This week the Teamsters Local 25 Autism Fund donated more than $350,000 to nonprofits in Greater Boston, including Autism Speaks, Continue reading Teamsters Local 25 Autism Fund donated more than $350,000
WALTHAM – Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan has confirmed that the body of a deceased adult male recovered on April 22 in the Charles River near Elm Street in Waltham has been identified as Leonard Quirk, 66, of Waltham. Continue reading Body Recovered from Charles River Identified as Leonard Quirk
MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR COMMUNITY PRESERVATION ACTWith state match, new revenues could exceed $20M annually for housing, open space, and historic preservation in Boston Continue reading MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR COMMUNITY PRESERVATION ACT
SHIRLEY — Chief Thomas Goulden is pleased to report that a young boy, who was reported missing by his mother at noontime on Wednesday, has been found safe after a search by more than 20 police officers and firefighters. Continue reading Shirley Police Announce Missing 3-Year-Old Boy Found Safe
New 52,000 Square Foot Building Designed to be the Largest Energy Positive Commercial Facility on the East Coast Continue reading MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES MAJOR EXPANSION OF ARTISTS FOR HUMANITY’S EPICENTER TO DOUBLE VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Chelsea Becomes First City Council in MA to Take Action on Private Sector Wage Theft Continue reading CHELSEA CITY COUNCIL P ASSES ORDINANCE BANNING COMPANIES FROM BUSINESS LICENSES, CITY CONTRACTS IF CAUGHT STEALING WORKERS WAGES
Completed housing now exceeding expected population growth, 17,000 units permitted or complete; 18,000 in pipeline Continue reading MAYOR WALSH RELEASES QUARTERLY HOUSING REPORT
On April 24, 2016 the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Gilbert Rosario-Tejeda, 22, of 24 Immon Street, Lawrence, MA for possession with intent to distribute heroin (class a substance), unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and failure to signal.
BOSTON – Saturday, April 23, 2016 – As part of an annual effort to beautify the streets of Boston in time for the spring season, Mayor Martin J. Walsh today has asked for Boston residents’ to participate in Boston Shines, a citywide initiative to clean the neighborhoods across the city. Boston Shines will bring together thousands of volunteers, including businesses, community groups and residents to clean up after the winter season. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH CALLS ON RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN BOSTON SHINES, A CITYWIDE EFFORT TO CLEAN THE STREETS OF BOSTON
On April 21, 2016 the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Edwin Maldonado-Santos, 40, of 15 Garfield Street, Lawrence and Edward Cordero-Pinales, 27, of 83 Kenmore Road Apt. # 2, Methuen for distribution of cocaine (class b) and conspiracy to violate the drug laws. Additionally, Cordero Pinales was charged with possession of cocaine (class b). Continue reading Tewksbury Drug Distribution Arrest
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Photo:Arthur and Theresa, a happy day photograph here with proud grandmother Alma
Congratulations to our very good friends Theresa Serrani and Arthur Wahlberg on the announcement that they are expecting a baby. And congratulations to expecting grandparent Alma on the good news!
