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Making Playtime a Priority for Kids at Boston Children's Hospital
Being sick is not fun, and it is particularly no fun when you are a kid. Hospitals can be intimidating and daunting places, with all the monitors, alarms, beepers and tubes. Not exactly an ideal children's playground. Renowned entertainer and pro...
Service Changes Coming for JFK, Fenway Shuttle Routes
We've been listening to you, our shuttle riders, about overcrowding issues on our shuttles and increasing service on our JFK shuttle route. We've poured over ridership data and shuttle capacity at peak times, and we've adjusted our servic...
Vets in Blue via JetBlue!
As we celebrate our Veterans this week, MASCO is thrilled to announce that our Travel Partner, JetBlue, has added its newest custom livery, “Vets in Blue.”  
Boston Globe Shines Spotlight on Longwood
Last Sunday the Boston Globe published a special 14-page section on the bustling Longwood Medical and Academic Area. With stories about research discoveries, new medical treatments, intimate patient stories and a list of stuff to do in and around Lon...
Ride the Green Line? We've got GREAT NEWS for you!
Are you ready for new and improved service on the Green Line?? Starting THIS AFTERNOON, Green Line Riders will be able to track above-ground Green Line Train locations!
Emmanuel Students Commemorate September 11, 2001
Emmanuel College's Political Forum, a student group, recruited volunteers to plant 2,997 flags on the lawn near the college's Wilkens Science Center. The flags represent the lives lost on September 11, 2001. This is an annual event for the st...
Stops and Starts in the LMA
Students are returning to the Colleges of the Fenway and Boston Public Schools are back in session, which means Summer is officially ending. In addition to the influx of commuters in and out of the LMA as Summer ends, there's quite a bit of const...
Child Care Openings Available
The LMA Family Childcare Network has openings available for September.  Locations include Brookline Village and Cleveland Circle, Dorchester near Boston Latin Academy and right off I-93, Hyde Park near Milton, Jamaica Plain, Needham and Roxbury....
Bright Horizons at Landmark has Fall openings
Bright Horizons Child Care at the Landmark Centers has open slots this September.  Specifically, the center has part-time openings in the infant and toddler classes, and full-time openings in their pre-school program. Click the link above to go...
New MASCO Buses Roll Through the LMA
Today, our new MASCO buses started rolling through the LMA! What do you think?  Tweet us @MASCOLMA with your thoughts and pictures, and we'll enter your name into our raffle for the chance to win a $50.00 Best Buy gift card!  Popout...
Shuttle Selfie Contest Winners!
And the iPads go to..... Zachary Rothman of Boston Childrens Hospital and Jilliana Jean-Charles of Wheelock College!    
Fleet Fiesta Celebrates New Shuttle Buses with LMA Community.
Hundreds of people in the LMA stopped by MASCO's Fleet Fiesta to celebrate the new MASCO Shuttle Buses. Boston's Baddest Burger Truck served lots of burgers and sandwiches and CupCake City provided the sweetest desserts. People toured the new...
MBTA Fare Increases Coming Soon
You'll have to dig a little bit deeper into your pocket to ride the T beginning July 1st. The MBTA FY15 Fare Proposal increases fares by 5% starting July 1st.  Local bus rides will go from $1.50 to $1.60 per ride, and the subway will increas...
Bright Horizons at Landmark Announces Open House
Bright Horizons at the Landmark Center will have an open house the week of May 19-23 for employees of Dana Farber, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women's, and Boston Children's Hospital.  Please join the staff at Bright Hor...
Preparation and Planning Key to Emergency Response
It’s a little past 9 am on a beautiful spring morning in the LMA. The streets are brimming with commuters, students, patients and visitors. As you settle into your morning routine, fire up the computer, grab an extra cup of...
Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Connects Public Health to Healthy Bottom Line
Go Green! Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! Compost! Those are definitely the buzzwords of the decade. All around us organizations are making sustainability a key priority in their operations, and sustainability is a cornerstone of the wor...
MassArt is Finalist for Second Nature Climate Leadership Award
Massachusetts College of Art and Design is a finalist for the Second Nature Climate Leadership Award, an annual competition among US colleges and universities that are signatories of the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitm...
Feature Story: Dealing With Cancer While in College
No young person expects to go off to college and be diagnosed with cancer. But it happens. Here in the Longwood Medical and Academic Area we have students being treated for cancer away from their home institutions, and students at our Colleges of the...
MASCO Leader Participates in Panel Discussion on State of Transportation in Massachusetts
Last month, MASCO President and CEO Marilyn Swartz-Lloyd participated in a panel discussion on the state of transportation in Massachusetts. Hosted by NAIOP (The Commercial Real Estate Development Association), Secretary of Transportation Richard Dav...
Government Center T Stop Will Close for 2 Years
Important information for LMA commuters who use the Government Center T stop to make their way to the LMA - the station is set to close on March 22, 2014 for two years.  This closure will impact the following transportation services to the LMA:...

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