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Governor Baker Participates in “Saving by Shaving” Charity Event

QUINCY, MA:  — For the fourth consecutive year, Governor Charlie Baker got a buzz-cut at Granite Telecommunication's annual "Saving By Shaving" event to raise awareness for Dana Farber and to support pancreatic cancer research. He was joined by Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matthew Beaton, Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch, New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady, President of the Boston Red Sox Sam Kennedy, Host…
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Baker-Polito Administration to Open Resource Recovery Centers for Coastal Storm Survivors

  BOSTON, MA:  — The Baker-Polito Administration today announced Resource Recovery Centers will open later this week in Quincy and Marshfield and will provide enhanced services and programs to meet the needs of homeowners, tenants and others who were impacted by last week’s coastal storm. Disaster survivors who are not able to go to one of the Resource Recovery Centers will be able to call…
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MEMA Encourages Residents to Stay Safe After March Coastal Storm

FRAMINGHAM, MA:  — The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) urges residents to take precautions as they recover from the early March coastal storm that resulted in flooded homes, tree damage and significant power outages. “Massachusetts has experienced a destructive storm that brought significant impacts across the state,” said MEMA Director Kurt Schwartz. “MEMA encourages residents to stay safe as they cleanup storm damage, return to flooded homes and…
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WAGGING WEDNESDAY: MEET STORMIE

Boston, MA: - Hi my name is Stormie! I am a spayed, 4-year-old pit bull terrier! I love being around people (especially ones who have toys!) I am very intrigued by noises, and will investigate any toy given to me to see if it will squeak. I love most people and things, except for cats, and would love for you to come visit me at the shelter.   Learn…
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Boston Marathon Year of Service will celebrate the altruism that bonds country, mission, and community

Organization’s Year of Service celebrates service to country, mission, and community. BOSTON, MA: –The Boston Athletic Association () announced its campaign for the 2018 Boston Marathon, the “Year of Service”.  The Year of Service will celebrate the altruism that bonds country, mission, and community leading up to the 122nd Boston Marathon on April 16. As a result of to America’s involvement in World War I,…
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Superintendent Tommy Chang Issues Statement on Idea of Arming Teachers in Response to Mass Shootings

BOSTON — Thursday, February 22, 2018 — Today, Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang issued the following statement in response to comments made by President Trump, who spoke publicly yesterday about arming teachers with firearms as a way to avert school shootings. STATEMENT FROM SUPERINTENDENT TOMMY CHANG: “The mere thought that teachers should be armed in order to ward off violence is utterly illogical and…
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NATION – After Parkland, President Trump Demands More Than Just Action. He Demands We Get It Right.

“It’s not going to be talk like it has been in the past. It’s been going on too long; too many instances. And we’re going to get it done.” President Donald J. Trump. Washington, DC: – President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos sat down yesterday with more than 40 students, teachers, and community leaders to discuss how…
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