Events & Updates - Representative Joe McGonagle

Grant Application are Open for Family Caregivers

Our Adult Family Care (AFC) team is excited about the many ways we can support you, your loved ones, and those you serve in 2023.

Through Advocates AFC, you can receive:

  • Tax-free financial support
  • Regular visits with a registered nurse and case manager
  • Support in languages such as Cantonese, English, French, Haitian-Creole, Lithuanian, Mandarin, Russian, and Spanish

If you know someone who might benefit from Adult Family Care supports, please give us a call at (888) 628-6885 or fill out our online referral form. We look forward to learning more about how we can help!

Advocates Adult Family Care Team
[email protected]

P.S. We're especially excited to share that grant applications to The Fred Gaspari Fund are being accepted until February 15! See below for more details.

Silver Line Extension Feedback Form Available until January 31

The Silver Line Extension Alternatives Analysis (SLX) team is hosting an online feedback form that will be closed on January 31. If you haven't yet provided your comments and suggestions, we urge you to do so at your earliest convenience. MassDOT and the MBTA are seeking riders’ input in order to evaluate the Tier 2 Alternatives.

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National Grid Hosting Winter Customer Savings Webinars

Webinars will offer customers opportunities for bill payment programs, energy audits, and energy assistance

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Free Covid Test Available

Get free at home covid-19 test this winter. Every U.S. household is eligible to order 4 free at home covid-19 tests. 

Click on the link below to order online or call (1-800-232-0233) TTY (1-888-720-7489).

Annual Lighting of Chanukah Menorah

Took place at the State House on December 21st, 2022. 

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RMV Announces New Driver Education Curriculum

This addition will include a new video curriculum “Shifting Gears: the Blunt Truth about Marijuana and Driving” module to become effective January 1, 2023. Curriculum incorporates Cannabis, how marijuana affects the brain, physical affects, visual and physical reaction time, and dangers of impaired driving.

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Fuel Assistance Benefit Levels Increased

Application assistance is available now through the end of April 30, 2023.

Apply Today!

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Massachusetts National Guard 386th Birthday Celebration

A ceremony celebrating the Massachusetts National Guard's 386th birthday, commissioning of this year's class of Army and Air Officers, Awarding the Governor's 20 military Marksmanship Award, and the presentation of military awards.

Event took place at the State House in Memorial Hall on December 13, 2022. 

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Health Connector Open Enrollment Runs through January 23rd

As you may know, on November 1st the Health Connector officially launched its Open Enrollment period for 2023 health plan enrollment!

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Real ID Deadline Extended by DHS