CITY OF BOSTON’S ROXBURY E+ HOUSING PROJECT HONORED BY AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS 

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 

Mayor Setti Warren Speaks out Against President Trump’s Plan to Eliminate CDBG Funds at Local Event Celebrating National Community Development Week

 

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

North Bridge Musket Salute Fired in Concord


Photos by Larry Richardson of Larry’s Drive by Pictures

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

American Red Cross hosts commemorative blood drives in remembrance of the Boston Marathon bombings

 

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

MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ARTISTS AT MASSACHUSETTS EYE AND EAR 


Call for artists will expand the City’s alternative space pilot program

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 

Union Square, Somerville, Master Developer Signs Agreement to Provide Green Line Contribution and Additional Community Benefits;

 

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;

MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES INNOVATIVE TEACHER LEARNING COLLABORATIVE BETWEEN DISTRICT, CHARTER & CATHOLIC SCHOOLS ACROSS CITY

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 Tewksbury Police Department Joins Statewide Effort to Reduce Distracted Driving Crashes

 

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

Maximum Harm: The Tsarnaev Brothers, the FBI, and the Road to the Marathon Bombing


Book by Michele R. McPhee

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

Medford Spreading Awareness to Cities & Towns on the Growing Battle of Addiction

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

Billerica Man Held in Connection with Alleged Elder Abuse

 

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

Latest Somerville Neighborhood News

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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!

Medford Students Shine At Annual Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards!


Posted by LISA EVANGELISTA

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!

Tufts Grad Students Forge Connections With Students At Medford High/Medford Tech


Posted by LISA EVANGELISTA 

(Courtesy of Tufts University, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, School of Engineering)

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

Three Gloucester Firefighters Graduate From Firefighting Academy


Left to right: Firefighter/Paramedics Andrew Lyons, Anthony DellaCroce and Ryan Goodwin graduated from the State Firefighting Academy today. (Courtesy Photo Gloucester Fire Department)

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