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  1. Boston Public Library announces June author talks and lecturesRead the original story

    Thursday May 24 | City of Boston

    Events include an author panel celebrating Pride Month, talks including topics such as local history, urban gardening, the evolution of human nature, and more. Boston Public Library provides educational, cultural and civic enrichment, free to all, for the residents of Boston, Massachusetts and beyond, through its collections, services, programs, and spaces.

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  2. Boston to host 12th annual Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color ConferenceRead the original story

    Thursday May 24 | City of Boston

    The conference will convene local leaders and educators from around the country for discussions surrounding the theme: Boys of Color: Liberated, Empowered and Educated. Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the City of Boston has been selected to host the 12th annual Gathering of Leaders conference that will be hosted by the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color , My Brother's Keeper Boston and the Boston Public Schools, and in partnership with Suffolk University.

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  3. Three-year partnership to expand reach of Boston's community gardensRead the original story

    Wednesday May 23 | City of Boston

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced a three-year partnership between the Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics, The Trustees, and TD Bank to expand the reach and highlight the role of community gardens in Boston's neighborhoods with community-driven design projects, community-building events, and skill-building workshops planned for up to 40 gardens. In the first year, the City will seek ideas for innovative design installations at three community gardens including: The Trustees' Nightingale Community Garden in Dorchester, Chilcott & Granada Community Garden in Jamaica Plain, and the Fenway Victory Gardens , owned by Boston Parks and Recreation and administered and maintained by the Fenway Garden Society.

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  4. First Senior Civic Academy cohort graduatesRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | City of Boston

    The graduating class was comprised of 25 engaged, diverse and enthusiastic students over the age of 50 from across Boston's neighborhoods. Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston's Commission on Affairs of the Elderly today announced that the first Senior Civic Academy cohort graduated.

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  5. Demolition Delay application: 40 B Street, South BostonRead the original story

    Wednesday May 23 | City of Boston

    Boston Landmarks Commission received a complete application from Joe Hassell to demolish the single-story commercial structure located at 40 B Street in South Boston, MA 02127. We will post each Demo Delay application to provide the public with information about proposed demolitions as early as possible in the Article 85 process .

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  6. Mayor Walsh announces three-year partnership to expand the reach of...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 23 | City of Boston

    Mayor Walsh announces three-year partnership to expand the reach of Boston's community gardens with The Trustees and TD Bank Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced a three-year partnership between the Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics, The Trustees, and TD Bank to expand the reach and highlight the role of community gardens in Boston's neighborhoods with community-driven design projects, community-building events, and skill-building workshops planned for up to 40 gardens.

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  7. Americorps VISTA members to build capacity in closing food access gaps in BostonRead the original story

    Wednesday May 23 | City of Boston

    Today, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the Mayor's Office of Food Access and Project Bread have been selected to receive two AmeriCorps VISTA service members to close food access gaps in the City of Boston and surrounding communities. Applications to become the OFA VISTA service member are due June 1 .

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  8. Demolition Delay application: 946 Saratoga Street, East BostonRead the original story

    Tuesday May 22 | City of Boston

    Boston Landmarks Commission received a complete application from John F. Conley with CB Equities Saratoga Street, LLC to demolish the one-story commercial building located at 946 Saratoga Street in West Roxbury, MA 02128. We will post each Demo Delay application to provide the public with information about proposed demolitions as early as possible in the Article 85 process .

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  9. Message from the commissioner: reviewing the ADA Education and Reform ActRead the original story

    Monday May 21 | City of Boston

    Kristen McCosh , the Commissioner of the Mayor's Commission for Persons with Disabilities, provides a weekly update on the work happening in her office. Over the past several weeks, my office has received many calls and emails from constituents with disabilities who are concerned about H.R. 620, also known as the ADA Education and Reform Act, which recently passed the House and has moved on to the Senate.

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  10. Mayor Walsh announces departure of Julie Burros as Chief of Arts and CultureRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | City of Boston

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the departure of Julie Burros, Boston's first Chief of Arts and Culture in more than 20 years. As Chief, Burros oversaw the development and ongoing implementation of Boston Creates , the city's first ever cultural plan, and worked as an advocate for the arts community across new policy creation, including the Percent for Art program, which devotes funding to public art for new capital projects.

