“The Supreme Court’s decision in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores case is flat out wrong. Five conservative male justices hijacked a woman’s fundamental right to have access to Continue reading Statement from Warren Tolman regarding Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores
“I applaud Governor Deval Patrick for signing an increase in our state’s minimum wage into law this past week. By 2017, Massachusetts will have the Continue reading Statement of Mayor Martin J. Walsh On Minimum Wage
Pastor Eduardo Rodriguez and Assistant Pastor Valery St. Natus invited Mayor Gary Christenson to visit the Malden Spanish Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 388 Lynn Street in Continue reading Mayor Visits Malden Spanish Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Mayor Gary Christenson commended Dance Centre of Malden owners Joan Allen and Ann FitzGerald on their 30 years of dedication to their Malden business located in the heart of Continue reading Dance Centre of Malden Celebrates 30th Anniversary Recital
‘Email Basics’ will be offered Tuesday, July 8, from 3 to 4 p.m. Come to this class to learn how to add an attachment to an email; deal with spam; send out group emails; and more. Registration required; call the Reference Department at 978 929-6543 to sign up
SUMMER MOVIE SERIES BEGINS
‘Film Masterpieces of the ‘60’s’ will be held on six successive Wednesdays at 7 p.m. beginning July 9.
The first film is Andrei Rublev. Widely recognized as a masterpiece, Andrei Tarkovsky’s 205-minute medieval epic, based on the life of the Russian monk and icon painter, was not seen as the director intended it until its re-release over twenty years after its completion.
Other movies planned include Breathless, Lawrence of Arabia, 8½ , Dr. Strangelove, and Persona.
A discussion will follow each film. The series is sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Libraries.
The library hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The library is located at 486 Main St., next to Town Hall. The parking lot and entrance can be reached from Woodbury Lane. A great deal can be learned on the library’s website, http://www.actonmemoriallibrary.org; people who wish to receive e-mails reminding them of library events may sign up for the free service on the website.
Cambridge, MA — The City of Cambridge will be holding a free Walk-In Informational Session on affordable rental and homeownership programs Monday, July 21, from 6-8 p.m., at St. Paul’s Christian Life Center, 85 Bishop Allen Drive, Cambridge. Additional programs will be held at different locations in the coming months. Housing personnel from the Community Development Department will be available to discuss the city’s affordable rental and homeownership programs.
For more information, please contact us at 617-349-4622.
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department reminds Boston’s green thumbs that time is running out to enter Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s 2014 Garden Contest with a Grand Prize provided by JetBlue. The deadline for entries is Friday, July 11,
Continue reading MAYOR’S GARDEN CONTEST DEADLINE APPROACHING
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced that a Framingham man has been found guilty today of manslaughter and illegal possession of a firearm for the 2003 death of Joseph McDaniel, 19, also of Framingham.
Continue reading Framingham Man Guilty In Connection With 2003 Death of Framingham Man
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, June 30, the 181st day of 2014 with 184 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:10 and sunset is @ 8:25. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1520 – Montezuma II was murdered as Spanish conquistadors fled the Aztec capital of Tenochtilan during the night.
