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Hawke says terms of office should be looked at
GARDNER — Little has changed in Gardner’s charter in the more than 80 years it has been guiding city government, and Mayor Mark P. Hawke thinks it is time to update it for the 21st century.
The mayor said this week one of the first things he will work on after the start of the new year will be initiating a charter review.
“Things haven’t changed in Gardner in years,” he said.
The charter was created by an act of the Legislature when ...
Article on business venture competitions mentions the Entrepreneurship Center’s Business Launch Competition.
From a company that’s touted itself as being able to “turn shit into gold,” to the city’s premier streetwear truck, the colleges and universities in and around Boston have seen a banner crop of innovative business ideas in 2011. And not only have they seen them, but they’ve acknowledged them and given them funding in hopes they grow. Whether it be $500 or $100K, the city’s schools have done what they can to help foster the entrepreneurial spirit and drive growth in Boston. Here’s a look at 37 ...
There's lots of music to look forward to as we approach the end of winter. Here, in chronological order, are 10 events (just the tip of the iceberg) that I expect to sound as good as they look on paper.
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | January 12-14 + 17 | The season's concerts about which I was most excited were the two that were supposed to be the BSO debut of the distinguished Italian conductor Riccardo Chailly — one of the top contenders to be James Levine's replacement as music director. ...
Richard Kobayashi of the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is mentioned in this article on the search for a new town manager in Framingham.
Richard Kobayashi of the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is mentioned in this article on the continuing search for a new town manager in Hanover.
Not seeing any ?top-notch? candidates in the initial pool, the committee trying to find Town Manager Julian Suso?s successor says it wants the job reposted.
Of 30 or so applicants, consultant Richard Kobayashi recommended the search committee look at 10. ?We?ve found people that were qualified who are being looked at but we haven?t gotten to the point where we?ll willing to call anyone a finalist,? committee Vice Chairwoman Audrey Hall said yesterday.
Kobayashi will probably readvertise ...
GOVERNOR PATRICK APPOINTS EXPERIENCED LEADER STEPHEN CROSBY AS CHAIR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS GAMING COMMISSION
Stephen Crosby and Governor Patrick. (Photo: Eric Haynes / Governor's Office)
BOSTON – Tuesday, December 13, 2011 – Governor Deval Patrick today appointed Stephen Crosby as chair of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. A former CEO, secretary of Administration and Finance and gubernatorial chief of staff, Crosby currently serves as dean of the McCormack Graduate School of Policy ...
This historic property belonged to Albert White who served as a Hanover selectmen, school committee member and town clerk in the early to mid 19th Century.
With 2011 coming to an end in just a few days, many issues that were addressed and handled over the past 12 months are now water under the bridge.
But tying up loose ends with some other matters remains to be seen.
Below are some of the projects or concerns that were left unresolved in 2011 and that will be rolling ...
Article on how researchers at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology have developed a different kind of diet for ‘domesticated fish’ mentions Anamarija Frankic, director of the Green Boston Harbor Project housed in the Center for Governance and Sustainability at UMass Boston.