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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Human Services are sponsoring a yard work/snow shoveling referral list. This list is comprised of young people who wish to earn extra money by doing yard work and snow shoveling for their neighbors. When a resident needs assistance this list of names, addresses,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Closing out the Biggest Year in the History of Boston’s Annual Food Drive with 5 Days of Amazing Prizes! Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced that the 27th Annual bostonCANshare program will close out more than a month of generous giving this week by giving back to donors with dozens... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Joseph A. Curtatone Mayor November 25, 2013 Change is coming to Union Square. The opening of the Green Line Extension station by 2017 that our community has pursued for decades carries with it transformative potential. However, we do not want to transform Union Square into something else. We want to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
City jumps from 10th to 7th most walkable city in nation; Alsolands rank of 9th for most transit-friendly city SOMERVILLE – According to 2014 national Walk Score ratings, Somerville is now the 7th most walkable city and the 9th most transit-friendly city in the nation, regardless of population size. The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
2013 We Are Boston Gala Awardees Chosen for outstanding commitment to Advocating for Diversity Mayor Thomas M. Menino and his Office of New Bostonians (ONB) today announced the recipients of the eighth annual We Are Boston Gala Awards, honoring individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions in promoting Boston’s... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett would like to invite all residents to the Annual Human Services Holiday Fundraiser on Tuesday, December 3rd from 5:00 to 8:00PM at the 8/10 Bar & Grille. Donations of checks or gift cards to local area stores and supermarkets will be collected... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s Council on Aging, along with Candace Quigley, a registered dietitian from Mystic Valley Elder Services, will host a talk on healthy food choices on Tuesday, November 26th at 11am at the Connolly Center. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit and receive information from Quigley regarding maintaining... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s Council on Aging, along with Candace Quigley, a registered dietitian from Mystic Valley Elder Services, will host a talk on healthy food choices on Tuesday, November 26th at 11am at the Connolly Center. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit and receive information from Quigley regarding maintaining... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Staff Sgt. Alex R. Jimenez was honored on Friday, November 15th with a bridge dedication ceremony j. His honor. The Honorable Mayor William Lantigua and the City of Lawrence hosted the well deserved event. Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
The City of Cambridge will be holding a series of free Walk-In Informational Sessions on affordable rental and homeownership programs at different locations in the coming months. The next session will be held Monday, Nov. 18, from 6-8 p.m., at the North Cambridge Senior Center, 2050 Massachusetts Ave. Housing personnel... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Shaw’s, Stop & Shop, and Dudley Square’s Tropical Foods to display “Rethink Your Drink” signage in stores and circulars Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced a partnership with Shaw’s & Star Market, Stop & Shop, and Dudley Square’s Tropical Foods to help educate shoppers about healthy beverage options in supermarkets... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Mayor Menino Rolls out Plans for 2013 Celebration Mayor Thomas M. Menino today unveiled program highlights for this year’s First Night Boston celebration, presented by the City of Boston and presenting partner The Highland Street Foundation. The day-long festival of art, music, dance, sculpture and fireworks will take place once... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Somerville joins prestigious group, now comprised of 18 member cities and 12 affiliate members nationwide. Somerville recognized for excellence in sustainable transportation, street design and transportation policy. SOMERVILLE – The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)added the City of Somerville, MA to its affiliate member list last week, including... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
The City of Somerville received a 3.29 rate on its $13 million Municipal Purposes loan after Moody’s assigns City’s highest ever credit rating to borrowing SOMERVILLE – Reaping the benefits of the City’s highest ever credit rating in the City’s history, the City of Somerville will now receive a low... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced the appointment of Margaret A. McKenna to the Boston School Committee. Ms. McKenna will complete the term of Alfreda Harris who stepped down from the Committee in September. The vacated term ends on January 5, 2015. “Margaret McKenna has long been a champion of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Mayor Ray Santie of Malden, Missouri made good on the friendly wager between him and Mayor Gary Christenson and wore a Boston Red Sox shirt the day after his team, the St. Louis Cardinals lost the 2013 World Series to the Boston Red Sox. Mayor Christenson is still looking forward... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
The Annual Veterans Day Parade, sponsored by the Malden American Legion Post #69, is scheduled forMonday, November 11, 2013. This year, the Memorial Services will be held at 9:00 AM at Macdonald Stadium, 32 Pearl Street and will include a POW/MIA Chair dedication ceremony with Legion Officers, veterans, clergy and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Alfred Pompeo, City Treasurer, received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Thursday, October 31, 2013 for a $3,700,000 20-year state qualified bond issue. Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc. was the winning bidder on the Bonds with an average interest rate of 3.24%. The City received a total of 4... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
By William Tauro The 2013 World Series Championship banner that is to be hung in Boston's Fenway Park is being manufactured as we speak by Flag Graphics of Allston Street in Somerville MA. Tony Lafuente's Flag Grapics has been manufacturing the flags for the champs of all our Boston sports... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Removal of Transfer Station to Unlock Brickbottom for Redevelopment; Wrecking Celebrities Including “Wreck-It Ralph,” “Mario,” and “Miley Cyrus” to Attend Demolition Launch Event SOMERVILLE – On Monday, the demolition of Somerville’s hulking, long-out-of-place waste transfer station will begin, and a gaggle of wrecking celebrities will join Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Last night, Mayor Michael J. McGlynn was presented with the "Mystic Municipal Leadership Award", by the Mystic River Watershed Association. Over 70 people attended this annual meeting and dinner. Mayor McGlynn received the award due to his consistent support of making improvements to the river, including securing additional funding to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
BOSTON – The Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Inc (BCNC) announces receipt of a two-year grant award in the amount of $200,000 from The Kresge Foundation to support its work as the organization strengthens its family-centered approach to services. BCNC believes that working with the entire family in the context of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
The Malden Cultural Council works to encourage and promote the artistic development of the arts in Malden among Malden’s residents through grant program funding. The State of Massachusetts through the Massachusetts Cultural Council allocates grant money to Malden each year in support of the fine arts, performing art programs, exhibits,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Mayor Thomas M. Menino yesterday named Laura DeBonis to the Board of Trustees of the Boston Public Library. Trustees appointed by the Mayor oversee the Boston Public Library, which has an annual budget of about $40 million. Ms. DeBonis joins eight other current board members: Chair Jeffrey B. Rudman, Vice... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA
Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events present two exhibitions; Boston Neighborhoods & MassART/Student Exhibition Mayor’s Gallery 5th floor Boston City Hall: Kate Sullivan / Boston Neighborhoods Kate Sullivan, can be defined as an urban portraitist. Her highly realistic drawings and paintings capture... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Political Agenda News Magazine MA