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first_img Currently Currently Things to know for WednesdayEvents for Wednesday, October 25:3:00PM Italian Heritage Month Movie at West End Library “Marriage Italian Style”. Celebrate Italian Heritage Month with the West End Library’s October Italian Film Series every Wednesday at 151 Cambridge Street. Featured films include Big Deal on Madonna Street, Cinema Paradiso and Marriage Italian Style.6:00PM Candidates Night for Mayor and City Council at Nazzaro Center. Join the Ward 3 Democratic Committee at 30 N. Bennet Street for a Candidate’s Night where all candidates running for Mayor and City Council At-Large will be invited to speak and answer questions from residents. Following the presentations, members of the Ward committee will hold a vote on whether to endorse any of the candidate, view full event details here.6:00PM Italian Genealogy Lecture at North End Library. Join Rhonda R. McClure, Senior Genealogist at the New England Historic Genealogical Society, at 25 Parmenter St. to celebrate Italian Heritage Month by discovering more about your Italian Roots, view the event posting.*Advertisement* Did we miss something? Add it to the comments below. Follow @northend.waterfront on Instagram and tag #northend or #bostonwaterfront to have your photo featured!While you’re here …we have a small favor to ask. More people than ever are reading NorthEndWaterfront.com but we need your help making ends meet. Advertising doesn’t bring in enough to pay for reporting or editorial work. Keeping this website going takes a lot of time, money and hard work. But we do it because we believe community news is important – and we think you do too. If everyone who reads this site, who likes it, puts in a bit to pay for it, then our future would be much more secure. Checks can be made out to North End Boston LLC, 343 Commercial St. #508, Boston 02109 or contribute online using the following links:*Make a One-Time Contribution* or *Become a Patron* Plan your events with the Community Calendar: Thursday, October 26:5:00PM Open House at West End Library. The Friends of the West End branch Library will host an open house at 151 Cambridge Street where David Vieira, “City-Wide Friday of the Library Liaison to the Branch Libraries” will speak to building partnerships in the community. For more information about the open event, call 617-523-3957 or email friendswestendlibrary@gmail.com.5:30PM Lydia Edwards Open Reception at The Living Room. The open reception for City Council candidate Lydia Edwards will be co-hosted by State Senator Joseph Boncore and will take place at 101 Atlantic Avenue.6:15PM Zumba Fundraiser at Nazzaro Center. Join the Nazzaro Community Center at 30 N Bennet St. as they host several Yoga and Zumba fundraisers for $10 per class with proceeds being donated to hurricane relief victims, see here for the full event posting.9:00PM Paving Starts at Atlantic Ave & Cross Street. The final paving of Atlantic Avenue at Cross Street will take place overnight continuing into Friday morning. For more details on traffic delays and parking restrictions, view the full posting.Friday, October 27:10:00AM Baby Story Time at North End Library. Join Ms. Alyson for stories, songs, fun, and more in a program just for babies. This program is for babies 0-18 months. Please come prepared to actively engage with your child, view the post.11:00AM Preschool Story Time at North End Library. Join Ms. Alyson for a story time filled with books, songs, activities, and more! This program is for children ages 18 months and older. Please come prepared to actively engage with your child. View the posting.2:00PM “Village of the Damned” Movie at North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday Films & Discussion featuring this week’s movie Village of the Damned, view full event details here.6:00PM Renaissance Music Concert at I Am Books. Join I Am Books at 189 North St. for a special performance featuring dramatic madrigals, high energy dances, popular songs and improvisations in Renaissance style byInternationally acclaimed performers and recording artists John Tyson and Miyuki Tsurutani, view more details.6:30PM Boston Composers Concert at 390 Commercial St. Come enjoy the Bijou de La Vida Concert Series and celebrate the vibrant musical culture in our city while paying tribute to the central role that NEMPAC plays in the North and and greater Boston community. Composers include Leonard Bernstein, Horatio Parker, Amy Beach, Arthur Foote, Vartan Aghababian, Matthew Aucoin, and Heather Gilligan, click here for more details and concert tickets.7:00PM Eat, Drink & Be Scary Halloween FUNraiser at Filippo’s Ristorante. Join the Boston Community Collaborative’s 5th annual Halloween FUNraiser. The fun-filled night will feature a costume contest, a great band, food and company, view the full event posting.From the Community: Saturday, November 4th: 1-Day Workshop/Spiritual Development in the North EndTap into the power of your 6th sense during this workshop event where you will explore and experience different forms of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual energies, continue reading.Need to submit a post? Great, start here!Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.Weather Forecast: Notable News Found Elsewhere:Historic North End bridge closed after large hole discoveredThe structurally deficient North Washington Street Bridge, also known as the Charlestown Bridge, had an emergency closure Tuesday evening due to potholes damaging cars. The bridge was reopened to traffic late Tuesday evening, but MassDOT is reporting restrictions on heavy trucks and vehicles, WCVB has the full story.Short-Term Rentals are Disrupting the Housing Market in Downtown Boston NeighborhoodsAll throughout Boston, short-term rental units are spreading and crunching the housing market, disrupting the communities that make up the city’s neighborhoods. The unregulated organizations are constricting the supply of rental units and keeping rents in existing rental units artificially higher in neighborhoods like the North End, continue reading on Beacon Hill Times.North End Lights: Currentlylast_img read more

