Hallmark Health announces intent to join wellforce

Medford, MA – June 30, 2016 – Hallmark Health, the parent company of Melrose-Wakefield Hospital and Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, today announced that its board of trustees unanimously approved a letter of intent to join Wellforce, the parent company of Tufts Medical Center and Circle Health (including Lowell General Hospital). The vote comes after an exhaustive review process that considered numerous proposals from both local and national providers. “Hallmark Health has a great future in partnering with an organization that shares our vision of providing unparalleled access to high quality, comprehensive, low-cost care, here in our communities. In Wellforce, … Continue reading

Smarter & greener grilling this weekend

June 30, 2016 (Epsom, NH) – Planning to grill this 4th of July weekend? Gas grills, portable fire pits, and patio heaters make outdoor spaces comfortable and desirable places to gather… but it’s important that they are used properly. The Propane Gas Association of New England (PGANE) offers easy-to-follow tips to help homeowners get the most from gas grills and outdoor appliances safely. And if you’re looking to make more environmentally-friendly choices, here’s a tip for Greener Grilling, from Planet Green and the Huffington Post: A report released by the Huffington Post comparing the carbon output of a gas grill … Continue reading

Superintendent Tommy Chang’s end of school year reflection

When we started the 2015-2016 school year, we set out to work as a team. A school year full of victories and challenges is drawing to a close and we feel an incredible sense of purpose for the work that lies ahead. We are focused on building a better Boston Public Schools. Teachers, principals, and staff: we appreciate you for living out the vision of creating safe, respectful, and enjoyable experiences for our students as they learn to become engaged members of society. Our students want to be you one day, with your access to resources and knowledge. Thank you … Continue reading