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Don’t Drink And Drive: State Police Setting Up Checkpoints This Weekend


By: Becca Manning

Massachusetts State Police will be operating a sobriety checkpoint this weekend at an undisclosed location in Suffolk County.

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - July 12, 2013 at 3:34 pm

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14 Good Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree

Learn more about good jobs that don't require a college degree.

The following story was provided by 

By Dan Fastenberg

As tough as the labor market is, college grads still have an easier time than those with only a high school degree. In February, college graduates had an unemployment rate of 3.8 percent—compared to a staggering 11 percent for those with only a high school diploma. Still, a new study released Tuesday shows that there are some good careers out there for those who lack a four-year degree.

If you’re looking for a job in the South End, check out our jobs page., the job-portal site, compiled a list of 14 good careers that require only a high school degree (though some require additional training). The site used a variety of criteria to assess the quality of the careers, including salary, how physically demanding the positions are, and emotional factors such as the fields’ competitiveness, potential hazards and stress. Those with the lowest score received the highest ranking. also looked at the potential income and employment growth for the decade ending in 2020, using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. read more


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 30, 2013 at 12:40 pm

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Mayor Menino: Don’t Let Candidates ‘Tear This School System Down’

Boston Mayor Tom Menino speaks at a ribbon cutting for a new playground at Harvard/Kent Elementary School in Charlestown. Menino cautioned residents not to allow candidates in the mayoral race to "tear down" the public school system during their campaigns.

Mayor Tom Menino cautioned Boston residents not to focus on negative portrayals of the Boston Public School system as the city’s mayoral race heats up.

Speaking at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new playground at Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Charlestown on May 10, Menino touted the progress public schools have made in recent years and asked residents not to allow anyone to “tear this school system down” in the coming months.

“We’ve made a lot of progress in the Boston Public Schools in the last several years. It’s because of a lot of reasons—teachers, principals, the superintendent, the community—and I tell you, the graduation rate is up, dropout rates are down, more kids are going on to college,” Menino said.

He spoke of how the schools work to educate every child, from every background and learning level.

“Don’t let anybody over the next several months, as this campaign heats up, tear this school system down. This is a great school system. We’re not perfect, but with the new assignment plan we can make that happen,” Menino said. “To all of you out there: Stay positive about what’s happening in the schools. The most important thing we can do in our society today is to educate our children, and I think over the last few years we’ve done an incredible job. We have some ways to go. Don’t have this become an issue of tearing down the schools, because these kids out here are the future of our city.” read more


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 16, 2013 at 1:48 pm

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When Kids Don’t React to Tragedy

Boylston Looking Toward Storrow Drive

Never was Boston so grateful for a Monday: Back to work, back to school, back to routines, after a five-day ordeal shook the city and the world watched. 

Gone are most of the satellite trucks, the clusters of reporters and cameramen, the strands of law enforcement officers for every street on our normal path. By Wednesday, barricades and memorials for the victims of the April 15 bombings, bookending Boylston St., were moved and the street reopened.

One week ago, my innocent concern was for the magnolias on Commonwealth Avenue, and whether they’d be at their showy peak when 23,000 marathoners rose up out of the underpass to greet the last six-tenths of their 26.2-mile race. Last year, the trees bloomed pink and white in March, and Patriots Day was really too hot for running.  

This past marathon morning, my children and I took a break from planting dozens of unpromising looking, dormant rhizomes in our yard, and before noon we walked over in the cool sunshine to see the first hour’s worth of finishers turn the corner onto Hereford Street. We stole some space between a police van and the fence. My little one got tired of watching, and I told the big sisters to not stay too long. They were practically standing on top of the exhaust from the van. I let out the leash a little that day and let the girls walk home on their own, for the first time for that particular route and distance. There were so many policemen around, what could happen?  read more


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 25, 2013 at 10:53 am

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Things to Know in the South End Today, April 1st: Don’t Trust What You Read on the Internet. Except This.

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a partly sunny day with a high of 59 degrees.  There’s also a 30 percent chance of showers and winds may reach as high as 29 mph. 

2. April Fools: Let’s all remember that it’s April Fools Day, and no, YouTube is not really picking a “winner” from all its videos, Google Maps is not going 8-bit, and basically any other weird or strange news today is most likely NOT happening. We don’t have a sense of humor here at South End Patch so don’t worry, the joke’s on us today. 

3. babyYOGA: Bring your baby or toddler to this Community Music Center of Boston (34 Warren Ave.) integrated music and yoga class to combine physical exercise with soothing relaxation techniques for both you and your child.  Classes run on Mondays and Fridays at 9 a.m., and it costs $ 15 to drop in. See here for more information

4. Drop in at Coco Baby: Drop by Coco Baby (1636 Washington St.) with your kids at 3 p.m. today and enjoy our toys, arts & crafts, and musical instruments. The play space provides children with an area to explore their creative sides, interact with others their own age, and get out all that excess energy. Cost is $ 8 per visit.See here for more information.  read more


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 1, 2013 at 12:10 pm

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