Elections season is officially upon us. Here’s the NewTV/League of Women Voters forum featuring the three candidates — from left Rena Getz, Bill Humphrey and Kathy Winters — competing in a preliminary election to run for the ward city council seat representing Ward 5 on Sept. 10.
From a State House News story posted on Wicked Local Newton…
“You can see I am getting old, but there is one thing that I have found improves with age and that is the pleasure of being able to say, ‘I told you so,’”
These weren’t just chickens.
They were beloved by the children and grownups who visited them weekly at Newton Community Farm. The Globe’s Steve Annear has the story.
Lasell College in Auburdale is converting to a university, the Boston Globe reports.
“The change of name makes people recognize that the institution has graduate programs who might not have known otherwise. And it probably is done in part hoping that this designation confers prestige,” said Virginia Shapiro, a Boston University political science professor who is working on a history of US higher educations. “Whether that is true is dubious.”