General Editorial

General Editorial

General Editorial

General Editorial
Southwick's Zoo Winter Wonderland

Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon, Mass. announces new 2018 Winter Wonderland event and community outreach program

MENDON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Southwick’s Zoo is excited to announce their new 2018-19 Winter Wonderland event and community outreach program. We are eager to give back to our communities by offering visitors to our Winter Wonderland event a $5 discount on admission for bringing an unwrapped toy, canned good or non-perishable item.
A Man Wearing a Dress - book

Glenn Koenig Celebrates Release of Book, ‘A Man Wearing a Dress’ with Book Signing at Arlington Center

ARLINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- After three years of work, first time author Glenn Koenig is celebrating the publication of his first book, "A Man Wearing a Dress" (ISBN: 978-0998583303) now available from publisher Message Rain. He plans to host a book release party on Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Robbins Library, 700 Mass. Ave., in Arlington Center.
Boy Scouts Knox Trail Old Colony

Mass. Boy Scouts of America, Knox Trail Council and Old Colony Council Approve Merger

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Following their respective Special Council Meetings, the Knox Trail Council and the Old Colony Council announced today the approval of their consolidation and merger to form a new Boy Scout Council. This new council will serve youth and young adults from the metrowest to southeastern Massachusetts.
Shannon Community Safety Initiative

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $5.7M to Combat Massachusetts Gang Violence

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Today, Mass. Governor Charlie Baker and Secretary of Public Safety and Security Dan Bennett announced the release of $5.7 million in competitive grant funds to communities and local partners to bolster their efforts combatting gang violence. The awards were made to 15 communities and 11 research partners through the Shannon Community Safety Initiative, which targets gang violence in the Commonwealth.
Uplift Senior Citizens

Unique New Service for Boston Senior Citizens is Launched

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Helping seniors stay emotionally engaged and interested in the outside world is an important part of healthy aging. Now, a new program called Uplift Senior Citizens is offering social engagement as a service to help improve the social and emotional well-being of senior citizens.

Now There’s an App That Reminds Us to Put Down Our Phones and Enhance Human Connections

ORLANDO, Fla., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today Mode, a new smartphone app that makes us more mindful of how we use our devices, debuts in the app stores. The Mode app tracks time spent in different modes of day-to-day life without interruption. It encourages users to put down their phones and to be more deliberate with technology use, enriching their lives and their human connections. Mode reminds us to enjoy life untethered from constant emails, texts and notifications.
Transformative Moments

New Webcast Network Invites Participation in Inspiring Events

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- A new Internet service co-created by Growthnet and students from Stanford, Cambridge, the Sorbonne and Tsinghua University, invites participants to witness and even join in "Transformative Moments," meaning peak events experienced by people as diverse as new mothers, scientific researchers, musicians, the deaf-blind, and famous authors.

Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. Offers Gratitude to Veterans for Assuring Our Nation’s Liberty

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. today extolled the virtue of all the women and men who have served our country so courageously and admirably over the years. Their efforts ensured our freedom and that of our children for decades to come. We are forever indebted to their commitment and steadfast fealty.

Enjoying Your Green Spaces Safely This Summer

CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Enjoying the great outdoors is one of the many things summer offers, says Project EverGreen. Whether it is hiking or camping at a state or national park, going to your community park for a picnic or simply having fun in your own backyard, enjoying green spaces is a summer ritual.

Remo MORE new update empowers parents to control kids over-usage of smart devices

BANGALORE, India, May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Remo Software today announced a new feature called "Controlled Access Mode" for Remo MORE. This new feature offers one of the most requested updates which adds new capability that allows to block apps and internet usage.
Winter Coat Drive

Winter Coat Drive: South Shore and Cape Cod Coat Drive Now Collecting Coats for Those in Need

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Family-owned Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Homes has announced their fourth annual Winter Coat Drive for those in need. And if you were living in Massachusetts last winter, you remember not only how the snow kept coming and coming, but that it was so cold for so long that it didn't melt for months.
Group therapy service

