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Pablo Goldbarg, research communication and dissemination coordinator for the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, is quoted in this article about plans for Associate Professor of Sociology Glenn Jacobs to lead a study for the center on the impact of Whole Foods Market in Jamaica Plain.
By , Town Correspondent
A series of activities will be held in Dudley Square on Saturday to celebrate the communitys history, including a call for residents to bring old photos, documents and personal stories of life in Roxbury so that material can be digitized and published online.
The preservation effort is led by collection specialists at the University of Massachusetts Boston as part of the schools Mass. Memories Road Show, according to the universitys website and the City of Boston ...
Nick Kotsopoulos City Hall Notebook
Worcester could find itself with two city auditors for a period of time later this year.
In laying the groundwork Wednesday for the search for a successor to City Auditor James A. DelSignore, who will be retiring in January, the City Council Municipal Operations Committee made it clear it wants to get the process under way as soon as possible so the new person can work with Mr. DelSignore for a while.
The search group the committee wants to hire ...
Written by Patriot Staff
The town manager search committee met this week to receive and begin reviewing responses to a request for proposals for a town manager search consultant. Councilor Janet Joakim, who chairs the group, says it won’t have a recommendation for the council until at least its second meeting in May.
In the running are Municipal Resources, Inc., the MMA Consulting Group, and the Edward J. Collins , Jr. Center for Public Management at U-Mass Boston.
Carol Hardy-Fanta, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, is quoted in this article on the possibility that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney could select U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte to be his running mate.
Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute for Asian American Studies Paul Watanabe is interviewed on Ann Romney’s revelation that she recently had a scare that her multiple sclerosis, a disease she was diagnosed with in 1998, had returned.
Associate Professor and Department Chair of Political Science Maurice Cunningham is quoted in this article on Elizabeth Warren’s Senate campaign.
Article on a no-hitter thrown by UMass Boston freshman Kyle Szatrowski last night in a baseball game against Wentworth Institute of Technology.
WORCESTER — The City Council Municipal Operations Committee yesterday laid the groundwork for the hiring of a new city auditor — something the council hasn’t done in more than 20 years.
The three-member committee voted to recommend hiring the Edward J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management to assist the council in its search for a successor to City Auditor James A. DelSignore, who will be retiring in January.
The committee also voted to ask the city administration to come up with ...
This year, we’ve heard a lot about shrinking budgets and tightening belts. As the brother of two young men with developmental disabilities, I worry that these budget cuts will diminish my family’s options and my brothers’ opportunities.
Like many siblings of people with disabilities, I’ve witnessed my parents fighting tooth and nail to get a scrap of support for my brothers. And as parents and siblings get older, the squeeze on families gets tighter. Most people with intellectual ...