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The recent election was a historic event. The people of Newburyport made a significant move forward for our government by approving an updated charter, allowing our elected officials to better serve our future. It will take time to view and focus the future of Newburyport through the lens of a new charter.
Yes, this is about change. Honored recently with the dedication of Byron's Court, former Mayor Byron Matthews has been in the news. The dedication pays tribute to this ...
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Job seekers Yefin Milinevsky, right, and Jeffrey Thomson speak with recruiters Pam Hockenberry and Catrina Stagnato at a recent job fair.
The bad news: Unemployment in most Bay State cities and towns budged little last month, moving less than a percentage point in a vast majority of communities, according to new figures released by the governor's labor office.
The local numbers echoed a report a week earlier that the state's ...
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University of Massachusetts Boston Dean Stephen Crosby will lead the new Massachusetts Gaming Commission, Gov. Deval Patrick announced today.
Crosby has served under both Republican and Democratic governors — a former Administration and Finance secretary under Gov. Paul Cellucci, chief of staff under former Gov. Jane Swift and co-chair of a budget transition team for Patrick.
He’s currently the dean of the ...
Text of Associate Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller’s testimony before the Massachusetts State Senate and House Ways and Means Committees about U.S. economic recovery.
Announcements UMass Boston Studying Cognitive Development in Infants By valarieseabrook · December 12, 2011 · Post a comment Filed Under Infant Development Study Official Website: How smart is your baby? Come show us! Location: 100 Morrissey Blvd., Dorchester, MA, 02125 Phone: 6172876363 Dates: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu from 11/8/10 – 12/31/11 Hours: Monday 10am-4pm; Tuesday 10am-6pm; Wednesday 10am-4pm; Thursday 10am-2pm. Occasional Saturday hours available. Ages: Infants, Toddlers In/Outdoor: ...
CAP's Christian Weller testifies before the Massachusetts State Senate and House Ways and Means Committees. . (CAP Action) The U.S. economic recovery remains weak. Economic growth returned in the middle of 2009, reversing course after the worst recession since the Great Depression, but the economic recovery has been remarkably weak.
U.S. economic growth currently seems insufficient to substantially lower the unemployment rate in 2011 and 2012 because it faces several headwinds. First, ...
The National Science Foundation supports funds new cyber security research into assured data provenance, the discipline of computer science concerned with the integrity and privacy of data sources, contents, and successive transformations
The University of Texas at San Antonio, University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas), and Purdue University announce a 5-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for new cyber security research. Under the direction of principal ...
Article on how Richard Kobayashi, an associate with the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, is guiding the search for a town manager in Framingham.
After interviewing five candidates out of 10 recommended by a consultant, the Town Manager Search Committee says it hopes to make recommendations soon to selectmen. ?We?re going to make some decisions Monday about how we move forward,? member Audrey Hall said Thursday.
Hall said the panel could still sit down with more candidates to succeed Julian Suso. ?So far we?ve interviewed five and the consultant had presented us with nine,? she said. The tenth person search consultant Richard ...
A national furor over sexual misconduct by college athletic coaches may offer at least one collateral benefit: Experts say hidden victims are being stirred to step forward and press charges against sports and athletic mentors, thereby protecting others from abuse.
"These incidents have bolstered victims' feelings that there is credibility to what happened to them," said Mary Koss, co-editor of two volumes for the American Psychological Association titled, "Violence Against Women and ...