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Monday, November 12, 2012
A US Court of Appeals panel upheld a lower court ruling saying that a company policy violated state laws.
Starbucks owes baristas across Massachusetts more than $14 million for “violating state laws preventing supervisors from sharing in tips pools,” reported The Boston Globe. A US Court of Appeals panel upheld a lower court ruling on the issue in which “Starbucks baristas challenged the Seattle coffee chain’s practice of requiring them to share tips with shift supervisors, according to a class-action lawsuit filed in 2008,” reported The Globe. The ruling reportedly affects about 11,000 baristas who worked in Starbucks between 2005 and 2001. Norwood's Starbucks location is at Route 1 and Dean St.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The Massachusetts State Treasury has identified $60 million in unclaimed property that is owed to hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents. Are you one of them?
If you've ever wished for money to (figuratively) fall out of the sky, you may be in luck. The state's treasury office has identified more than $60 million in unclaimed property that is owed to hundreds of thousands of individuals, charities and businesses. Just in the last six months, thousands more names have been added to the list of people who are owed more than $100. One in ten people in Massachusetts has unclaimed property in their name. Past individuals with claims have included Tom Brady, Steven Tyler, Chelsea Clinton, Governor Deval Patrick, and Senator Scott Brown. “This new list is just the tip of the iceberg," said Treasurer Steven Grossman. “This is not the state’s money. It belongs to the citizens of the Commonwealth. We …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Two local nurses were honored in the paper's special section.
Judy Dynan, of Norwood, and Sharon Valle, of Braintree, were recently honored in the Boston Globe’s 2012 “Salute to Nurses,” a special section published annually which celebrates dozens of outstanding men and women in nursing across Massachusetts. Nurses included in the issue are nominated by those who know them, and whose lives they have memorably impacted. Valle, a nurse at Ellis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Norwood, and Dynan, an oncology nurse at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, were both trained in the Practical Nursing Program (Postsecondary Programs Division) at Blue Hills Regional Technical School in Canton. Valle graduated in 2004 (she went to high school at Blue Hills Regional as well, studying Health Services …
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Costumes, decorations, and candies have retail spending for this holiday soaring.
We ask Norwood Patch readers a different question every weekday at noon. Questions could range from local decisions made by officials, to state issues, to national politics and entertainment. Whatever it is, we want to know what NORWOOD thinks! To answer, use our comments section below. The Boston Globe reported today that The National Retail Federation is predicting that Halloween spending will hit $6.9 billion this year - which is an 18 percent increase from last year. With all the parties, trick-or-treaters, contests and other Halloween fun, it's no wonder people are spending the big bucks for October 31. Do you spend big for Halloween? How do you manage the costs of costumes, candy, and creepy decorations?
Monday, October 10, 2011
A spokesperson told the Boston Globe the mother was about to give birth when they got her in the ambulance.
According to the Boston Globe Metro Desk, a Boston EMS crew delivered a baby girl to a Norwood couple on I-93 Monday afternoon. Boston EMS spokesperson Jennifer Mehigan told the Globe the couple was on their way to the hospital when the mother went into labor. They called 911 and a training ambulance crew responded. The crew delivered baby Serene at 1:24 p.m. on Interstate 93 at Morrissey Boulevard, Field Training Officer Miguel Diaz told the reporter. Mother, father and baby were transported to Massachusetts General Hospital and are doing well, Mehigan said. The parents’ names were not available.