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600PM Lecture Classical Proportions in 18th Cent

first_img6:00PM Lecture: Classical Proportions in 18th Century American Furniture. Join the North Bennet Street School for a free lecture to discuss Classical Proportions in 18th Century American Furniture Design with Graduate and Cabinet & Furniture Making Faculty Steve Brown CF ’90.*Advertisement* Lydia Edwards to Celebrate Working Families Today is Tuesday, May 14th and here’s what else you need to know for today… Thursday, May 16 Notable News: Need to submit a post? Great, start here! 3:30PM Games People Play. Chess, Scrabble, Bananagrams, Monopoly, Uno, anyone? Drop by the North End Library to play board and card games with friends new and old! Feel free to bring a favorite game. For grown-ups only. 6:30PM FOCCP Monthly Meeting at Mariner’s House. Stop by 11 North Square on the 2nd floor for the monthly meeting to discuss upcoming event and recap recent park news, see additional details here. 6:30PM Author Talk: Kip Wilson. Stop by the North End Library for author and Boston local Kip Wilson to lead a discussion on her 2019 Indies Introduce title White Rose, see additional details here. Currently Did we miss something? Add it to the comments below. Follow @northend.waterfront on Instagram and tag #northend or #bostonwaterfront to have your photo featured! 11:00AM Hug a Tree Event at Columbus Park. Please join Studio Siya to celebrate mother nature, and show some love to the trees by making a yarn bomb! We are inviting all the artists, crafters, individuals and members of the community to come help us making beautiful yarn patterns to decorate the beautiful park in the North End. Please bring your unused yarn to help us to expand our project, see additional details here. It is our 10th Anniversary and we are celebrating a decade of community news at NorthEndWaterfront.com! Keeping this website going takes a lot of time, money and hard work. Advertising doesn’t bring in enough to pay for reporting or editorial work. But we do it because we believe community news is important – and we think you do too. If everyone who reads this site, who likes it, puts in a bit to pay for it, then our future would be much more secure. Contribute online at the links below or checks can be made out to North End Boston LLC, 343 Commercial St. #508, Boston 02109. Become a Patron to receive free rewards including neighborhood photo calendars, custom mugs and special updates from the editor.*Become a Patron (Rewards!)* or *Make a One-Time Contribution* Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar. What Jane Jacobs Missed About Boston’s North End Plan your events with the Community Calendar: Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards, serving Charlestown, East Boston, and the North End, is hosting a community brunch in honor of International Workers’ Day and the Fight for Fifteen. The brunch will be held at The Tavern at the End of the World, 108 Cambridge Street in Charlestown, from 11AM to 1PM, on Saturday, May 18, 2019. All are invited, continue reading. 5:00PM Wharf District Public Realm Vision Video Charrette. The Public Realm Vision Video will illustrate a future for the Wharf District that encourages extraordinary possibilities and new opportunities, while fitting in and meeting neighborhood needs today. It will be aimed at decisions-makers, government officials and developers in determining the future of our neighborhood. Community input on content is encouraged. [Leventhal Room, Rowes Wharf] The John Titleston House: In Jane Jacob’s book The Death and Life of Great American Cities, the famous author touts the vibrancy of the North End as an example of good city planning. A new controversial article takes aim at Jacobs principles by crediting organized crime as primarily responsible for preserving the North End’s lively streets. Read more on NextCity. Currently From the Community: Currently Weather Forecast: Wednesday, May 15last_img read more

