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Client Alert: Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Client Grandis Homes LLC Breaks Ground on Timber Crest Estates and Kingsbury Village

Congratulations to RIW client Grandis Homes LLC for breaking ground on Timber Crest Estates and Kingsbury Village in Medway, Massachusetts.  Once completed, Timber Crest Estates and Kingsbury Village will consist of 136 single-family homes, clustered throughout a 170-acre development site in Medway. Attorney Christopher Agostino was lead counsel for Grandis Homes throughout the permitting process. …

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POSTED IN: Commercial Real Estate, News

Happy Holidays from Ruberto, Israel & Weiner

To our clients, friends, and colleagues, In these times of distancing and separation, we can still be together in spirit to support one another. This holiday season, RIW has made gifts to the following organizations which are making a difference in the lives of those most affected: Behind You The Greater Boston Food Bank Restaurant…

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Client Alert: Protecting the Health and Financial Decision-Making of Your College-Age Child

Whether in-person or by remote learning, the start of the college school year marks an important rite of passage for many parents, who rightly fret over many issues surrounding this significant transition. Will my child adapt to a new environment? Will my child make friends? Will my child enjoy and succeed in his or her…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, COVID-19, News, Trusts & Estates

Webinar Recording: Minimizing Estate Taxes In Advance of Election – Related Tax Code Changes

Thanks to all those who could join us for RIW’s “Minimizing Estate Taxes In Advance of Election – Related Tax Code Changes” webinar. For anyone that would like to review the program or for those of you who couldn’t make it, here is a link to the recording of the webinar. Additionally, here is a link…

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POSTED IN: Events, News, Trusts & Estates

Client Alert: Massachusetts House Bill Proposes to End Local COVID-19 Permitting Stay as of December 1, 2020

Earlier this year, we reported that House Bill 4617 effectively stayed the expiration of local approvals and permitting deadlines as of March 10, 2020 in response to COVID-19. Governor Baker also issued COVID-19 Executive Order No. 17, which stayed permitting activity before state agencies. Both the state and local orders were originally set to expire,…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Commercial Real Estate, COVID-19, News

Jeremy Y. Weltman Joins Ruberto, Israel & Weiner’s Litigation Department

RIW is pleased to announce that Jeremy Y. Weltman has joined the firm as a shareholder in our Litigation Department. Jeremy’s wide-reaching litigation practice focuses on finding successful resolutions to his clients’ legal issues. He represents both individuals and companies across a range of industries including hospitality, real estate, construction, healthcare, restaurant, and retail. Jeremy’s…

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POSTED IN: Litigation, News

Upcoming Webinar: Minimizing Estate Taxes In Advance of Election – Related Tax Code Changes

The RIW Trusts & Estates Group will host the “Minimizing Estate Taxes In Advance of Election – Related Tax Code Changes” webinar on Wednesday, October 21 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM EST. WEBINAR INFO: The Biden Tax Plan contains estate tax proposals that could be enacted relatively quickly if Democrats win the White House and…

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POSTED IN: Events, Trusts & Estates

RIW Attorney Catherine Barton Rossetti Promoted to Executive Board with the Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce

Congratulations to RIW estate planning attorney Catherine Barton Rossetti on her promotion to the Executive Board with the Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce. The mission of the Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce is to foster a thriving business community that facilitates connections between businesses, builds engagement between businesses and residents, and contributes to long term…

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POSTED IN: News, Trusts & Estates

RIW Employment Law Attorney David Robinson Will Be a Panelist on ProVisors Business Advisory Webinar Hiring and Managing in the Workplace in the New Normal

The ProVisors Business Advisory Group is hosting a weekly webinar series called “Surviving, Thriving and Growing Your Business Through the Pandemic” from September 29, 2020, to November 10, 2020. RIW employment law attorney David Robinson will be a panelist on the webinar Hiring and Managing in the Workplace in the “New Normal” taking place on…

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POSTED IN: COVID-19, Employment Law, Events, News

Client Alert: Step II of Phase III Reopening Plan Announced

On September 29, 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that effective Monday, October 5th, lower risk communities* will be permitted to move into Step II of Phase III of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan with the following restrictions:     Indoor performance venues will be permitted to open with 50% capacity with a maximum of 250 people….

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