Featured - For home page featured article

Office Of Consumer Affairs Offers Tips To Stay Safe On Halloween

jack o lantern

Undersecretary of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation Barbara Anthony offered the following tips to the children, staff and parents from the Transportation Children’s Center on how to stay safe on Halloween. “Halloween kicks off a season of fun holidays and we want to keep an eye out for our smallest consumers” said Undersecretary of Consumer [...]

Patrick-Murray Administration Announces 27 Grants For Energy Projects At Massachusetts Farms

tractor farming

The Patrick-Murray Administration awarded 27 grants totaling $325,000 to Massachusetts farmers to implement renewable energy systems and improve energy efficiency on farms. “These grants will give our farmers the resources for economic success and drive our clean energy future,” said Governor Deval Patrick. “They are a step in delivering on our goal to make Massachusetts a leader [...]

Latest Job and Unemployment Estimates for Local Labor Markets in the Commonwealth


The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development today reported that the September 2012 seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates were down in ten areas; unchanged in three areas; and up in nine areas over the month.   Over the year, the rates are down in all twenty two labor areas. Statewide, the September seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate [...]

Launch: Teaching High School Students How to Start Companies

college students

We are consultants.  We help businesses grow, and love doing it.  But we didn’t know what consulting—or, really, business—really meant, until well past high school. Each of us grew up, like many of us, with a narrow view of potential career paths: Doctor, Lawyer, Teacher, Policeman, Artist, and Business Man – this image of the [...]

Is Ping-Pong the Best Social Connector in an Office?

Screen shot 2012-08-29 at 5.50.57 PM

Here I am, staring at the big board below.  Sure looks like a March Madness bracket for the NCAA Tourney.  But it’s August — what’s up with that?  Well, I give you the W2 Group Ping-Pong Tourney, with 78 employees from Digital Influence Group, Racepoint Group, and the corporate team.  That’s right, 78 people. And [...]

Trinity College Launches New Master’s Degree Program on Health Care Policy

Trinity College

Question: What better place is there to introduce an innovative program focusing on the economic, ethical, legal and behavioral aspects of the delivery and administration of health care than the Insurance Capital of the United States? Answer: There is no better place than Hartford. So Trinity has stepped up to the plate, introducing a graduate-level [...]

Report Reveals How Prepared Mass. Students are for College

college students

The Patrick-Murray Administration announced that Massachusetts students continue to outperform the nation on the ACT test, an annual predictive indicator of college and career readiness for many high school graduates. According to this year’s ACT results, Massachusetts 2012 graduates had an average composite score of 24.1 out of a possible 36, higher than five years [...]

Veterans Charity Ordered to Stop Alleged Deceptive Fundraising


A court ordered a veterans charity and its professional fundraisers to stop a number of alleged deceptive practices in their efforts to raise money, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced this week. The preliminary injunction, issued Thursday, was obtained in conjunction with a lawsuit filed by the AG’s Office against a Somerset charity, Bay State Vietnam Veterans, Inc. [...]

Two More Connecticut Residents Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

west nile

The State Mosquito Management Program today announced that two more residents have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) infection. These results bring the total number of human cases of WNV infection in Connecticut to four this year. The state also announced that mosquitoes trapped in Voluntown on August 13 tested positive for WNV. The [...]

Energy Loans, Grants Still Available for Tornado Victims


ReBuild Western Massachusetts officials are urging owners of homes and businesses damaged by last summer’s tornadoes to take advantage of its program, which provides loans and grants to building owners for energy efficient upgrades. The deadline to register is October 1, 2012. Since its launch last fall, the ReBuild Western Massachusetts program, funded by the [...]

Our Authors

Follow New England Post

Log in | Maintained by BlackDoor Creative