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Fake cop accosts real cops is arrested in Pateros

first_imgFake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros SMC bags Bulacan airport project Angara: Investigate DOH’s ‘constipated’ medicine distribution system Fake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros According to Villamor, ALA Boxing Gym founder Antonio L. Aldeguer donated relief goods for the typhoon victims. /CORRESPONDENT DALE G. ROSALMORE STORIESnewsinfoSenate resolution congratulating Pacquiao filednewsinfoMan dies after watching Pacquiao fight, another rushed to hospitalnewsinfoTribal poll tension gives way to cheers at Pacquiao fightMORE STORIESnewsinfoSenate resolution congratulating Pacquiao filednewsinfoMan dies after watching Pacquiao fight, another rushed to hospitalnewsinfoTribal poll tension gives way to cheers at Pacquiao fight Read Next LATEST STORIES BPI nets P13.74B in H1 MOST READ PBA dedicates opening to storm survivorscenter_img ALA BOXING Gym stalwarts Merlito “Tiger” Sabillo and Donnie “Ahas” Nietes on Wednesday led a group of ALA Boxing Gym boxers in helping relief efforts for the typhoon victims in the Visayas.The WBO minimumweight champion Sabillo and WBO light flyweight champion Nietes are set to face different opponents this Nov. 30 in the Pinoy Pride XXIII: Filipinos Kontra Latinos at the Araneta Coliseum. Both are supposed to be busy training for the fight but they took time helping volunteers at the ABS-CBN complex in Jagobiao, Mandaue City repack and load the goods to be transported to the typhoon affected areas in Northern Cebu and in Eastern Visayas.ADVERTISEMENT Sabillo even called on other aspiring boxers to help, saying what they were doing was actually a good training for the sport.Sabillo will fight Nicaraguan Carlos Buitrago while Nietes will be defending his title against Sammy ‘Guty’ Gutierrez.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPalace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spikeJoining the two champions were trainer Edito Villamor, WBO Asia Pacific and Intercontinental super bantamweight champion Genesis “Azukal” Servania and WBO International and Asia Pacific superflyweight champion “King” Arthur Villanueva. They were also joined by world title contender Milan “El Metodico” Melindo, who will also be fighting in the undercard of Pinoy Pride XXIII.IDOL Boxing Series’ “Prince” Albert Pagara, Mark Bernaldez and Mark Gessel Magsayo also helped along with his brother Jason “El Nino” Pagara, Rey Bautista, Rocky Fuentes, Jimrex Jaca, Juren Labordo and Roli Gasca. PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension Tolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal Quake disturbs Itbayat, Batanes anew Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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LATEST STORIES

first_imgLATEST STORIES The new app will use data culled by the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) vast network of more than 700 sensors that gather a variety of information across the country and churn out weather data with 95 percent accuracy.Through a partnership with InterAksyon.com, the app will be able to deliver up-to-the-minute updates on class suspensions and other relevant advisories that could be useful to users in specific areas.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPalace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike“We are making ‘nowcasting’ of rain probability simple and understandable for the typical Filipino who can use this information to plan their day or prepare for any weather disturbance within their vicinity,” Fernandez added.“This is the first step in preparing them for bigger natural hazards that may possibly come their way in the future.” Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The new app will also feature timely notifications that will alert users of oncoming heavy rainfall within their vicinity, aside from other timely hazards information.MORE STORIESnewsinfoSen. Pia Cayetano: Judge our clan based on performancenewsinfoWHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccinenewsinfoBaybayin revival makes native PH history hipMORE STORIESnewsinfoSen. Pia Cayetano: Judge our clan based on performancenewsinfoWHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccinenewsinfoBaybayin revival makes native PH history hipThe app is expected to launch via the Google Play Store before the end of the year, making it available to all Android-based smartphones in the country.“Our goal with Project Noah has always been the delivery of accurate and relevant information about weather hazards that can be useful to a lot of Filipinos. While we already have powerful Project Noah apps available on Android and iOS, this partnership with Voyager and InterAksyon.com will allow even more Filipinos to appreciate the kind of information we deliver to the people,” said Dr. Mahar Lagmay, executive director of Project Noah.ADVERTISEMENT Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege Painters refuse to go quietly Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension WHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccine PH protests Chinese boat swarm, warship passage MOST READ Baybayin revival makes native PH history hip Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike PBA: Rain or Shine overcomes San Miguel, McCullough’s 51 to avert sweep View comments Read Next THE Voyager Innovations Inc. recently inked a partnership agreement with the government’s Project Noah (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) for innovations in rain preparedness and hazards awareness with the help of mobile and smartphone technology.Through a new consumer-centric app being developed by Voyager, Filipinos will soon get easy to understand, relevant and real-time updates about oncoming rain and other hazards in their specific localities.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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Reflection Im very glad to join this workshop I

