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What Got You Talking This Week: Trash Pilot Program

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Effective trash removal was a hot topic in the South End this week.
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - July 19, 2013 at 10:31 am

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What Got You Talking This Week: Trash Pilot Program

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Hot topics in the South End this week included news of the revised trash pilot program that has been in place on some streets since March.

Residents talked trash on South End Patch News

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - July 18, 2013 at 2:49 am

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Boston Schools Superintendent Shares Tips for Talking with Kids about Marathon Bombing

Boston Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Carol Johnson

In the aftermath of Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing, Boston Public Schools Superintendent Carol R. Johnson sent a letter to staff and families of students titled, “Talking with Children about Tragedies,” that was shared via the Warren-Prescott School newsletter on Tuesday morning.

In the newsletter, Warren-Prescott Principal Michele Davis wrote: “Our sincere thoughts and prayers go out to all of those affected by yesterday’s events. Our own Melissa Shea ran the Boston Marathon yesterday and her family was among the spectators. I am relieved to report that Melissa and her family are safe.”

Davis asked that anyone with information about other Warren-Prescott families that may have been affected by the bombing to contact her at mdavis@boston.k12.ma.us.

Boston Public Schools are closed this week for April Vacation.

Below is Johnson’s letter:

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 17, 2013 at 5:17 am

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Boston Talking About Hosting 2024 Olympic Games

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There hasn’t been an Olympic games hosted in America since 1996 in Atlanta, and like leaders at Massachusetts’ State House, the Boston City Council will be exploring the feasibility of bringing the games to New England.

“Why hasn’t Boston made a serious play for the Olympics?” District 6 City Councilor Matt O’Malley asked during Wednesday’s council meeting. “It’s obvisouly a huge undertaking. […] It could bring peril. […] The Atlanta Games of 1996 was really run well and turned a profit. […] Montreal hosted the games in 1976 and it took 30 years for them to pay off a billion dollar budget.”

He added that Vancouver had debt problems after hosting the games, too.

O’Malley said he doesn’t want to rush the process but that there is momentum with State Sen. Eileen Donoghue, D-Lowell, having filed a state bill to study the feasibility of hosting the Summer Olympics.  read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - March 15, 2013 at 2:26 pm

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