The City of Medford presents ‘Medford Day’ on Sunday, June 4 from 1-4pm behind the Andrews Middle School. This outdoor spring festival will celebrate the diversity of Medford and the businesses, organizations, neighborhoods, and citizens that call it home. Continue reading Medford Day’ Community Festival on June 4
Mayor Stephanie M. Burke is excited to announce the 2017 Summer Recreation Program. Registration is now open for over 20 athletic and hands-on programs. Athletic clinics include soccer, flag football, softball, Continue reading City of Medford Summer Recreation Program Registration Now Open
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Steven Edwards, 36, of Wakefield, was arraigned yesterday in Woburn Superior Court and charged with two counts of rape, assault and battery and two counts of violating a restraining order in connection Continue reading Wakefield Man Arraigned in Connection with Alleged Sexual Assault
Pictured above are Chef Ken Oringer, Jill Shah of the Shah Family Foundation, Deb Ventircelli, deputy director of BPS Food and Nutrition, Lawrence Parks of Welbilt, Jennie Hall, kitchen manager of East Boston High School, Continue reading Boston:Chef Ken Oringer launches Hub and Spoke Fresh Food Pilot Program
(Pictured L to R: Jenna Coccimiglio of the Malden Chamber, Debbie Murphy of Dockside Restaurants, Andrea Bezemes of Brookline Bank & MCC Board Member, Lisa O’Loughlin of Intercity Home Care & MCC Board Member, Patty Kelly of Housing Families & MCC President, Mayor Gary Christenson, Shane Smyth of Hugh O’Neill’s, Gregg Ellenberg of the YMCA & MCC Board Member, Cristina Sadler of New England Coffee, Debbie Amaral of the YMCA of Malden and Nicole Frattura of Hoff’s Bakery)
Chamber donates $1,000 from recent Taste of Malden event to YMCA of Malden’s Summer Youth Food Programs.
Continue reading Chamber donates $1,000 from recent Taste of Malden event to YMCA of Malden’s Summer Youth Food Programs
Provides Funding for Sporting Equipment
BOSTON — Wednesday, May 24, 2017 — New England Patriots player Rob Gronkowski presented a check for $70,000 toward athletic equipment for female athletes to the Boston Public Schools (BPS) and five other New England school districts in a ceremony today at White Stadium in Jamaica Plain. Continue reading Gronk Nation Youth Foundation Makes Donation to Boston Public Schools Athletics
Posted by LISA EVANGELISTA
(From the desk of Rita DiCarlo, Director, Foreign Language)
At the end of the mini-course on Arduino, students pose with Italian teacher Armando Zona; Professor Domenico Teker from the Italian Consulate; Foreign Language Director, Ms. Rita DiCarlo; Arduino instructor, Andrea Centurrino; and Science Director, Rocco Cieri Continue reading Italian Students at Medford High School Learn Lessons In Electronics Using Arduino
Posted by LISA EVANGELISTA
Pictured Left to Right: Martha McCarthy, Advisor, Shawn Driscoll-Gomez, Michaela Maunsell, Alana Manning, Anna Caroline De Araujo Retich, Lisa Berube, Advisor/Cooperative Education Director, and Dr. Heidi T. Riccio, Principal/Director, MTHS Continue reading Medford Tech Students Inducted Into National Technical Honor Society
Posted by LISA EVANGELISTA
Calling Veterans of the Vietnam War
The Boston Red Sox and Home Base invite you on the field at Fenway Park!
Continue reading Boston Red Sox Invite Vietnam Veterans On Field At Fenway Park!
BOSTON – Wednesday, May 24, 2017 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the City of Boston’s Office of Arts and Culture, in partnership with the Mayor’s Mural Crew, the Boston Art Commission and Mass Poetry recently installed a new round of Raining Poetry in neighborhoods around Boston. Continue reading MAYOR’S OFFICE OF ARTS AND CULTURE & MASS POETRY ANNOUNCE 2017 RAINING POETRY INSTALLATIONS
On Saturday, May 20th from 9AM-5PM the City of Everett will be holding the first ever City-Wide Yard Sale. This year, as part of the City’s 125th Anniversary, Mayor DeMaria and the Chamber of Commerce have coordinated the event, Continue reading CITY OF EVERETT TO HOLD FIRST EVER CITY WIDE YARD SALE ON MAY 20TH
On Thursday, May 11th Mayor Carlo DeMaria toured the training facility for the New England Center for Arts & Technology (NECAT). Continue reading EVERETT MAYOR DEMARIA VISITS NEW ENGLAND CENTER FOR ARTS & TECHNOLOGY
On Thursday, May 11th Mayor Carlo DeMaria joined YouthBuild Boston Executive Director, Ken Smith, regional officials from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, representatives from Suffolk Construction, and many others at an in-progress affordable housing building site in Roxbury. Continue reading EVERETT MAYOR DEMARIA VISITS WITH YOUTHBUILD BOSTON
BOSTON – Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – As part of the Guest Curator Initiative at City Hall, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture will host two photography exhibitions during the month of May and into June curated by professionals from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Institute for Contemporary Art. Continue reading Boston:MAYOR’S OFFICE OF ARTS AND CULTURE ANNOUNCES NEW EXHIBITIONS IN THE CITY HALL GALLERIES
Nomination papers may be obtained at the City Clerk’s office, 110 Pleasant Street, only by a candidate or a person presenting the signed authorization for a candidate. The last day to obtain nomination papers for all candidates will be Friday, July 28. The last day to submit nomination papers will be no later than 5:00 P.M on Tuesday, August 1 for all candidates.
