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Mayor Martin J. Walsh delivered his annual State of the City address

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports Watch Video and read text: Thank you everyone. We started tonight with Yohan , Lamarana , Smiler , and Angel  because the State of the City is not about me, it’s about all of us — the people of our ; I believe in Boston because this city made my immigrant family’s dream come true. My vision, my…
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Massachusetts’ Emergency Management Program Receives National Re-accreditation

Boston Strong news - Mass Emergency Management Agency reports FRAMINGHAM — The Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Emergency Management Program has received full re-accreditation by the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP), signifying that the Commonwealth’s Emergency Management Program, led by the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), meets or exceeds national standards for emergency management. “Our Emergency Management Program is key to protecting lives, property, and infrastructure during…
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STRENGTHENING BOSTON’S ABILITY TO CREATE AFFORDABLE HOUSING & WORKFORCE TRAINING

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports Legislation will strengthen Boston's Linkage, Inclusionary Development Policy. Mayor Martin J. Walsh today joined advocates, residents and workers at the State House to testify before the Joint Committee on Housing in support of legislation sponsored by Representative Kevin Honan that will provide the City of Boston with more flexibility to leverage the strong development market…
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Mass Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Retaining Classified National Defense Information Regarding U.S. Military Programs

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: US DOJ reports - A Sharon, Massachusetts, man pleaded guilty today to willfully retaining national defense information. Ahmedelhadi Yassin Serageldin, 66, an Egyptian-born nationalized citizen, admitted to removing classified national defense information from his workplace at a defense contractor without authorization and keeping it unsecured within his ; Serageldin was originally indicted and arrested in November 2018 on one…
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Boston Marathon Bomber Wants Death Sentence Thrown Out Due to Impartial Traumatized Jury by Media, cites B Red Sox Public Figure Big Papi’s “This Is Our…” Proclamation

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: NBC News reports - Defense lawyer Daniel Habib made the case that the judge erred by holding the Boston Bombing trial in a still-traumatized city where wall-to-wall news coverage and a sense of shared victimhood made it impossible to select an impartial jury. Share More: Assistant Attorney William Glaser asserted that the pretrial publicity didn't taint the jury, leading…
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Advancements in Prosthetic Design Highlights BWH Innovation

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Brigham Women's Hospital reports A new exhibit at the Brigham showcases the past, present and future of prosthetics and how design plays a critical role in humanizing technology for amputees. On display on the Braunwald Tower 2 mezzanine now through January, “Bespoke Bodies: The Design and Craft of Prosthetics,” is a traveling multimedia exhibition created by Design Museum Boston that…
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Boston MA and LA are working together to fight climate change

Boston Strong news - Los Angeles, CA: Martin Walsh @MayorforBoston reports This week, I’m in Los Angeles with a coalition from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. This trip is part of a program called City to City, which connects Boston’s leaders in government and business with our counterparts in other cities. It allows us to share best practices for economic development and community resilience, and…
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Multiagency weapons and narcotics probe yields 32 Boston-area arrests, seizure of 79 illegal firearms

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: ICE reports Thirty-two individuals were arrested on federal and state drug and gun charges and 79 illegal firearms, including assault weapons, were seized from multiple locations near Lawrence, Massachusetts, in a joint local, state and federal investigation that included Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Boston. HSI Boston acting Special Agent In Charge Jason J. Molina…
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First Lady Melania Trump’s Be Best Visits Boston Medical

US STRONG news - Boston, MA: The White House reports First Lady Melania Trump traveled to Boston Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts on Wednesday morning. The visit highlighted Boston Medical Center’s treatment programs for babies born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), as part of the First Lady’s Be Best initiative. Mrs. Trump, joined by Health and Human Services Secretary Azar, met with leadership and staff…
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ICE FIELDS – 19 arrested in Massachusetts during 4-day operation targeting criminal aliens with drug offenses

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: ICE reports Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers arrested 19 individuals in several counties throughout Massachusetts during a four-day enforcement action, targeting criminal aliens who have been convicted or charged with fentanyl, heroin, and other drug-related trafficking crimes. Many of these criminal aliens were released from local law enforcement custody into Massachusetts communities with…
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NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH

This month, we look at resources and support for family caregivers. BOSTON STRONG news - Boston, MA: City of Boston Human Resources reports - More than 43 million people in the United States provide unpaid caregiving support for elderly adults and children who need help with day-to-day functioning. This can range from helping someone to get out of bed to medication management, taking loved ones…
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SMITH PLAYGROUND IN ALLSTON REOPENED

Mayor Walsh celebrates the reopening of Smith Playground in Allston, following a $ million investment. November 2, 2019 - Mayor Martin Walsh joined residents and local leaders for the opening of Smith Playground in Allston. (Mayor's Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson) Boston, Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports Mayor Martin J. Walsh today joined Boston Parks and Recreation Commissioner Ryan Woods,…
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Lives Depend on Climate Action: How Climate Change Jeopardizes Patient Health Today

Those on the front lines describe how we must transform our approach to care and infrastructure to safeguard patient health. Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Boston Medical Center Health City Lauren Padilla reports - It’s been one month since 4 million strikers across all 7 continents marched to support global climate action in the Youth Climate Strike. Organized largely through youth-led grassroots movements across…
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CA Parents in College Admissions Case Plead Guilty in Boston Court

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: US DOJ MA reports BOSTON – A California husband and wife charged in the college admissions scandal pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston. Manuel Henriquez, 55, the founder of Hercules Capital, and his wife, Elizabeth Henriquez, 56, both of Atherton, Calif. pleaded guilty today to an indictment charging one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire…
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Parent in College Admissions Case Pleads Guilty

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: US DOJ MA reports BOSTON – A California woman pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to paying $300,000 to participate in both the college entrance exam cheating scheme and athletic recruitment scheme. Michelle Janavs, 48, of Newport Coast, Calif., pleaded guilty to an indictment charging her with one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud…
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