The Massachusetts Alamanac

Not Returning in 2022

Name District Reason Senator Joseph Boncore First Suffolk and Middlesex Moved to Massachusetts Biotechnology Council Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz Second Suffolk Running for Governor Representative Claire Cronin 11th Plymouth Confirmed as Ambassador to Ireland Senator Diana DiZoglio First Essex Running for State Auditor Representative Nikka Elugardo 15th Suffolk Running for Sentate Seat Representative Tami Gouveia 14th …

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Mass. Tax Rates Ranked

Massachusetts Communities by Tax Rate, Fiscal Year 2022 Longmeadow 24.64 Shutesbury 21.83 Heath 21.51 Amherst 21.27 Adams 20.89 Dalton 20.74 Charlemont 20.73 Pelham 20.56 Maynard 20.52 Westhampton 20.49 Wilbraham 20.49 Colrain 20.48 East Longmeadow 20.29 Ludlow 19.99 Plainfield 19.95 Russell 19.90 Bolton 19.87 Palmer 19.83 Sharon 19.75 Wenham 19.58 Stow 19.56 Acton 19.45 Lancaster 19.45 …

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Massachusetts Milestones

–1620 Mayflower Compact signed by Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower; it contains the foundations of both the Massachusetts and U.S. Constitutions. –1629-1631 The General Court is incorporated in England, 1629, for the purpose of establishing the Massachusetts Bay Colony. John Winthrop’s Puritans arrive and settle Boston in the summer of 1630; 20,000 more settlers will journey …

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