Safety Council’s Driving Instructor of the Year

October 12, 2016 - Congratulations to the Brockton Public Schools’ own Jean Mech who has been named the National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving Instructor of the Year.

Charity Guild Annual Gala Bringing New Music

October 7, 2016 - The annual Charity Guild gala has been recognized for memorable music over the years but this year the style will be different.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: During Back To School Season Remember Big Tobacco is Sweet Talking Our Kids

October 6, 2016 - As parents, teachers and others concerned with health, let’s be aware that youth are being targeted by the tobacco industry.

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