Mayor Walsh announces update on plan to house homeless veterans

BOSTON – Thursday, August 20, 2015 – Following up on his commitment to end veterans homelessness by the end of 2015, Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that 367 homeless veterans have been housed since his Administration launched the program in July 2014.” “No veteran should have to sleep on the street, and Boston is going to change that,” said Mayor Walsh. “I’m proud that the City of Boston is housing veterans at a rate of approximately one per day, and I look forward to announcing the functional end of veterans homelessness by the end of the year.”  As part … Continue reading

Malden Schools Receive Nearly $2.5M for Expanded Learning Time Initiative

Malden legislators made push for funding during budget debate                                                                                                                                                                            MALDEN – Malden’s state legislative delegation, including State Senator Jason Lewis and Representatives Paul Donato, Paul Brodeur, and Steve Ultrino announced that Malden Public Schools received nearly $2.5 million through the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Expanded Learning Time grant. Malden, which was one of eleven school districts to participate in the $14 million program, received $2,483,064 for FY 2016, including $1,119,424.00 at the Ferryway School and $1,363,640.00 at the Salemwood School. The money helps to cover the cost of an extended school day at the two schools, which … Continue reading