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  11. Third edition of the Open Newbury Street series announcedRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | City of Boston

    Newbury Street will become a pedestrian-only walkway, closing to vehicles to allow pedestrians the opportunity use the full width of the street Building on the success of the last two years of Open Newbury Street events, Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that "Open Newbury Street" will continue this year over a series of three Sundays this summer. From 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on July 8th, August 12th, and September 9th, Newbury Street will become a pedestrian-only walkway, closing to vehicles to allow pedestrians the opportunity use the full width of the street.

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  12. Mayor Walsh and Elderly Commission announce the first Senior Civic Academy graduating classRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | City of Boston

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston's Commission on Affairs of the Elderly today announced that the first Senior Civic Academy cohort graduated. The graduating class was comprised of 25 engaged, diverse and enthusiastic students over the age of 50 from across Boston's neighborhoods.

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  13. Mayor Walsh announces workforce development gains in increasing economic mobility within cityRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | City of Boston

    As a result of his priority to strengthen Boston's middle class, Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced significant gains in workforce development and economic mobility including that over $14 million has been directed to more than 90 community-based organizations that have provided job training, adult education, youth programs, apprenticeship opportunities and financial education to Boston residents from July 2016 to June 2017. Four years ago, Mayor Walsh committed to working towards eliminating the opportunity gap throughout the city of Boston.

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  14. traffic advisory for Saturday, May 19, and Sunday, May 20Read the original story

    Thursday May 17 | City of Boston

    Events this weekend include the MA Fallen Heroes Dedication, Youth Pride March, Adidas Boost Track Event, Harpoon Brewery 5 Miler Road Race, and Haitian-American Unity Parade. Special events taking place in the City of Boston will impact traffic and parking on Saturday, May 19, and Sunday, May 20, 2018.

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  15. Boston's outdoor pools and family friendly beach opening soonRead the original story

    Wednesday May 16 | City of Boston

    Summer is coming and Boston Centers for Youth & Families is pleased to announce that the City of Boston's two outdoor pools, the BCYF Clougherty Pool in Charlestown and the BCYF Mirabella Pool in the North End are opening for the season on Saturday, June 16. These pools, along with 16 pools open year round, are operated by BCYF, the City of Boston's largest youth and human service agency. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult in the water at all times.

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  16. Message from the commissioner: support for proposed changes to 521 CMRRead the original story

    Tuesday May 15 | City of Boston

    Kristen McCosh , the Commissioner of the Mayor's Commission for Persons with Disabilities, provides a weekly update on the work happening in her office. Earlier this month, I testified at the State House to express my support for the proposed changes in Section 521 of the Code of Mass.

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  17. Guidelines for better videos at the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | City of Boston

    If you've been paying attention to the Digital Team's work in the past year, you've probably noticed that we're creating a lot of video content. So, why have we made this push? Video gives us a way to create targeted messages that tell helpful, interesting stories.

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  18. Councilors honor parent during Mental Health Awareness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | City of Boston

    Councilors Pressley and Essaibi-George honored Joseph D. Feaster, Jr., a parent who lost his son to mental illness in 2010. The honor comes during Mental Health Awareness Month, which takes place in May each year.

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  19. Tania Del Rio named Executive Director of the Mayor's Office of Women's AdvancementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | City of Boston

    Tania will oversee and coordinate initiatives to promote equal rights and equal economic, social, political and educational opportunities for all women and girls throughout Boston. Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the appointment of Tania Del Rio as the City of Boston's new Executive Director for the Mayor's Office of Women's Advancement, an office established under the leadership of Mayor Walsh tasked with overseeing and coordinating initiatives to promote equal rights and equal economic, social, political and educational opportunities for all women and girls throughout Boston.

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  20. City Council presented 'Health of Boston' briefingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | City of Boston

    Councilor Ayanna Pressley welcomed Chief of Human Services, Marty Martinez, Executive Director of the Boston Public Health Commission, Monica Valdes Lupi and Director of Research and Evaluation, Dan Dooley, also from the health commission, to present "Health of Boston," an annual report compiled by the commission updating Boston elected officials and community members of the status of health in our city. The actual report spans over 900 pages, and is full of detailed information and statistics.

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