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t 7 p.m. at the Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Ave., Jim Beauchesne of the Lawrence Heritage Park and Jim Green of UMass Boston will discuss the “Bread and Roses” mill strike of 1912 in Lawrence.
The strike has been called “the Occupy movement of 1912,” and the centennial celebration is drawing attention to parallels with today’s economy and protests, according to Senator Pat Jehlen, who arranged the presentation.
In 1912, workers faced dangerous working conditions and ...
Despite calls for shared decision-making, nine out of ten Medicare patients who received a stent procedure for coronary disease said their physicians failed to provide information on alternatives, according a study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine .
While 77 percent talked with doctors "a lot" or "some" about the reasons for the stents, only 19 percent talked about the cons of the procedure. The study also found that physicians asked only 16 percent of patients for their ...
Culmination of Kerns' U.S. Tour Singing for Irish Celebrations and Worthy Causes
NEW YORK, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This March Anthony Kearns with his accompanist, pianist Patrick Healy, performs a series of concerts in six states culminating with a performance at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. Kearns is hailed as the voice of the century and acknowledged by Ireland's Ambassador to the U.S. as Ireland's foremost tenor and a great ambassador for Ireland. ...
BEIRUT, Lebanon With the bulk of seats decided in Irans parliamentary elections, it appeared on Sunday that the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has gained the ironclad majority he needed not just to bring the countrys president to heel, but to eliminate the position entirely. Ayatollah Khamenei has jousted repeatedly with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as well as the two previous presidents so the supreme leader secured this majority at Mr. Ahmadinejads expense. The ayatollah will seek ...
By D.C. Denison, Globe Staff
Boston-based biotechnology company 4s3 Bioscience, Inc., which develops genetic disease therapies for orphan neuromuscular disorders, including some forms of muscular dystrophy, has raised $20 million in financing from KLP Enterprises LLC, a family-owned trust that owns and manages a broad portfolio of public equities.
The money will be used to support the continued development of a proprietary antibody technology. KLP subsidiary Alopexx Enterprises LLC will ...
4s3 Bioscience, Inc., a privately-held Medford company that develops genetic disease therapies for orphan neuromuscular disorders, has closed on a $20 million round of Series A financing with KLP Enterprises, LLP, according to a release from 4s3.
KLP’s subsidiary, Alopexx Enterprises, LLC, will work with 4s3 to build and manage the company. While financial details of the transaction are not being disclosed, the $20 million will be used to continue development of a proprietary antibody ...
Article on how one of the three final candidates selected by the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to serve as Hanover Town Manager will be chosen by the Board of Selectmen.
It is possible for people to debate one another on the issues that matter, and be 'playfully polite.' So what happens when a culture pushes down hard on the low end of civility's acceptable range? Well, discourse devolves, as Mary Beth McCauley reports in our cover story this week. But the story's not that simple or that dark. It might be tempting to think of civility as belonging to a fustier era, before personal tech gave rise to disconnected thumb-typists and self-promoters. But there are ...
GARDNER — The city's governing document offers a blueprint for how the city operates, but after 80 years officials here say it needs changes to keep up with the times.
“It was written in 1921 and some things have changed since then,” Mayor Mark P. Hawke said.
The mayor said City Clerk Alan L. Agnelli was able to find more than a dozen examples where the city regularly ignores the charter because it flies in the face of state law. The conflicts include a recent issue before the council ...