Mayor Thomas M. Menino, represented by Daphne Griffin, Chief of Human Resources and Executive Director of Boston Centers for Youth and Families, hosted the 11th Annual Three Kings Day Luncheon Celebration today at Boston City Hall. The Three Kings Day Celebration is a wonderful holiday tradition providing Latinos who work in various departments around the City the opportunity to celebrate their cultural heritage with each other and the Mayor.
As a parent and grandparent, I remain overcome with sadness, grief and outrage by the recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. This unspeakable act of violence will forever imprint December 14, 2012 in our hearts and minds, and my heart goes out to the families impacted by this senseless tragedy and the many others we have recently witnessed across the United States.
Mayor Menino and Superintendent Johnson announce expansion of Kindergarten programs for city children
Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Carol R. Johnson today announced a major step forward in the effort to vastly expand early education opportunities for the city’s youngest students. Working in close collaboration with local partners, the City of Boston and BPS granted funds to seven community based organizations to create 10 new K1 classrooms. Later this month, Thrive in 5, a partnership between the City of Boston and the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and the Merrimack Valley, will announce four additional K1 classrooms to be created under the program’s direction.
Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Inspectional Services Department today issued a reminder to Boston residents to prepare for frigid temperatures by making homes weather tight, and ensuring heating systems are running properly and adequately fueled. In the month of December, Inspectional Services received 129 “no heat” calls.
Youth Symphony Orchestra New Year Concert
Saturday, Jan. 12
Newton North High School Lasker Auditorium
457 Walnut St.
Newton, MA 02460
The Asian Cultural Center and the Greater Boston Asian-American Youth Symphony Orchestra is holding the 2013 New Year Concert at Newton North High School. The junior string orchestra will perform Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.3, and the senior symphonic orchestra will perform the Yellow River Piano Concerto. Talented youth musicians are invited to bring fantastic music and blessings for the New Year to the audience.