He calls it â€œThe Cheese Wedge.â€ Chad Conwayâ€™s bright yellow automobile is one of the most unusual cars youâ€™ll see on the road, even in an age when smart cars and hybrids are becoming more common. The small, angular car is an electric model built in the 1980s called a Comuta-Car. It was one of 3,000 built by a Florida-based company called Commuter Vehicles Incorporated, Conway said.
The Department of Education has released the spring scores for MCAS, along with the district's accountability report under the federal No Child Left Behind Act (also known as Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP.) Click here to download a PDF with the scores, reports and analysis.
State Representative Daniel Webster (R â€“Pembroke) lashed out at Beacon Hill Democrats attempting to build support for a bill to fill the vacant US Senate seat left with the passing of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy. This afternoon, the full assembly of the Massachusetts House of Representatives debated a legislative proposal that would grant the Governor unilateral authority to appoint an interim successor. Webster was deeply concerned with this initiative given the fact that Beacon Hill Democrats had previously rejected such a proposal.