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Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham talks to NECN about the motives—political and otherwise—behind Lt. Gov. Tim Murray’s decision to leave Beacon Hill for a job leading the Worcester Chamber of Commerce.
Political Science Department Chairman Paul Watanabe says organization and get-out-the-vote efforts may trump money and advertising in the crowded field of Boston mayoral candidates.
Outlet: MetroWest Daily News - Online, The
By Jeff Malachowski/Daily News staff
With the search to replace soon-to-be retired Executive Assistant Paul Blazar expected to take three or four months, selectmen Monday night appointed Christopher Sandini as the interim executive assistant.
Outlet: Wicked Local
The proposed 129 Parker St. development would bring traffic congestion, a third-party peer review found -- a problem which will not be resolved before the May 19 special Town Meeting.
Southborough-based developers Capital Group Properties will ask
Corcoran Jennison, the owner of the office building at 150 Mount Vernon St. in Dorchester, was recently approved by the citys Zoning Board of Appeals to lease some of its space to the University of Massachusetts Boston.
The university will use th
The five students who sit on the UMass Board of Trustees, including UMass Boston student Alexis Marvel, have issued a statement calling on the Massachusetts Senate to provide enough money in its fiscal 2014 budget to allow the university system to freeze fees and tuition for next year.
The town of Maynard commissioned the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to conduct a study on the impact of a proposed large-scale shopping and residential complex. The Collins Center determined the development would greatly increase traffic congestion in town.
A two-day, 39.3-mile walk to raise money for breast cancer research kicked off Saturday with the UMass Boston campus as a starting point.
The Institute for Asian American Studies at UMass Boston reports a 76 percent increase in the number of Indian heritage residents in Massachusetts from 2000 to 2010. The jump is especially noticeable in communities such as Shrewsbury, where nearly 9 percent of residents have Indian roots.
Outlet: Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Online
HOLDEN Students from Wachusett Regional High School excellently represented themselves and their school at the Mass. State Science and Engineering Fair, with nine students claiming a prize and two winning college scholarships.
Eleven students qu