A Boston College–funded study by independent research firm Econsult Solutions concluded that the University’s annual economic impact on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is $3.3 billion, according to a University release.
In a Dec. 8 Student Assembly (SA) meeting, the SA voted not to add an act passed by the Community Relations Committee to the meeting’s agenda. The proposed act would have amended the UGBC Constitution and Standing Rules to introduce a speaker of the SA.
The National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM) has awarded Rev. John F. Baldovin, S.J., a professor of historical and liturgical theology at Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry, with the 2021 Jubilate Deo Award, according to a University release.
The MBTA announced its plans to reconstruct three commuter rail systems on the Worcester Line in Auburndale, West Newton, and Newtonville. The 30-percent design, which includes the conceptual design and preliminary engineering, will improve accessibility for riders with disabilities and accommodate for bidirectional service, according to the MBTA.
With a purple shirt, purple hair extensions, and purple shoelaces, Emily Kuhl, case manager of the Newton Senior Center, sported the official color of Alzheimer’s. On her wrist she wore a stack of bracelets, earned for completing the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Newton Cultural Council (NCC) is now accepting grant applications to fund local arts, science, and humanities projects in the city. “These grants are extremely important because they support the local arts and culture sector in our community,” Paula Gannon, director of Newton cultural development, said. “Every year, the decisions on who to fund are made…