MAYOR WALSH RELEASES ACTION PLAN TO ENSURE CITY’S FOOD SYSTEM CAN WITHSTAND DISRUPTION

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BOSTON – Wednesday, May 27, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today released Resilient Food Systems, Resilient Cities: Recommendations for the City of Boston, an action plan to ensure the city’s food system is able to withstand and recover from disruptions and natural disasters. Boston is now the first city of its size to study and assess food system resilience.
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Final Senate budget includes victories for working families, education, and government transparency

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BOSTON – Last night the Massachusetts Senate passed its version of the Fiscal Year 2016 state budget. Working in partnership with community organizations, neighborhood groups, students, and policy experts, Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz secured multiple amendment victories that will create a positive impact on Boston neighborhoods.
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Cambridge Fire Department Receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Award

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Cambridge Fire Department, along with PRO EMS of Cambridge, have jointly received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.
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Reps. Capuano and Sensenbrenner File Legislation Giving Consumers More Control over Their Vehicle’s “Black Box”

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Rep. Mike Capuano (D-MA) and Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) filed the “Black Box Privacy Protection Act” to give vehicle owners more control over the information collected through their car or motorcycle’s “black box” event data recorder (EDR). Continue reading Reps. Capuano and Sensenbrenner File Legislation Giving Consumers More Control over Their Vehicle’s “Black Box”

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, May 21, the 141st day of 2015 with 224 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:17 and sunset is @ 8:04. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune Uranus & Saturn. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1536 – The Reformation was officially adopted in Geneva, Switzerland.
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MAYOR WALSH TO JOIN THE ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION’S 100 RESILIENT CITIES TO HOST KICKOFF WORKSHOP FOR INNOVATIVE URBAN RESILIENCE INITIATIVE

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BOSTON – Tuesday, May 19, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh will join The Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) Initiative to host a kickoff workshop for the city’s urban resilience program. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH TO JOIN THE ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION’S 100 RESILIENT CITIES TO HOST KICKOFF WORKSHOP FOR INNOVATIVE URBAN RESILIENCE INITIATIVE

Melrose Police Chief Helps Launch Silver Alert Community Response Program Statewide, Encourages Communities to Join

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MELROSE — Police Chief Michael L. Lyle, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, as well as the Alzheimer’s Association and State Police Lieutenant Robert Sojka, are proud to announce the formal launch of the Massachusetts Silver Alert Community Response Program.
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, May 18, the 138th day of 2015 with 227 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:20 and sunset is @ 8:01. The New Moon was exact @ 12:14 AM. The morning stars are stars are Mercury, Neptune & Saturn. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1642 – Montreal, Canada, was founded.
1764 – The British Parliament amended the Sugar Act from a commercial to a fiscal measure, to tax American colonists.
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Celebrate Cambridge Water, Sustainability and Community at Fresh Pond Day May 30

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Cambridge, MA — Join the Cambridge Water Department at its 8th annual Fresh Pond Day on Saturday, May 30, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. to celebrate Fresh Pond Reservation, Cambridge’s in-city drinking water reservoir and urban wild. This event is free and open to all; all dogs must be leashed.
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