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MASCO Offers Free Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Classes to Women in the LMA
MASCO is pleased to offer free Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) classes to women working at member institutions in the LMA. Learn realistic self-defense tactics, including hands-on defense training as well as risk reduction and risk avoidance techniques...
The City of Boston Wants to Improve Transportation and They Want to Hear From YOU!
Did you participate in the Go Boston 2030 question campaign? You can now search the Go Boston 2030 website to see what you and your neighbors asked about Transportation Planning in Boston. 
We Want to Hear From YOU
It's been a rough winter, for sure, and we are not even close to being done. We realize that commuting has been a huge hassle, and we've been doing our very best to ensure that our MASCO SHUTTLE service remains as efficient as possible. Over...
MBTA Announces Service Restoration Schedule
The MBTA has released a schedule for service restoration. See the latest schedule here. 
MBTA Operating on Modified Commuter Rail Schedule, Including Multiple Train Cancellations - Tuesday, February 17, 2015 All Commuter Rail lines will operate on a modified weekday schedule on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Commuter Rail service is expect...
No Snow Day for MASCO Telecom Employees
MASCO's Call Center never closes. It's 24/7, rain, shine or SNOW. So when Blizzard Juno blew into town, keeping staffing levels up was a priority.
Dedicated Employees Trek Through Storm to get to the LMA
Yesterday was a snow day for some of us, but not for 'essential employees' at some of our member institutions. These are just two examples of what for sure were many people fighting the elements to get to their jobs on Tuesday. Our collective...
Wheelock College Receives 2014 Presidential Award in Education
This week, President Obama's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll named Wheelock College its Presidential Award Winner in the Education Category. The award is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for i...
MASCO Members DFCI, BCH and MEEI Receive Elite Recognition
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Boston Children's awarded coveted 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital distinction. 
What Can The Many Talented Students At The Massachusetts College of Art and Design Do For You? A LOT!
For nearly 13 years, Lisa Rosowsky, Professor of Graphic Design at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, has partnered with local non-profit organizations to produce printed projects while giving her students exposure to real clients with communic...
MASCO Releases 2014 Annual Report
The Medical Academic Scientific Community Organization (MASCO) released its FY 2014 Annual Report today. The report includes highlights of MASCO's ongoing projects in the LMA as well as a financial snapshot of the company. You can view the report...
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...

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