Today is International Day of Happiness

It's not too late to get your "happy on!". Today, March 20, 2014 is International Day of Happiness.

Conscious that the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal the United Nations General Assembly came together on March 28, 2012 to make that goal a reality. The day is now celebrated throughout the world on March 20th!

If you are looking for quick and easy ways to celebrate "International Day of Happiness" look at this article http://tinyurl.com/q4t2khq.

Sumner Tunnel Emergency disaster training a success

emergency crews, Sumner training

Local agencies around Boston gathered together to prepare for potential emergency services that could occur in the Sumner Tunnel late Tuesday night. From 10:00pm Tuesday evening until approximately 2am Wednesday morning emergency response official closed the Sumner Tunnel in an effort to practice arriving to and evacuating motor vehicle passengers involved in accidents and other emergency calls.

According to officials on the scene the training which took approximately 5 hours was a success as several scenarios were practiced with multiple "staged cars".

To learn more about this training go to http://tinyurl.com/n7nqzrw.

4th Annual St. Patrick's Day Recovery Race

The Men's and Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernian's will be hosting its annual 5K Race in the City of Lynn to race money as well as awareness for local shelters, food pantries and other non-profit agencies in need of assistance. There is still time to register for this event http://tinyurl.com/n26m7ck

Lawmakers talking "green" on St. Patrick's Day

MA State House

In a "nod" to St. Patrick's Day Boston lawmakers will convene at 11:00am to discuss as well as hear research and testimony on a potential Green bill that is slated to further environmental awareness. Click this link http://tinyurl.com/ky9valw to learn where and what is being heard.

Attention all T riders: Government Center will be closing!

Government Center T Station

The season of remodeling and construction has not ended for the city of Boston. Government Center T Station will undergo a multi-year revitalization project that will affect the commute of many people. To learn more about this project and how it will affect you and your commute to and from downtown Boston please read more here http://tinyurl.com/kvzbvdx

26th Annual Girls Inc. of Lynn Luncheon

GIL luncheon

Join women from all over Massachusetts as they come out to celebrate and break bread at the 26th Annual Girls Inc. of Lynn Celebration Luncheon.

For more information or to register please go to www.girlsinclynn.org.

Lynn tech encourages Middle School students

MS students visiting Lynn Tech

Lynn Tech is offering Middle School children a chance to explore the grounds of the Vocational Technical Institute in order to help them make solid choices about where they may like to go for High School. The tour and visit are a part of a "revitalization" and positive stamping for vocational and/or technical education. Thought to be an alternative to "traditional" high school, vocational and/or technical schools like Lynn Vocational Technical Institute are giving students a chance to gain 1st hand knowledge of potential career paths.

 

Middle school students while on the tour learned about higher educational and professional opportunities that could be gained after graduating from Lynn Vocational Technical Institute. To read about the middle school visit click here and to learn more about Lynn Vocational Technical Institute click here

Callahan tunnel repairs and updates

Callahan tunnel rehab

Construction to the Callahan tunnel is underway and with the updates comes many questions from residents of Boston and the surrounding area. Times, incentives and what the final product will look like are among the many inquiries associated with this project as well as what future plans are being made to rehabilitate the Ted Williams bridge.

Click here for more information on the progress of the Callahan bridge. If you are interested in a historic overview of how the bridges of Boston were brought to be as well as what purpose they serve as a connecting point to all outlying communities click here 

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