Juez desestima demanda de Boston para detener casino

Massachusetts - En Boston, un juez del Condado de Suffolk ha desestimado la demanda presentada por la ciudad de Boston para detener la construcción de casino de Wynn de $ billones en Everette.  El Boston Globe reporta que el juez dictamino que los reguladores estatales procedieron correctamente cuando emitieron una licencia para el casino.  La ciudad está evaluando la posibilidad de apelar.
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Hombre arrestado en conexion con tiroteo fatal

Massachusetts - En Boston, la  policía anuncio el arresto de Dominique Carpenter Grady en conexión con el tiroteo en el que falleció Jephthe Chery, conductor de trenes de la MBTA el pasado 26 de Noviembre, afuera de un bar cerca al Parque Fenway.  Carpenter Grady se declaró no culpable a los cargos y se encuentra detenido con una fianza de $250,000
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Panel hace recomendaciones para la MBTA

Massachusetts - En Boston, el panel que supervisaba el sistema de transito del área de Boston presento una serie medidas para cerrar el creciente faltante en el presupuesto.  La junta para el control fiscal de la MBTA  sugiere entre otras cosas, eliminar el servicio de transporte tarde en la noche, y cambios en el tren que sirve a pasajeros con discapacidades
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Thomas M. Menino, Boston’s longest serving mayor, has died at 71

Thomas Michael Menino, who insisted a mayor doesn’t need a grand vision to lead, then went on to shepherd Boston’s economy and shape the skyline and the very identity of the city he loved through an unprecedented five consecutive terms in City Hall, died Thursday. He was 71and was diagnosed with advanced cancer not long after leaving office at the beginning of this year. “Visionaries don’t get things done,” he once said, crisply separating himself from politicians who gaze at distant horizons and imagine what might be. Leaving to others the lofty rhetoric of Boston as the Athens of America,…
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Governor Patrick Signs Boston Strong License Plate Bill

BOSTON – Friday, April 18, 2014 – Governor Deval Patrick today signed H. 3664, “An Act Relative to a Massachusetts Boston Strong License Plate,” which directs the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to establish a license plate memorializing the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings adorned with the phrase “Boston Strong.” All proceeds from sales of the license plate will be distributed to the One Fund or, in the event of its dissolution, another non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to the victims of last year’s Marathon attacks. Friday, April 18, 2014 - Governor Patrick signs H. 3664, “An Act Relative…
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Amica Insurance Donates $41,000 To Boston Children’s Hospital

BOSTON, April 5, 2014 – As part of the Amica Game Ball program, Amica Insurance donated $41,000 to Boston Children’s Hospital in a check presentation during the Boston Celtics game on Friday night. Comcast SportsNet personality Kyle Draper hosted the event, as Robert A. DiMuccio, president, chairman and CEO of Amica Insurance, presented the check to Dick Argys, senior vice president and CAO of Boston Children’s Hospital. The donation brings Amica’s total gift to $218,000 during the last six years. “Our goal is to help Boston Children’s Hospital provide the best possible care for kids, and the Amica Game Ball…
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Black And Latino Children Have More Health Problems Than Whites

Black and Latino schoolchildren in the United States have "substantial inequalities" in their health compared with whites, according to a study published today in the magazine ' New England Journal of Medicine'. The research, funded by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control, led at Children's Hospital in Boston, and focused on the socio-economic conditions and health risks of children in the fifth school year in different regions of the country. The study found that the children of all ethnic groups have better health if their parents have higher education and higher income, or if they have had the advantage of attending certain schools. Although white…
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Juliette Kayyem Calls for Further Investment in Criminal Justice Reform

BOSTON – Gubernatorial candidate Juliette Kayyem calls for further investment in educational and re-entry programs in the criminal justice system. “I wholeheartedly applaud Governor Patrick’s call for a 50% reduction in recidivism over the next five years. This action is imperative to criminal justice reform, and is too critical to wait for an election. Throughout this campaign I have been pushing for serious solutions to our flawed criminal justice system, which is why it is so important that the Governor took this bold step for an issue that desperately needs to be addressed.” Kayyem has made criminal justice reform a central focus of…
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Statement of Gov. Patrick on Announcement In Tsarnaev Case

BOSTON - Thursday, January 30, 2014 - Governor Deval Patrick today released the following statement: "One way or another, based on the evidence, Tsarnaev will die in prison. In each milestone of this case -- today's announcement, the trial and every other significant step in the justice process -- the people hurt by the Marathon bombings and the rest of us so shocked by it will relive that tragedy. The best we can do is remind each other that we are a stronger Commonwealth than ever, and that nothing can break that spirit."
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GOVERNOR PATRICK SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER TO CREATE SAFER, MORE SECURE SCHOOLS

REVERE - Thursday, January 16, 2013 - Governor Deval Patrick today signed Executive Order No. 548 establishing a cross-Secretariat Task Force on School Safety and Security. This task force will be charged with developing a model school safety and security plan that school districts can adapt and implement to ensure that students and educators are safe in the event of an emergency situation. Governor Patrick signed the executive order this morning following a roundtable discussion with parents, educators, public safety and public health officials at the Whalen Elementary and Susan B. Anthony Middle School complex in Revere. "No child will…
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