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Upcoming Boston GreenFest: Go Green, Save Money

A Moby disc, Coming to Boston GreenFest at Boston City Hall Plaza. (Credit: Foundation for a Green Future)

This year's Boston GreenFest will take place on Boston City Hall Plaza on Thursday through Saturday, August 15-17, 2013.
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - August 8, 2013 at 8:48 pm

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City Looking to Hire Poll Workers for Upcoming Elections

Poll workers.

With three special elections coming up this spring, the city of Boston is looking to hire extra people to serve as poll workers, especially residents who are bilingual, the city announced this week.

There are upcoming special elections for the U.S. Senate, the First Suffolk Senatorial District and the Eight Suffolk Representative District on April 30, May 28 and June 25, and the city has 254 precincts in all that need to be staffed for each one. 

Available positions include wardens, clerks and inspectors. The stipend is $ 135 to $ 175 for a full day (6 a.m. to 9 p.m.) or $ 9 an hour for a half-day shift. 

Responsibilities include assisting with preparing the voting location for opening, hanging signs, counting ballots, checking in voters and more. You must be a registered voter to apply. 

For an application or more information, contact 617-635-4491 or email:election@cityofboston.gov, or see the city’s elections website read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 2, 2013 at 3:14 pm

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Upcoming Forum to ‘Build a Healthier South End’

Blackstone Community Center in the South End.

Thanks to a new initiative, South End residents and those working in the comunity will be able to come together next week to share ideas to build a healthier neighborhood.

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), in partnership with the South End Healthy Boston Coalition, the Boston Alliance for Community Health (BACH), and the Blackstone Community Center, is hosting a special community health meeting in the South End to discuss the health of residents in the neighborhood and to facilitate a strategic planning process to create a healthier community. The meeting will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, at the Blackstone Community Center (50 W. Brookline St.)

The meeting is the first in a series of citywide health forums this year. The focus of the meeting is to get those living and working in the communityt o come together to deiscuss ways to build a healthier neighborhood, including promoting safety, reducing crime and decreasing substance abuse.  read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - March 20, 2013 at 10:28 am

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Food Truck Lineup at SoWa Announced for Upcoming Season

Crowds lined up for the amazing grub offered from the local food trucks.

The organizers behind the SoWa market have been busy this winter. The 2013 SoWa Open Market will feature its usual open market, vintage market and farmer’s market, and this year, will include an expanded lineup of food trucks, featuring more than 35 different food vendors and restaurants on wheels. 

The open market, which will be celebrating its ten year annivesary this year, is open every Sunday from May through October from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with several different locations up and down Harrison Avenue in the South End’s SoWa district. The 2013 season will begin on May 5th. 

The farmer’s market is located at 500 Harrison Avenue and features produce from local farmers and specialty food vendors. The open market, at 460 Harrison Ave. features work by local artists and crafters who sell unique gift items like jewelry, clothing, toys, pottery and more. The third part of the market is a large, year-round vintage market that features furniture and clothing. And for those with a hankering for a freshly cooked meal, there’s the food truck area in the Trolly Building  at 540 Harrison Ave.  read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 21, 2013 at 11:34 am

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