In the Media
City using new data program ›
Boston.com, August 31, 2013Salem has recently implemented its version of CitiStat, a software program that helps municipalities operate more efficiently, with the help of the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management.
Palmer receives $1.5 million state 911 grant for regional dispatch proposal ›
The Republican, August 31, 2013The Edward J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston is playing an integral role in the development of a single emergency dispatch system that would serve four central Massachusetts towns.
Foxboro to hire headhunter to help find new manager ›
The Sun-Chronicle, August 21, 2013The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston will meet with the Foxboro select board next month to discuss hiring a new town manager.
Residents show support to teen center at recreation forum ›
Jamestown Press, August 15, 2013Article on how staff from the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management moderated a program on a recreation center in Jamestown.
Northampton and Westfield mayors to attend roundtable discussion on Municipal Performance Management ›
The Republican, August 13, 2013Western Massachusetts leaders are among the leaders slated to join a roundtable discussion this morning at the Municipal Performance Management System, the data-driven program run by the Edward J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston.
Ashland to Adopt New Performance Program ›
MetroWest Daily News, July 23, 2013The Edward J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston has selected the town of Ashland to be the latest participant in the center's Municipal Performance Management Program, which helps cities and towns analyze the work of their departments.
Work on regional emergency dispatch system for Monson, Palmer, Ware and Warren continues ›
The Springfield Republican, April 29, 2013The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston has been hired to study the feasibility of a regional emergency dispatcher service that would centralize operations for the towns of Monson, Palmer, Ware, and Warren.
South Hadley appropriations committee questions selectboard’s appointment of asst town administrator ›
The Republican, April 24, 2013Article on the South Hadley selectboard’s appointment of an assistant town manager mentions that the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management was involved in the town manager search.
Meeting on land parcel now May 19 ›
Boston Globe, April 14, 2013The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management released a fiscal impact study estimating a proposed shopping/residential complex in Maynard could generate $859,000 in new annual revenue for the town.
Patrick trips online firestorm with re-election joke ›
Boston Globe, March 20, 2013During a visit to UMass Boston on Wednesday, Governor Deval Patrick ignited a social media firestorm by saying he intended to run for a third term. Patrick’s bombshell was quickly revealed as a joke, with an aide quipping that McCormack Graduate School Dean Ira Jackson’s flattering introduction smoothed the way for a re-election announcement.