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'''Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation'''\\
http://www.masstaxpayers.org\\
A public policy organization with a mission to provide unbiased research with recommendations that strengthen the state's finances and economy. The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation is a good source for aggregated records of municipal and state expenditures and revenues.

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'''Peace Corps'''
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'''Peace Corps'''\\
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'''Constitution Finder'''
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'''Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP)'''
http://www.cbpp.org/\\
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities conducts research at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals.

'''Constitution Finder'''\\
http://confinder.richmond.edu/
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'''Zipskinny'''
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* [[Local Code and Ordinances -> Northampton.Local Code and Ordinances]]
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This is a private (not government created) website using data from the 2000 Census which compares neighboring towns as far as demographics and other statistics.  It also includes maps.  Very easy to use.
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This is a private (not government created) website using data from the 2000 Census which compares neighboring towns as far as demographics and other statistics.  It also includes maps.  Very easy to use.
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'''MA General Laws'''\\
http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl\\
Links to the General Laws of Massachusetts.

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Here are the Massachusetts state publications listing government contracts out to bid, awarded, and related information.\\
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Here are the Massachusetts state publications listing government contracts out to bid, awarded, and related information.
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* [[Law]]
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For a comprehensive list, please see The University of Michigan Library's [[http://www.lib.umich.edu/government-documents-center/explore/browse/federal-government/251/search/|Government Resources on the Web]] guide.
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(:see-also:)
* [[Local Elections -> Northampton.ElectionsAndVoting]]
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'''State of Massachusetts'''
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'''State of Massachusetts'''\\
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'''Northampton MA'''
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'''Northampton MA'''\\
http://www.northamptonma.gov\\
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For the online purchase of a Massachusetts Fishing, Hunting or Sporting License, a Recreational Lobster Permit, or a Saltwater Fishing Permit. Lisences are also available from  MassWildlife offices or an [[official license vendor -> http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/dfw/recreation/licensing/vendors/license_vendors.htm]].
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For the online purchase of a Massachusetts Fishing, Hunting or Sporting License, a Recreational Lobster Permit, or a Saltwater Fishing Permit. Licenses are also available from  MassWildlife offices or an [[official license vendor -> http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/dfw/recreation/licensing/vendors/license_vendors.htm]].
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!!! Liscences
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!!! Licences
'''Massachusetts Driver's License'''\\
http://www.mass.gov/rmv/license/index.htm\\
Information on driver's licenses from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles. Note that out-of-state or foreign-licensed drivers MUST obtain a MA driver's license upon becoming a MA resident.

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!!! Liscences
'''MassFishHunt'''\\
http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/licensing/index.htm\\
For the online purchase of a Massachusetts Fishing, Hunting or Sporting License, a Recreational Lobster Permit, or a Saltwater Fishing Permit. Lisences are also available from  MassWildlife offices or an [[official license vendor -> http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/dfw/recreation/licensing/vendors/license_vendors.htm]].

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!!! [[#State]]State and Local
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!! [[#State]]State and Local
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'''MA General Laws'''
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'''MA General Laws'''\\
http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl\\
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!!! [[#Federal]]Federal

'''USA.Gov'''
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!!! Obtaining ID
'''Obtaining a Massachusetts ID'''\\
http://www.mass.gov/rmv/license/13bMAID.htm\\
Instructions and requirements for obtaining an official identification card from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

!! [[#Federal]]Federal

'''USA.Gov'''\\
http://www.USA.gov\\
The United States Official Government Web Portal. Search by topic, find elected official's contact information, renew passports.

'''GovFresh
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The United States Official Government Web Portal. Search by topic, find elected official's contact information, renew passports.

'''GovFresh'''
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http://govfresh.com/
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[[http://thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas.php|http://thomas.loc.gov]]/
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For a comprehensive list, please see The University of Michigan Library's [[http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/federalnew.html|Government Resources on the Web]] guide.
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For a comprehensive list, please see The University of Michigan Library's [[http://www.lib.umich.edu/government-documents-center/explore/browse/federal-government/251/search/|Government Resources on the Web]] guide.
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'''Hampshire County Council of Governments'''\\\
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'''Hampshire County Council of Governments'''\\
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Northampton's Offical Site. Find information about local events, weather and city departments.
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Northampton's Offical Site. Find information about local events, weather and city departments.\\


'''Hampshire County Council of Governments'''\\\
http://hampshirecog.org/index.html\\
This cooperative of various area towns has information here about many of their joint programs.\\


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'''Central Register & Goods and Services Bulletin'''\\
http://archives.lib.state.ma.us/handle/2452/35811\\
Here are the Massachusetts state publications listing government contracts out to bid, awarded, and related information.\\

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'''House of Representatives'''
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'''GovFresh'''
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GovFresh is a live feed of official news from U.S. Government Twitter, YouTube, RSS, Facebook, Flickr accounts and more, all in one place.

