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Longwood Ave and Comm Ave UPDATES
Great news! Both the Commonwealth Avenue and Longwood Avenue improvement projects are set to be completed this weekend.  The MBTA Green B Line will resume normal service on Friday, August 10, and the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and the Boston...
Street Improvements are Happening - We Promise!
Take heart - it's all worth it! We know commuters are frustrated with all the construction around the area and the less than ideal state of our streets for travel.  MASCO has been working with the City of Boston Transportation Department and the...
It's the great Puppy Pageant at Boston Children's Hospital!
These adorable four legged friends provide a crucial service to the patients and families at Boston Children's Hospital: unlimited love, support and cuddles to ease the anxiety of being in the hospital.    Now, BCH wants to know which pooch is your...
Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Work Begins Again
Commonwealth Avenue Bridge replacement project is expected to bring heavy delays to the area. Construction begins Thursday evening and officials say whether you walk, take the T or drive, you should try and avoid the area as much as possible.   The...
Third Thursdays at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
No plans for tonight? Head over to the Isabella Steward Gardner Museum for Third Thursday! Join them tonight at 5:30pm for "Life of the Party!" Enjoy outdoor gardens, music, art-making, and friends. This lively, social evening features music,...
New Traffic Lanes on Longwood - Work begins 7/15
Safety Improvements Coming to Longwood Avenue - work starts this weekend 7/15 and will continue at night until completion. New street markings will be installed for cyclists, pedestrians and transit riders when the City’s Public Works Department...
5th Time's a Charm?
When it is five years in a row, is it officially a "streak?" We're asking for a friend.... Because our awesome friends and neighbors at Boston Children's Hospital were just named the #1 top pediatric hospital in the country for the FIFTH year in a...
MASCO Releases Newest Numbers of Workforce Powerhouse
Just about every three years, MASCO staff release the latest economic impact numbers as they are reported by our members.  Growth of the LMA, here in our city-wide 213 acres and beyond into the region, continues to swell. Some facts: There are 57,...
It's BAAACCCKKK!
MASCO and its member organizations are thrilled to bring back the popular concert/food truck summer series Bands on Blackfan! June 21st is the first date, same location, with the popular Thinkin' Big Band and food trucks Bon Me, Sate Grill, MoRockin...
Summer is here, but be wary of fun in the sun
There's nothing like a warm sunny day to lift the spirits and get outside and enjoy the warmth of the sun. But - remember that the sun can cause serious damage to your skin, no mater how good you look with a tan. Our neighbors at Dana-Farber Cancer...

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