Prior to obtaining nomination papers, each candidate must file with the Clerk’s Office, a statement containing his/her name and address and the office for which he/she intends to run.
Before any voter may be permitted to sign a nomination paper, paperwork must be completely filled out with the candidate’s name and address as they appear on the 2017 voting list, and the office to which he or she seeks nomination.
In order to run for public office, a resident must be at least 18-years old, an American citizen a registered voter in the ward they are running for.
The minimum number of signatures to be certified on nomination papers to place candidates on ballot is as follows:
•Ward Councillor: Signatures required 50; Term 2 years, one Councilor per ward
•Councillor At-Large: Signatures required 200; term 2 year; 3 elected
•School Committee: Signatures required 50; term 2 years’ one per ward
For more information please contact the City Clerk’s office 781-397 7116
http://www.cityofmalden.org/content/nomination-papers-available-june-20th Continue reading Malden: Nomination Papers Available June 20th
By Paul Upton
The Burren in Davis Square was host to a charity concert past Thursday night by Cambridge Police Lieutenant Pauline Wells. Continue reading Pauline Wells Packs the House at the Burren in Somerville
MALDEN — The Irish American Police Officers Association (IAPOA) is pleased to announce that it hosted its 18th annual awards dinner, where it recognized over two dozen police officers for their bravery, humanitarianism and sacrifice on behalf of the communities they serve. Continue reading Irish American Police Officers Association Hosts 18th Annual Awards Dinner
GLOUCESTER — John Rosenthal, Co-founder and Chairman of the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.), and Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade announce that the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative has sent a letter to Reed Cordish, Assistant to President Donald J. Trump, highlighting the critical importance of the Office of National Drug Control Policy as the nation continues to deal with an opioid epidemic that now claims more lives each year than automobile crashes.
The letter, sent yesterday afternoon, was signed by the board of directors and 117 law enforcement partners (including 68 chiefs of police) representing agencies from coast-to-coast. Continue reading P.A.A.R.I. and Over 100 Police Officials Send Letter to White House Regarding Future of ONDCP
CONSIDERING SELLING, CALL US AND WE WILL:
Continue reading WE BUY HOUSES CASH!
Attention all incoming 6th, 7th and 8th grade students!
You are welcome to check out what the Medford Technical High School has to offer. Students can sample a variety of programs in a fun and interactive environment. Continue reading Come and Explore CTE At Medford Tech
The Burlington Police and Fire Departments hosted a number of agencies for an active shooter drill at the Burlington Mall late last month. (Photo Courtesy of Alyssa Papsedero) Continue reading Burlington Police and Fire Host Active Shooter Drill at Mall
NORTH READING — Chief Michael P. Murphy reports that several people were arrested this past Thursday after a joint Municipal, State, and Federal investigation into alleged human trafficking in several communities.
The case, brought forward by North Reading Police Detectives, resulted in five arrests in four communities and freed 10 women from alleged human sex trafficking. Continue reading Statement from North Reading Police Department Regarding Human Trafficking Arrests
Runners and Walkers Will Again Create a “Sea of Pink” at Fourth Annual 5K
Held in Memory of Teacher Colleen Ritzer
Continue reading Thousands to Step Up for Colleen Ritzer on May 7 in Andover
STONEHAM — Police Chief James McIntyre and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Les Olson report that Stoneham High School was briefly placed on lockdown mode after a student dialed 911 and told police that she could hear someone screaming. Continue reading Stoneham High School Briefly Shelters in Place After Student Calls 911
Highlights investments in Boston Fire Department; Honors Commissioner Joseph Finn as Fire Chief of the Year
BOSTON – Thursday, May 4, 2017 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today joined Boston Fire Commissioner Joseph Finn, firefighters, students from the Mather Elementary School and community members in proclaiming Thursday, May 4 as “Firefighter Appreciation Day” in the City of Boston, which honors the important contributions and sacrifices that firefighters make to keep Boston safe. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH, COMMISSIONER FINN CELEBRATE FIREFIGHTER APPRECIATION DAY IN BOSTON
On Monday, May 1st Mayor Carlo DeMaria proclaimed May 1-7, 2017 as Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week. The Mayor met with Superintendent Fred Foresteire, members of the school department, and twelve professionals from Elliot Human Services, and Walker Partnerships to discuss teenagers and youth of Everett with mental health needs in high school, elementary, and middle school. Continue reading EVERETT MAYOR DEMARIA PROCLAIMS THE FIRST WEEK OF MAY AS CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK
Mayor Carlo DeMaria was pleased to join the youth of Everett and their families this past weekend at the Everett Girls Softball Opening Day Ceremony.
