Governor Dannel Malloy wants to sell his transportation plan to businesses as a way to boost economic growth. He began with a company that likes to think differently about the way its employees get to work: insurance giant Travelers.
Its hard to miss Janet Echelmans massive new public art project on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. The award-winning Brookline residents 2,000-pound sculpture is suspended between three skyscrapers and appears to be floating above the park.It was no small feat to install the Greenway Conservancys latest effort in its quest to bring more ambitious public art to Boston.Police redirected traffic away from closed-off streets around the Greenway while six cranes did a ballet beginning in the wee hours...
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The University of Hartford's Hartt School will graduate its last organ major in May. Once a robust program, Hartt made the tough decision to abandon the organ program two years ago. Alumni of the organ program will gather this weekend to say goodbye to the school's pipe organ, which has been sold to a church on Long Island.
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