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The Boston Foundation names Dr. M. Lee Pelton as next President and CEO

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: The Boston Foundation reports Pelton, President of Emerson College since 2011, will join the Boston Foundation effective June 1, 2021. Lee Pelton The Boston Foundation is proud to announce the selection of ;M. Lee Pelton as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Pelton comes to the Foundation from a distinguished 30-year career in higher education, most recently as President of Emerson ; He begins his term on June 1, 2021, succeeding Paul S.…
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Never Forget 911

MA State House Governor Charlie Baker participates in a 9/11 memorial ceremony at the State House on Sept. 11, 2020. US Strong news – Washington, DC: The White House reports Proclamation on Patriot Day, 2020 In 2001, our Nation, united under God, made an unbreakable promise never to forget the nearly 3,000 innocent Americans who were senselessly killed on September ; On this sacred day —…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – State sets new gathering limits to reduce the spread of COVID-19 disease

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: MA Office of the Governor reports Governor Charlie Baker announced a new set of initiatives aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, especially in higher risk communities that have seen a recent uptick in cases. While Massachusetts has seen a decrease in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations since May, there has been a slight uptick in certain communities in recent…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – MassHealth Issues Initial Termination Notices to Three Nursing Homes

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Governor reports MassHealth issued initial termination notices to three private nursing facilities that have failed to meet the standards and requirements of the MassHealth program during the COVID-19 crisis and have a historic record of poor performance. Two of these nursing facilities were identified in the Nursing Facility Task Force’s report issued in January 2020 prior…
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Massachusetts General Hospital Enters Agreement with U.S. Attorney’s Office to Better Ensure Equal Access for Individuals with Disabilities

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: US DOJ Boston reports Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Attorney’s Office entered an agreement today, under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), to resolve allegations that MGH denied a patient with cystic fibrosis eligibility for a lung transplant because he was being treated with a prescription medication for opioid use disorder (OUD). At the time…
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Boston Bombings – City Produces Award Winning Marathon Documentary

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports Our seven-minute documentary about the creation of markers at the Boston Marathon bombing sites has now received award recognition. It’s hard to pin down one favorite video among the many we’ve created. Just in the past few months, our Digital storytelling team has been hard at work highlighting the myriad of efforts happening across Boston as the City…
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Harvard University Strategic Scientist Professor Charged with Tax Offenses related to Wuhan China University of Technology

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: US DOJ Boston reports Dr. Charles Lieber was previously indicted on charges of making false statements to federal authorities regarding his participation in China’s Thousand Talents Program. BOSTON – The former Chair of Harvard University’s Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department was charged today in a superseding indictment with tax offenses for failing to report income he received from Wuhan…
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