Chamber donates $1,000 from recent Taste of Malden event to YMCA of Malden’s Summer Youth Food Programs

(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.
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Gronk Nation Youth Foundation Makes Donation to Boston Public Schools Athletics

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

Italian Students at Medford High School Learn Lessons In Electronics Using Arduino

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

MAYOR’S OFFICE OF ARTS AND CULTURE & MASS POETRY ANNOUNCE 2017 RAINING POETRY INSTALLATIONS


Poems located in Back Bay, Copley, Dorchester, Downtown Crossing, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan and Roxbury

 

 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

Boston:MAYOR’S OFFICE OF ARTS AND CULTURE ANNOUNCES NEW EXHIBITIONS IN THE CITY HALL GALLERIES 


Now You See: A Celebration of Courageous Kids, on display in the Mayor’s Neighborhood Gallery on the second floor of City Hall

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 

Malden: Nomination Papers Available June 20th


Nomination papers will be available for the November 17 City Election on Tuesday, June 20

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
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Irish American Police Officers Association Hosts 18th Annual Awards Dinner


The Irish American Police Officers Association Pipes and Drums Band. (Courtesy Photo)

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

P.A.A.R.I. and Over 100 Police Officials Send Letter to White House Regarding Future of ONDCP

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

Statement from North Reading Police Department Regarding Human Trafficking Arrests


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

Stoneham High School Briefly Shelters in Place After Student Calls 911


No Danger Found — School Day Resumed Normally with Minimal Disruption

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

 MAYOR WALSH, COMMISSIONER FINN CELEBRATE FIREFIGHTER APPRECIATION DAY IN BOSTON

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

EVERETT MAYOR DEMARIA PROCLAIMS THE FIRST WEEK OF MAY AS CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK

 

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

Lawrence Police Department Warns Residents about Spanish-Language Telephone Scams

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

Cambridge Compact Workshop Brings Together Energy Efficiency Programs and Incentives for Multi-Family Buildings

 

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’s Office and Billerica Police Investigating Fatal Crash at Lynnway Auto Auction 

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 

CITY OF BOSTON’S ROXBURY E+ HOUSING PROJECT HONORED BY AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS 

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 

Mayor Setti Warren Speaks out Against President Trump’s Plan to Eliminate CDBG Funds at Local Event Celebrating National Community Development Week

 

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

North Bridge Musket Salute Fired in Concord


Photos by Larry Richardson of Larry’s Drive by Pictures

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. 
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