Quincy Climate Change Public Survey

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), in partnership with the City of Quincy, has released a Coastal Adaptation Plan survey. The survey, found at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/quincyclimate, asks residents and business owners what concerns them most about climate impacts in Quincy, and what should be done to remain resilient. A Coastal Adaptation Plan Forum was held on Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the Germantown Neighborhood Center in Quincy. The Forum offered locals a chance to learn about climate change and its impacts on the natural environment, Quincy’s developed areas and its infrastructure, its coastal areas, local health, and the local … Continue reading

Senator Eldridge Votes to Override Governor’s Vetoes on Education, Housing, Economic Development and Local Aid

BOSTON –Senator Eldridge (D-Acton) voted to take final action on the FY16 budget. These veto overrides will enhance support for Massachusetts residents and municipalities, and ensure that local programs, education funding, and economic development initiatives are well funded by the legislature. “I’m pleased with investments the Senate and House has made in the FY16 budget that will make a difference in people’s lives, expand the Earned Income Tax Credit, reform the MBTA, begin reform on our criminal justice system, and increase the oversight of protective services for children,” said Senator Eldridge. “I also offer great praise for Senate Ways and … Continue reading