You won’t hear this from the National Weather Service!
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is the first to announce a “Storm” coming on May 18, 2017. Less than 1 month away, “Storm The State House” will hit the motorcyclists of Massachusetts. Continue reading MMA News Update: A STORM IS COMING
Visit her website and Like her Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/Killer-Lips-by-Dottie-1927678177461956/
LAWRENCE — Chief James Fitzpatrick and the Lawrence Police Department are warning residents about telephone scams that have been reported to police recently, in which the scam artist speaks Spanish in an attempt to con a resident out of their money or personal information. Continue reading Lawrence Police Department Warns Residents about Spanish-Language Telephone Scams
The Cambridge Compact for a Sustainable Future recently organized an educational workshop on strategies to achieve cost savings through energy efficiency upgrades and renewable energy in multi-family buildings. Continue reading Cambridge Compact Workshop Brings Together Energy Efficiency Programs and Incentives for Multi-Family Buildings
Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Billerica Chief of Police Daniel Rosa have confirmed that three people have died, six remain hospitalized and three individuals were transported to area hospitals, treated and released, Continue reading Middlesex District Attorney’s Office and Billerica Police Investigating Fatal Crash at Lynnway Auto Auction
The City’s Office of Workforce Development is sponsoring an Arts & Culture Job Fair on Wednesday, April 26, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Central Square Library, 45 Pearl Street in Cambridge. Continue reading Cambridge Jobs Fair
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – April 24, 2017 – Join the Department of Public Works to celebrate the City’s first “Arbor Week.” Continue reading City of Cambridge Celebrates “Arbor Week” April 24-28
On April 22, 2017 the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Eduard Abreu, 36 of 572 Essex St., Lawrence for distribution of a class b substance, cocaine and possession with the intent to distribute a class b substance, cocaine. Continue reading Tewksbury Drug Distribution Arrest – Apache Way
BOSTON – The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) and the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) today announced that the 226 – 232 Highland Street E+ Green Building project in Roxbury has been selected as a 2017 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Housing Award Winner, one of three across the country in the “One and Two Family Production Home” category. Continue reading CITY OF BOSTON’S ROXBURY E+ HOUSING PROJECT HONORED BY AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS
Posted by LISA EVANGELISTA
Last week, Medford High School and the Medford Technical High School, celebrated Diversity Week.
Continue reading Medford:MHS/MTHS Celebrates Diversity Week
Neighborhood Trauma Teams in Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, Roxbury and East Boston to strengthen City response efforts Continue reading MAYOR WALSH TO LAUNCH NEW TRAUMA RESPONSE TEAMS
Serving a purpose higher than themselves, we need to honor that.
– Steve Manchester
Continue reading My Father’s War by Charley Valera
Ribbon cutting for updated facilities at Dare Family Services made with CDBG funding
Newton, MA – Earlier today, Mayor Setti Warren, the Newton Planning Department, and Dare Family Services leadership, staff, Continue reading Mayor Setti Warren Speaks out Against President Trump’s Plan to Eliminate CDBG Funds at Local Event Celebrating National Community Development Week
By John P Zafiris Jr
The Massachusetts Society of The Sons of the American Revolution Colonel Henry Knox Regimental Color Guard marched on and fired a musket salute on the North Bridge in Concord ,Massachusetts this past Wednesday on the 242nd anniversary of The Concord Fight April 19, 1775.
Continue reading North Bridge Musket Salute Fired in Concord
Grants Will Support Summer Programming for Youth
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) have announced the release of the 2017 BCYF Summer Grants RFP. Applicants may apply for a 2017 BCYF Summer Grant of up to $4,000 to support fun, safe, Continue reading Mayor Walsh Announces 2017 BCYF Summer Grants for Local Agencies
A 19th century cannonball, which is believed to have contained explosive components, was found in a box of antiques recently purchased by a resident. Continue reading Hull Police and State Police Bomb Squad Respond after Resident Finds Cannonball in Box of Antiques
On April 9, 2017 the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Eric Shaughnessy, 34 of 12 Hovey Street, Dracut and Christine Gray, 42 of 75 Tarbell Street, Manchester, NH for trafficking methamphetamine, over 36 grams, possession with the intent to distribute class a, heroin and class b, cocaine Continue reading Tewksbury Drug Trafficking Arrests – Crystal Meth