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Jamaica Way Bridge renamed Lance Corporal Alexander Arredondo and Brian Arredondo Memorial Bridge

Jamaica Plain, MA: The Jamaica Plane Bridge has been renamed the Lance Corporal Alexander Arredondo and Brian Arredondo Memorial Bridge.  Their father, Carlos Arredondo, lost Alexander in Iraq in 2004, and Brian to suicide in 2011. Carlos is an advocate for suicide prevention. The Arredondo Family Foundation -   Governor Charlie…
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State Police Assist with Rally Protest Security and Arrests

Boston, MA: - As planned, Massachusetts State Police assisted Boston Police with security operations at today’s “Free Speech” rally on Boston Common and several counter-protests. Numerous troopers from patrol, K9, and tactical units were deployed, along with State Police public order platoons — troopers specially trained in protest response and…
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Strong Free Speech Rally planned for 8.19

Boston, MA: Mayor Marty Walsh sent a strong message that hate groups will not be welcome in Boston ahead of a planned “Free Speech Rally” permitted for Boston Common Saturday  Mayor Martin J. Walsh hosts a press conference to address this weekend's upcoming rally and related public safety concerns. This…
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MAYOR WALSH, COMMISSIONER EVANS, RESIDENTS HOST NATIONAL NIGHT OUT ACROSS CITY

Annual community-building event promotes collaboration between police and neighborhoods for safer city. National Night Out Brighton Commons 11 - July 31, 2017- Mayor Martin Walsh joins the Boston Police Department for National Night Out in the neighborhoods of Brighton, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, Mattapan and Roxbury. (Mayor's Office Photo by…
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Sail Boston Service members connect with Boston through volunteering

 BOSTON (Jun 17, 2017) USCGC Eagle (WIX-327) leads the Parade of Sails during Sail Boston 2017 off the port bow of USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41). USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) and more than 50 Tall Ships from around the world are participating in Sail Boston 2017, a five-day maritime…
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Boston Fireworks, Mass Resiliency awareness Stronger Together

Firework Awareness on this 4th of July It's that time of year when well-intended Independence Day fireworks - often spilling out for days before and after the 4th of July - can cause heightened anxiety, flashbacks and other triggers of painful memories.   The loud bangs, pops, flashes, and smells…
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Finish Line Untold Stories of 2013 Marathon at Boston Theatre Company

Finish Line will represent the voices of those who were impacted and the community that arose on April 15, 2013. ​ It will focus on powerful, profound, and  inspiring stories, captured in the words of over 85 interviews, conducted by a team of journalists, graduate students and theater professionals. Boston,…
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