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Trump Administration Proposes Sale for Strong Wind Energy Off Massachusetts Lower Atlantic

ATLANTIC STRONG - WASHINGTON, DC:  – In support of the President's “America-First Offshore Energy Strategy,” Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced the proposed lease sale for two additional areas offshore Massachusetts for commercial wind energy leasing, totaling nearly 390,000 acres. “The Trump Administration supports an all-of-the-above energy policy…
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CITY OF BOSTON, AIRA PARTNER TO OFFER ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR RESIDENTS AND VISITORS WITH BLINDNESS OR LOW-VISION FOR PATRIOTS DAY WEEKEND

Aira's app will be available for free use during the Patriots Day Parade and weekend events throughout the entire City of Boston. Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Mayor's Commission for Persons with Disabilities, and the Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics today announced a partnership with remote assistive technology company…
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New England – No Disruptions at 2A Armed Gun Rights Activists Rally in Barre, Bennington, Burlington with No Extra Vermont Police

Burlington, VT: – No disruptions at Armed 2A pro gun activists gathered at South Burlington, Barre, and Bennington and supported second amendment gun rights during a peaceful rally. No special Police were added for the Vermont Pro Rights 2A march organized by Christopher Covey. News
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MEMA Safety Guidelines for Marathon Spectators

MEMA Mass Emergency Management Agency Guide for Marathon Spectators. Spectators attending the 2018 Boston Marathon are being asked for their cooperation in following reasonable and common sense guidelines that will help ensure the safety and security of participants, volunteers and spectators. Spectators intending on watching the Boston Marathon from anywhere…
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AG’s Office Wins Federal Case Defending Assault Weapons Ban, Judge Rejects Challenge by Gun Lobby

BOSTON, MA:  — Following the order of District Court Judge William Young rejecting the gun lobby’s challenge to the assault weapons ban in Massachusetts, Attorney General Maura Healey issued the following statement: “Today’s decision upholding the Assault Weapons Ban vindicates the right of the people of Massachusetts to protect themselves from these weapons…
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Resilience – GLOBAL DISASTER RESPONSE NEEDS A NETWORKED APPROACH

  BOSTON, MA. 03/29/2018- Douglas Fears, White House resilience head, presidential advisor and senior director of resilience policy at the National Security Council, speaks during the 2018 Global Resilience Research Network summit held in East Village 17th floor on March 29, 2018. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University. “Pray for me.”…
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Marching Together

Boston, MA: by Marty Walsh - It was a scene similar to one Boston’s seen before. This past weekend, on a cold Saturday morning, tens of thousands of people gathered to kick off another march demanding national change. Except this time, we gathered at Madison Park Vocational High School in…
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YOUTH CITYWIDE ACCEPT HYDRANT CHALLENGE AND TACKLE SNOW

Boston, MA: For three winters, the challenge has encouraged youth to shovel out a fire hydrant and have their parents post a before and after photo on social media, using the hashtag #HydrantChallenge. Upon completion of the challenge, Councilor O’Malley rewards each child with a $5 gift card to Licks!…
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MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES 4TH ANNUAL “ONE BOSTON DAY” ON APRIL 15

ENCOURAGES CIVIC PARTICIPATION IN ACTS OF GOODWILL. Boston, MA: - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the City of Boston will once again honor Boston's resilience, generosity and strength on April 15, now known as "One Boston Day." The day serves as an opportunity to recognize the good in our…
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