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Strong Preparedness Alert

Boston, MA: Mayor Martin J. Walsh today alerted residents that September is recognized as National Preparedness Month. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) within the Department of Homeland Security, National Preparedness Month encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools and communities.…
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Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Hurricanes

WASHINGTON, August 31, 2016 — The Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricanes. Be aware that flooding from heavy rain, damaging winds, and tidal flooding is possible. FSIS recommends that consumers take the following…
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MA State Police on Baton Rouge Police Killings

State Police Colonel Richard McKeon released the following statement regarding the killings of police officers in Baton Rouge: The Massachusetts State Police extend our deepest condolences to our brothers and sisters in Baton Rouge.  We stand in solidarity and strength with every state trooper, police officer, sheriff’s deputy, federal agent,…
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Art and science merge in a disaster readiness haven

Cambridge, MA: Dorothy Ryan | Lincoln Laboratory July 7, 2016 People walking by MIT's Building 9, formally named the Samuel Tak Lee Building in Cambridge, Massachusetts, pause to contemplate the white plastic structure that appears to be part bench and part tower. Is it a new architecture-inspired sculpture? The campus is known…
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AMBITIOUS CLEAN ENERGY BILL

Boston,  via Sierra Club of MA: The Massachusetts Senate released their version of an energy bill today, which would increase the state’s renewable energy requirements and implement long-term contracts for 2,000 megawatts of offshore wind and 1,500 megawatts of other renewable energy sources.  It also includes provisions to support increased energy…
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Homeland Attacks – Orlando Club Disaster

Orlando, FL: Orlando Club Massacre. 50 killed. Below is contact information. Authorities requested all witnesses to go to the Orlando Police Department at 100 S. Hughey Avenue, or to call the FBI hotline at  1-800-CALL-FBI with information that may help with their ongoing investigation. Any family members and friends who…
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Finish Line Untold Stories of 2013 Marathon at Boston Theatre Company

Finish Line will represent the voices of those who were impacted and the community that arose on April 15, 2013. ​ It will focus on powerful, profound, and  inspiring stories, captured in the words of over 85 interviews, conducted by a team of journalists, graduate students and theater professionals. Boston,…
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