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Therapy Dogs Stop by BPD’s 911 Call Center

Boston, MA: Therapy Dogs Stop by BPD’s 911 Call Center to Celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunications Week: Whenever a person finds themselves in a dangerous situation necessitating immediate emergency help, the 9-1-1 Telecommunications Operators of the BPD are always there to answer the call and to stay on the line until help…
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TSA marks milestone with stronger carry-on screening at all U.S. federal airports

In addition to removing electronics larger than a cellphone, TSA recommends separating foods, powders and items that can clutter bags to ease screening process. WASHINGTON, DC: – With the summer travel season on the horizon, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it has completed rollout of enhanced screening…
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2018 Educator of the Year Award Winners Announced Boston Public Schools Teachers Recognized for Their Exceptional Contributions to Students

BOSTON, MA:   — Boston Public Schools (BPS), the City of Boston, and the Boston Teachers Union (BTU), are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Boston Educator of the Year Award. Recipients were honored last night at a Boston sports game. The educators recognized consistently go the extra mile…
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WAYS TO GET INVOLVED FOR THE FOURTH ANNUAL ONE BOSTON DAY

Encourages the public, organizations to get involved with acts of goodwill and kindness. Boston, MA: Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced ways to get involved on April 15, to honor Boston's resilience, generosity, and strength, for the fourth annual "One Boston Day." The day serves as an opportunity to recognize the…
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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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