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Adopting in Massachusetts: How to Apply

Adopting in Massachusetts: How to Apply posted on Apr 28

Whether you have struggled to have a child or always planned to adopt, choosing to adopt is an incredible gift for your family and a child in need. Many of the children waiting to be adopted in Massachusetts have experienced loss and hardship, and just   …Continue Reading Adopting in Massachusetts: How to Apply

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National Teacher Appreciation Day: Become a K–12 Teacher in Massachusetts posted on Apr 26

National Teacher Appreciation Day: Become a K–12 Teacher in Massachusetts

May 3 is National Teacher Appreciation Day, in honor of teachers across the country who work so hard to educate and inspire our children. It’s also the day that the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) will announce the Massachusetts Teacher of the Year   …Continue Reading National Teacher Appreciation Day: Become a K–12 Teacher in Massachusetts

Submit Your Photos for the 2017 Massachusetts Agricultural Calendar posted on Apr 21

Submit Your Photos for the 2017 Massachusetts Agricultural Calendar

This is a guest blog post from the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR). If you are a recreational photographer who enjoys capturing images of agriculture — whether it’s farm scenes, animals, or delicious produce — join MassGrown and Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom (MAC)   …Continue Reading Submit Your Photos for the 2017 Massachusetts Agricultural Calendar

Preventing Child Abuse in Massachusetts posted on Apr 19

Preventing Child Abuse in Massachusetts

This is a guest blog post from the Children’s Trust. Earlier this month, the Children’s Trust joined with Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito to announce April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Children’s Trust was created by the Massachusetts Legislature in 1988. Our mission is to   …Continue Reading Preventing Child Abuse in Massachusetts

One-Stop Career Centers: Brenda’s Story posted on Apr 14

One-Stop Career Centers: Brenda’s Story

Brenda Francis, the director of the Greater New Bedford Career Center, discusses the services available to job seekers across the Commonwealth at One-Stop Career Centers, including job training, job search help, career counseling, and more. “I’m Brenda Francis, and I’m the Career Center Director here   …Continue Reading One-Stop Career Centers: Brenda’s Story

Getting Married in Massachusetts: Before the Wedding posted on Apr 12

Getting Married in Massachusetts: Before the Wedding

If you’re planning your dream wedding in the Bay State, congratulations! Whatever your theme or guest list — should you invite Aunt Edna or your second cousin Joe? — there are a few things you’ll need to do before the big day to make sure   …Continue Reading Getting Married in Massachusetts: Before the Wedding