'''House of Representatives'''
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'''This database offers constitutions, charters, amendments, and other related documents. Nations of the world are linked to their constitutional text posted somewhere on the Internet.'''
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This database offers constitutions, charters, amendments, and other related documents. Nations of the world are linked to their constitutional text posted somewhere on the Internet.
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"This database offers constitutions, charters, amendments, and other related documents. Nations of the world are linked to their constitutional text posted somewhere on the Internet."
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'''This database offers constitutions, charters, amendments, and other related documents. Nations of the world are linked to their constitutional text posted somewhere on the Internet.'''
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'''This is a private (not government created) website using data from the 2000 Census which compares neighboring towns as far as demographics and other statistics.  It also includes maps.  Very easy t use.'''
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This is a private (not government created) website using data from the 2000 Census which compares neighboring towns as far as demographics and other statistics.  It also includes maps.  Very easy to use.
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The official site for U.S. Census statistics.
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The official site for U.S. Census statistics.
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'''Zipskinny'''
http://www.zipskinny.com/state.php?state=MA\\
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'''This is a private (not government created) website using data from the 2000 Census which compares neighboring towns as far as demographics and other statistics.  It also includes maps.  Very easy t use.'''
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'''USA.Gov'''
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The United States Official Government Web Portal. Search by topic, find elected official's contact information, renew passports.

'''House of Representatives'''
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'''Thomas'''
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The United States Official Government Web Portal. Search by topic, find elected official's contact information, renew passports.

'''Thomas'''
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!!! [[#State]]State (includes Local)
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!!! [[#State]]State and Local
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!!! [[#State]]State (includes Local)
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!!! [[#State]]State and Local Government Websites
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For a comprehensive list, please see The University of Michigan Library's [[http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/federalnew.html|Government Resources on the Web]] guide.

!!! [[#State]]State (and Local)

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!!! [[#Federal]]Federal Government Websites
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"This database offers constitutions, charters, amendments, and other related documents. Nations of the world are linked to their constitutional text posted somewhere on the Internet."
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"This database offers constitutions, charters, amendments, and other related documents. Nations of the world are linked to their constitutional text posted somewhere on the Internet."

'''U.S. Census Bureau'''\\
http://www.census.gov/\\
The official site for U.S. Census statistics.
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'''Constitution Finder'''
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"This database offers constitutions, charters, amendments, and other related documents. Nations of the world are linked to their constitutional text posted somewhere on the Internet."
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'''First Gov'''
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'''USA.Gov'''
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'''US Census Bureau'''
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'''American FactFinder'''
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Search for Census information for your town.
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A product of the US Census Bureau. Use to search for 2000 Census information.
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'''House of Representatives'''
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Find your house representative, or fill out a form to contact the representative.

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!!![[#State|State]] | [[#Federal|Federal]] | [[#Taxes|Taxes]]
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!!! [[#Taxes]]Taxes


'''Internal Revenue Service'''
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Download forms, file electronically, and find tax information.

'''Masschusetts Tax Forms'''
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Download and print out tax forms.
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'''Masschusetts Tax Forms'''
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http://www.dor.state.ma.us/forms/formsIndex/taxformsPERSONAL.htm
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Download and print out tax forms.
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'''Internal Revenue Service'''
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http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/
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Download forms, file electronically, and find tax information.
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'''Thomas'''
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Information on Public Schools and School Districts in the United States. 

'''GPO Access'''
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Provided by the Library of Congress, search for federal legislative information.

'''US Census Bureau'''
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Free electronic access to information produced by the Federal Government, provided by the United States Government Printing Office.

'''CIA World Handbook'''
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Search for Census information for your town.

'''FedStats'''
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Statistics and Geographical information on places in the world.

'''NASA'''
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Federal government and government agency statistical information available to the public from the Federal Government

'''Common Core of Data'''
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

'''Peace Corps
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Information on Public Schools and School Districts in the United States.

'''GPO Access
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Free electronic access to information produced by the Federal Government, provided by the United States Government Printing Office.

'''CIA World Handbook'''
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Statistics and Geographical information on places in the world.

'''NASA'''
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

'''Peace Corps'''
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Free electronic access to information produced by the Federal Government, provided by the United States Government Printing Office.