Continue reading Wahlberg’s Expecting Addition to the Family
BOSTON – Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department announced that the 18th Annual Neighborhood Coffee Hour Series will run in local parks citywide from May 4 to June 22. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES 2016 COFFEE HOUR SERIES
For the past six weeks, the Columbus After School Program and the Willis Avenue After School Program have been working together with Salem artist Juleen Jones, owner of In Touch Artist Studio, to create a “rediscovering America” mural that will was installed today on a wall at the corner of Hicks Avenue and Main Street. Continue reading Medford COLUMBUS SCHOOL MURAL
A $65,000 grant from the Massachusetts Historic Commission is helping Arlington’s Department of Planning & Community Development and Dallin Museum to restore the exterior of the Jefferson Cutter House at 611 Massachusetts Avenue. Continue reading Town Starts Restoring Historic Jefferson Cutter House
NATICK — Chief Richard White reports that the Natick Fire Department today rescued a woman and her dog who were stuck in a marsh. Continue reading Natick Fire Department Rescues Woman Stuck in Marsh
BRIDGEWATER — Chief Christopher Delmonte reports that the Bridgewater Police Department is investigating a body recovered from a local pond last night. Continue reading Bridgewater Police Investigating Body Found in Pond
On April 15th, 2016, the Tewksbury Police Department arrested two individuals subsequent to observing a narcotics transaction at 836 North Street (Building #300). Continue reading Tewksbury Drug Distribution Arrest
BRIDGEWATER — Chief Christopher Delmonte reports that the Bridgewater Police Department is actively searching for a man involved in robbing a bank yesterday. Continue reading Bridgewater Police Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect
Everett being recognized for being affordable and having tremendous growth in value
Continue reading CITY OF EVERETT NAMED ONE OF THE TOP SPOTS TO LIVE IN
Recently, female students from the Medford Vocational Technical High School (MVTHS) attend a “First in the State, Girls in Trades Conference & Career Fair”, held at the IBEW, Local 103, Headquarters in Dorchester, Massachusetts, co-hosted by Minuteman Regional Technical High School and Wynn Everett. Continue reading MEDFORD VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL’S FEMALE STUDENTS ATTEND FIRST IN STATE, GIRLS IN TRADES CONFERENCE AND CAREER FAIR!
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is forecasting a “Storm” in Boston on May 19, 2016. Only a month away, the MMA’s “STORM THE STATE HOUSE” will be the Motorcyclists of Massachusetts!
Motorcyclists across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and neighboring States are encouraged to meet at the staging locations listed below. Continue reading A STORM IS COMING! You won’t hear this from the National Weather Service!STORM THE STATE HOUSE
The Malden Chamber and Brookline Bank will be hosting the Chamber’s May “Business After Hours” networking event on Tuesday, May 3rd from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at John Brewer’s Tavern in honor of National Small Business Week. Continue reading Malden Chamber partners with Brookline Bank to host large networking event at John Brewer’s Tavern during National Small Business Week
LAWRENCE — The Psychological Center, Inc. (TPC) is pleased to announce that it hosted the Saint Michael’s School Class of 2016 for a tour and lunch at the Daybreak Shelter last week. Continue reading The Psychological Center, Inc. Welcomes Students from Saint Michael’s School to the Daybreak Shelter and Pegasus House
‘Get on the Cloud with Google Drive’ will be offered on Wednesday, May 4, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Continue reading NEWS FROM ACTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
MAYNARD — Chief Anthony Stowers reports that the Maynard Fire Department is investigating a series of fires inside building two of the Mill and Main campus. Continue reading Maynard Fire Department Investigating Suspicious Fires at Mill and Main Building
GEORGETOWN – Chief Fred Mitchell Jr. reports that the Georgetown Fire Department responded to a serious, two-car motor vehicle crash on Sunday afternoon that required the fire department to shut down Interstate 95.
Continue reading Georgetown Fire Department Responds to Serious Motor Vehicle Crash on I-95
Recently, the Columbus Elementary School hosted an Evening of Art and Music Celebration. Continue reading Medford:COLUMBUS SCHOOL HOSTS ARTS AND MUSIC CELEBRATION!
The third annual Krystle Campbell softball tournament is taking place on Saturday, April 16th and Sunday, April 17th at Columbus Park in Medford.
Continue reading Third annual Krystle Campbell softball tournament this weekend
$3.1M Investment in Vision Zero, $2M for Traffic Signal Improvements
BOSTON – Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that strong measures aimed at ensuring safe and reliable travel on City of Boston streets will be a key component in his administration’s proposed fiscal year 2017 budget that was presented to the Boston City Council yesterday morning. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH’S BUDGET PROPOSAL INVESTS IN SAFE TRAVEL ON CITY OF BOSTON STREETS
Senator Sal DiDomenico recently received a Legislative Champion Award from the Massachusetts YouthBuild Coalition at their lobby day at the State House for his dedication and support of YouthBuild and their mission. Continue reading Senator DiDomenico Receives YouthBuild Legislative Champion Award
Last Thursday, the McGlynn Elementary School hosted Grade 3 Literacy Night at the Helen McGlynn Memorial Library. The students and their families were welcomed to the evening’s events by Principal Diane Guarino and Assistant Principal Doreen Andrews. Continue reading Medford-McGLYNN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HOSTS LITERACY NIGHT!
