Two Essex County Sheriff’s Officers Honored at Correctional Officer of the Year Awards

  

Gov. Charlie Baker presents Sgt. Jonathan Credit with the Medal of Honor.
BOSTON — Essex County Sheriff Frank G. Cousins Jr. is pleased to announce that two Essex County Sheriff’s Department Sergeants were honored at the Massachusetts State House today during the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s (EOPSS) annual Correctional Employee of the Year Awards Ceremony. Continue reading Two Essex County Sheriff’s Officers Honored at Correctional Officer of the Year Awards

Tyngsborough Police Investigating Racist Written Messages and Social Media Postings at Academy of Notre Dame

  

TYNGSBOROUGH — Chief Richard D. Howe reports that the Tyngsborough Police Department is investigating a series of racist and racially insensitive social media postings and at least one written message appearing to target minority students at both the Academy of Notre Dame Lower Pre K-8 and Upper 9-12 schools. Continue reading Tyngsborough Police Investigating Racist Written Messages and Social Media Postings at Academy of Notre Dame

Statement of Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes Regarding Sudden Death of Officer John Bruttaniti

  

CHELSEA – Police Chief Brian Kyes issues the following statement:
“John was the true definition of a dedicated public servant to the people of Chelsea and the Country, having worked at the Chelsea Police Department since 2008 and at the Chelsea Fire Department from 2005-2008 and served in the US Army in Afghanistan in 2003-2004. Continue reading Statement of Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes Regarding Sudden Death of Officer John Bruttaniti

MAYOR WALSH LAUNCHES ADAMS STREET BRANCH LIBRARY PROJECT

  
Mayor Walsh’s Building a Better Boston Capital Plan Invests over $90 million in Library Projects throughout the City
BOSTON – Saturday, May 14, 2016 – Today Mayor Martin J. Walsh launched the Adams Street Branch Library Project and highlighted capital investments planned at libraries across the Boston Public Library system, which total over $90 million in his FY17-21 Building a Better Boston Capital Plan. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH LAUNCHES ADAMS STREET BRANCH LIBRARY PROJECT

Breaking story on the Massachusetts Senate approval of the controversial transgender bill. Included are how all 38 state senators voted.

  

   PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST TRANSGENDER PEOPLE (S 735) –The Senate 33-4, approved and sent to the House the bill that would expand current law prohibiting discrimination against transgender people by adding “gender identity” to existing Massachusetts Continue reading Breaking story on the Massachusetts Senate approval of the controversial transgender bill. Included are how all 38 state senators voted.

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, May 12, the 133rd day day of 2016 with 233 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:25 and sunset is @ 7:55. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1588 – King Henry III fled Paris after Henry of Guise triumphantly entered the city. 

1780 – Charleston, South Carolina fell to British forces.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

THIS WEEK ON SOMERVILLE NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – ​DISPLACEMENT, THE NEW FACE OF HOMELESSNESS


THIS WEEK ON SOMERVILLE NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – ​DISPLACEMENT, THE NEW FACE OF HOMELESSNESS
Rising rents, soaring home prices and high-end developments are causing displacement across Somerville. The organizations that fight homelessness are finding their resources are being taxed to keep residents in their homes, before they are displaced, and at greater risk of homelessness. Continue reading THIS WEEK ON SOMERVILLE NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – ​DISPLACEMENT, THE NEW FACE OF HOMELESSNESS

Everett:MassDEP Celebrates ‘National Drinking Water Week’ by Presenting 45 Recipients with a 2016 Public Water Systems Award

  

On May 3rd the City of Everett Water Department was one of 45 communities to receive the 2016 Public Water System Award from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection as part of “National Drinking Water Week” (May 1-7). Continue reading Everett:MassDEP Celebrates ‘National Drinking Water Week’ by Presenting 45 Recipients with a 2016 Public Water Systems Award

Natick Police Partner with Youth Coalition on Initiative Aimed at Helping Parents Recognize Signs of Substance Abuse

  
NATICK — Chief James G. Hicks announces that the Natick Police Department has partnered with Natick Together for Youth to host a community initiative to help parents recognize signs of substance use in children and teenagers. Continue reading Natick Police Partner with Youth Coalition on Initiative Aimed at Helping Parents Recognize Signs of Substance Abuse

Georgetown Police and Schools Respond to Swastika Drawn on Football Field

  
Comprehensive, Restorative Process Followed for Offending Student, Age 13
Community Planning Open Forum and Discussion for Later This Week

GEORGETOWN — Police Chief Donald Cudmore and Superintendent of Schools Carol Jacobs report that the Town of Georgetown responded swiftly to a report of a swastika found on the Georgetown Middle High School football field late last week. Continue reading Georgetown Police and Schools Respond to Swastika Drawn on Football Field