News and Events

Any Budding Politicians Among our LMA Students?
Dreaming of a career on Beacon Hill? Perhaps Capitol Hill?
You Could be our Next $25.00 Amazon Gift Card Winner!
Tom Piaseczny of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute won $25.00 to spend on AMAZON because he took our Karma Commuting quiz and signed the safety pledge. Tom is the Chemistry Supervisor of the Clinical Laboratory at DFCI and has been commuting to the LMA f...
Government Center T Station Set to Reopen March 26
According to an interview MBTA General Manager Frank DePaola recently conducted with Comcast News, the Government Center T Station will reopen on March 26, 2016. Station improvements include upgrades to the Green Line Station, Blue Line Station, and...
Like Free Stuff? Win Like Kimberly Did!
Kimberly followed @MASCOLMA on Twitter and she took our WWW.KARMACOMMUTING.COM quiz and signed our safety pledge. Kimberly won a $25.00 Amazon gift card for following us and pledging to be a safer and more courteous commuter. Be like Kim! Follow us...
Temple Israel Names New Senior Rabbi
Earlier this week LMA neighbor Temple Israel announced the selection of a new Senior Rabbi, the first-ever female Senior Rabbi in the institution's 162-year history. 
Are You a Die Hard Winter Cyclist?
The weather be darned! You are a cyclist! And for that dedication we salute you. And, we offer up some wonderful Winter Cycling Tips from our friends at Boston Bikes.  See their 20 Helpful Winter Biking Tips here. 
Eating Healthy in the Cold Winter Months
Brrrr. It's cold. It's dreary. Let's go grab some hot cocoa with extra whipped cream. Or not. It's super easy to get diverted from our fitness and healthy eating goals when it's cold and you just want some comfort food. Mac '...
STEM Summer Camp in the LMA
Looking for educational and fun camp activities for your 8th or 9th grader this summer?
MASCO To Host 2nd Farm to LMA Forum
After a very successful inaugural event last year, MASCO will once again host a forum on incorporating sustainable, affordable organic food into the kitchens of our LMA organizations.  The February 4th event, titled "Working Together to Ad...
Temple Israel Launches New Podcast Series
Temple Israel has launched a new podcast series "Pulpit on the Common" available free on itunes and on Temple Israel's website here. Their first episode, on the topic of criminal justice reform, was hosted by Massachusetts State Senator...
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Coming to Temple Israel
Sure, we're dredging through the cold rainy days of January, but Spring and Summer really are only a few months away! 
Winsor School Names New Head of School
Dr. Sarah Pelmas has been named as Winsor's next head of school, effective July 1, 2016. She will join Winsor from the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C., where she is now associate head and head of the Upper School. She will become on...
Third Thursdays Are Back At The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Looking to add a little more art and culture to your life? The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum recently announced the return of their popular Third Thursdays series, a monthly event which offers artist and spotlight talks and presentations in the ga...
MASCO's Annual Report Online
Sure, we run dozens of shuttles and move more than 12,000 commuters everyday, but we do A LOT more, too! Read about all the other things MASCO does for the betterment of the LMA, including free concerts, safety campaigns, cycling support, snow remov...
Longwood Medical and Academic Area featured as Boston's Hospital Hotspot
In December, the Boston Globe ran a wonderful feature on the Longwood Medical and Academic Area focusing on all things "hospital." While the hospitals are definitely a huge part of the LMA, our prestigious schools, colleges and univers...
Farewell to Hubway...For now
Our beloved Hubway stations closed up shop for the winter on December 31st, a sure sign of Old Man Winter's arrival. However, some Hubway stations will be available throughout the winter in Cambridge. See the information you need here.
And chances are nasty wintry weather is going to mess up your cycling commute. So...failure to plan is planning to fail! Let's get prepared to tackle our winter cycling commutes!
Still Have Shopping To Do?
So you've begun your holiday shopping but have a few last minute gifts to grab? Don't succumb to the boring gift card! 
Squash, Anyone?
The Winsor School is hosting an open house for all MASCO/LMA neighbors on SATURDAY December 12th from 9 am - noon. This event is for squash players and non-players alike. Fully qualified coaches will be available to show you the beginner ropes or twe...
Stay with The VERB in Fenway
Whether you've been dying to check out the newest hotel in the Fenway for it's quirky decor and rock and roll spirit or, (heaven forbid!) you're stuck in the LMA because of a repeat snowmageddon, The Verb has a deal for you!

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