In the Media

Revised Fall River charter changes move toward responsibility over power ›

The Herald News | March 17, 2017
Fall River's Charter Commission hired the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to lead 25 commission meetings and do hundreds of hours of research and work.

Chicopee study to examine joining departments ›

The Republican | March 17, 2017
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management will study a long-discussed proposal to join some city and school departments in Chicopee.

Steep student decline in Adams-Cheshire Regional’s population demands change ›

The Berkshire Eagle | March 06, 2017
The Adams-Cheshire Regional School District has delayed a vote on a proposal to close one of its two elementary schools. The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, based in the McCormack Graduate School, is advising the district on how to cut costs.

Chicopee to study DPW salaries after losing employees ›

The Republican | March 06, 2017
The City of Chicopee plans to hire the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, part of the McCormack Graduate School, to do a salary study so it can set a new wage scale for Department of Public Works employees.

Adams-Cheshire School Committee puts off voting on which school to close ›

The Berkshire Eagle | March 03, 2017
The Adams-Cheshire Regional School District has delayed a vote on a proposal to close one of its two elementary schools. The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, based in the McCormack Graduate School, is advising the district on how to cut costs.

For Adams-Cheshire schools, a split district is no easy solution ›

The Berkshire Eagle | February 24, 2017
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management presented the Adams-Cheshire school district with eight possible district configurations earlier this month, including closing an elementary school and splitting the two-town district at the elementary level.

2 Westfield deputy fire chiefs graduate from Massachusetts Firefighting Academy management training ›

The Republican | February 02, 2017
The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, part of the McCormack Graduate School, helped conduct a 14-week Fire Officer Management Training Program to prepare students for the aspects of the job other than fire suppression.

Adams-Cheshire Prepares For Final Collins Center Report ›

iBerkshires.com | February 02, 2017
The Adams-Cheshire Regional School District has been facing difficult budget choices in the face of declining enrollment. The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is expected to provide the district with options for a path forward next week.

Have a pothole in front of your house that needs fixing? There’s going to be an app for that ›

The Herald News | January 30, 2017
The administration in Fall River is working on the implementation of a "311" non-emergency hotline that connects Government Center with city residents. The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is providing consulting services.

Lt. Governor Helps Haverhill Formally Launch 311 Call Center ›

WHAV-FM | January 25, 2017
The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, based in the McCormack Graduate School, helped Haverhill secure a $60,000 grant to create a 311 telephone line to City Hall.

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