The City of Medford trying to find a candidate that would have to fill big shoes of its predecessor Mayor Michael McGlynn is not an easy task and must be given much careful consideration and serious thought to get it right.
BOSTON – Thursday, June 25, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh welcomes you to participate in Boston’s Snow Melt Challenge, a guessing game to encourage Boston residents to guess when all of snow at the snow farm at Tide Street will melt. Winners will have an opportunity to enjoy a “meet and greet” with Mayor Walsh.
Continue reading MAYOR WALSH LAUNCHES SNOW-MELT CHALLENGE
ARLINGTON — Police Chief Frederick Ryan reports that the Arlington Police Department is investigating a roadway incident that claimed the life of an Arlington woman as she walked across the street.
Continue reading Arlington Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Incident
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Kate Guillette, 34, of Lowell died today after the vehicle she was driving crashed into a vehicle in the opposite lane of travel on Route 110 in Lowell.
Continue reading Lowell Woman Dies In Head-On Crash
Shu Lain Cho, Virginia Doherty, and Peter Jani were sworn in to the Council on Aging at Tuesday night’s City Council Meeting. Continue reading Malden Council on Aging Members Sworn In Friday, June 26, 2015
“I am deeply moved by the news that the U.S. Supreme Court has made marriage equality the law of the land. This decision marks a milestone on our nation’s journey to become a more perfect union. Continue reading STATEMENT OF MAYOR WALSH ON SUPREME COURT DECISION ON MARRIAGE EQUALITY
Massachusetts home care workers
first in nation to win $15/hour starting wage
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WOBURN – Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Dana Fields, 24, of Haverhill has died from injuries following a motorcycle crash on Interstate 495 northbound in Lowell last week.
Continue reading Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash In Lowell
WOBURN – Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan and Stoneham Police Chief James McIntyre have announced that a Middlesex County Grand Jury has indicted Yanna Hernandez-Mora, 28, of Boston, on charges of distribution of a Class B substance (fentanyl) (2 counts), possession with intent to distribute a Class B substance (fentanyl), possession with intent to distribute cocaine, and possession of heroin. Continue reading Woman Indicted On Drug Trafficking Charges After Arrest In Stoneham
Temporary Protected Status and work authorization now available
WOBURN – Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan and Lowell Police Superintendent William Taylor have announced that Robert Girard, 24, of Lowell is scheduled to be arraigned in Lowell District Court tomorrow on a charge of assault and battery causing serious bodily injury. Continue reading Lowell Assault Suspect To Be Arraigned – Victim In Critical Condition
TOWNSEND — Police Chief Erving Marshall reports that the Townsend Police Department, in conjunction with State Police, are investigating what appears to be a self-inflicted accidental shooting at home this morning.
Continue reading Townsend Police Investigating Home Shooting Incident
Cambridge, MA, June 24, 2015 — The Department of Human Services Program’s Recreation Division is hosting free events at several parks Continue reading Cambridge July 4th Events for Youth Ages 4-12
BOSTON – Wednesday, June 24, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced he will sign the budget approved today by the Boston City Council. The Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 budget provides the resources necessary to promote the Walsh Administration’s vision of a thriving, healthy and innovative Boston. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES FINALIZED FISCAL YEAR 2016 CITY BUDGET
STONEHAM — Police Chief James McIntyre is seeking the public’s help in locating an 82-year-old woman who went missing this morning.
Continue reading Stoneham Police Searching for Missing 82-Year-Old Woman
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Hailey Stimpson, 21, of Billerica, and Linda Stimpson, 44, of Billerica, were arraigned today in Lowell District Court in connection with an incident on Monday, June 22, in which a vehicle they were in allegedly tried to run into police officers and police vehicles.
Continue reading Women Arraigned On Charges After Their Vehicle Allegedly Tried To Run Down Police Officers
On June 22, 2015, the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Anthony Greeley, 29, listed as homeless and Brian Simmons, 34, of 7 Cottage Street, Wareham MA for attempted larceny, receiving a stolen motor vehicle, receiving stolen property over $250 and receiving stolen property under $250.