Group therapy service initiates program to provide psychological support for refugees from Middle East

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- An Internet group therapy service has initiated a program to provide psychological support for the thousands of refugees from the Middle East and North Africa who are currently trekking across Europe seeking new homes. In cooperation with the Adelina Foundation and Friends Beyond Borders, Growthnet, a U.S. company that offers various kinds of group counseling via web conferencing, is offering no-cost online sessions to any refugee who applies, according to its CEO, John Toomey.
Worcester Animal Rescue League

Worcester Animal Rescue League Awarded $1,000 Grant from 'I’m Animal Friendly' License Plate Fund

WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Worcester Animal Rescue League is thrilled to announce that they are a recipient of a 2015 grant from...
fox kit was rehabilitated

Cape Wildlife Center Selected for Sept. 15 Whole Foods 5-percent Day

BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Cape Wildlife Center, one of New England’s largest and most diverse wildlife rehabilitation facilities, has been selected as the...
Samuel Washington Allen

African American Literary Figure Samuel Washington Allen to be honored at Memorial Celebration in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- A public memorial celebration will be held Saturday, October 10, at 2 p.m. ET. at the Museum of African American History, 46 Joy Street, Beacon Hill, Boston, to celebrate the life and legacy of Samuel Washington Allen - who also wrote under the pen name of Paul Vesey. The noted poet, professor, lawyer and translator passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at the age of 97 on June 27, 2015.
Kitten Shower

Worcester Animal Rescue League 'Kitten Shower' for Spring 2015 Helps Feed Influx of Kitties

WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- For many animal shelters, the spring means more than just flowers and showers—it also means kitten season. While more...
WARL adopt a pet

Worcester Animal Rescue League invites families to Bring a Pet Home for the Holidays

WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- "Everyone deserves to spend the holidays with their family and friends—our furry friends are no exception," says Worcester Animal Rescue League (WARL). WARL is having a special promotion this weekend to encourage adoptions. From Friday, December 12 through Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, adoption fees on adult cats and dogs will be lowered. And on Saturday, December 13, from 12 to 3 p.m., WARL will be hosting a special book signing by Sheri Bready Photography.
EARTH Limited

Members of non-profit EARTH Limited, Southwick’s Zoo, can visit the zoo at no cost on May 17, 2014

MENDON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Southwick’s Zoo recently opened for the season, and has been bustling with visitors ever since. Do you prefer to visit the zoo when it is less crowded? On Saturday, May 17th, members of EARTH Limited, an environmentally-conscious non-profit located inside Southwick’s Zoo, will have the opportunity to visit the zoo at no cost from 6 to 8 p.m.
WomenLEAD INC

WomenLEAD's mission is to disrupt and revolutionize mentorship through a personal advisory board platform that advances women in their careers

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- With only fourteen percent of women leading in executive positions in the United States today, WomenLEAD, Inc. has their work cut out for them. Seeking to advance women in their careers via a new website that will offer an online community or personal advisory board made up of professional women globally this innovative company is thrilled to have been chosen as a Mass Challenge Finalist.

President Obama Statement on the Boston Marathon Bombing April 15, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. and BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Today, in light of the bombing in downtown Boston, during the marathon, Pesident Obama made the following statement from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room: Good afternoon, everybody. Earlier today, I was briefed by my homeland security team on the events in Boston.

Mass. Gov. Patrick Designates Jan. 25 'No Name Calling Day' to Promote Anti-Bullying Awareness

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- In keeping with the Patrick-Murray Administration's commitment to ensuring all students have a safe learning environment, Governor Deval Patrick has designated January 25 as 'No Name Calling Day' in Massachusetts.

Mass. AG Coakley Offers Info for Supporters of Veterans and Public Safety Charitable Orgs

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- With the upcoming tenth anniversary of the September 11th tragedy and Veterans Day approaching, Attorney General Martha Coakley reminds consumers and retailers to give wisely to charities. Many veterans, police, and fire charities will be increasing their solicitation activities during this time.

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