[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The New England Public Policy Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston today released a report highlighting the growing shortage of affordable housing in Massachusetts. The report stressed that despite the best efforts of Massachusetts’ political leadership, the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Christopher Norris | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Mar 24, 2019   The Baker Administration recently introduced legislation to help address the commonwealth’s housing crisis. Although it appropriately identifies zoning reform as a priority, a key element is missing:...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] As a teenager growing up in Brockton, Venice Touze could only dream of running the Boston Marathon. After all, when you are 15 years old, 26 miles is a long way to drive let alone run. A graduate...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] If it wasn’t for Kate Keaney’s husband Paul, she would be running only one marathon this coming April – the Big Sur International Marathon in California. But with encouragement from Paul, Kate applied to be a member of...