The City’s Office of Workforce Development is sponsoring an Arts & Culture Job Fair on Wednesday, April 26, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Central Square Library, 45 Pearl Street in Cambridge. Continue reading Cambridge Jobs Fair
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – April 24, 2017 – Join the Department of Public Works to celebrate the City’s first “Arbor Week.” Continue reading City of Cambridge Celebrates “Arbor Week” April 24-28
On April 22, 2017 the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Eduard Abreu, 36 of 572 Essex St., Lawrence for distribution of a class b substance, cocaine and possession with the intent to distribute a class b substance, cocaine. Continue reading Tewksbury Drug Distribution Arrest – Apache Way
BOSTON – The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) and the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) today announced that the 226 – 232 Highland Street E+ Green Building project in Roxbury has been selected as a 2017 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Housing Award Winner, one of three across the country in the “One and Two Family Production Home” category. Continue reading CITY OF BOSTON’S ROXBURY E+ HOUSING PROJECT HONORED BY AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS
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Last week, Medford High School and the Medford Technical High School, celebrated Diversity Week.
Continue reading Medford:MHS/MTHS Celebrates Diversity Week
Neighborhood Trauma Teams in Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, Roxbury and East Boston to strengthen City response efforts Continue reading MAYOR WALSH TO LAUNCH NEW TRAUMA RESPONSE TEAMS
Serving a purpose higher than themselves, we need to honor that.
– Steve Manchester
Continue reading My Father’s War by Charley Valera
Ribbon cutting for updated facilities at Dare Family Services made with CDBG funding
Newton, MA – Earlier today, Mayor Setti Warren, the Newton Planning Department, and Dare Family Services leadership, staff, Continue reading Mayor Setti Warren Speaks out Against President Trump’s Plan to Eliminate CDBG Funds at Local Event Celebrating National Community Development Week
By John P Zafiris Jr
The Massachusetts Society of The Sons of the American Revolution Colonel Henry Knox Regimental Color Guard marched on and fired a musket salute on the North Bridge in Concord ,Massachusetts this past Wednesday on the 242nd anniversary of The Concord Fight April 19, 1775.
Continue reading North Bridge Musket Salute Fired in Concord
Grants Will Support Summer Programming for Youth
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) have announced the release of the 2017 BCYF Summer Grants RFP. Applicants may apply for a 2017 BCYF Summer Grant of up to $4,000 to support fun, safe, Continue reading Mayor Walsh Announces 2017 BCYF Summer Grants for Local Agencies
A 19th century cannonball, which is believed to have contained explosive components, was found in a box of antiques recently purchased by a resident. Continue reading Hull Police and State Police Bomb Squad Respond after Resident Finds Cannonball in Box of Antiques
On April 9, 2017 the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Eric Shaughnessy, 34 of 12 Hovey Street, Dracut and Christine Gray, 42 of 75 Tarbell Street, Manchester, NH for trafficking methamphetamine, over 36 grams, possession with the intent to distribute class a, heroin and class b, cocaine Continue reading Tewksbury Drug Trafficking Arrests – Crystal Meth
This spring marks one year since the City of Cambridge achieved the highest 5-STAR rating in the country from STAR Communities, recognizing Cambridge as a national leader in sustainability.
Continue reading Cambridge Achieved Highest 5-STAR Rating in Country From STAR Communities
DEDHAM, Ma. (April 7, 2017)—The American Red Cross joins community leaders to host 3 blood drives in honor of the lives forever changed by the Boston Marathon bombings and to pay tribute to the strength and resilience shown by so many following the attacks.
