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Archive | May, 2014

Fossil Fuel Divestment

Last Thursday a group called Better Future Project / 350 Massachusetts protested outside of the State House demanding that Massachusetts divest from fossil fuels. The group is behind S. 1225 – An Act relative to public investment in fossil fuels. S. 1225 directs the Pension Reserves Investment Management (PRIM) Board to cease new investments in  Full Article…

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Conference on Chronic Unemployment Solutions – MIT

Conference on Chronic Unemployment Solutions – MIT – May 6th 2014 MIT held a mini conference today about the crisis of long term unemployment.  Speakers at the event spoke on various private and governmental organizations designed to help long term unemployed workers reenter the labor market. Undersectary of Workforce Development, Jennifer James provided a summary  Full Article…

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MBTA Meeting in Medford

Last night citizens from Medford MA gathered at their City Hall to discuss the MBTA fare increases. Effective July 1, 2014, average fare will increase by 5 percent. Kathleen Dolan, a resident of Medford, gave her comments during a public hearing. “My sister wanted to be here tonight, but she is still on the T.  Full Article…

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