Armenian Mirror-Spectator: Armenians of Whitinsville Website Unveiled at Project SAVE Webinar

Armenian Mirror-Spectator: Armenians of Whitinsville Website Unveiled at Project SAVE Webinar. “On June 16, Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archive delved into the world of Whitinsville, a small town in central Massachusetts with one of the oldest Armenian communities in the state. This presentation was cosponsored by the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research and the Armenian Cultural Center.”

News@Northeastern: Want To Understand The Impact Of The Covid-19 Pandemic On Boston? Northeastern Researchers Have Built A Database

News@Northeastern: Want To Understand The Impact Of The Covid-19 Pandemic On Boston? Northeastern Researchers Have Built A Database. “Sudden disruptions to society were immediately apparent: School closures, business shutdowns, new—and in some cases, unprecedented—public health policies. But other pandemic impacts remain hidden, locked away in datasets and public records not yet meaningfully analyzed. The determination to uncover that data—and make it widely available—led a group of Northeastern researchers to construct a ‘data-support system’ from multiple information sources in and around the city of Boston that, when combined, paint a portrait of how communities and neighborhoods were impacted by the pandemic, with particular emphasis on communities and neighborhoods of color.”

City of Boston: City Archives Awarded Recordings At Risk Grant

City of Boston: City Archives Awarded Recordings At Risk Grant. “The Boston City Archives is thrilled to announce that it has been selected as the recipient of a $39,155 Recordings at Risk grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources. The grant will fund ‘Preserving Boston’s Voices: Digitizing the Boston 200 Community Oral History Collection’, a project to digitize oral history recordings of Boston residents collected as part of the Boston 200 Neighborhood History Program in the 1970s.”

HealthLeaders: Food Is Medicine Initiative Launched In Massachusetts

HealthLeaders: Food Is Medicine Initiative Launched In Massachusetts. “The Massachusetts Food is Medicine Service Inventory website has been launched to connect individuals, healthcare providers, and community-based organizations to Food is Medicine services in their communities.” “Food is Medicine” seems pretty self-explanatory but if you want more information on this initiative, check out the Food Is Medicine Coalition Web site.

City of Boston: City Of Boston Archaeology Program Goes Digital

City of Boston: City Of Boston Archaeology Program Goes Digital. “In the fall of 2019, the City of Boston Archaeology Program began the process of fully digitizing some of its most significant collections of artifacts. Funded by a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Program hired Project Archaeologist Lauryn Sharp and Digital Archaeologist Nadia Kline to complete the project. The goal of the project is to make the collections accessible online through a searchable artifact database.”

MassLive: ArtsHub to provide online resource for Western Mass. artists, public

MassLive: ArtsHub to provide online resource for Western Mass. artists, public. “The ArtsHub platform has been designed to organize existing arts-related information in the region and put it into one central, easy-to-find place. Included is an online database of artists and creative entities, feature articles, events calendar and resources such as job opportunities, calls for art, professional development opportunities and space for rent.”

EIN: Boston Pads Now Providing Free Real-Time Apartment Data to Public (PRESS RELEASE)

EIN: Boston Pads Now Providing Free Real-Time Apartment Data to Public (PRESS RELEASE). “Boston Pads has recently launched 32 free public-facing apartment data pages on their website. These reports provide both current and historical insights into important rental market metrics like vacancy rates, availability rates, and average rent prices for all of Boston’s core neighborhoods.”

Amherst Bulletin: Virtual summit to mark launch of Western Mass ArtsHub

Amherst Bulletin: Virtual summit to mark launch of Western Mass ArtsHub. “A new website that will include an online portal with information about local artists and creative businesses throughout the region is set to launch next month. Creators of the Western Mass ArtsHub say the initiative will be the first comprehensive website to list artists in every discipline.”

WBZ: Boston Superintendent Brenda Cassellius Fills In As Fourth Grade Teacher Amid Staffing Shortage

WBZ: Boston Superintendent Brenda Cassellius Fills In As Fourth Grade Teacher Amid Staffing Shortage. “Superintendent Dr. Brenda Cassellius took on a different role Wednesday in the middle of a staffing shortage in Boston schools – classroom teacher. Cassellius and Boston Mayor Michelle Wu have described the return from winter break as an ‘all hands on deck’ situation with COVID-related absences continuing to grow among school staff.”