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Tech Community Seeks Repeal of Software Tax

The tech community is seeking to repeal a new tax applied to software and computer services.

Revenue from the new tax, which went into effect July 31, will go toward state transportation and infrastructure needs.
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - August 8, 2013 at 10:19 pm

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Q&A: Bill Walczak – More Charters, Bike Lanes, and Community Involvement

Bill Walczak and supporters with his

Bill Walczak founded the Codman Square Health Center and the Codman Academy Charter Public School – and he'd like your vote for mayor.
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - July 31, 2013 at 4:41 pm

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Massachusetts Community College Council v. Massachusetts Board of Higher Education/Roxbury Community College (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-128-13)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA 02108-1750;  (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC‑11250

MASSACHUSETTS COMMUNITY COLLEGE COUNCIL  vs.  MASSACHUSETTS

BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION/ROXBURY COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

Suffolk.     March 5, 2013.  ‑  July 12, 2013.

Present:  Ireland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, & Lenk, JJ.

Arbitration, Confirmation of award, Collective bargaining.  Education, Public colleges and universities.  Public Employment, Collective bargaining.  Labor, Arbitration, Collective bargaining, Public employment.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on November 10, 2009. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - July 12, 2013 at 6:59 pm

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South End Weekends: Garden Tour, South End Community Health Art Show

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 15, 2013 at 11:51 am

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Meet Your New Community Editor

Community Editor Molly Buccini.

You might be wondering “who’s the new face” at the top of South End Patch.  

Well…it’s me! I’m Molly Buccini and I’m here to introduce myself as your new community editor. 

Now you’re probably wondering what that means, and what happened to Sara … but no worries, I’ll explain. 

To start, you need not worry: South End Patch’s local editor Sara Jacobi is staying right where she is, covering the news and stories that are important to you in the neighborhood. My role as the community editor will be to help you with everything else.

Whether there’s an important announcement you’d love to post on the site, an event you want our readers to know about, or you’re interested in blogging but aren’t sure where to begin, I’ll be there to guide you along. 

Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions or feedback: I’d love to hear from you.  read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 28, 2013 at 10:54 am

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Things to Know in the South End Today, May 15: Yoga for Toddlers at Community Music Center

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting an increasingly cloudy day, with a high near 67 degrees, and a 30 percent chance of showers. 

2. Yoga for Kids: The Community Music Center of Boston (34 Warren Ave.) is hosting musical yoga classes for toddlers ages 1-3 years old on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Classes incorporate sitting, standing, and floor poses that the caregiver performs with baby and toddler as well as poses caregiver can do for the child to help develop sensory skills and digestion. Classes are $ 15 at a drop-in rate, or $ 130 for ten classes. See here for more information

3. South End Resident Elected: Gerard Doherty, MD, chief of Surgery at Boston Medical Center (BMC) chair of the Department of Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a South End resident, has been elected as President of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES). He will serve as President-Elect through 2014 and as President through 2015. Read more here read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 15, 2013 at 1:37 pm

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Things to Know in the South End Today, March 27: Community Meeting on South End Health

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a mostly sunny day with a high near 51 degrees. 

2. South End Health: The South End Healthy Boston Coalition (SEHB) and the Boston Public Health Commission are hosting a community health forum from 6:30-8 p.m. Blackstone Community Center, (50 W Brookline St.) They’ll be sharing Health of Boston, South End Quality of Life results, hearing from District 4 Police Officers about community initiatives, and conducting an interactive forces of change session. See here for more information. 

3. Two Upcoming Easter Egg Hunts:  There is not one, but two upcoming Easter Egg hunts this weekend, one at the South End Library and one at Titus Sparrow Park. The Ringgold Park hunt was cancelled for this year. 

4. Street Sweeping On for This Week: The city has not yet cancelled street sweeping for this week, so it is on! Make sure you move your cars during your street’s designated street sweeping time.  read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - March 27, 2013 at 2:25 pm

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Things to Know in the South End Today, March 12: Community Garden Plots Available

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a rainy day with a high of 54 degrees. Today’s chance of precipitation is 80 percent. 

2. Garden Plots Available: Community garden plots are available in Titus Sparrow Park, located between Columbus Ave. and the Southwest Corridor Park along West Newton Street and West Rutland Square. If interested, please contact Ann HershfangSee here for more information.

3. Meet the Rock Lobster: Aaron Fricke, author of the acclaimed autobiography, Reflections of a Rock Lobster, will discuss his inspirational journey from bullied high school student to acclaimed author and activist at a post-show reception on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 10:30 pm at the Boston Center for the Arts’ Calderwood Pavilion. See here for more information. 

4. Teach Your Kids French: The Montessori Parent Child Center, (566 Columbus Ave.) is offering a Montessori-based French program designed to introduce French naturally and respectfully to children between the ages of 6 months to 5 years old through stimulating sensorimotor activities, songs, rhymes and fingerplays. Classes are taught by a native French speaker and Montessori specialist.Classes start this week and last for eight weeks. See here for more information. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - March 12, 2013 at 12:29 pm

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Things to Know in the South End Today, Feb. 26: Community Meeting on Albany Street Project Tonight

The 275 Albany St. project includes up to 220 residential units in the building on the north end of the site at 275 Albany St., identified as the “Traveler Structure.” The second building, located on the south end of the site and called the “East Berkeley Structure,” would feature up to 180 residential units in the second building. The total number of units would not exceed 380.

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a partly sunny day with a high of 42 degrees. 

2. Community Meeting on 275 Albany Street: If you’d like to have a say about the recently changed hotel-to-apartment-complex project designed for 275 Albany Street, stop by a South End community meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Project Place 1145 Washington St. The developer of the Albany Street site was first approved in 2010 to build two hotels and a parking lot at 275 Albany Street. That plan changed the first time in the summer of 2012 to become half hotel, half residential, and the developer is now seeking to change the project to two new residential buildings. See here for more information

3. “Townie” Author at South End Library: Tonight, the South End Library and Friends of the South End Library will host acclaimed author, Andre Dubus III who will read from his compelling memoir, Townie. It describes his early life growing up amid violence and chaos on the poor side of  local towns –including Haverill –after his father, the eminent writer Andre Dubus, left the family and visited only on Sundays. The talk starts at 6:30 p.m. See here for more information.  read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 26, 2013 at 1:31 pm

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Albany Street Project Community Meeting Slated for Tuesday

The 275 Albany St. project includes up to 220 residential units in the building on the north end of the site at 275 Albany St., identified as the “Traveler Structure.” The second building, located on the south end of the site and called the “East Berkeley Structure,” would feature up to 180 residential units in the second building. The total number of units would not exceed 380.

Due to the large change in scope in Normandy Real Estate Partner’s Albany Street project, the Boston Redevelopment Authority will hold a community meeting on Tuesday for South End residents.

The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Project Place (1145 Washington St – Suite 2) on Feb. 26th.

The developer of the Albany Street site was first approved in 2010 to build two hotels and a parking lot at 275 Albany Street. That plan changed the first time in the summer of 2012 to become half hotel, half residential, and the developer is now seeking to change the project to two new residential buildings.

The applicant, BH Normandy 275 Albany Street LLC, is scheduled to appear before the full BRA on the project changes on Thursday, March 14 at 5:45 p.m. in Boston City Hall’s Room 900.

The previously approved project featured two buildings, one a hotel with up to 325 rooms and one housing 220 residential units, according to a filing with the BRA. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 21, 2013 at 12:56 pm

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