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Incident Management Team & Massachusetts National Guard Soldiers Deploy to Florida to Assist with Hurricane Irma Response & Recovery

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is coordinating the deployment of a 12 person Incident Management Team and an 18 person Massachusetts National Guard public affairs team to Florida to assist with response and recovery efforts for Hurricane Irma.  The requests for assistance from Florida came through…
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Statewide Memorial Honors the Heroism of all Firefighters – Past, Present and Future

Boston, MA: - The Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial was dedicated September 11, 2007. Located at our State Capitol, the Memorial stands tall as a tribute to the spirit, courage and dedication of past, present and future firefighters. The Memorial is made up of a larger than life statue of three firefighters in the…
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IRMA NATION – Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee

Hurricane Irma Update - Florida Evacuating. Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for South Florida Ports  MIAMI – Effective 12 Friday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition Yankee for Port Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach, Port of Fort Pierce and all other South Florida…
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NORTH EAST & NEW ENGLAND ALERT – Atlantic Strong Lower Atlantic Seacoast & Inland Potential for Severe Hurricane Flood Activity President Trump Declares Emergency

Washington, DC: Hurricane Irma - President Donald J. Trump declared that an emergency exists in the State of Florida and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Irma beginning on September 4, 2017, and continuing. The President’s action authorizes…
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MA Attorney General Maura Healey joined Senator Ed Markey and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to speak out against President Trump’s attack on DACA and commit to defending DACA and the Dreamers.

Boston, MA: Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey joined Senator Ed Markey and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to speak out against President Trump’s attack on DACA and commit to defending DACA and the Dreamers.
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Boston Strong ™ – Industrial Opioid & Heroin Disaster – Awareness Month

Boston, MA: MAYOR WALSH, CITY OF BOSTON RECOGNIZE NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH. Recovery Month is a national observance that aims to combat social stigma around addictions, celebrate recovery, and promote awareness.  Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced a series of events marking September as Recovery Month, a national observance that aims to…
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Boston EMS mourns the passing of Captain Robert Y. “Sarge” Haley

IN MEMORY OF CAPTAIN ROBERT Y. HALEY.  Boston, MA: August 29, 2017 - Boston EMS mourns the passing of Captain Robert Y. "Sarge" Haley, one of the most respected and influential members of the department.  Often seen wearing khakis, a bullet-lined belt, and polo shirt, Haley had a demeanor that commanded…
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GRAND ARMY of the REPUBLIC – UNION Civil War Statue to Be Erected on Town Green by Ludlow Patriots

from affiliate VT Strong - LUDLOW, VT: Okemo Valley – Before a large crowd of strong American citizens, the Board of Selectmen met Monday August 7, 2017 at Town Hall on Depot Street in the Village of Ludlow. The Selectmen heard the Paul Barton proposal to erect a monument to the…
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