BOSTON – Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment in partnership with Country 102.5FM radio today announced that Scott McCreery will headline the second annual Country in the City Concert, Continue reading MAYOR WALSH AND COUNTRY 102.5FM ANNOUNCE SCOTT MCCREERY WILL HEADLINE 2ND ANNUAL COUNTRY IN THE CITY, FREE CONCERT ON CITY HALL PLAZA
This year’s 18th annual Boston Comedy Festival is packing 9 days of comedy into 5 days of funny. Continue reading Big laughs for Somerville and Boston Comedy Festival
Boston–Boston high school students are invited to apply to Boston Centers for Youth & Families’ (BCYF) Youth Advisory Committee (YAC). Continue reading Boston BCYF Now Recruiting for 2017-18 Youth Advisory Committee
City to collect items Tuesday through Thursday this week to ship to Texas
BOSTON – Monday, August 28, 2017 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the City of Boston is sponsoring a ‘Help for Houston’ Drive starting Tuesday, Continue reading MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES ‘HELP FOR HOUSTON’ DRIVE TO AID THOSE IMPACTED BY HURRICANE HARVEY
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – August 24, 2017 – The City of Cambridge is sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste collection day on Saturday, September 9th, from 9am to 1pm in the Field Street Parking Lot at Danehy Park.
Continue reading Cambridge-Household Hazardous Waste Day Scheduled for Saturday, September 9th in Danehy Park Field St. Parking Lot
Budding artists ages nine and up are invited to join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for its popular fall series of ParkARTS Watercolor Painting Workshops during the month of September at six Boston locations. The series of free workshops is just one of the many offerings of the 21st annual ParkARTS program sponsored by Holly and David Bruce. Continue reading Boston PARKARTS WATERCOLOR WORKSHOPS RETURN IN SEPTEMBER
DEDHAM, Mass (August 21, 2017) – Feel good, do good and look good this September by donating blood or platelets with the American Red Cross and get a free haircut coupon from Sport Clips Haircuts. Continue reading Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts offer free haircut coupon to blood and platelet donors
by LISA EVANGELISTA
A Special Invitation to Current Parent Leaders and Parents Interested in
LEADERSHIP ROLES in the MFN!
Please join us as we gather together for
“Conversation, Cool Cuisine, and Child Care” Continue reading Medford-MFN Looking For Parent Leaders!
BOSTON – Friday, August 18, 2017 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today that Daniel Koh will be leaving the City of Boston and David Sweeney will be appointed Chief of Staff, effective September 1st. Continue reading BOSTON MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES DAVID SWEENEY AS CHIEF OF STAFF
Girls Who Code Information Session
Wednesday, September 13 @ 7:00 pm
Reading Public Library
Come hear about the new Girls Who Code Club being offered at the Reading Public Library starting this fall! Girls Continue reading Reading Public Library News Updates
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, August 15, the 224th day of 2017 with 141 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:50 and sunset is @ 7:46. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1057 – Macbeth, the King of Scotland, was killed by the son of King Duncan. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Teamsters Local 25 Autism Fund presents $2,500 to My Little Buddy’s Boat.
Continue reading Teamsters Local 25 Autism Fund Presents $2,500 Donation to My Little Buddy’s Boat in conjunction with Fishin’ with a Mission, held at the Mystic Wellington Yacht Club
Cambridge, MA, August 10, 2017 — An overflow crowd filled the Eagle Room at Boston City Hall for First Literacy’s annual scholarship award ceremony. Continue reading First Literacy Awards Scholarships to Community Learning Center Graduates
Mayor Stephanie M. Burke is excited to announce that Bill Blumenreich Presents, Inc. (BBP) has been selected to manage the city-owned Chevalier Theatre in Medford. Continue reading Mayor Burke Announces New Chevalier Theatre Management Company
July – August
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10-5 pm
Wednesday 10 – 9 pm
Sunday: Closed Continue reading Summer Reading Program for Grownups at the Sherborn Library
BOSTON – Thursday, August 3, 2017 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the launch of RentSmart Boston, a tool that provides prospective renters and homeowners with data about Boston’s properties. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH RELEASES RENTSMART, A NEW TOOL FOR RENTERS
DEDHAM, Mass (August 7, 2017) – The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage.