Continue reading Stolen Vehicle and Attempted Theft Arrest in Tewksbury
U.S. Conference of Mayors Targets Demand for Paid Sex, Highlights National Legislation
Continue reading MAYOR WALSH JOINS 35 MAYORS IN FIGHT AGAINST SEX TRAFFICKING
On June 22, 2015, the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Hailey Stimpson, 21 and Linda Stimpson, 44, both of 27 Champa Rd, Billerica. Hailey is being charged with possession of heroin, 3 counts of assault with a Continue reading Drug and Child Endangerment Arrest
M&L Transit Systems, Inc. Position Opening:
Since 1985 M&L has managed an array of passenger transportation services. Continue reading M&L Transit Systems, Inc. Position Opening:
In response to the literally dozens of calls I have received in the past few days from people urging me to get back on the city council and after talking everything over with my wife, Tina, and my children Shawn, Brynne & Olivia I have decided to get back in the ring and run to for Ward Four City Councillor. Continue reading Jeff Donahue Announces His Candidacy for Ward Four Councillor Malden
Wakefield Police Officer Kelley Tobyne (right) is the recipient of the 2015 Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement (MAWLE) “Spirit of MAWLE Award” for Community Service. Pictured to the left is MAWLE Vice President Deidre Noyes. (Courtesy Photo)
Continue reading Wakefield Police Officer Receives Presitigious “Spirit of MAWLE Award”
On June 20, 2015, the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Cody Gunseth, 29, of 26 Monadnock HWY, Keene, NH, Devan Gordon, 30, of 413 Route, Apt. 9a, Spofford, NH and Benjamin Lake, 31, of 62 Hilltop Dr., Keene, NH for possession with the intent to distribute heroin and conspiracy.
Continue reading Tewksbury Drug Arrest
On June 19, 2015, the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Juan Carlos Delossantos, 27, of 411 High Street 2nd Floor, Lawrence for trafficking cocaine (over 18 grams), distribution of cocaine and operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license.
Continue reading Drug Trafficking Arrest
Caption: Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Chief of Human and Health Services, Felix Arroyo, stands with Vanessa Simplice of Mattapan (left) and Adonis Pitts of Roxbury (right), both members of the Mayor’s Youth Council)
U.S. Conference of Mayors Announce 2015 City Livability Award Winners, Boston’s ‘Youth Lead the Change’ Tops List
Continue reading BOSTON NAMED ONE OF THE ‘MOST LIVABLE’ CITIES IN THE UNITED STATES
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that John Monahan, 21, of Wayland, was arraigned today in Framingham District Court on charges of assault and battery and breaking and entering in the nighttime with the intent to commit a felony. Continue reading Wayland Home Invasion Suspect Arraigned
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce the 2015 ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concert Series presented in partnership with Hot 96.9, Metro PCS, and Berklee College of Music from July 14 to August 2 in parks citywide.
Continue reading ParkARTS Neighborhood Concerts Begin July 14
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Wilmington Police Chief Michael Begonis have announced that an arraignment which was scheduled for today for a juvenile from Wilmington who faces charges of a bomb/hijack threat (2 counts) and threatening to commit a crime (2 counts) has been continued to Wednesday, June 24.
Continue reading Wilmington Teen In Court After Arrest In Bomb Threat Case
Medford High School seniors Marcus Howard and Grace Callahan are the 2015 recipients of the Medford High School Alumni Association scholarship!
Continue reading Medford:2 Students Receive MHSAA Scholarship
Competition Encouraged K-8 Students to Bike More During National Bike Month
Continue reading MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF CITY-WIDE GET BIKING CHALLENGE
On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015, Wayland Police arrested John T. Monahan, age 21, of 16 Leary Street, Wayland and charged him with Assault and Battery and Break and Entering Nighttime, for the incident that occurred at a West Plain Street residence on Sunday night.
