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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.

Meadow Park is now open

On Friday, June 9th, Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that Private John Kearins Playground, also known as Meadows Park is now open to the public. The playground was totally funded by the DeMaria’s administration’s Capital Improvement Plan.

The renovation project included ADA accessible equipment, energy efficient lighting, checker tables, picnic tables, equipment for children up to the age of 12, and a water saving splash pad. The most drastic improvement is the overall beautification of the park, which includes formalized entrance areas, pergolas, ornamental fencing, and decorative lampposts.

Thank you for your service Hart!

Today, we honored Everett Police Department K-9 Unit member, Hart, on his retirement. His expertise in explosive and firearm detection has enhanced the City's ability to serve and protect, especially during the Boston Marathon bombings and the events that followed in Watertown. His dedication and service to our community is greatly appreciated! May you enjoy your well-deserved retirement years.

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