In the Media

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.

City reaches deal with unions ›

Gloucester Times | December 20, 2016
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is doing a job classification and compensation study for the City of Gloucester.

Marijuana grower gets OK from North Brookfield Planning Board ›

Telegram & Gazette | December 01, 2016
A low-growth economic forecast from the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, in the McCormack Graduate School, prompted North Brookfield selectmen to keep an open mind regarding the creation of a marijuana cultivation facility in town.

Report finds ways to improve Wayland finance operations ›

MetroWest Daily News | November 28, 2016
A report from the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management on the Town of Wayland's day-to-day finance operations offers many suggestions for improvement and also highlights the challenges with the structure of town government.

Framingham commission finishes draft city charter ›

MetroWest Daily News | November 16, 2016
The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management in the McCormack Graduate School made recommendations to officials in Framingham as they developed a draft charter that would allow the municipality to adopt a city form of government.

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