Continue reading Blood donations urgently needed in the final weeks of summer
Ella’s Army dedicates Peabody playground in memory of a beautiful, little girl
Continue reading PEABODY AND EVERETT GATHER TO REMEMBER ELLA O’DONNELL
Andover TV returns this year to the Concerts in the Park series as a platinum sponsor and we are so grateful for their continued support! Andover TV is a non-profit local access television system serving Andover residents with one of the most advanced local television studios in the region. Located at the Collins Center for the Performing Arts at Andover High School, their studio equipment and facilities are provided for use for all Andover residents over 18 years old.
You can find out more about Andover TV at AndoverTV.org or find them on the local programming channels below:
Public – Comcast Channel 8 / Verizon Channel 47
Education – Comcast Channel 99 / Verizon Channel 43
Government – Comcast Channel 22 / Verizon Channel 45
*Food will be available from our catering service provided by the Center at Punchard’s team! Frank and his staff will have hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn, cotton candy, chips, and drinks available for purchase right at the concert!
Concerts in the Park take place in The Park in downtown Andover at the intersection of Bartlet and Chestnut street on Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00 pm. Andover Recreation provides a variety of musical entertainment eac h summer with the series running from July 12-August 16. In case of inclement weather, a decision on cancellations will be made by 2:00 pm on the day of the show. Check AndoverRec.com or call 978-623-8340 after 2:00 pm for a decision on the concert.
Posted by LISA EVANGELISTA
The following is the list of scholarships that students of the Class of 2017 received, per Amelia Jensen, Director of Guidance.
Continue reading Medford HS Guidance Provides List Of 2017 Scholarships
Representative Geoff Diehl will formally announce his candidacy on Tuesday, August 1st.
Continue reading Diehl for Senate Kick Off Tour
Director to manage all aspects of CPA program; work with committee to make recommendations for use of CPA funding
BOSTON – Friday, July 28, 2017 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the selection of Christine Poff, of Jamaica Plain, as Director of the Community Preservation Committee, Continue reading MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES CHRISTINE POFF AS DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY PRESERVATION COMMITTEE
City departments to launch public art campaign “To Immigrants With Love” celebrating immigrants and their contributions to the City of Boston
Continue reading MAYOR WALSH, OFFICE OF IMMIGRANT ADVANCEMENT TO CELEBRATE IMMIGRANTS’ CONTRIBUTIONS WITH PUBLIC ART PROJECT
On July 26, 2017 the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Leonard M. Boutilier Jr., 46, of 18 Mead Street, Charlestown, Ma for unarmed robbery. At approximately 6:45 PM, the Tewksbury Police responded to the Market Basket located at 10 Main Street for a report of a robbery. Continue reading Tewksbury Market Basket Robbery Suspect Arrested
Representative Geoff Diehl will formally announce his candidacy on Tuesday, August 1st. Continue reading Diehl for Senate Kick Off Tour
Music of the disco era and beyond will come alive as the Stardust dance band returns to the Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concert Series at City Hall Plaza on August 16 at 7 p.m. Continue reading STARDUST RETURNS FOR CITY HALL PLAZA DISCO NIGHT AUGUST 16
Jordan C. Lamonde, age 22, of Portsmouth (Rochester Police Department booking photo)
ROCHESTER — Chief Paul Toussaint reports that the Rochester Police Department, after an aggressive investigation, has arrested a suspect in the brutal attack of a young woman outside a local fitness center.
