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Needham Man Thriving In Massachusetts Program Celebrating 60 Years
This month, thousands of families will celebrate a milestone anniversary. The Arc of Massachusetts was founded 60 years ago on November 19.

 

PTH Testing Inaccuracy Demonstrates the Need for Mass Spec in the Clinical Lab
Mass spectrometry (MS) is revolutionizing the way that biomarkers are detected and quantified, with proven application in clinical laboratories in toxicology, endocrinology, and...

 

Cambridge synagogue pledges to open arms to refugees
As heartbreaking images from Europe showed the desperate toll of the refugee crisis, a small Cambridge synagogue sent out a daily message to the congregation, words to consider in the weeks...

 

Rakowsky: Make a Career Leap With Ease
Boston PR executive Judy Rakowsky worked in journalism for 30 years—a lifetime in modern professional terms. Eventually, though, she longed to work at a more strategic level. Now she...

 

Liz-Joe pairing would fan Dem flames
“If what we’re lacking in the Democratic Party is excitement, it certainly would excite a significant portion of the Democratic base,” said Democratic strategist Scott Ferson...

 

Gender quotas not the answer
It was a decision felt in corporate boardrooms around the world: Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, will mandate gender quotas to give more women seats at the table. Will, and should, the...

 

Nuclea hires team, including new COO, to market its biomedical products
Nuclea Biotechnologies Inc. has hired a team of scientists from one of the county's leading scientific companies, including a doctor who has become the Pittsfield-based firm's new COO.

 

Bostons public affairs firms: low profiles, big influence
An unknown Democrat unseating a longtime congressman and a member of his own party? That’s not the way things are supposed to happen in deep-blue Massachusetts. But Scott Ferson and his...

 

LSG's Judy Rakowsky on Tom Brady and Deflategate
Commenting as a crisis communications expert just after Tom Brady's first press conference on Deflate-gate.

 

Seth Moulton beats Richard Tisei in run for 6th District seat
Seth Moulton, an Iraq war veteran and first-time candidate, swept to victory as a change agent for the Sixth Congressional District on Tuesday, denying Massachusetts Republicans their best hope of...

 

LSG Senior Advisor Joe Shortsleeve to co-host WMEX show
Liberty Square Group Senior Advisor Joe Shortsleeve will co-host the new 1510 WMEX show, titled 'Shortsleeve & Mac', with public relations strategist Diane McNamara starting February...

 

Nuclea Mass Spec Plans Take Shape with Upcoming Launches of RUO, Clinical Assays
NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) – Nuclea Biotechnologies this month will launch a set of mass spectrometry assays covering roughly 55 protein biomarkers as part of its recent move into mass spec-based...

 

Columbia Point gives way to upscale Harbor Point
When Keiwon Crump was 6 years old, just venturing out of his family’s apartment in the Columbia Point housing project was frightening. He often sprinted to his destination, fearful of the...

 

Martin OMalley to test Granite State waters
“There’s room for a Hillary Clinton alternative,” said Democratic strategist Scott Ferson. “He’s not Scott Walker to Jeb Bush, but if it turns out that ‚Ä®every other...

 

Liberty Square Group welcomes Joe Shortsleeve to help expand its strategic communications practice
 BOSTON – The Liberty Square Group (LSG) is expanding its Boston office with the addition of Joe Shortsleeve as a Senior Adviser. LSG is a strategic public affairs firm that offers...

 

Kennedys power lives on through former staff members
For decades, Kennedy served as the most visible and powerful conduit between Boston and Washington, a constant presence on shuttle flights, often accompanied by his Portuguese water...

 

Enter Blue Lab group, stage left: New Boston-based consultancy markets campaign-for-hire model, but some say it turns politics into business as usual
At an office space in Boston, a candidate for Congress recently held a strategy meeting in the conference room. In a nearby glass-walled room covered in posters from bygone Democratic campaigns, a...

 

Tech startup process a model for political trail
The Blue Lab is buzzing with the familiar energy of yet another local startup convinced it is on to the next great thing. Workers, many in their 20s, hover over laptops and cellphones, checking...

 

LIBERTY SQUARE GROUP WELCOMES CHIP PAYSON
The Liberty Square Group is pleased to announce the addition of Chip Payson as director of state and federal government affairs and communications. Mr. Payson brings nearly two decades of...

 

Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce names LSG Business of the Year
Liberty Square Group is recognized as the Business of the Year by the Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce.