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Featured posts

Dr. Fran Burke, 88, longtime advocate for women in politics

By Felicia Gans Globe Correspondent September 21, 2016 Fran Burke. A passionate political campaigner and an avid sports fan, Fran Burke loved a good competition, but it wasn’t just about victory. She liked the competitive energy that brought people together, regardless of which side they were on. “She always had a different perspective on things,” …


MassDOT Installs Two Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons To Improve Pedestrian Safety In Cambridge

For Immediate Release September 2, 2016 Contact MassDOT Press Office: 857-368-8500 MassDOT Installs Two Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons To Improve Pedestrian Safety In Cambridge CAMBRIDGE – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced the installation of two new pedestrian hybrid beacons at the intersection of Land Boulevard and Cambridge Parkway which are intended to improve …


Baker signs gender pay gap bill

Just after 4 p.m. Monday, Gov. Charlie Baker put pen to paper and enshrined in law the notion that men and women performing the same work should be paid equally. After faltering on Beacon Hill in previous sessions, gender pay equity got a vigorous push this session from lawmakers, business organizations and advocates. Baker identified …