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Lowell Police and federal agents seized guns, heroin, cocaine

WOBURN– Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Lowell Police Superintendent William Taylor announced today that eight people have been arraigned on charges in connection with the trafficking of illegal handguns, rifles, shotguns and illegal drugs.
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Mayor Gary Christenson joined officers and members of the Knights of Columbus Council Post 105 to celebrate their 120th year anniversary! The Knights of Columbus is one of the View full article »

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Tewksbury Memorial High School will be honoring our Veterans at our annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony. Local Veterans will be recognized as well as several of our faculty who have served View full article »

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Cambridge, MA—October 29, 2014 — Today, on the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Cambridge City Manager Richard C. Rossi joined Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and other municipal leaders and agencies to announce the convening of a regional View full article »

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International Design Competition Kicks off and Other Efforts to Prepare for Climate Change
Today, on the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the City of Boston View full article »

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First in the nation, will increase safety measures to protect cyclists

BOSTON – Today the Boston City Council voted unanimously to pass a Truck Side Guard Ordinance, filed by Mayor Martin J. Walsh in conjunction with At-Large Boston City Councilor View full article »

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DEDHAM — Police Chief Michael J. d’Entremont reports that getting around Dedham by car, bike, or foot will now be safer thanks to more than $15,000 in state grants awarded to the Dedham Police Department for safety and enforcement programs.
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Tewksbury Drug Arrest

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On October 29, 2014 the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Bladimir Santos, 26, of 65 Stearns Ave., Lawrence for distribution of crack cocaine and possession with the intent View full article »

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Suspect Connected to Botched C-Store Robbery from Saturday
STONEHAM — Police Chief James McIntyre announces that the Stoneham View full article »

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(D-Medford) – Dean of the Massachusetts Mayors
Sheila and I would like to express our deepest sympathies to Angela and the Menino Family on the passing of our beloved Mayor Tom Menino.
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City Hall will be open until 11:00 p.m. tonight.
Flowers and mementos may be left in City Hall, inside the main City Hall entrance (City Hall Plaza side).
By tomorrow, condolence books will be located in all neighborhood libraries (www.bpl.org/branches) and community centers (www.cityofboston.gov/BCYF/centers/).
Letters and cards may be sent to: Mayor Menino’s Office, Boston University, 75 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215.
Visit tommenino.org for complete information.
Additional details will be shared as they are available.

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“Today the City of Boston mourns together.
“To any who had come to know him, it is no surprise that more than half of Boston had a direct interaction with Tom Menino. No man possessed a greater love for our City, and his dedicated life in service to Boston and her people and changed the face of the View full article »

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Proudly Endorsed By Boston News Group and The Somerville News Weekly!

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Proudly Endorsed By Boston News Group and The Somerville News Weekly!

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Proudly Endorsed By Boston News Group and The Somerville News Weekly!

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(Cambridge, MA) The Inman Square Business Association announced their Second Annual Inman Square Harvest Hoedown event, set for Sunday, November 9 from 12PM to 4PM on Springfield Street in Cambridge. This View full article »

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Nick’s a great guy and please give him your vote this coming November!

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BOSTON — On the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Martin J. Walsh will be joined by local officials to announce a new regional effort to help prepare Boston and the metropolitan area for the impacts of climate change. The event will also include the kickoff of the international design competition, Boston Living With Water, as well as an update on Boston’s climate efforts.
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The State Election will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

Polls will be open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Denise Graffeo, Town Clerk, would like to remind residents of the following voting locations:

Precinct 1​Senior Center​175 Chandler St.
Precinct 1A​Senior Center​175 Chandler St.

Precinct 2​Recreation Center​286 Livingston St.
Precinct 2A​Recreation Center​286 Livingston St.

Precinct 3​Lowell Assembly of God​995 Andover St.
Precinct 3A​Lowell Assembly of God​995 Andover St.

Precinct 4​Library​300 Chandler St.
Precinct 4A ​Library​300 Chandler St.

