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MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES FREE SUNSCREEN DISPENSERS COMING TO BOSTON PARKS

BOSTON - Thursday, June 25, 2015 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced a joint partnership with the Melanoma Foundation of New England (MFNE), Make Big Change (MBC) and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department to provide free sunscreen dispensers in public parks in the city of Boston.   Boston…
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CREWS TO CLEAR BOSTON’S PUBLIC SPACES OF HAZARDOUS, DISCARDED NEEDLES

BOSTON- Tuesday, June 23, 2015 -  Health and Human Services and the Boston Public Health Commission in announcing the Mobile Sharps Collection Team (MSCT), a new program, dispatching a crew to properly handle loose, sharp needles. In addition, Citizens Connect now has this new feature, which allows citizens to file…
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Boston’s Community Compost Program New Pilot

BOSTON--Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced 9/12 that the City of Boston is piloting new approaches to a community compost program in Boston. This fall, the City will be collecting residential food waste at two communal residential food waste collection containers dubbed, “Project Oscar”  and three farmers market. “Composting is important for…
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