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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC DISASTER – MAYOR WALSH COVID-19 ANNOUNCES PARKING TICKET AMNESTY FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS

April 7, 2020 - Mayor Martin Walsh sports a non-medical Patriots face mask during a press briefing at Boston City Hall during the Covid-19 Pandemic. (Mayor's Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson) Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports The Boston Transportation Department has launched a new mapping tool for healthcare workers to find parking spaces in Boston. “With our Boston Transportation…
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Boston Globe Teamsters Rally Strong Billionaire John Henry to Keep their Jobs

BOSTON STRONG news - Taunton, MA: Stephen Sullivan President, Boston Newspaper Pressmen's Union Local 3. Proud to Represent Atlantic Region reports ⁦If the ⁦Boston Globe⁩ wants to pick a fight over outsourcing our union jobs in Taunton - they are gonna get one. #TruthaboutTaunton
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Historic Occurrences – 1938 Great New England and Long Island Express Hurricane killed 682+ people

The majority of the storm damage was from storm surge and wind. The winds reached up to 150 mph with waves surging to around 25–35 feet high. Readings from the Blue Hills Observatory showed sustained winds topping 120 miles per hour, with a gust of 186 miles per hour. The 1938 New England Hurricane (also referred to as the Great New England Hurricane and Long Island Express) was one of the deadliest and most…
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Ride for the Fallen 7 – NH STATE OFFICIALS WORK CLOSELY WITH MEMORIAL RIDE ORGANIZERS TO ENSURE SAFETY

The State Emergency Operations Center is activated in support of the Ride 4 Fallen 7. Report emergencies and suspicious activity to 9-1-1. Hundreds of motorcycles participating in the Ride for the Fallen 7  on travel through  New hampshire roads during ride in memory of  7 motorcyclists killed in a head on collision June 21st in Randolph, NH. NH Dept of safety reports – CONCORD, – State safety…
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HEALTH – Alcohol Causes Cancer and Cost Taxpayers $2.+ per drink

Alcohol is known to be a risk factor for cancers of the head and neck (mouth, throat, and voice box), liver, colon, rectum, and breast.  The cost of this dangerous behavior impacts many aspects of the drinker’s life and the lives of those around them. However, most of the costs resulted from losses in workplace productivity (72% of the total cost), health care expenses for treating problems caused by excessive drinking (11%…
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Hedge Fund Manager Pleads Guilty to Operating Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

BOSTON – A Boston-area hedge fund manager pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to running a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme. Raymond K. Montoya, 70, of Allston, pleaded guilty to three counts of wire fraud, five counts of mail fraud, and two counts of conducting an unlawful monetary transaction. Senior District Court Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. scheduled sentencing for Jan. 22, 2019. Montoya…
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New Large Venue Security Task Force Formed

Kraft Group Chairman & CEO Robert Kraft speaks during press conference announcing State's formation of an additional security task force for large stadiums. Photo Courtesy of the New England Patriots/Eric J. Adler Boston, MA: - Governor Baker today signed an executive order to assemble a task force of security experts who will analyze ways to augment safety and preparedness at large venues like sports stadiums,…
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