Four Medfield High School boys' lacrosse players have suffered concussions in 2012 and according to Boston.com, there's a growing concern for head injuries in the sport.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Some employers are asking prospective employees for Facebook log-in information ... should they be?
With thousands of college students graduating this spring, employers will be receiving a plethora of resumes from potential employees ... but will they be receiving Facebook log-in information as well? Maybe. Imagine interviewing for a job and having that employer ask for your Facebook log-in information in order to get a better look at your personal life. That's exactly what some hiring companies are doing across the country, according to a Boston.com report in March. The legality of the move is being called into question, and is actually being brought to the forefront in such states as Illinois and Maryland, where proposed legislation would forbid public companies from asking for such information, according to Boston.com. So Medfield, …
Monday, April 9, 2012
The company allegedly sought payment from the state while being paid by insurers, according to reports.
Sunoco, Inc. has agreed to pay the state of Massachusetts $2.2 million as part of a settlement, according to a Boston.com report Monday afternoon. The money is meant to settle allegations that the fuel company sought payment from Massachuetts for hazardous waste cleanup at gas stations, while simultaneously being reimbursed by its insurers, according to the report. The money was allegedly received from a state fund that was set up to speed the cleanup for environmentally-dangerous leaks from underground storage tanks. As part of the agreement, the company will pay about $970,000 to the cleanup fund and $1.23 million to the state's general fund, according to Boston.com. Sunoco in Medfield is located on Main Street past the Shaw's Plaza.
Monday, January 16, 2012
Although the election is months away, the campaigns are in full swing and two candidates are already calling each other out.
Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat, is challenging Republican Senator Scott Brown for the junior senate seat in Massachusetts. And while the election is not until November, the campaigns are in full swing and the attacks have already begun. Thursday, Brown spoke to small businesses at the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce breakfast. Before and after he spoke, groups were already issuing statement in favor or against him. Warren, a Harvard Law School professor and consumer advocate, this week released her earnings. She took home more than $700,000 in compensation from teaching and consulting fees over a two-year period from 2010 to 2011, reported Boston.com. According to her personal financial disclosure report submitted to the U.S. Senate’s Office …
Friday, December 9, 2011
A report in the Boston Globe Thursday said the MBTA has several proposals on the table, but no final plan is in place.
Facing a mounting deficit and increased infrastructure needs, the MBTA is looking at several proposals that would increase fares between 20-50 percent, the Boston Globe reported Thursday. In documents released to the Globe, one plan prepared for the MBTA looks to increase Charlie Card fares from $1.70 to $2.35 and Charlie Ticket fares from $2 to $3.25. Another proposal recommends charging $338 for a Commuter Rail pass from the farthest suburbs and $80 for a monthly bus and subway pass. According to the Globe, the numbers behind the proposals were put together by the Central Transportation Planning Staff and were recently shared with members of the MBTA's Rider Oversight Committee. No final plan is actually in place. However, according …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Friendly’s closes 63 stores, including the Main Street location in Medfield, as ice cream chain files for bankruptcy.
Monday, October 3, 2011
Medfield native, Brian Murphy, represents eight New England Patriots players as president of Athletes First, a California-based sports agency.