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NEWENGLANDCONDO.COM  NEW ENGLAND CONDOMINIUM   -DECEMBER 2020     3  Yale Robbins   Publisher  Henry Robbins   Executive Vice President  Joanna DiPaola   Associate Publisher  Hannah Fons   Senior Editor  Darcey Gerstein   Associate Editor  Pat Gale   Associate Editor  Shirly Korchak   Art Director  Anne Anastasi   Production Manager  Alan J. Sidransky   Staff Writer  Alyce Hill   Director of Sales  Copyright 2020 by New England Condominium Magazine LLC, dba Community Association Publishing.All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without prior written permission. New England Condominium is published monthly in New York, New York by New England Condominium Magazine LLC, dba Community Association Publishing, 205 Lexington Ave., 12th Floor, New York,   NY 10016. 508-753-4630. ISSN 1550-946X. Periodical postage paid at New York, New York and additional mailing o   ces. Subscriptions are available free by request to condominium and homeowner associations. POSTMASTER: Please send address changes to New England Condominium Magazine, 205 Lexington Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10016. FREE Subscriptions for Board Members, Trustees, Property Managers and Real Estate Decision   Makers. To Subscribe, please visit us at:   TABLE OF CONTENTS  T            . COVID-   ........    It’s become axiomatic that over time, technology gets smaller, more efficient, and   more capable of multiple increasingly sophisticated and specialized tasks. Think   about your mobile phone. There was a time in the not-so-distant past that its   predecessor, the car phone, was tethered to the inside of your vehicle, and its sole   task was to make voice telephone calls. Now consider your current smartphone.    It’s everything from a multi-option means of communication to a pocket-size ency- and developments to draft emergency contingency plans as a matter of law, and   clopedia, placing pretty much the whole of accumulated human knowledge in the   palm of your hand.   P                H             P       .......    The holidays: a time for upholding long-standing traditions, usually involving   festive gatherings of family and friends, communal meals, sacred services, gift   exchanges, visitors, and, invariably, crowds—until this year, that is.   F    S      P     ...... .    When a crisis hits a multifamily community—or any other organization—the dif-  ference between a good outcome and a disastrous one is often a matter of simple   preparedness. Residential communities in particular need to have a plan in case   of an emergency, whether that emergency takes the form of COVID or hurricane,   earthquake, or fire. Some states and municipalities require multifamily buildings   some don’t—but in any event, they are always a must-have for the safety of your   community.  P    ................   8.586 8.586  8.586  19.2202  5.405  3.5595  5.4705  5.754  2.415  6.927  8.8837  2.9965  5.1466  6.213 3.27754.8925  4.7595  4.5885  2.185  3.8475 4.75  4.9685

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