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BOSTON WATER AND SEWER COMMISSION HONORED DURING NATIONAL WATER WEEK

  BOSTON - Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - In recognition of the Boston Water and Sewer Commission's (BWSC) long-term quality and reliability of water and sewer services in the City of Boston, the Commission last week received two awards from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) in celebration of…
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Boston Public Schools to Host Family Information Sessions on Water Safety

BOSTON - Monday, May 9, 2016 - To provide information on water safety in school facilities, Boston Public Schools will host two family information sessions this week. Under the leadership of Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Superintendent Tommy Chang, Boston Public Schools (BPS), as a proactive, precautionary measure, tested all sites…
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Northeastern U Innovating Airport Security

Boston, MA: According to the International Air Transport Association, about 8 million travelers make their way through airports around the world each day. Traditional security requires passengers to stand still while being screened, but Northeastern University researchers are developing cutting-edge technology that can detect suspicious behavior—even when passengers are on…
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Natural Disaster Hurricane Evacuation Zones MEMA

MEMA is the agency charged with ensuring the state is prepared to withstand, respond to, and recover from all types of emergencies and disasters, including natural hazards, accidents, deliberate attacks, and technological and infrastructure failures.   MEMA's staff of professional planners, communications specialists, and operations and support personnel is committed…
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