Continue reading American Red Cross hosts commemorative blood drives in remembrance of the Boston Marathon bombings
Cambridge will Honor Trailblazing Women on Wednesday April 12, 5:45-8 p.m., at City Hall, Sullivan Chamber, 2nd Floor, 795 Mass. Ave. Continue reading Cambridge To Honor Trailblazing Women
Step forward in Mayor Setti Warren’s Housing Strategy goal to expand housing options and affordability for individuals, families, and seniors
Continue reading Newton Passes Accessory Apartment Ordinance
BOSTON – Thursday, April 6, 2017 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced a call for artists for the Alternative Space Pilot Program, a partnership between the City of Boston and local businesses and institutions, allowing artists and organizations Continue reading MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ARTISTS AT MASSACHUSETTS EYE AND EAR
On Saturday, April 15, 2017, MassDOT crews will be inspecting the bridge that carries Route 62 (Gleasondale Road) over the Assabet River in the town of Stow. Continue reading Stow: Route 62 (Gleasondale Road) Bridge over the Assabet River Bridge Inspection scheduled for Saturday, April 15th
Photos by William Tauro
Photos of the school bus crash that happened on Route 3 in Bedford early Wednesday morning that sent 24 students to the hospital Continue reading Photos of Bedford Route 3 School Bus Accident That Sent 24 Students To The Hospital
Covenant Brings Total Developer Payments and Contributions to Estimated $112M
Benefits include funding for GLX, job programs, infrastructure projects, and more;
Continue reading Union Square, Somerville, Master Developer Signs Agreement to Provide Green Line Contribution and Additional Community Benefits;
BOSTON – Tuesday, April 4, 2017 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will host the 18th Annual Neighborhood Coffee Hour Series in local parks citywide from April 24 to July 20. Continue reading BOSTON MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES 2017 COFFEE HOUR SERIES
Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce that the Everett Health Department and the VCA Everett Animal Hospital will be holding a Rabies Vaccination Clinic on Wednesday, April 12th from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the VCA Everett Animal Hospital at 251 Chelsea Street in Everett. Continue reading CITY OF EVERETT TO HOLD ANNUAL RABIES CLINIC
Monday, April, 10 2017 – Friday, May 5, 2017
The Water Department will be flushing water mains throughout the City beginning April, 10th 2017 through May 5th, 2017. Continue reading EVERETT HYDRANT FLUSHING
Boston Compact, Teach Plus work to bring best teaching practices to all classrooms in Boston
BOSTON – Tuesday, April 4, 2017 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh and city education stakeholders today announced a groundbreaking new learning collaborative joining together Boston Public Schools, charter and Catholic schools in Boston to share and support best teaching practices and professional development across city school sectors. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES INNOVATIVE TEACHER LEARNING COLLABORATIVE BETWEEN DISTRICT, CHARTER & CATHOLIC SCHOOLS ACROSS CITY
The town of Arlington was recently awarded $15,000 from the Massachusetts Historical Commission’s FY 2017 Survey and Planning Grant Program, which supports historic preservation planning activities in communities throughout the state. Continue reading Arlington Awarded $15,000 From Massachusetts Historical Commission Grant Program
The Tewksbury Police Department will partner with the 202 eligible local Massachusetts law enforcement agencies and the Massachusetts State Police in the national U Drive, U Text, U Pay mobilization to crack down on texting while driving. Continue reading The Tewksbury Police Department Joins Statewide Effort to Reduce Distracted Driving Crashes
EVERETT – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Everett Chief of Police Steven Mazzie have announced that David Grossack, 47, was arraigned today in Malden District Court and charged with murder in connection with the February 25 homicide of Francis Brescia, 65 of Everett. Continue reading Man Held Without Bail in Everett Homicide
Mayor Martin J. Walsh will host the first ride of the season on the popular Boston Swan Boats as they open at the Public Garden lagoon on Saturday, April 15, at 11:30 a.m. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH OPENS SWAN BOATS APRIL 15
Its a great read by a great person who did the research, followed it night and day and purged out the truth right up front!
Michele McPhee has a no holds barred type of personality and calls it like she see’s it with no bull! The truth and nothing but the truth is what you get with Michele. Continue reading Maximum Harm: The Tsarnaev Brothers, the FBI, and the Road to the Marathon Bombing
Cambridge Animal Commission will be holding a Rabies Vaccination Clinic Saturday, April 1, 9-11 a.m., at Cambridge Department of Public Works, 147 Hampshire St. Cost is $15/Dog. Continue reading Cambridge Animal Commission Rabies Vaccination Clinic
Medford High School Class of 1967 will celebrate its 50th reunion on Saturday June 3rd at Bear Hill Country Club in Stoneham from 6pm-10pm. All classmates are welcome. Continue reading Medford High School Class of 1967 50th Reunion
By William Tauro
This past Wednesday night,
President Shannon Deyeso and the Medford Lions Club hosted a Narcan and overdose awareness talk at Carroll’s Restaurant that’s located in Medford Square.
