GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, August 30, the 242nd day of 2014 with 123 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:06 and sunset is @ 7:23. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN:
1862 – Union forces were defeated by the Confederates at the Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, Virginia.
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“Tavares” Headlining Annual Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas & Damian!

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Join us NEXT WEEKEND in East Cambridge!

It is that time of year, when the streets of East Cambridge will come alive for the 88th Annual Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian THIS WEEKEND (September 6 & 7). The feast will be celebrated on Warren Street in East Cambridge. As always, there will be a food festival, parades, amusement rides, “Frozen” movie characters Elsa and Anna, carnival games, antique cars, Continue reading “Tavares” Headlining Annual Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas & Damian!

Heroin Trafficking Arrests – Seizure of 1.5 Kilograms

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On August 26, 2014 the Tewksbury Police Department, along with the Massachusetts State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration arrested Wellington Tejeda, 34, of 1 Boston St., Lynn, Harry Marte, 39, of 10 Kempton St. Apt 1, Lawrence, and Bernardino Polanco, 44, of 80 Park St. 1st Fl for trafficking heroin over 200 grams and conspiracy. Tejeda was also charged with resisting arrest.
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2014 NEMLEC Foundation Golf Tournament Raised More than $55,000 After All Donations and Expenses Tabulated, Net Proceeds Total More than $35,000 For Police Training and Services!

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DRACUT — The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that after a final tabulation of donations and expenses, the annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser brought in net proceeds of more than $35,000 for police training, programs, and services.
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Statement from Mayor Martin J. Walsh on School Buses and Student Safety

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“I’m being updated regularly on this situation, and have been informed that Veolia and the bus drivers union continue to negotiate a new contract in good faith. I expect that they will reach a resolution that will provide certainty for all families every day. This is what students and parents deserve.
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, August 27, the 239th day of 2014 with 126 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:03 and sunset is @ 7:28. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1859 – Edwin Drake was the first in the U.S. to strike oil — at Titusville, Pennsylvania.
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Burlington Police Announce First Successful Use of Nasal Narcan on Overdose Patient Product Worked as Advertised

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BURLINGTON — Police Chief Michael R. Kent announces that the Burlington Police Department on Sunday successfully brought a patient out of an unresponsive state through the administration of Narcan for the first time since the department began carrying the drug in June.
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Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (Flash) Top Hurricane Myths Revealed

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The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) conducted a survey to determine what the most popular myths about hurricanes are among Americans. One misconception is that the need to evacuate is determined by wind strength of the hurricane (hurricane category). In fact, evacuation zones for hurricanes are defined by the threat of Continue reading Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (Flash) Top Hurricane Myths Revealed

Stoneham Police Seeking to Identify Suspects in Gas Station Break-In

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Two Men Broke into Mobil Station on South Street at 2 a.m. on August 21
STONEHAM — Police Chief James McIntyre and the Stoneham Police Department are seeking to identify two men seen in video surveillance footage breaking into and stealing items from the Mobil gas station located at 2 South St. in Stoneham.
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Mayor Christenson to Appear on WBZ Centro to Promote Malden’s Second Annual Latino Festival

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On Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 7:50 AM Mayor Gary Christenson will appear as the featured guest on WBZ TV Centro. Centro, a show which airs on Saturday mornings at 7:50 AM on WBZ Channel 4 is hosted and produced by Yadires Nova-Salcedo and is geared Continue reading Mayor Christenson to Appear on WBZ Centro to Promote Malden’s Second Annual Latino Festival

NEWS FROM ACTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY

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PROGRAM FOR PARENTS
‘Multilingualism: The Best Gift’ will be presented Wednesday, September 10, at 7 p.m. Maria Luisa Parra, Ph. D., will speak on the benefits of raising children to be multilingual and the best practices for supporting family languages and cultures. Dr. Parra is a Harvard faculty member and founder of the Multilingual Family Resource Center in Cambridge.
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MAYOR WALSH’S MOVIE NIGHTS CONTINUE IN SEPTEMBER

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Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Movie Nights, part of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS program, continue with four more screenings in September.
All shows begin at dusk and are sponsored by the Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program with media support by the Boston Herald, JAM’N 94.5, Kiss 108, and presented in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment. Free popcorn will be provided by AMC Loews Theatres. Enjoy additional family-friendly activities before the showings at the Frog Pond.
Bring your blankets and chairs and make yourself comfortable as you enjoy these family favorites in the outdoors. Dates, locations, and movies are as follows:
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Wayland Police Department Vehcile Break In P.R.

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August 22, 2014

Since the beginning of August, the Wayland Police Department had received complaints of 49 motor vehicle burglaries from residents. These burglaries occurred in the early morning hours on various nights, in multiple neighborhoods. In all cases, unlocked vehicles were targeted, and cash, change, wallets, purses, credit cards and sunglasses were stolen.
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Stoneham Police Investigating Early Morning Gas Station Robbery Suspects Fled in Vehicle That was Reported Stolen in an Earlier Carjacking in Lawrence

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STONEHAM — Police Chief James McIntyre announces that the Stoneham Police Department is investigating the early morning armed robbery of the Mobil Station on Montvale Avenue.
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City of Bostn & Chinatown Main Street presenting First Lantern Festival on 9/6/2014 11am-9:00pm at Greenway Chinatown park

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Lantern Festival – Colorful lanterns are traditionally use in many Asians festival celebration and decorative items. Let the colorful lanterns mark off the wonderful summer and ease us into the season of the colorful foliage in New England.
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Stoneham Police Encounter Drug Deal in Progress, While Conducting Unrelated Drug Investigation Month-Long Heroin Investigation Ends with the Proverbial Two Birds with One Stone

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STONEHAM — Police Chief James McIntyre announces that the Stoneham Police Department has successfully charged an alleged drug dealer, after a month-long investigation into heroin distribution in the community.
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Boston GreenFest-SAVERS EcoFashion Show by Shannon Hardy

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Boston celebrated its annual GreenFest this weekend, August 15th- 17th at City Hall Plaza. The annual festival features recycled products, musical performances, organic cuisine, young innovators, EcoArt, educational films, and the annual Savers Ecofashion Show—all in order to spread awareness about sustainability and ecofriendly living. On August 15th the main stage featured ecofriendly designs from Boston’s innovative and creative fashion community at the Savers Ecofashion Show.
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Mayor Walsh Announces the Return of Mayor’s Cup Pop Warner Football Jamboree on Sunday, August 24th

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Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the return of the Mayor’s Cup Pop Warner Football Jamboree on Sunday, August 24th at Roberts Playground in Dorchester. Boston’s largest youth football exhibition will start at 9:00 a.m. and will run all day.

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Middlesex District Attorney Ryan Trains Salon Professionals on Domestic Violence Prevention

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MELROSE – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, in collaboration with the Melrose Alliance Against Violence (MAAV) and the Melrose Police Department, provided training today for over 20 hair stylists, massage therapists and community partners on the warning signs of domestic violence as part of the Cut It Out Middlesex program.
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The Mayor’s Office of Arts + Culture presents the Boston Urban Music Festival on City Hall Plaza, featuring Talib Kweli

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BOSTON – The Mayor’s Office of Arts + Culture brings the Boston Urban Music Festival (BUMF) (http://www.bostonurbanmusicfestival.org), showcasing a world-class production of urban music from Boston and beyond, to City Hall Plaza on Continue reading The Mayor’s Office of Arts + Culture presents the Boston Urban Music Festival on City Hall Plaza, featuring Talib Kweli