1572-Great Britainpassed aPoor Law, Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
BOSTON – The Senate on Thursday passed legislation authorizing up to $999.2 million in long-term borrowing for the improvement of information Continue reading Senate Passes Internet Technology Bond Bill with a Strong Investment in Schools
Richard Howard, Town Manager and Sheila Tracy, Town Treasurer, announced that the Town received competitive bids from bond and note underwriters on Wednesday, June 11, Continue reading Winchester’s $3,422,000 Bonds Net 2.78%; $42,280,715 Notes Net 0.10%
With the help of a grant from Teamsters Local 25, Brooks Elementary School Continue reading Free summer gymnastics program offered by Medford teacher for children with disabilities
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
BOSTON– Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the City of Boston will kick- Continue reading Mayor Walsh to Kick-Off Boston’s 33rd Harborfest
Following 32 years of continuous operation, the Middlesex Jail at the Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in Cambridge officially closed Saturday
Early Saturday afternoon, correctional Continue reading Statement of Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian Regarding the Closure of the Middlesex Jail in Cambridge
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Malden Police Chief Kevin Molis announced today that a Malden man has pleaded guilty to Continue reading News Release: Sixth Defendant Pleads Guilty In Investigation of Maplewood Organization
Cambridge, MA — City Manager Richard C. Rossi is seeking residents interested in serving on the Cambridge Planning Board. The Planning Board is Continue reading Members Sought for Cambridge Planning Board
BOSTON – Some Boston area parks will be piloting a 21st Century bench upgrade through a partnership with the MIT Media Lab spin-off firm, Changing Continue reading Mayor Walsh Announces High-Tech Solar Powered Benches Coming to Area Parks
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce the 2014 ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concert Series presented by title sponsor Eastern Bank from July 10 to August 19 in Continue reading PARKARTS NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT SERIES KICKS OFF JULY 10
CHELMSFORD — Police Chief James Murphy announces that the Chelmsford Continue reading Chelmsford Police Arrest Father, Daughter as Alleged Heroin Dealers
Cigarettes, Lottery Tickets Stolen
SAUGUS — Police Chief Domenic DiMella announces that Saugus Police arrested two juvenile males early this morning for allegedly breaking into a convenience store and stealing lottery tickets and cigarettes.
Continue reading Saugus Police Arrest Two Boys for Allegedly Breaking into Convenience Store
Cambridge, MA — City Manager Richard C. Rossi is seeking Cambridge residents interested in serving on the Police Review & Advisory Board. Made up of five volunteer members who serve Continue reading Member Sought for Police Review & Advisory Board
Somerville, MA (June 23, 2014)- CYCLE Kids, Inc., a non-profit organization that promotes healthy lifestyles for youth and families, was thrilled to partner with ongoing sponsors Breakstone, White & Gluck, LLC (BWG) to award each ‘CYCLE Kid’ participating in the CYCLE Kids program in Somerville Elementary Schools this year, with a helmet.
Continue reading Boston’s Top Personal Injury Law Firm, Breakstone, White & Gluck, P.C., continues to support the health and safety of Massachusetts children by donating over 300 helmets to CYCLE Kids students in Somerville, MA.
By Bob Katzen
Beacon Hill Roll Call
Casino vote from 2011
June 25, 2014
To Editors/Reporters: As you know, the Supreme Judicial Court on Monday ruled that the binding question asking voters whether they favor repealing the 2011 law legalizing casinos in the Bay Continue reading HOW LOCAL LEGISLATORS VOTED ON 2011 CASINO LAW
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced today that a Middlesex County Grand Jury has indicted nine defendants in connection with a major drug trafficking ring operating out of Framingham.
July 6 – For ever fab ” New England’s premier Beatles tribute band like-the-record” lead vocals, tight three-part harmonies and outstanding Continue reading Summer Heritage Festivals
BEDFORD — Police Chief Robert Bongiorno is pleased to announce that every member of the Bedford Police Department recently completed multiple training sessions designed to outfit police officers with advanced lifesaving tools.
Continue reading Bedford Police Complete Advanced Emergency Medical Training Narcan, AED Training Gives Quick-Responding Officers Vital Lifesaving Tools
Cambridge, MA — The Cambridge Community Learning Center (CLC) held its 29th annual Graduation and Awards ceremony at the Cambridge Main Continue reading Community Learning Center Graduation & Awards Ceremony
Senior citizens are considered a vulnerable population who often fall victim to scams and theft. The Tewksbury Police Department is working hard to put an end to that mindset by empowering seniors through a program called R.A.D. Self Continue reading Tewksbury Police Graduate 1st R.A.D. for Seniors Class
Officials from the Metro Area Planning Council, Department of Housing and Community Development, realtors and property developers recently toured downtown Malden as part of the Metro North Land Use Priority Plan study (Plan). The Plan encompasses the cities of Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Medford, Continue reading Metro North Developers Tour Downtown Malden Center
PEPPERELL — A town election official reported that several voters were unclear about what they were voting on during last Monday’s override vote.