Continue reading Wayland Police Arrest B&E and Assault Suspect
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Darlene Ryan, 53, of Woburn, has been arraigned on charges of larceny over $250 by a single scheme and making false entries in corporate books (6 counts).
Continue reading Woman Arraigned For Allegedly Embezzling $211,000
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Beryl Porter, 59, of Waltham, was arraigned today on charges of securities fraud, money laundering, larceny over $250 from a person over the age of 60, larceny over $250 dollars (6 counts), uttering forged checks (4 counts) failing to appear in court (2 counts), and being a common and notorious thief.
Continue reading Man Allegedly Forged Checks And Ran Securities Fraud Scheme
MALDEN – YWCA Malden has been awarded $140,000 in grant money through the 21st Century Community Learning Center’s grant program for middle school programming at Malden’s Ferryway School, Senator Jason Lewis and Representatives Paul Donato, Paul Brodeur, and Steven Ultrino announced today.
Continue reading YWCA Malden Awarded $140,000 in an Education Grant for After School Activities
NEEDHAM — Police Chief Philip E. Droney is pleased to announce that five officers from the Needham Police Department received awards last week for going above and beyond their duties in rendering medical assistance to a person in need.
Continue reading Needham Police Officers Receive First Responder Recognition Awards
Public/Private Partnership Highlights Tips for Pool, Window and Car Safety Kids Can Explore Emergency Vehicles; Meet 1st Responders;
Have Their Car Seat Checked
Continue reading MIDDLESEX COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY MARIAN RYAN LAUNCHES “SUMMER SAFETY” AWARENESS CAMPAIGN AT BURLINGTON MALL
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Malden Police Chief Kevin Molis have announced that Sharlyn Savain, 24, has been arrested in connection with the murder of her mother, Marie Luxama, 58, of Malden.
Continue reading Woman Arrested for Murdering Mother in Malden
(Somerville, MA) Naveo Credit Union Board Member, John C. Feitor, won a “Portugueses de Valor 2015” award from LusoPress in the Acores. Out of 100 nominees, Feitor was one of twenty that was selected as a “Portuguese de Valor.”
Continue reading Naveo Credit Union Board Member, John C. Feitor, wins a “Portugueses de Valor 2015” award from LusoPress.
Although we know many in our movement who are known by a single name, Griz (Eugene Stevens Griswold) Continue reading Please join your MMA in mourning the passing of “Griz”
BOSTON – Friday, June 12, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the City of Boston, in conjunction with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) , Code for Boston and the Boston Indicators Project has been selected for a $200,000 grant to “hack” the city processes around youth summer employment, with the goal of enabling Boston to place more young people in jobs each summer.
Continue reading MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES $200,000 GRANT TO HARNESS DATA AND TECHNOLOGY FOR YOUTH SUMMER JOBS
The Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety & Security has begun airing a series of “Ride Sober” Public Service Announcements. These PSAs are part of a number of public safety initiatives that will occur throughout the summer months. Continue reading MMA Safety & Education Update: Massachusetts Public Service Announcements airing concerning Drinking & Riding
Mayor Michael J. McGlynn, local elected officials, Medford Girls Softball team members and local neighbors, are pictured cutting the ribbon to the newly re-constructed McNally Park on Webster Street in Medford.
Continue reading Medford McNally PARK RIBBON CUTTING HELD
Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended “An Evening of Art” at the Ferryway School. Adorning the lobby and hallways of the school were Kindergarten through Grade 8 students’ best works of the year. Many parents and families attended the event and admired the creative and artistic ability of our students.
Continue reading An Evening of Art at the Ferryway School
Steel Workers Endorsement
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The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to welcome Vasco Nunez as District 2’s Interim Representative to the MMA Board-of-Directors. Continue reading MMA Update: Vasco Nunez elected District 2 Representative
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, June 10, the 161st day of 2015 with 204 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:20. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune & Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Saturn & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1854 – The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, holds its first graduation.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer