Brockton Local Business
Local business in Brockton, MA
Saturday Feb 21 | via WBUR-AM Boston
The Greater Boston Food Bank supplies more than 500 agencies in eastern Massachusetts. This winter's snow has forced the bank to close on the worst days, making food pantries, community centers and homeless shelters wait days for supplies. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via Popular Woodworking
Don't miss tonight's webinar at 8:30 p.m. EST with Yoav Liberman, Designing One-of-a-Kind Furniture. Yoav is a talented artist and furniture designer in New York. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The rejection late last week of proposals for public charter schools in Fitchburg and Brockton is more proof that Massachusetts' once-vigorous charter-school approval process is now broken. With the rejections, Massachusetts will for the first time since 1996 have no new Commonwealth Charter Schools, at a time when tens of thousands of students and families are demanding more options in public education. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via WWLP
The state education commissioner will seek sign-off on new charter schools in Salem and Springfield, but not charters proposed in Brockton and Fitchburg. Mitchell Chester, elementary and secondary education commissioner, will recommend the granting of Horace Mann charters for the Bentley Academy Charter School in Salem and the UP Academy Charter School in Springfield. Comment?
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