Mayor Menino Celebrates National Historic Preservation Month with Sustaining Boston’s Past: Old Places, New Ideas
Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced the kickoff of Boston’s celebration of National Historic Preservation Month with a series of events highlighting the month’s theme, Sustaining Boston’s Past: Old Places, New Ideas. The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) and other local organizations will host more than fifty activities open to the public, including walking tours, exhibits, demonstrations and the 300th anniversary of the Old State House.
Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced April 30 a package of emergency funding resources now available to help impacted businesses recover in the aftermath of the Patriots’ Day bombings.
Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Governor Deval L. Patrick announced this afternoon that donations to the One Fund, which were pouring in from across Boston and around the world, had reached $20 million. They formally introduced Attorney Ken Feinberg as administrator of One Fund Boston as he outlined next steps for the fund.
Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Governor Deval L. Patrick, and One Fund Boston called upon Boston and all communities across the Commonwealth to join together in a Moment of Silence Monday afternoon, exactly one week following the Boston Marathon bombings.
Statements of Mayors Against Illegal Guns co-chairs on Manchin-Toomey compromise to expand background checks
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg: “Over the last few months, Americans across the country and in both parties have demanded that those in Washington take commonsense steps to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and the seriously mentally ill. Today, Senators Manchin and Toomey have forged a bipartisan compromise agreement to extend background checks to cover commercial gun sales, including online and at gun shows.”
Mayor Thomas M. Menino today presented his $2.6 billion Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 and five year $1.8 billion Capital Plan, including $196 million in new FY 2014 project authorizations.