LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston/Somerville Hosts the Red Sox Showcase on August 6 at Assembly Row

 
On Saturday, August 6 from 11 am to 3 pm, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston will host the Red Sox Showcase, powered by T-Mobile, at Assembly Row in Somerville. The Red Sox themed truck includes a batting cage, pitching stations, a steal 2nd challenge and a virtual reality experience.  
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, July 31, the 213th day of 2016 with 153 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:35 and sunset is @ 8:05. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter & Mars.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1498 – Christopher Columbus, on his third voyage to the Western Hemisphere, arrived at the island of Trinidad.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, July 30, the 212th day of 2016 with 154 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:34 and sunset is @ 8:06. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter & Mars.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1502 – Christopher Columbus landed at Guanaja in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Somerville Firefighter:Guardsmen rescue woman stranded in hot car for days

Guardsmen rescue woman stranded in hot car for days
By The Associated Press
Staff Sgt. Steven Littlefield/Army

From left, Massachusetts National Guard Staff Sgt. Dana Francis, Sgt. Tommy Coppola, Spc. John Shively and Pfc. Aaron Amardey-Wellington helped rescue a New Jersey woman Monday who was severely dehydrated after being stranded in some woods near Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. less

LAKEHURST, N.J. — A woman was stranded in a wooded area for days without food but collected rainwater to drink before soldiers from the Massachusetts Army National Guard happened upon her car and saved her, officials said

http://www.armytimes.com/story/military/2016/07/28/guardsmen-rescue-woman-stranded-hot-car-days/87675538/

Senate Passes Elder Workforce Bill Addressing Elder Abuse

 

BOSTON – On Thursday, the Senate passed a critical piece of legislation relative to the workforce caring for older adults in Massachusetts. S. 2466, An Act relative to the commonwealth’s direct-care workforce for elderly and disabled consumers, will begin the important process of reviewing the current status of and future needs for this workforce across the Commonwealth. The bill is comprised of various legislative initiatives filed by Senator Pat Jehlen (D-Somerville) over several sessions.

 

In light of a growing need to review the workforce needs, Senator Jehlen also filed an amendment to the underlying bill that would fix a regulation gap that currently exists in how the state tracks elder abuse complaints that occur in assisted living residences. Continue reading Senate Passes Elder Workforce Bill Addressing Elder Abuse