Pamela Boon

Public PPP borrowers leverage the portal

In the first six weeks of operation, the U.S. Small Business Administration said more than one million paycheck protection program borrowers have requested direct remittance through a new portal. Agency officials said the step highlights the effectiveness of the more streamlined process, introduced on August 4 to speed up approvals. …

Read More »

Thousands of Haitian migrants remain in the United States

“At least 25 percent of families include pregnant women,” Mr. Villarreal said. “Some of them have been traveling for weeks from South America in extremely difficult conditions.” Families are tested for Covid-19 upon arrival at the Houston shelter and are then given a change of food, water and underwear, in …

Read More »

New director for Mass MoCA

Kristy Edmunds, an experienced multidisciplinary performing arts leader, will become the new director of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, known as Mass MoCA, in October. Edmunds, currently executive and artistic director of the Center for the Art of Performance at the University of California at Los Angeles, will replace …

Read More »