Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 40 – Report No. 34 August 28, 2015

  
By Bob Katzen 

   MEMO TO BHRC SUBSCRIBERS: This week’s report is on the 2015 roll call attendance record of your local representatives through August 28. Some representatives may have poor attendance records for a variety of reasons, including health problems or military service. We asked the five legislators with the worst attendance records to explain their reasons for missing votes. Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 40 – Report No. 34 August 28, 2015

Mayor McGlynn declares October, 2015, Dysautonomia Awareness Month in the City of Medford!

   

Dysautonomia is a group of medical conditions that result in a malfunction of the autonomic nervous system, which is responsible for automatic bodily functions such as respiration, heart rate, blood pressure, digestion, temperature control and more. Continue reading Mayor McGlynn declares October, 2015, Dysautonomia Awareness Month in the City of Medford!

Cambridge:Bread & Puppet Theater Comes to Magazine Beach, Grants Writing Workshop & Call for Panelist Nominations

   
 
Free Summer in the City Performance – Sunday, September 6
Bread and Puppet Theater “The Overtakelessness Circus” photo by Mark Dannenhauer 
Bread and Puppet Theater “The Overtakelessness Circus” photo by Mark Dannenhauer Continue reading Cambridge:Bread & Puppet Theater Comes to Magazine Beach, Grants Writing Workshop & Call for Panelist Nominations

Cambridge Homicide Suspect Arraigned

   

WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Cambridge Police Commissioner Robert Haas have announced that Rooslin Altidor, 26, of Medford was arraigned in Cambridge District Court on a charge of murder in connection with a homicide in Cambridge on Wednesday, August 12. Judge J. Michele Hogan ordered Altidor held without bail and scheduled the next court hearing in this case for Friday, September 18, at 9 a.m.

  Continue reading Cambridge Homicide Suspect Arraigned

MAYOR’S OFFICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY LAUNCHES NEIGHBORHOOD WALKS AGAINST VIOLENCE

  
Series of Walks with Boston Police, Community Leaders and Members Being Held Throughout Neighborhoods
BOSTON ­- Monday, August 24, 2015 – The Mayor’s Office of Public Safety is encouraging community members to join local leaders, Boston Police and other advocates in a series of neighborhood walks to engage with neighbors in areas that have been struck by recent acts of violence in the City. Continue reading MAYOR’S OFFICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY LAUNCHES NEIGHBORHOOD WALKS AGAINST VIOLENCE

Summer Concert Series Draws Crowd

  

Mayor Christenson, City Hall employees and many residents enjoyed the 7th concert of the Mayor’s Summer Concert series held on City Hall Plaza. Malden youth performer Sarah Viera warmed up the crowd and then “Soul Pilgrims & Howie Newman” got the audience to their feet. The eight Concert Series is sponsored by Wynn Resorts. Please plan to attend the last concert on Tuesday, August 25th from 6-8 PM on City Hall Plaza, 200 Pleasant Street where “Vintage Vibe Band” will be the featured band.  Continue reading Summer Concert Series Draws Crowd

Wayland Police Department to conduct Citizen Police Academy 

  
 

 

 Chief Robert Irving is pleased to announce that the Wayland Police Department will conduct a Citizen Police Academy beginning on October 6, 2015. This eight-week program is designed to teach interested Wayland residents about the various tasks that are performed by Wayland police officers in the community. Continue reading Wayland Police Department to conduct Citizen Police Academy 

Introducing VIASWORLD

   

By: VIA and RMA

 

Silvia Via aka VIA created VIASWORLD in order to expose the culture of all genres of art. She wanted to bring art to corporate America’s front door step. The acronym VIA stands for “Very Important Artist.” All artists feel their art is important and at VIASWORLD, we feel all art and artists are important as well. They deserve exposure and a chance to be discovered. Continue reading Introducing VIASWORLD

Boston Man Arraigned For Alleged Domestic Violence

  

WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Patrick McCarthy, 35, of Boston, a Boston Police Officer, was arraigned today in Lowell District Court on a charge of assault and battery on a household member. Judge Ellen Caulo released McCarthy on personal recognizance with conditions the defendant abide by a restraining order, stay away, have no contact with and not abuse the alleged victim, and possess no firearms. The next hearing in this case was scheduled for Tuesday, September 29.
Continue reading Boston Man Arraigned For Alleged Domestic Violence

Ayer Police News Realease

  
  