Continue reading Pepperell Police Chief Discusses Monday’s Selectmen’s Meeting Voter Confusion May Have Marred Results
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, June 24, the 175th day of 2014 with 190 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:07 and sunset is @ 8:25. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Mark your calendar and bring your friends and family to a fun and free BCYF Neighborhood Block Party! Every Thursday night in July and August from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., the BCYF Neighborhood Block Party will offer a variety of activities which, depending on the location, will include an inflatable obstacle course, a DJ, ice cream, an interactive arts activity, an animal petting zoo, resource information tables staffed by our partners and other city agencies, arts & crafts activities, swimming, a cookout and more.
Continue reading BCYF Neighborhood Block Parties To Start July 10th!
THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives on four roll calls and local senators on three roll calls from the week of June 16-20.
Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 39 – Report No. 25 June 16-20, 2014
Officers Recently Completed Training Program on Narcan Administration
BURLINGTON — Burlington Police Chief Michael R. Kent announces that the Burlington Police Department has rolled out Nasal Narcan (Naloxone), in all police vehicles.
Continue reading Burlington Police Deploy Naloxone — Nasal Narcan — in All Cruisers
This past Saturday afternoon hundreds of Somerville and Medford boaters paraded through the Mystic River to be blessed at the annual Blessing of the Fleet ceremony and to take part in a weekend long full of festivities.
Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn helped bless the passing vessels standing alongside all four Mystic River club’s commodores and a local priest aboard the vessel “San-dee.”
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, June 23, the 173rd day of 2014 with 191 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:07 and sunset is @ 8:25. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Wynn will be creating a $1.6 Billion, 5-Star resort casino – far surpassing the other proposals in quality and benefit for the region and the state. When you get the facts, there’s no comparison – a Wynn in Everett is a Wynn For All!
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BOSTON—Mayor Martin J. Walsh, along with Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Deputy Regional Administrator Kristine Foye and Boston’s Department of Neighborhood Development Director Continue reading Mayor Walsh Announces New Federal Funding to Assist Boston’s Homeless HUD Continuum of Care Program awards Boston second round of funding
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, North Reading Police Chief Michael Murphy, and Massachusetts Division of Professional Continue reading North Reading Man Arraigned for Impersonating a Licensed Engineer
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s annual ParkARTS program, sponsored by Holly and David Bruce, is pleased to announce the return of its series of children’s arts and crafts workshops giving kids the opportunity to express their creativity while working on fun projects with local artists.
Continue reading ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE CRAFT WORKSHOPS RETURN JULY 8
Audit Showed More than $41,000 Missing from Police Relief Association
NEWBURYPORT — City Marshal Thomas Howard today announced that a former member of the Newburyport Police Department has been charged with embezzling money out of the Police Relief Association.
Continue reading Newburyport Police Charge Former Police Sergeant with Laceny, Embezzlement
“The court rendered its decision today, based on the testimony given, and we will respect that decision.”
Continue reading Statement of Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan
BOSTON—Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined Commissioner Michael Dennehy of the Department of Public Works (DPW) extending gratitude to DPW personnel, who took to the streets of Chinatown pre-and post- the 2014 Chinatown Main Street Festival. The crew consisted of six DPW personnel.
Continue reading The Department of Public Works ‘Scrub the Hub’ in Chinatown Before and After 2014 Chinatown Main Street Festival
On the first official day of summer – Saturday, June 21st – the City of Boston’s two outdoor pools, the BCYF Clougherty Pool in Charlestown and the BCYF Mirabella Pool in the North End, are opening for the season! These Continue reading The City of Boston’s Outdoor Pools To Open This Saturday