We are pleased to announce the The primary goal of the "My Ideal School" contest is to promote discussion among students and teachers as to how thoughtful design and construction of schools in Massachusetts supports student engagement and 21st century learning.Read more
The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women are excited to announce that we are hosting our first in-person Youth Leadership and Advocacy Summit on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST at Girls Inc: 125 Providence St, Worcester, MA 01604.Read more
Registration for the 2023 Cadet Exam is now open and ends May 5, 2023
The 2023 Cadet Exam will be held on May 20, 2023
The MBTA is advising riders to plan for additional travel time and longer headways on the Red, Orange, Blue, Green, and Mattapan Lines this week as MBTA engineers continue to perform repair validations and speed verifications following a Department of Public Utilities (DPU) site visit last week. Riders are encouraged to use the T’s Trip Planner tool at mbta.com/trip-planner for a list of travel options, including bus routes that run parallel to subway service.
the team at the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is working hard to recruit lifeguards and pool and waterfront supervisors for the 2023 summer season.Read more
The MBTA issued its Spring 2023 Service Schedules, which take effect at varying times this month. The MBTA typically adjusts service schedules quarterly to reflect the levels of service being delivered.
For a full listing of all upcoming service changes, please visit mbta.com/servicechanges
- Effective March 12, minor departure time changes will take place on the Red, Blue, and Orange lines, and time between trains will be similar to their current frequency. There will be no changes in service to the Green or Mattapan lines. Upcoming subway service schedules are available on mbta.com/subway.
- Effective March 12, some bus routes will operate with more frequency, one route with less frequency, and some routes will undergo routing or departure time changes. If a route or bus stop is affected by these schedule changes, the MBTA advises riders to use Trip Planner to find the most up-to-date service options. Upcoming bus service schedules are available on each route’s individual webpage available on mbta.com/bus.
- Effective March 27, East Boston ferry service will resume for the season. Effective Memorial Day weekend, weekend service will also resume between Hingham, Hull, Logan Airport, and Long Wharf. Upcoming ferry service schedules are available on mbta.com/ferry.
- Upcoming spring 2023 schedules for the Commuter Rail will be available soon. There will be no changes in RIDE service.
The Massachusetts Health Council is having a "Mental Health Matters: Student Expression Contest"
As you are aware, during the pandemic extra Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits have been available each month to help families buy food (minimum of extra $95/month per household). Due to recent action by the federal government, these benefits are ending February 2023. This means that over 640,000 households in Massachusetts will receive their last extra federal SNAP payment next Thursday, March 2, 2023.
Help spread the word: join DTA’s Twitter Chat using hashtag #BoostYourSNAPMA Tuesday, February 28 at 2pm EST