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Community and legislative leaders recently heard directly from young people about the importance of healthy living as part of an effort to address the epidemic of childhood obesity at an educational forum at the Massachusetts State House.
A contingent of about 20 Swampscott students were among the young people represented at the forum.
Chloe, 11, from Charlestown, changed her eating habits after learning from her doctor that her ...
Get a jumpstart on celebrating the weekend and enjoying your time away from work and school. Here are a few local events to help you and your family have some fun and stay active around Canton. TGIF!
1. Check some holiday shopping off your list. The JFK School CAPT Holiday Shoppe 2011 is open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 3. Head to the JFK School in Canton to purchase your gifts and support a plethora of local businesses, selling everything from jewelry to pies ...
Children raced bikes in a circle and dogs ran underfoot as adults gabbed, ate pancakes, and sipped coffee in clusters on a Lexington cul-de-sac. The scene at my neighborhood's annual pancake breakfast could have been from a Norman Rockwell painting of suburbia - the 21st century version.
Some of my neighbors chatted to each other in their native languages of Hindi, Chinese, or Korean. Our hostess, who is white, flipped pancakes and turned sausages, while her husband, who is black, led our ...
Here are Medfield’s unemployment numbers compared with some other towns throughout the state. While many of the region’s unemployed workers continued to find jobs in October, as a whole, the state joblessness rate has remained unchanged.
While unemployment in most Bay State cities and towns budged little last month, moving less than a percentage point in a vast majority of communities, Medfield’s rate of joblessness dropped a whopping .5 percent to 4.8 percent overall, ...
Article on the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management’s report to Sherborn’s selectmen on the town’s municipal infrastructure.
The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy is mentioned in this article on the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s debate about a recently opened Whole Foods grocery store.
According to Federal Election Commission data, Lincoln residents had donated approximately $11,770 to U.S. Senator Scott Brown’s reelection campaign as of the close of the third quarter, the most recent data available.
Tom Conroy, the state representative for Lincoln who is a democratic candidate for the 2012 Senate race, trailed not too far behind Brown with donations of $10,860.
Meanwhile, Elizabeth Warren only received $5,735 from Lincoln residents.
All the Senate candidates have ...
Here are Westwood’s unemployment numbers compared with some other towns throughout the state. While many of the region’s unemployed workers continued to find jobs in October, as a whole, the state joblessness rate has remained unchanged. WICKED LOCAL GRAPHIC BY BRETT M. RHYNE
While unemployment in most Bay State cities and towns budged little last month, moving less than a percentage point in a vast majority of communities, Westwood’s rate of joblessness dropped a whopping .6 ...
As I have delved into the field of developmental science in recent years, I have become increasingly aware of the effects of stress in pregnancy and early infancy on long term develpmental outcome. In fact, I have just started a new program at Newton-Wellesley Hospital that aims to identify and work with at risk mother-baby pairs from birth. So when I received a request to review a book described on the book's website as follows, I was intrigued:
A blend of clinical observation and research ...