Archive for: April, 2012

CT’s Meriden Park offers Panoramic Views

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MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — From the parking area of Giuffrida Park on a recent day, a sunny, bright blue sky created a fantastic view contrasting with the reservoir and Chauncey Peak. People may be surprised at the large, serene park tucked away in the northeast corner of the city. Record-Journal photographer Dave Zajac and I [...]

Conn. Committee to Vote on Traffic Camera Bill

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A bill allowing cities to place traffic cameras at busy intersections to record drivers who run red lights faces another committee vote in the legislature. Members of the General Assembly’s Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee are scheduled to consider the bill on Monday. It would give cities with more than 48,000 [...]

Senate Considers Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana


CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The House passed the bill last month 162-161 with Republican House Speaker William O’Brien abstaining from voting, which allowed the bill to move to the Senate. A first offense would be a violation punishable by a $250 fine. The second would be $500. Subsequent offenses would be misdemeanors subject to a [...]

Quick Tips on Landing a Job Out of College


LANDING THAT FIRST JOB Passionate pleas, social media management, the real deal on Career Services and more QUICK TIPS ON LANDING A FIRST JOB From Stephanie Kaplan - Her Campus Media Co-Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief 1) Have a passion for the job you are applying for 2) Crowd-source your resume 3) Never turn down an [...]

NH Senate Considering Greenhouse Gas Law Repeal


CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — For the second time in two years, lawmakers are considering ending New Hampshire’s participation in a regional program to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. The House voted last month to end the state’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative in 2015. On Thursday, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will [...]

Phish Founder Leads Cowbell Cacophony in Vt

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The founder of the rock band Phish led roughly 1,600 cowbell-clanging participants in a challenge to the world record for the largest musical ensemble. Drummer Jon Fishman of the Vermont-based group led what was billed as the “World Record Breaking Event Band” Saturday afternoon. The Burlington Free Press says Fishman and [...]

Mayor Menino Announces New Developments Moving Forward;Creating 400 Jobs

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Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced that the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s Board of Directors approved several projects at its meeting last week.  The 411D Street project in the Innovation District will add two new buildings with approximately 197 units of new rental housing, including 26 innovation units to the neighborhood.  A former nursing home in Brighton, [...]

Everybody is Entitled to be Treated with Dignity

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The FamilyBiz Q&A column provides answers to your family business-oriented questions from the subject matter experts at Thomas D. Davidow & Associates. I just worked with a partnership of four where one of the partners had gone off the “reservation” and they were stuck. They had asked him to resign and he had refused. There [...]

Answers to Your Family Business-Oriented Question

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The FamilyBiz Q&A column provides answers to your family business-oriented questions from the subject matter experts at Thomas D. Davidow & Associates. What is the biggest obstacle to inter-generational dialogue about succession? Actually, there are two obstacles – starting the dialogue and then sustaining it. Starting the dialogue: The question is: where do you begin? [...]

Celebrate Earth Day 2012 at Various Events Across the Commonwealth


Earth Day 2012 will be celebrated on April 22, but residents from across Massachusetts will mark the occasion at local and regional cleanups,environmental festivals and other “green” events over the next several weeks. The venues and themes vary, but a common thread remains: environmental awareness and stewardship. Earth Day events will be taking place at [...]

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