Author: Mark Fuechec

  • Negotiations Between Emerson Service Workers Union, University at Standstill

    Emerson College staff have been meeting as much as twice a week after redoubling efforts to conclude 20 months of negotiations between their union and the university’s management. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 888 Emerson Staff Union was created in late 2017 and has 140 members that provide administrative services and support to […]

  • Climate activists Protest Back Bay Tower’s Pipeline

    Climate activists Protest Back Bay Tower’s Pipeline

    On Saturday, April 21, over 100 protesters rallied against the construction of an incoming natural gas pipeline by marching from Boston Public Library to the base of 1 Dalton Street, a 742-foot skyscraper in the middle of Boston’s Back Bay. The tower is the one known customer of a planned 4,100-foot National Grid pipeline, approved […]

  • Program That Brings Classical Music to Shelters Receives Grant

    Program That Brings Classical Music to Shelters Receives Grant

    Photo: Julia McKenzie, Rebecca Strauss, and Rebecca Miller at Dimock women’s programs at Shelter Music Boston’s holiday concert in 2017. Courtesy. A private, boston-based charity is investing in music as a way to lift the spirits and lives of the city’s homeless. Shelter Music Boston (SMB), which employs professional musicians to perform classical concerts in […]