Continue reading Rochester Police Arrest Suspect in Violent June 12 Attack at Planet Fitness
The new building will create 61 affordable apartments for seniors in Boston Continue reading MAYOR WALSH, CONGRESSMAN CAPUANO AND JEWISH COMMUNITY HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY CELEBRATE GROUNDBREAKING FOR THE $23 MILLION HARRY AND JEANETTE WEINBERG HOUSE
FRAMINGHAM – Justin Breakspear, 31, of Framingham, was arraigned today in Framingham District Court and charged with six counts of armed assault with intent to murder, six counts of attempt to commit murder, possession of ammunition without a license, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling, possession of a firearm without a license, assault with a dangerous weapon, witness intimidation, four counts of possession of a large capacity feeding device and possession of a firearm after two violent crime or drug convictions. Continue reading Framingham Man Arraigned After Allegedly Firing at Police
if your kids are playing sports in junior high or high school program anytime this year in Massachusetts please read: Continue reading We Support The Makayla Fund
WALTHAM – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Derrick Lopez, 18, of Waltham was arraigned today in Waltham District Court in connection with the July 15, 2017 death of Christin Tobin, 36, of Waltham.
Continue reading Waltham Man Arraigned, Held Without Bail in Waltham Homicide
BATTINELLI, Thomas Of Somerville, on July 12, 2017, at age 88. Beloved husband of Evelyn (Talmo) and devoted father of Elisabeth Battinelli and her husband Zheng-Yi Chen of Somerville. Continue reading Somerville Remembering Thomas Battinelli
WALTHAM – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Waltham Chief of Police Keith MacPherson are investigating the suspicious death of a woman in her 30’s on Adams Street in Waltham. Today, at approximately 2:40 a.m., Waltham police responded to a report of an assault on a female. Upon entering the residence, police located the body of an adult female.
Derrick Lopez, 18, of Waltham, is currently in custody in connection with this incident and is charged with assault and battery causing serious bodily injury and armed assault with intent to murder. This is not believed to be a random incident and there is no danger to the public. These charges are allegations and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
This is an ongoing investigation being conducted by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, Massachusetts State Police and Waltham Police. The case has been referred to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner who will determine the cause and manner of death. No further information will be released pending the notification of next of kin of the decedent and the Medical Examiner’s ruling.
On Thursday, July 13, 2017 at approximately 5:20 A.M. members of the Tewksbury Police Department responded to the area of South Street and Morningside Drive in response to a report of a B&E into a motor vehicle that had just occurred. Continue reading Tewksbury-2 Juveniles Arrested (B&E Motor Vehicles)
Whitman, MA … Today Representative Geoff Diehl (R-Whitman) criticized Senator Elizabeth Warren lack of attention to Cape Cod. Continue reading Diehl Criticizes Warren’s Cape Absence
On July 9th, seven Medford residents captured the bronze medal at the Bay State Games for the Metro girl’s hockey team including Medford High’s Erin Allen, Patricia MacLean, Mamie Powers, Julia Shanahan, Caitlin Sheehey, Abby Vigliotte, and Matigon High’s Alyssa Morgan. Continue reading Medford HS Girls Hockey Players Take Bronze Medal At Bay State Games
The Gloucester Police Department is searching for this man, who is believed to have stolen jewelry from a store in the city. (Courtesy Photo Gloucester Police Department) Continue reading Gloucester Police Searching for Jewelry Store Shoplifting Suspect
Teen leadership program kicks off this week, with a focus on how ableism, classism, sexism, and racism affect society
Continue reading 57 BOSTON, EVERETT TEENS TO PARTICIPATE IN BOCH CENTER’S SUMMER ARTS EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
If you are frustrated by the lack of environmental stewardship shown by the president and his administration, take heart. There are many steps that can be taken at the local and state levels to offset these actions. Continue reading Melrose-July 27 workshop focuses on local support of environmental protection
Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett are happy to announce the opening of the Everett Summer Youth Basketball League. Inaugural games tipped off on Wednesday July 5th, 2017 at Baldwin Ave Park.
Continue reading EVERETT SUMMER YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE TIPPED OFF IT’S SEASON JULY 5TH, 2017