'''CIA World Handbook'''
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!!! [[#Taxes]]Taxes
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!!! [[#Taxes]]Taxes

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!!![[#State|State]] | [[#Federal|Federal | [[#Taxes|Taxes]]

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[[http://www.mass.gov|State of Massachusetts]]: The Official State site. Renew your drivers license, search the town directory, find maps and local information.
[[[-http://www.mass.gov-]]]

[[http://www.northamptonma.gov|
Northampton MA]]: Northampton's Offical Site. Find information about local events, weather and city departments.
[[[-http://www.northamptonma.gov-]]]

[[http:
//www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl|MA General Laws]]: Links to the General Laws of Massachusetts.
[[[-http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl-]]]

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'''State of Massachusetts'''
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http://www.mass.gov
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The Official State site. Renew your drivers license, search the town directory, find maps and local
information.

'''Northampton MA'''
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http://www.northamptonma.gov
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Northampton's Offical Site. Find information about local events, weather and city departments.

'''MA General Laws'''
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http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl
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Links to the General
Laws of Massachusetts.
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[[http://www.firstgov.gov|First Gov]]: The United States  Official Government Web Portal. Search by topic, find elected official's contact information, renew passports.

[[http://www.nces.ed.gov/ccd|Common Core of Data]]: Information on Public Schools and School Districts in the United States.

[[https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html|CIA World Handbook]]: Statistics and Geographical information on places in the world. 

[[http:
//www.nasa.gov/home/index.html|NASA]]: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

[[http://www.peacecorps.gov/|Peace Corps]]



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'''First Gov'''
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http://www.firstgov.gov
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The United States Official Government Web Portal. Search by topic, find elected official's contact information, renew
passports.

'''Common Core of Data'''
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http
://www.nces.ed.gov/ccd
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Information
on Public Schools and School Districts in the United States.

'''CIA World Handbook'''
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https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
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Statistics and Geographical information on places in the world.

'''NASA'''
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http://www
.nasa.gov/home/index.html
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

'''Peace Corps'''
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http://www.peacecorps.gov



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!!!Local and State Government Websites
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!!!State and Local Government Websites
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[[http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl|MA General Laws]]: Links to the General Laws of Massachusetts.
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[[http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl|MA General Laws]]: Links to the General Laws of Massachusetts. 
[[[-http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl-]]]

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[[http://www.firstgov.gov|First Gov]]: The United States Government's Official Web Portal.
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[[http://www.firstgov.gov|First Gov]]: The United States  Official Government Web Portal. Search by topic, find elected official's contact information, renew passports.
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[[http://www.northamptonma.gov|Northampton MA]]: Northampton's Offical Site. Find information about local events, weather and city departments.
[[[-http://www.northamptonma.gov-]]]

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[[http://www.northamptonma.gov|Northampton MA]]: Northampton's Offical Site.
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[[http://www.mass.gov|Masschusetts Government site]]: The Official State site.
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[[http://www.mass.gov|State of Massachusetts]]: The Official State site. Renew your drivers license, search the town directory, find maps and local information.
[[[-http://www.mass.gov-]]]

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[[http://www.peacecorps.gov/|Peace Corps]]



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[[http://www.nces.ed.gov/ccd|Common Core of Data]]: Information on Public School's and School Districts in the United States.
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[[http://www.nces.ed.gov/ccd|Common Core of Data]]: Information on Public Schools and School Districts in the United States.

[[https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html|CIA World Handbook]]: Statistics and Geographical information on places in the world.

[[http://www.nasa.gov/home/index.html|NASA]]: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.


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[[http://www.nces.ed.gov/ccd|CCD]]: Common Core of Data: Public School Information
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[[http://www.firstgov.gov|First Gov]]: The United States Government's Official Web Portal.

[[http://www.nces.ed.gov/ccd|Common Core of Data]]: Information on Public School's and School Districts in the United States.

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[[http://www.mass.gov|Masschusetts Government site]] The Official State site.

[[http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl|MA General Laws]] Links to the General Laws of Massachusetts.

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[[http://www.mass.gov|Masschusetts Government site]]: The Official State site.

[[http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl|MA General Laws]]: Links to the General Laws of Massachusetts.

[[http://www.northamptonma.gov|Northampton MA]]: Northampton's Offical Site.

!!!Federal Government Websites
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[[http://www.nces.ed.gov/ccd|CCD]]: Common Core of Data: Public School Information
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[[http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mg/|MA General Laws]] Links to the General Laws of Massachusetts.
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[[http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl|MA General Laws]] Links to the General Laws of Massachusetts.
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[[http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mg/|MA General Laws]] Links to the General Laws of Massachusetts.

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!!!Local and State Government Websites

[[http://www.mass.gov|Masschusetts Government site]] The Official State site.

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