This, That, and the Other Thing

…a summary of random links I’ve come across recently.

A Boston Globe article about how some non-profits compensate board members mentioned the Worcester-based Alden Trust, which supports education-related projects in Worcester and makes capital grants to institutions of higher ed in the Northeast.  According to the article, the trust pays each of its board members $130,000 a year.  Here’s a list of Alden Trust board members.

There was an Yvonne Abraham column about a WPI professor, Neil Heffernan, who created a tutoring program called ASSISTments that’s currently used in the Worcester Public Schools.

If you’ve wondered about South Station’s train capacity limit (and, really, who hasn’t?), this is a great post.

There was an article in Publisher’s Weekly about Annie’s Book Stop in Worcester.

There was a long discussion on the Sterling Times website about the Open Meeting Law info session in Worcester and especially how it affects three-person boards.

Jaime shared the jewelry work she and her classmates did at the Worcester Center for Crafts.

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