Finding the right medical provider can be a daunting process. It is not always easy to find information about the cost or quality of a provider’s services. The following resources are publicly available and can assist you in that process: (a) Current State Resources The Commonwealth operates a website whereby you can compare the cost […]
The Commission on the Commonwealth’s Disability Retirement System has issued the notice found below. Senator Brownsberger serves as a co-chair of the Commission. Notice of Public Hearings The Commission on the Commonwealth’s Disability Retirement System Monday, October 15th, 1-3pm Room A-1, State House; Boston, MA and Thursday, October 18th, 1-3pm Amphitheatre III (6th flr), […]
Boston Public Schools is working to revamp its system of school choice and student assignment, with a renewed emphasis on children attending school close to home. From September 27 through October 11, 2012, BPS will share the options it is considering for a new school choice system. These meetings will provide an opportunity for community […]
There is an increasing amount of attention being paid to climate change adaptation — the changes that communities in high-risk areas need to adopt in order to protect themselves from the expected impacts of climate change and minimize damage. We took a look at existing information and efforts and have put together a few highlights […]
The Watertown Community Foundation (WCF) is now accepting proposals for its health-related grant program.
The “Healthy Watertown” program is designed to help organizations that serve Watertown develop new or continue existing programs with a health focus. Eligible organizations may apply for grants up to $2,500. A total of $19,000 in funding will be awarded.
I am deeply committed to avoiding MBTA service cuts and also to improving the quality of MBTA service. We squeezed through the planning for the current year without major service cuts, but it’s time to start the conversation about a long-term fix. Your thoughts? [See the full post at: Options for the MBTA]