Developer, contractor to pay $335K in asbestos case – News – Watertown TAB

BOSTON — A Watertown-based real estate developer and a Vermont-based contractor have agreed to pay up to $335,000 to settle allegations that workers improperly handled, stored and disposed of asbestos-containing material and solid waste during the redevelopment of a former manufacturing site in Lawrence, Attorney General Maura Healey announced Tuestay.

The consent judgments, entered Friday in Suffolk Superior Court, settle allegations that Washington Mills II LLP, the developer and owner of the site, and PC Construction Company, the general contractor, violated the Massachusetts Clean Air Act and the Solid Waste Management Act and their corresponding regulations by illegally handling, storing and disposing of asbestos and solid waste while redeveloping two former manufacturing buildings into a large residential and commercial complex in Lawrence. The AG’s Office alleges that these violations potentially endangered the health of workers at the site, the public and nearby residents in Lawrence – a densely populated environmental

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Spaulding Brighton Nursing and Therapy Center named Best Nursing Home – News – Allston/Brighton TAB

For the third straight year U.S. News & World Report named Spaulding Brighton Nursing and Therapy Center a Best Nursing Home in the 2020-21 survey.

Selected each year since opening in 2017, this recognition places Spaulding Brighton among the 21% of U.S. skilled nursing facilities that have been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report.

Spaulding Brighton earned Best Nursing Homes status by achieving a rating of “High Performing,” the highest possible rating, for both short and long-term rehabilitation. U.S. News gives the designation of Best Nursing Home only to those facilities that satisfy U.S. News’s assessment of the appropriate use of key services and consistent performance in quality measures.

“This past year the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged the entire health care spectrum but nowhere

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