first_imgReflectionI’m very glad to join this workshop I have a dream but that was only for make myself and my family better but this workshop help me to know I’m also responsible for my society and my nation as well as for world. It help me to know god is parental god.I want to thank organizer ffwpu and carp nepal. From this workshop I learn to live for the sake of other and I realize I have to practice true love I determine I will keep my purity before marriage and I will make my family good.As the result of these workshops, some of the participants are preparing for 21-day Divine Principle seminar and some other are interested to join our movement and dedicate their life of faith to Heavenly Parent and True Parents. Click here to see more pictures By FFWPU NepalThe word of God and True parents had continuously spreading nationwide through the 5-Day Transformative Divine Principle Seminars. Each region or state with satellite, are connected to the office of FFWPU-Nepal and they are conducting the 5-Day Divine Principle Seminar.In the first two weeks of January 2017, there were more than 300 high school and college students, who finished the 5 Day Seminar consecutively in three cities from January 3 to 7, and 2017, and from January 9 to 13, 2017 at the same day in  different cities. This event is closely monitored and participated by our Special Envoy Hon. Ek Nath Dhakal and Rev. Santosh Kumar Paudel president of FFWPU-Nepal.This Transformative Divine Principle Seminar is part of the Home Group activities, where in participants are being followed up with the report about providential activities  and continuously education until they became a core member of CARP.Hon. Ek Nath Dhakal gave a special address during the closing ceremony. He said: “ Youth is the power, without youth nothing can happen, so youth must need to lead the moral revolution” and he added “ That we all are one human family, so youth need to embrace the whole world as one family”.One of the workshops was personally handled by Rev. Santosh Kumar Paudel, National Leader in his home town. He gave lecture about the True Father Life course.last_img read more

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Five of the Most Beautiful Homes That Hit the Market This Month

first_imgFive of the Most Beautiful Homes That Hit the Market This Month From well-appointed condos to jaw-dropping mansions, these houses top the list for January. By Madeline Bilis· Sign up for Home & Property newsletters. Design, real estate, and pretty things for living.* Print Our On the Market series features extraordinary homes for sale in the region every day. But even among the standouts, there are standouts. Here, find five of our favorites from the month of January.Photo by Robert Umenhofer1. A Refined Residence in Brighton1875 Commonwealth Avenue #8, BrightonPrice: $675,000Size: 1,882 square feetBedrooms: 3Baths: 2Photo courtesy of Colonial Manor Realty2. A Remarkable Manor in Reading228 Woburn Street, ReadingPrice: $1,195,000Size: 4,200 square feetBedrooms: 4Baths: 3.5Photo courtesy of Brewster & Berkowitz R. E.3. Beacon Hill’s Baby Blue Building73 Chestnut Street, Beacon HillPrice: $3,200,000Size: 2,728 square feetBedrooms: 2Baths: 2Photo via Kelley & Rege Properties, Inc.4. An Absurdly Huge Mansion in Milton1661 Canton Avenue, MiltonPrice: $1,499,000Size: 9,200 square feetBedrooms: 8Baths: 2.5Photo courtesy of Lila Delman Real Estate5. A Sunny Loft in Providence532 Kinsley Avenue #404, ProvidencePrice: $324,900Size: 1,205 square feetBedrooms: 1Baths: 1The Boston Home team has curated a list of the best home design and home remodeling professionals in Boston, including architects, builders, kitchen and bath experts, lighting designers, and more. Get the help you need with FindIt/Boston’s guide to home renovation pros.center_img 000 Sign up for our weekly home and property newsletter, featuring homes for sale, neighborhood happenings, and more. 1/31/2017, 4:40 p.m. last_img read more