This year’s event is shaping up to be our best yet, and we want you there to celebrate with us!
Continue reading Spend May 4th Supporting Medford & Somerville Youth!
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) have announced the release of the 2016 BCYF Summer Grants RFP. Continue reading Mayor Walsh Announces 2016 BCYF Summer Grants for Local Agencies
WOBURN – Indictments were handed down between February 18 and March 17, 2016. Defendants are listed by towns where alleged offenses occurred. Continue reading Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan Announces Grand Jury Indictments
Successful building contractor hires seasoned compliance professional
to lead diversity and workforce compliance strategy for $2 billion resort Continue reading SUFFOLK CONSTRUCTION HIRES SHELLEY WEBSTER FOR COMPLIANCE OFFICER ROLE ON WYNN BOSTON HARBOR PROJECT
With dozens of free events, the area’s newest neighborhood will be one of its most exciting destinations for events, shopping, dining and outdoor activities
Continue reading Assembly Row Unveils 2016 Event Schedule, Celebrating Fashion, Food, Fitness and Entertainment – all along the Waterfront
The students and staff at Medford High School (MHS) and the Medford Vocational Technical High School (MVTHS) will mark “One Boston Day”, Friday, April 15TH, in memory of Medford High School 2001 graduate Krystle Campbell who was killed during the terrorist attacks at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. Continue reading MEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL AND THE MEDFORD VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL REMEMBER KRYSTLE CAMPBELL AS THEY COME TOGETHER TO MARK “ONE BOSTON DAY”/APRIL 15TH
Program Designed to Protect the Health and Safety of Boston’s Residents from Lead Continue reading MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF LEAD REPLACEMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR BOSTON’S HOMEOWNERS
Recently, three students from Medford High School: Anderson Michelle, Kevin Pierre-Noel, and Prayad Tamang, were selected to attend the 2016 Biomedical Science Career Program Student Conference, which was held at The Westin Copley Place Boston. Continue reading MEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS SELECTED TO ATTEND 2016 BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE CAREEER PROGRAM IN BOSTON!
Dan Rizzo is the only candidate with experience as a veteran, small business owner and community leader. He has a record of results and a vision to move 1st Suffolk and Middlesex forward. Continue reading Boston News Group Proudly Supports Dan Rizzo for State Senate THE ONLY CANDIDATE WITH EXPERIENCE…
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is pleased to announce the 15th consecutive Motorcycle Safety Awareness Period in Massachusetts! Continue reading MMA Announces 2016 Massachusetts Motorcycle Safety Awareness Period
BOSTON – Monday, April 4, 2016 – On Wednesday, Mayor Martin J. Walsh will join Mayor Jorge O. Elorza of Providence, Rhode Island, to convene New England Mayors, Continue reading MEDIA ADVISORY: MAYOR WALSH TO JOIN MAYOR JORGE ELORZA AT NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL GUN VIOLENCE SUMMIT
BOSTON – Senator Sal DiDomenico and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate recently voted to unanimously pass legislation to protect consumers from unknowingly entering a credit contract and to limit instances of fraud resulting from the mailing of unsolicited and often predatory loans.
Continue reading Senator DiDomenico Votes to Pass Legislation to Regulate Unsolicited Loans
Get Ready for Spring Baseball with this April Vacation Program run by our very popular SNL Sports Crew. Click on the image for additional information & registration. Continue reading April Vacation Preseason Baseball Clinic – SNL Sports
Working closely with the Cambridge Public Library, the Foundation will expand private support for the Library with Susan Hartnett, formerly of the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, at the helm. Continue reading Cambridge Public Library Foundation names its first appointment with Susan Hartnett as Special Advisor
State Senator Sal DiDomenico recently provided remarks at the 69th annual Student Government Day at the State House, a day designed to help foster civic engagement, encourage public service, and provide students with a deeper understanding of how the legislative process works. Continue reading Senator DiDomenico Addresses 69th Annual Student Government Day