In the Media

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.

Millis Selectmen appoint new Town Administrator ›

Milford Daily News | January 12, 2017
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management led the search for a new town administrator in Millis.

Collins Center Initial Findings Say Adams-Cheshire Has to Change ›

iBerkshires.com | January 10, 2017
Representatives from the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management presented their initial findings from the Adams-Cheshire Regional School District study on Monday. Options for educational models and cost-saving measures will be presented at the end of January.

In straw vote, divided Charter Commission in Amherst to study mayor-council government ›

Amherst Bulletin | December 24, 2016
The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, based in the McCormack Graduate School, is helping the Amherst Charter Commission examine alternative forms of government, some of which would scrap the representative Town Meeting.

Selectmen tab next Town Manager ›

The Millbury Sutton Chronicle | December 22, 2016
UMass Boston alumnus David Marciello has been chosen as the next town manager in Millbury.

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