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Five TwoBedroom Apartments for Less Than 1700 per Month

first_img 000 For Sale/Rent Five Two-Bedroom Apartments for Less Than $1,700 per Month Including an extremely tiny pad in the North End. 7/12/2017, 11:57 a.m. Photo courtesy of ZumperApartment hunting in Boston is overwhelming for a whole slew of reasons—heavy competition, pricing, and spiraling out of control on Craigslist are just a few of them. So, for your convenience, we’re highlighting a few Zumper listings with one unique characteristic. This round, it’s places asking $1,700 or less per month—because who has $3,000 to drop on a rental, anyway?Below, peruse five two-bedroom apartments for rent in Boston for less than $1,700 per month.1. 60 Prince Street #9, North EndBedrooms: 2Baths: 1Rent: $1,675 per monthAvailable for the coveted September 1 move-in date, this extremely tiny North End pad is a relatively good deal for the neighborhood. It offers hardwood floors and an eat-in kitchen.2. 14 Orlando Street #3, MattapanBedrooms: 2Baths: 1Rent: $1,685 per monthThis spacious two-bedroom is located next to a park with a track and tennis courts. The sizable kitchen has enough room for a dining room table.3. Washington Street #8, MedfordBedrooms: 2Baths: 1Rent: $1,650 per monthThis two-bedroom unit near Medford Center is on the top floor of a mansard Victorian. There’s onsite parking plus coin-operated laundry on the first floor.4. 128 Devon Street #1, DorchesterBedrooms: 2Baths: 1Rent: $1,500 per monthLocated on the first floor of an owner-occupied building, this roomy apartment near Grove Hall boasts an abundance of windows. It’s also cat friendly.5. 29 Essex Street, MaldenBedrooms: 2Baths: 1Rent: $1,600 per monthThis freshly painted apartment features new windows. It’s on the first floor of a three-unit building.Note: Although Zumper’s apartment inventory is updated in real time, these listings are not guaranteed to be available. Check in with a listing’s leasing office to confirm availability and to schedule tours.The Boston Home team has curated a list of the best home design and home remodeling professionals in Boston, including home accent décor, lighting experts, and more. Get the help you need with FindIt/Boston’s guide to home renovation pros. By Madeline Bilis· center_img Sign up for our weekly home and property newsletter, featuring homes for sale, neighborhood happenings, and more. Print Sign up for Home & Property newsletters. Design, real estate, and pretty things for living.*last_img read more

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You Could Be Part of a Gigantic Precision Medicine Study

first_img By Jamie Ducharme· Research You Could Be Part of a Gigantic Precision Medicine Study It needs at least a million participants. Print 000 Broad Institute Photo by Len Rubenstein/ProvidedThe National Institutes of Health is getting close to kicking off an enormous study that promises to propel precision medicine into the future.The project, which is called All of Us and is part of the Precision Medicine Initiative, will enroll at least a million participants from across the country. The data collected from these individuals over the next 10-plus years—everything from DNA testing to height and weight measurements to periodic surveys about health and lifestyle habits—will provide researchers with insights about the relationships between genes, behavior, and environment, hopefully leading to new scientific breakthroughs and disease treatments.All of Us is currently in an invitation-only pilot phase, but open enrollment is slated to begin early next year. At that point, just about anybody who’s interested in contributing to the project—and learning a little more about their own health—may sign up online or through a partner organization.If you’re interested, you’re in luck. Many of those partner organizations are right here in Boston. On the healthcare provider side of things, the list includes Partners HealthCare and its flagship hospitals Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Boston University; and Boston Medical Center. Meanwhile, the Broad Institute will help oversee the massive data center associated with the project.Interested in contributing? Keep your eye on joinallofus.org.center_img Sign up for Health & Wellness newsletters. Everything you need to stay healthy and fit.* Read all about the latest gym openings, healthy events, and fitness trends in our twice weekly Wellness newsletter. 9/25/2017, 9:49 a.m. last_img read more

