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Dangerous and Toxic Toys to Avoid this Holiday Season

Community Teamwork’s Children Corner hosted this year’s public announcement by the Massachusetts PIRG’s (Public Interest Research Group) of dangerous and toxic toys people should avoid this holiday season.  PIRG spokesman Matthew Wellington, […]

Toys for Tots

The 2013 Applications for Community Teamwork Clients are available now through the department that you normally work with. Ask for an application and complete it, and return it to the person […]

Median Income in Lowell Plummets as Poverty Rises

Associated Press Reports on New Poverty Measure The U.S. Census Bureau released new poverty data this week.  Based on a revised formula that considers not only income but also benefits […]

Number of homeless children rising in MA schools

Education Department Releases Numbers on Homeless Youth In Massachusetts, the public schools identified more than 15,000 homeless children attending classes during the 2011-2012 school year.  This number represents a 15% […]

New Community Teamwork Video!

Learn about Community Teamwork from those who know us best. We partnered with our terrific web development team to capture the heart of Community Teamwork through the eyes of our […]

MA Legislature Keeps Fuel Assistance Offices Open

BOSTON — The Massachusetts House has approved an additional $20 million to help low income families pay their heating bills. The Wednesday vote came as winter approaches and after more […]

Campaign to Raise Minimum Wage Heating Up

Raise Up Massachusetts is conducting a petition drive to raise the minimum wage and ensure that more Massachusetts workers can care for themselves and their family members when they are […]