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Your Guide to the 4th of July in Boston


Looking for information about Boston's 4th of July celebration? Here's all the must-know information for the 2013 celebration:

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - July 3, 2013 at 5:21 pm

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Survival Guide to Getting Around on Marathon Monday


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 15, 2013 at 11:00 am

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Summer Camp Guide for the South End

Campers at Camp Thoreau day camp in Concord, MA.

With the choice and variety of summer camps available in New England in 2013, boredom won’t be an option.

Organizations, from the YMCA to your local parks and recreation department, offer dozens of camp choices for recreation, science, reading, sports, music and more. Whether you’re looking for an all-around experience or a more focused camp, this list can easily launch your camp search with examples in your town and surrounding areas.

Massachusetts Overnight Camps

Camp Atwater

Location: North Brookfield, MA

Type: Traditional, segregated

Dates: Boys: June 30 through July 13; Girls: July 14-27

Details: A full range of environmental education activities, challenge, adventure and individual/group task are experienced in order to expand personal confidence, develop group cooperation, acquire practical living skills and heighten environment awareness.


Camp Danbee

Location: Hinsdale, MA

Type: Girls traditional

Dates: June 22 through Aug. 10

Details: Camp Danbee offers girls a well-rounded, comprehensive and instructionally oriented program. The skilled and enthusiastic staff of specialized instructors help campers to improve their abilities whether in the pool, on the soccer field, in gymnastics, in art, at dance, on the lake or on stage.


Camp Emerson

Location: Hinsdale, MA

Type: Traditional camp

Dates: Two-, four- and six-week sessions, June 30 through Aug. 10

Details: The program is designed to bring out each camper’s talents and to challenge them to try new things.


Camp Mah-Kee-Nac

Location: Lenox, MA

Type: Boys traditional

Dates: June 22 through Aug. 10

Details: Campers participate in a variety of activities that features team and individual sports, lake and pool activities, outdoor adventure and arts and creativity featuring our popular woodshop.


Camp Wititoh

Location: Center Lake, Becket, (Berkshires), MA

Type: Traditional overnight camp

Dates: Three weeks, four weeks, full season

Details: Established in 1937 and owned and directed by the Hoch Family since 1960, Watitoh is an overnight camp for children ages 7-16 who like to take part in an active program of land and water sports, creative and performing arts and outdoor hiking and camping. 

Information:, 914-428-1894

Cape Cod Sea Camp

Location: Brewster, MA

Type: Overnight sports, activities and lessons

Dates: 3 1/2- or seven-week session, June 30 through Aug. 17

Details: Resident campers have the opportunity to choose different activities out of an average of 20. Activity periods are approximately one hour.

Information:, 508-896-3451

Emagination Camp

Location: Bentley University, Waltham, MA

Type: Technology

Dates: June 30 through Aug. 16

Details: This core computer camp program is for eight- to 17-year-olds and balances technology learning with fun summer camp activities in two-week sessions. It also offers a one-week mini session at the end of the summer. It also offers over 20 technology workshops plus five recreation choices including retro gamestennisswimming and drama.

John Smith Sports

Location: Needham, Marlboro, North Andover, Weston, MA

Type: Soccer

Dates: June 24 through Aug. 16

Details: Each morning is concentrated on individual techniques, while in the afternoon, on tactics. Each session is followed by a 6v6 tournament to give campers the opportunity to utilize their new skills in a match situation.


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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - March 19, 2013 at 1:20 pm

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MBTA Rider Pens ‘Etiquette Handbook,’ a Guide to Riding the MBTA

MBTA Green line train

Do you know how to prioritize which seat you should pick on a packed commuter rail train? Do you have any idea which door do you should take to exit an MBTA bus? How about casual conversation, how much is too much?

One local transit rider has dissected life on the MBTA and written answers to every possible question in terms of riding Boston’s public transportation system.

Blogger Mike Tremblay has written the definitive guide to navigating the MBTA titled, “The MBTA Etiquette Handbook” on his blog The Third String Catcher.

The post is broken down by mode of transportation, which sub-sections that discuss the issue of personal space – It’s limited so: “Don’t exacerbate the situation…by putting your stuff on the seat, shifting around too much, etc.” – seating prioritization and conversation.

“Sure, normal etiquette rules apply in most situations on the MBTA as they do in the rest of everyday life, but there are a few unwritten rules (some that maybe only I know about) that need to be plastered onto the walls of MBTA stations and subway cars,” Tremblay writes at the top of the post. read more


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 19, 2013 at 3:38 pm

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