Guest speakers Patrol Officer Rory Lockowittz, Lieutenant Joe Casey and K9 Officer Harry MacGilvray of the Medford Police Department and Medford’s Prevention Outreach Manager Penny Funaiole spoke on how they handle overdoses in the city of Medford, the use of Narcan and the drug infestation problems within surrendering cities and town and how they are battling this serious growing problem. Continue reading Medford Spreading Awareness to Cities & Towns on the Growing Battle of Addiction
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Kevin Walker, 35, of Billerica, was ordered held without bail by Judge Hélène Kazanjian after a dangerousness hearing on Friday, March 17, in Middlesex Superior Court in connection with an alleged series of physical and financial abuses of an elderly victim. Continue reading Billerica Man Held in Connection with Alleged Elder Abuse
On Tuesday, February 14th, Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett celebrated the American Nutrition Center’s (ANC) 20th Anniversary. Mayor DeMaria honored and showcased President Peter Morel and ANC’s hard work and achievements throughout the years.
Continue reading EVERETT MAYOR DEMARIA CELEBRATES ANC’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY IN BUSINESS
On Monday, March 13th the City of Everett rightfully paid respect to US Navy 2nd Class Petty Officer Christopher Brienza. Brienza was an active member of the US Navy and native of Everett. Continue reading CITY OF EVERETT PAYS RESPECT TO US NAVY 2ND CLASS PETTY OFFICER CHRISTOPHER BRIENZA
SOMERVILLE, MA – On Monday, March 20, Somerville High School hosted a multi-purpose extravaganza: two world records attempts, a clothing drive, and an energizer for sophomores scheduled to take MCAS testing this week. Continue reading Somerville High School Sets 2 Back-to-Back World Records for Charity on TV
Once again, FREE Semi and Prom Shop Is Open This Week And Next Week!
Tues-3/21 – from 2:30 – 4 PM and again from 7 – 8:30 PM
Wed – 3/22- from 2:30 to 4 PM and again from 7- 8:30 PM
Continue reading Free Semi/Prom Shop Open This Week And Next Week!
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and North Reading Chief of Police Michael Murphy have announced that on Friday, March 10, 2017, John McNeil, 57, of North Reading pled guilty to two counts of possession with intent to distribute a Class B substance, Continue reading North Reading Man Pleads Guilty to Prescription Drug Sales
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Representative Michael Capuano Holds a Town Hall at Somerville High School
On March 13th, Representative Michael E. Capuano , a former Somerville Mayor, hosted his town hall at Somerville High School. The audience, estimated to be more than 400 people, asked questions of the Congressman for over 90 minutes.
Gaming Convention PAX East features Somerville Musician on Mainstage
Somerville resident and professional violinist Michael Hustedde performed on the main stage at popular gaming convention PAX East 2017. Michael’s group, Videri String Quartet, is an ensemble dedicated to performing the music of video games at the highest level. Take a look!
BOSTON GLOBE SCHOLASTIC ART & WRITING AWARDS
“These awards are part of a proud tradition by The Boston Globe and the Globe Foundation of honoring and encouraging a new generation of young, artistic talent in Massachusetts,” said Linda Pizzuti Henry, the Globe’s managing director. Continue reading Medford Students Shine At Annual Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards!
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Inspiring the Next Generation
Tufts graduate students continue to forge connections with young scientists and engineers through a Reverse Science Fair with Medford High School. Continue reading Tufts Grad Students Forge Connections With Students At Medford High/Medford Tech
Last week, seven sophomore students from Medford High School took part in the Massachusetts History Day competition in Stoneham. Massachusetts History Day is a branch of the National History Day program. Continue reading Medford:MHS Students Shine At Massachusetts History Day Competition!
Suspect Hits Police Cruiser, Crashes into Building
This press release has been updated to reflect that the suspect was operating a stolen U-Haul out of Somerville. The suspect has also been charged with Receiving Stolen Property Over $250. Continue reading Update*Saugus Police Arrest Man for Breaking and Entering after Pursuit on Route 1
GEORGETOWN — Chief Fred Mitchell reports that the Georgetown Fire Department battled a fire in a commercial building on Sunday morning.
Firefighters were called to 65 Central St. at 8 a.m. Sunday for an activated fire alarm. Continue reading Georgetown Fire Department Battles 2-Alarm Fire in Commercial Building
The Rizzuto family is from Stoneham Ma, they have been doing the North End Italian feast in the summer for 3 years now and they are having another baby so that makes ten kids total. Continue reading The Rizzuto Ice Cream Family Scoops Out the 10th Kid
GLOUCESTER and STOW — Fire Chief Eric Smith, along with State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Deputy Director Joseph Klucznik, are pleased to announce that three Gloucester Continue reading Three Gloucester Firefighters Graduate From Firefighting Academy