If you wish to verify your voter registration status or have any questions, please phone the Town Clerk’s Office at 978-640-4355. You may verify your precinct and voter registration status on the internet at:

http://www.sec.state.ma.us/VoterRegistrationSearch/MyVoterRegStatus.aspx

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Monday, November 17
​​6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

​BCYF- Charlestown Community Center
255 Medford Street, Charlestown, MA 02129
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Mayor Gary Christenson recently participated in the annual Diwali Festival hosted by Malden Bhakta Vrinda at the Malden High School. The Festival of Diwali is India’s biggest and most important holiday of the year. Also known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali View full article »

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Medford’s Annual Holiday Celebration will once again be held on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 from 4:30 -
6:30 PM at Medford City Hall. I know it was held on a Saturday afternoon last year, but it was because we participated in the Guinness Book of World Records Caroling Contest.
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Threats Monday and Tuesday. Student Suspect Identified in First Incident.
TYNGSBOROUGH — Police Chief Richard Howe reports that the Tyngsborough Police Department is investigating two separate bomb threats made against Greater Lowell Technical High School this week.
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by Neil W. McCabe

Almost five years ago, The Boston Globe threw itself into the heroic battle to elect Martha Mary Coakley to the Senate.
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Recognized as one of “10 Great Neighborhoods in America” for 2014

BOSTON – This morning, Hero Square in Fields corner will play host to a very special celebration in recognition of the area being named one of the American View full article »

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Attorney General Martha Coakley’s campaign manager Tim Foley issued a press release at 4:13 p.m. yesterday criticizing my answers to questions posed to me by Boston Globe reporters David Scharfenberg and Andrea Estes. View full article »

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BOSTON — Mayor Martin J. Walsh will host his third “Mondays with the Mayor”​ in Hyde Park. “Mondays with the Mayor” is a series of community town hall meetings designed to help Mayor Walsh engage with constituents View full article »

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​Historians, scholars, friends groups, and open space advocates are among these who now have a window into the past as the records of the Boston Parks Commission have been digitized and View full article »

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WOBURN– Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan led a training for English language and citizenship tutors at English At Large in Woburn to raise awareness about the legal rights afforded to victims and witnesses of crime and the resources available to assist them.
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City Councillor Jim Nestor recently hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting of the completed renovations of the historic Waitt’s Mount. Mayor Gary Christenson, City Councillor Barbara Murphy and Malden Redevelopment View full article »

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WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced today that David Homen, 49, of Lowell, was found guilty in connection with the sexual abuse of a child dating back to 2000, during which time he shared a home with the child’s family.
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Discover fun and creativity while exploring the art world with your child in Andover DCS’ new class for kids ages 3-5, Art Exploration! Taught be professional illustrator and portrait artist Nicole Laponius, this class aims to help improve kids’ fine motor skills through paint projects and other age-appropriate materials.
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Will create pay check certainty, protect low income and immigrant workers

BOSTON – Yesterday, Mayor Martin J. Walsh signed an Executive Order establishing payment certification requirements for vendors with city View full article »

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Classes have been scheduled beginning this Sunday/Oct 26th, November 2nd, and November 9th and View full article »

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The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is currently working with other city agencies to develop an integrated plan for open space protection and development.
The City of Boston’s Open Space Plan View full article »

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ARLINGTON — Police Chief Frederick Ryan issues the following statement in response to the successful federal indictment of two alleged human traffickers, whose cases were handled by Arlington Police Detectives:
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Creating a vision for urban agriculture in Boston

BOSTON—Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston’s Office of Food Initiatives announced today the receipt of a $25,000 planning grant from the United States Department of View full article »

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With more than 23 companies from the Kendall Square area signed up and the addition of our Brew Ha-Ha After Party, catered by some delicious local
favorites, this year promises to be the best yet!
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Mayor Gary Christenson welcomed Class of 2014 Malden High School graduates Private First Class Marines Philip West and Andolph Joseph. The young men enlisted in the Marine Corps upon graduation and were in Malden View full article »

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Electronics waste disposal and paper shredding also available to the public

BOSTON — On Saturday, October 25, the City of Boston Public Works Department will recycle and safely View full article »

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As part of Zonta International’s call for action campaign, known as Zonta says NO – a program to end violence against women and girls, the Zonta Club of Malden collaborated with Malden Teen View full article »

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WINCHESTER — Police Chief Kenneth C. Albertelli announces that the Winchester Police Department last evening took custody of an adult Bullmastiff dog that allegedly attacked and killed another resident’s puppy earlier this week.
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Authorities say alleged vandalism, other incidents escalated quickly

WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced today that a Chelmsford man has been indicted on more than 30 charges in connection with a series of alleged actions that concluded with him trying to hire someone to injure his wife.
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Mayor Michael J. McGlynn was pleased to accept a $299,350.00 in grant funding from the Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) Grant Program which will be used towards the construction of the Krystle Campbell Peace Garden.
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Douglas Dukette Sentenced to Life in Prison in 2000 for Murder of Richard Comeau
STONEHAM — Police Chief James McIntyre is pleased to report that a convicted murderer was denied parole recently after only serving 15 years of a life sentence for killing a friend in 1999.
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