Massachusetts

Clam shack to open on New Bedford waterfront

A drawing of a new cafe and clam shack coming to Pier 3 on New Bedford’s waterfront. The New Bedford Port Authority chose the bid from Stephen Silverstein, founder of Not Your Average Joe’s and owner of The Black Whale and highly anticipated Cisco New Bedford, after it issued a request for proposal. [DRAWINGS BY KYRA AYN HOME] NEW BEDFORD ...

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Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein, discusses “4 BAB LLC v. Beacon Health Options Inc,” where the court dismissed breach claim where the subject amendment did not negate the lease’s early termination rights. Scott E. Mollen Commercial Landlord-Tenant—Lease Provision Permitting Early Termination Was Not Negated by Amendment That Permitted Partial Contraction—Landlord Sought a Declaratory Judgment As To Whether ...

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Mystic Valley Elder Services issues Request for Proposals

Mystic Valley Elder Services has issued a Request for Proposals to fund programs that promote the health, well-being and independence of older adults and to complement or supplement the support activities of primary caregivers. Areas of focus include family caregiver issues and services, special populations such as elders with special needs, isolated, marginalized, LGBT elders and those who are disadvantaged ...

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Historical Commission praises WBDC’s efforts to find reuse for Hale Building

Politics and the City Several weeks ago, the Worcester Business Development Corp. was at odds with the Historical Commission over the future of the long-vacant Hale Building on the grounds of the former Worcester State Hospital. The WBDC petitioned for a waiver to the city’s demolition delay ordinance because it wanted to raze the historic, four-story 27,000-square-foot granite stone building, ...

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Sandwich Library Seeks Temporary New Home

This architectural rendering shows what a relocated and renovated children’s area might look like at the Sandwich Public Library. The town is looking for a temporary place to house the public library so a $3.5 million transformation of the library’s Main Street building can begin this fall. “The Town of Sandwich is hereby requesting proposals from property owners in the ...

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How to choose an HR software system in 2020

Experts share their best advice about how to interact with vendors and cut through the hype to pinpoint the HR software features and functions that matter the most. Once your stakeholders rank their requirements for a new HR technology, how do you find the products with the features that will deliver on those requirements? And how can you scrutinize vendor ...

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4 Massachusetts plans seek TALF program managers

Four Massachusetts defined benefit plans launched searches for an investment strategy focused on the Term Asset-Backed Loan Facility programs. The $190 million Weymouth Retirement System, $179 million Plymouth Retirement System and $165 million Concord Contributory Retirement System are each looking to allocate $5 million to $10 million to a TALF strategy, while the $186 million Watertown Contributory Retirement System is ...

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Water, septic issues could delay Wellfleet housing project

Kathleen Bacon WELLFLEET — A plan to develop 46 units of affordable housing on Lawrence Road may have to be pushed back a year. The Selectboard and the 95 Lawrence Road Rental Housing Task Force on Tuesday hammered out details of the final draft of a request for proposals for the project. But determining the type of septic system required ...

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Looking Forward: Boston Public Schools Will Go Ahead With Choosing New Exam School Test

Supt. Brenda Cassellius said Boston Public Schools (BPS) will go forward with choosing a new exam school test provider for next fall, with several companies considering bids and a bid due date of May 15. During a call with the media, Cassellius affirmed there is an open Request for Proposals (RFP) still out there that has a deadline of May ...

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