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The Best Food Instagrams of the Week

first_imgRestaurant News The Best Food Instagrams of the Week Heavenly cream puffs, picture-perfect pasta, a blissful bite in Back Bay, and more. Print Cake + coffee is always a good choice. By Jacqueline Cain· Sign up for The Feed. The latest on the city’s restaurants scene.* 10/20/2017, 10:30 a.m. 000center_img Welcome to our weekly series where we round up the most appetizing foodstagrams, droolworthy drinks, and cool insights into local #cheflife. Want to be featured? Use the hashtag #bosfeed—we’ll choose five favs every Friday.Find this pretty fuel popping up in Cambridge. Devoted foodies and restaurant newbies love The Feed. Sign-up now for our twice weekly newsletter. Is this what heaven looks like? Save room for this blissful bite. It’s an especially great time to eat pasta ’round these parts.last_img read more

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New Red Flag Law Has Taken Guns From Six People in Massachusetts

first_img 42042 Print By Ellen Gerst· News New Red Flag Law Has Taken Guns From Six People in Massachusetts The law lets judges order firearms removed from people deemed an immediate danger. 2/26/2019, 10:09 a.m. center_img March for Our Lives photo via Kristin ChalmersFirearms have been confiscated from six people in Massachusetts in the six months the state’s new “red flag” law has been in effect, newly released trial court data shows.The law—which had been a major policy ask from gun reform activists including March for Our Lives demonstrators—allows family members, roommates, romantic partners (past or present), and local police officers to flag someone close to them as a potential danger to themselves or others and file a petition for their guns to be taken away.  The six cases had each been filed since July in “emergency hearings.” A seventh was overturned by a judge.“This law gives family members and friends a more direct way to protect loved ones who are at risk of hurting themselves or others,” Cindy Rowe, co-founder of the Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence, told the Newburyport News.Although Massachusetts already has some of the strictest gun laws in the nation, gun control activists have said a “red flag” law is a critical tool for intervention in emergencies. At least for now, it appears to have been used sparingly. “We never expected there to be a large number of these petitions,” State Rep. David Linsky tells the Boston Globe. “Before we draw any grand conclusion, let’s let the law be in place a little longer.” About a dozen states have similar laws on the books. New York joined their ranks on Monday.Today I am signing the Red Flag Bill into law. I want to thank Linda Schulman, the mother of Parkland hero Scott Beigel, for her tireless advocacy. This law will save lives. pic.twitter.com/YeoIEnWDo0— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) February 25, 2019Gun rights activists in Massachusetts are not exactly on board with the law. The Gun Owners Action League of Massachusetts, a local chapter of the NRA, has pointed to the fact that a judge is not required to hear the side of the reported person before ruling on whether their firearms can be taken.  “The people who got served never even knew what was going on until someone knocked on their door to confiscate their property,” Jim Wallace, GOAL’s executive director, tells the Gloucester Times. “It allows police to drag someone into court, take away their legally purchased firearms and let them go without access to mental health services. How is that going to help anyone?” Sign up for Boston Daily. News. Commentary. Every day.* Get a compelling long read and must-have lifestyle tips in your inbox every Sunday morning — great with coffee! last_img read more

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The Open 2019 5 things that need to happen for Tiger Woods

first_imgThe question rears itself every major: can Tiger Woods win? Well, he put the doubters to sleep at Augusta, but how about at Royal Portrush, for a far different affair?Of course, Woods can win, but what will only happen if he does many things right and very few things wrong. Keep in mind, Woods has not beaten a full field of 150 players in more than five years. He beat about 60 solid players at the Masters and 29 top pros at the Tour Championship last year. This week’s field will be much stronger than both.So, what does Woods need to go his way? All these things.Weather drawForget for a second that Woods has admitted cold weather makes life more difficult for him on the course. Act as though that doesn’t matter. Woods still needs Mother Nature to cooperate. As we’ve seen many times, Open weather can provide a much more difficult course for half the field, or rather, a much easier course for the other half. Woods can’t afford to get a bad weather draw that could add up to as much as a few strokes difference.Tiger Woods’ chase for major no. 16 begins Thursday morning.Getty Imageslast_img read more

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