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BOSTON POLICE BODY CAMERA PILOT PROGRAM EXTENSION

Boston, MA: - Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner William Evans today announced an agreement with the Boston Police Patrolmen's Association (BPPA) to extend the Body Worn Camera Pilot Program by an additional six months to ensure sufficient data is available for an effective study of the program.…
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Historic Occurrences – March 17 Evacuation Day

Boston, MA: On March 17th in history, the following occurred. March 17, 2015 - Boston Strong Disaster Relief incorporates as a Massachusetts Charity to support disaster survivors and educational programs. Evacuation Day Boston March 17, 1776 - American Revolution March 17 1776 -  Evacuation Day. British General William Howe, whose garrison…
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Commission on Countering Violent Extremes Meeting

On March 8, members of the CSIS Commission on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) gathered at HLS to talk about its recent report titled "Turning Point: A New Comprehensive Strategy for Countering Violent Extremism," a culmination of the Commission’s deliberations since its public launch in February 2016. Published in November, the…
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STATEMENT FROM BOSTON MAYOR MARTIN J. WALSH ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY ORDER

Boston, MA: - Mayor Martin J. Walsh released the following statement regarding today's executive order: "While this administration is packaging this as a new and improved executive order, it is the same ban that discriminates against the same people. It was wrong the first time and it's wrong the second.…
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MAYOR WALSH AND COUNCILOR PRESSLEY SEEK ADDITIONAL LIQUOR LICENSES TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CITYWIDE

The proposal would provide the City of Boston with 152 non-transferable liquor licenses. Boston, MA: Today, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and City Councilor Ayanna Pressley announce a proposal to grant the City of Boston additional liquor licenses as part of an ongoing effort to attract new businesses and restaurants, encourage expansion…
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President Donald Trump Issues Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States

EXECUTIVE ORDER. PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES.      US Strong - Washington, DC: White House - By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 1101 et seq.,…
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Spontaneous Combustion of Oily Rags Cause of Fire at State Police Museum

How to Dispose of Oily Rags Oil or gas-soaked rags should be safely disposed of after use using two steps: Hang them outside to dry in a safe area or spread them out flat, making sure they are weighted down outdoors. They should not be in a pile. Once they…
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BPS: We Dream Together” provides broad range of information in multiple languages

Boston Public Schools launches comprehensive immigration resource website for families, students, and educators. BOSTON - Friday, February 23, 2017 - In an effort to reaffirm support for immigrants and embrace students of all cultural backgrounds, the Boston Public Schools (BPS) has launched a comprehensive website that provides a wealth of…
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