Government & Politics

State child advocate reports on 40 deaths in 2014

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Reports of abuse and neglect of children in Massachusetts rose in 2014, according to an annual report released Tuesday, which documents the deaths of 40 children receiving state services last year.

Government & Politics

MBTA chief financial officer stepping down

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Jonathan Davis, a longtime MBTA employee who served as its acting general manager for a time, plans to step down this fall from his position as chief financial officer.

 
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Investing in Mass. schools pays off for students, employers, state

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Lists

Top human service nonprofits

Ranked by total revenues for most recent fiscal year

RankNonprofitRevenuesYear founded
1Seven Hills Foundation Inc., Worcester$176,533,779 *1953
2The New England Center for Children, Southborough$72,479,5611975
3Advocates Inc., Framingham$70,736,000 *1975

Sources: GuideStar at www.guidestar.org, Foundation Center Directory at www.foundationcenter.org, individual nonprofits./Compiled by Heide Martin. Note: Data are from FY 2014 unless noted.
* Reported by organization


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