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Massachusetts’ Emergency Management Program Receives National Re-accreditation

Boston Strong news - Mass Emergency Management Agency reports FRAMINGHAM — The Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Emergency Management Program has received full re-accreditation by the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP), signifying that the Commonwealth’s Emergency Management Program, led by the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), meets or exceeds national standards for emergency management. “Our Emergency Management Program is key to protecting lives, property, and infrastructure during…
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STRENGTHENING BOSTON’S ABILITY TO CREATE AFFORDABLE HOUSING & WORKFORCE TRAINING

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports Legislation will strengthen Boston's Linkage, Inclusionary Development Policy. Mayor Martin J. Walsh today joined advocates, residents and workers at the State House to testify before the Joint Committee on Housing in support of legislation sponsored by Representative Kevin Honan that will provide the City of Boston with more flexibility to leverage the strong development market…
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Mass Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Retaining Classified National Defense Information Regarding U.S. Military Programs

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: US DOJ reports - A Sharon, Massachusetts, man pleaded guilty today to willfully retaining national defense information. Ahmedelhadi Yassin Serageldin, 66, an Egyptian-born nationalized citizen, admitted to removing classified national defense information from his workplace at a defense contractor without authorization and keeping it unsecured within his ; Serageldin was originally indicted and arrested in November 2018 on one…
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Boston Marathon Bomber Wants Death Sentence Thrown Out Due to Impartial Traumatized Jury by Media, cites B Red Sox Public Figure Big Papi’s “This Is Our…” Proclamation

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: NBC News reports - Defense lawyer Daniel Habib made the case that the judge erred by holding the Boston Bombing trial in a still-traumatized city where wall-to-wall news coverage and a sense of shared victimhood made it impossible to select an impartial jury. Share More: Assistant Attorney William Glaser asserted that the pretrial publicity didn't taint the jury, leading…
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Advancements in Prosthetic Design Highlights BWH Innovation

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Brigham Women's Hospital reports A new exhibit at the Brigham showcases the past, present and future of prosthetics and how design plays a critical role in humanizing technology for amputees. On display on the Braunwald Tower 2 mezzanine now through January, “Bespoke Bodies: The Design and Craft of Prosthetics,” is a traveling multimedia exhibition created by Design Museum Boston that…
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Boston MA and LA are working together to fight climate change

Boston Strong news - Los Angeles, CA: Martin Walsh @MayorforBoston reports This week, I’m in Los Angeles with a coalition from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. This trip is part of a program called City to City, which connects Boston’s leaders in government and business with our counterparts in other cities. It allows us to share best practices for economic development and community resilience, and…
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