Four individuals indicted in connection with trafficking women at ‘massage parlors’ in western Massachusetts

BOSTON – Four individuals have been indicted in connection with trafficking women at “massage parlors” in Western Massachusetts after law enforcement dismantled the criminal operations in a major multistate law enforcement takedown in December, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. “Far too often, we are finding that these body works establishments operate as fronts for human trafficking,” said AG Healey. “We will continue to takedown these criminal enterprises and disrupt these business models that are based on making a profit off of the sexual exploitation of human beings.” The defendants were indicted on Wednesday by a Statewide Grand Jury on … Continue reading

Freedom Trail offers new revolutionary women tours in March

Celebrate Women’s History Month on New Freedom Trail® Revolutionary Women Tours Freedom Trail® Foundation announces the return of the newest tour experience, Revolutionary Women Tours throughout Women’s History Month in March! Discover the indomitable women who took part in the American Revolution, and the generations of women that followed, inaugurating their own struggles for freedom and equality. New Freedom Trail Revolutionary Women Tours invite people of all ages to walk the Freedom Trail and explore four centuries of Revolutionary women who changed history. This 90-minute tour will feature tales of the early religious rebellions of Anne Hutchinson and Mary Dyer, … Continue reading

Mayor Walsh kicks off launch of children’s savings account at the Harvard-Kent School in Charlestown

Mayor Martin J. Walsh tonight will celebrate the launch of Boston Saves, the City’s Children’s Savings Account(CSA) program, at the Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Charlestown. The program is designed to give families the opportunity to create a long-term savings plan for college, post-secondary education and training, for their children. The Harvard-Kent is one of five schools selected as part of a pilot phase to prepare the City for a universal rollout in Fall 2019. Please follow and like us: