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By an odd coincidence, two recent events included two of Boston's best-loved singers in non-singing roles, artists who've been teamed in some of Boston's most memorable opera productions: baritone James Maddalena and soprano Susan Larson, essential members of the great Peter Sellars/Craig Smith stock company.
Larson, who's retired from singing, was back at Emmanuel Music. Artistic director Ryan Turner's choice for this year's concert opera was Mozart's late opera seria, La clemenza di Tito ...
Lisa Greber, a doctoral student in Environmental, Earth, and Ocean Sciences, is quoted in this article on the state’s recent clearing of vegetation along Morrissey Boulevard near Malibu Beach and what it could mean for the ecosystem of the area.
Associate Professor and Department Chair of Political Science Maurice Cunningham is quoted in this article on Elizabeth Warren’s Senate campaign against Scott Brown.
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Campus Services Diane D’Arrigo is quoted in this article on UMass Boston’s third year in a row being named as one of the Princeton Review’s 322 Green Colleges.
Article on former Celtics player Chris Herren’s Project Purple, which kicked off Monday at UMass Boston and had buildings around the city, including the Campus Center, display purple lights to raise awareness for substance abuse last night.
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Elva Proctor, 96, of Milton is going to share old family photos at a Mass. Memories Road Show event. The photo was taken at her Milton home on Saturday, March 31, 2012.
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Elva Proctor has a way of telling stories that can make you laugh and appreciate the “good old days.” She paints word pictures of quaint scenes from another era.
That’s not surprising, because Proctor is an ...
Special to the NNPA from the Defenders Online - In a competitive race, a Democrat running statewide in Massachusetts needs to build up margins in majority-minority Boston to offset losses in Republican-leaning suburbs. After the unexpected loss, a black campaign aide defended Coakley’s efforts, citing several radio interviews and also meetings with community leaders on relevant issues. What the Democratic Senate candidate didn’t do was show up at even one large public meeting in Boston’s black ...
LONGMEADOW — The next Longmeadow Town Manager is anticipated to make at least $16,000 more than current Town Manager Robin Crosbie and could make as much as $36,000 more.
The job posting for the soon-to-be-vacant position formulated by the Collins Center for Public Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston lists the anticipated salary range to be between $115,000 and $135,000.
According to the 2011 Annual Town Report, Crosbie made $98,561.
The question of Town Manager ...
Article on changes Boston Public Schools has made to the way English Language Learners are assigned to schools and classrooms mentions a study by the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy and the Center for Collaborative Education that showed BPS cut the number of ELLs designated as Limited English Proficient dropping out of school from 12% to 6.6% from 2006 to 2009.
A woman waits for Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at a campaign event on April 11, 2012 in Hartford, Conn.
Kai Ryssdal: This is gonna be a pretty interesting election this fall. For a whole lot of reasons, obviously, one of which is that it's a race between a rich guy and a really rich guy. And what Americans will make of that.
We know how much the ...