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Housing Families Update

Housing Families rally in support of federal investments in affordable homes and our communities as part of the national "Our Homes, Our Voices" week of action.
Speakers include Mayor Marty J. Walsh and Congresswoman, Katherine Clark. The event is organized by citizens housing and planning association. On July 31, they will be doing this at 11:30am at Sam Adams in front of Faneuil Hall! 
 

Everett native showcases their sand sculpture at Revere Beach!

Deb Barrett-Cutulle, Everett native has a background in illustration, which has transferred nicely to sculpting in sand.

 
Before she begins a sculpture she draws it out. Then it is on to her sandboxes, one in her backyard and one tabletop version. The key is in the sculpture's eye. 
"Most sculptors have an artistic background, but some people just fall into it." Cutulle tells the Everett Independent. 

After 2 years, USS Constitution floats on its own

Visitors to Charlestown Navy Yard caught a rare sight on Sunday, as the USS Constitution — the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world — prepared to return to Boston Harbor after a 26-month restoration project.

The event was cause for celebration throughout the day and into the evening as crowds thronged the Navy Yard, where booths offered family-friendly activities such as knot tying, “sail mail,” and crafts. Children made miniature ships from corks and rubber bands, with small sheets of foam for sails.

Mystic River Watershed Association Public Meeting

Mystic River Watershed Association will hold the second public meeting, a workshop featuring early design concepts for the greenway plan.
Check out results from the surveys and provide feedback as the vision for the river takes shape. They will start the event with a tour of the
Tufts Boathouse, showcasing views of the Malden River, surrounding cities and downtown Boston.

MEETING
August 8, 2017 
6:30 - 8:00 pm
River's Edge
200 River's Edge Drive, Medford
 
WEBSITE
mysticriver.org/maldenrivergreenway
 
 

Hazardous Waste Day!

This July 15th from 9am-12pm, get ready Hazardous Waste Day!

Acceptable household hazardous waste materials include: oil based paint, varnish, stain, turpentine, all types of metal, floor and furniture cleaners in bottles or aerosol cans, lawn and garden insecticides, weed killers, and fertilizers, kitchen and bathroom cleaners, oven cleaners, drain cleaners, detergents and spot removers, automotive waste fuels, tire cleaners, tires, engine solvents, oil filters, and antifreeze, car batteries, EMPTY propane tanks for grills and fluorescent lamps.

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