On Tuesday August 18, 2015 at approx. 1:30pm the Ayer Dispatch Center received a 911 call from the Ayer Parks Department lifeguards, reporting an unresponsive person at the Sandy Pond public beach and that CPR was in progress. The Ayer Fire / EMS and Police Departments were dispatched to the scene and learned that the victim (a 42 year old female) was found under the water and extricated by the lifeguards, where they started CPR as a lifesaving measure. The responding EMS took over care upon their arrival. Continue reading Ayer Police News Realease

Dunstable Police Department Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash

  

Single-Vehicle Crash Injured 17-Year-Old Driver

DUNSTABLE — Police Chief James G. Downes III reports that the Dunstable Police Department is investigating a Friday afternoon crash that left a 17-year-old driver injured.
Dunstable Police were called to the area of 300 Hollis St. at approximatley 2 p.m. Friday for a report of a white pickup truck that had crashed into a tree. Upon arrival, officers found the 1999 Ford F-150 ablaze. Continue reading Dunstable Police Department Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash

Charles Viola  Announces Candidacy Alderman Ward 7 Woburn

   
 
I am pleased to announce my candidacy for Alderman of Ward 7. As a proud lifelong resident and now as a homeowner, I understand the challenges of our ward in a way that others do not. I am the only candidate from Ward 7 that has lived here my entire life, and did not just move to the Ward recently. I have walked the neighborhoods and heard your concerns. I promise to be your independent voice at city hall and to fight for what you need. Continue reading Charles Viola  Announces Candidacy Alderman Ward 7 Woburn

Somerville’s McGrath Highway Parking Restriction Controversy

   
 
By William Tauro

This past Tuesday night a community room full of concerned residents and business owners attended a meeting held by the city and state officials and including in attendance was Ward 2 Alderman Maryann Heuston, board of Alderman President William White, Aldermen Rossetti, Sullivan and McWatters including a representative from state representative Tim Toomey’s office at the Somerville Police Station located at 220 Washington Street.    Continue reading Somerville’s McGrath Highway Parking Restriction Controversy

MMA Awards 2015 Harley-Davidson Bike Raffle Grand Prize  
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association was pleased to present the grand prize for the MMA’s 2015 Bike Raffle to Robert Hazelton from Marstons Mills, Massachusetts this past weekend.
The grand prize offered was a 2015 Harley Davidson Street Glide Special (FLHXS) painted a factory-custom Charcoal Pearl valued at $23,000.00, or a $10,000.00 cash payment option. After much consideration, Bob decided to take the $10,000.00 cash option. Continue reading

Lowell Man Arraigned On Armed Robbery And Rape Charges

  
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Tewksbury Chief of Police Timothy Sheehan have announced that Christian Cepeda-Ortiz, 22, of Lowell, was arraigned in Lowell District Court today on charges of armed kidnapping with sexual assault, armed robbery, aggravated rape, armed assault with intent to rob, and witness intimidation. Continue reading Lowell Man Arraigned On Armed Robbery And Rape Charges

Chelmsford Police to Charge Unlicensed Teen Driver in Multi-Car Crash that Injured Six, Including Two Young Children

  
CHELMSFORD — Deputy Police Chief Dan Ahern reports that the Chelmsford Police Department will charge a teenage driver after a Thursday afternoon three-car crash that resulted in serious injuries to a 8-year-old child. Continue reading Chelmsford Police to Charge Unlicensed Teen Driver in Multi-Car Crash that Injured Six, Including Two Young Children

CITY OF BOSTON WORKS WITH COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO BOOST COMPOSTING EFFORTS

  
Boston – Friday, August 7, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Office of Neighborhood Services, Environment, Energy & Open Space, and the City of Boston Public Works Department joined community partners in building an Aerated Static Pile Facility, from which heated carbon dioxide-enriched air is captured and pumped into an adjacent greenhouse, at the Mattapan Ecovation Center to boost composting and recycling in the City of Boston. Continue reading CITY OF BOSTON WORKS WITH COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO BOOST COMPOSTING EFFORTS

Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 40 -Report No. 31 August 7, 2015

  
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By Bob Katzen 

   THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives and senators on roll calls from prior legislative sessions before the summer recess. All roll calls are on Gov. Charlie Baker’s vetoes of funding in the $38.1 billion fiscal 2016 budget.

$1 MILLION FOR ZOOS (H 3650)
Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 40 -Report No. 31 August 7, 2015