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Raising A Reader Massachusetts will honor Linda K. Zecher, President and CEO of global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt with the Leadership in Literacy Award, at a breakfast event on Tuesday, October 28, at the Westin Copley Place in Boston. The inaugural award recognizes business leaders who inspire through their leadership and utilize their influence to change lives through literacy and learning. Comment?
"Widespread rainfall" of 1-2 inches is expected and prompted a flash flood watch to be issued by the weather service, meaning "conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding." The flash flood watch covers much of eastern and central Massachusetts, including Boston, and runs until 10 p.m. on Thursday. Comment?
The Urban Land Institute of Boston and New England recently released a report entitled "The Urban Implications of Living With Water." The proposal aims to help Back Bay withstand water levels that are estimated to rise as much as 7 feet by 2100. Comment?
Two Boston City Councilors filed a hearing order on Monday regarding fossil fuel divestment for the city's funds, according to an announcement Tuesday from Wu's office. The hearing is meant to focus on "the current investment portfolio for Boston's pension funds, the possibility of the Boston Retirement Board divesting any and all holdings in fossil fuel companies, and the creation of socially responsible investment criteria for City of Boston funds," according to the announcement. Comment?
A special "9/11 Day of Remembrance Blood Drive" is planned on Thursday, Sept. 11 at Fenway Park in Boston, according to the Boston Police Department . Comment?
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that the new "Infra-Space" Program has received eight nominations representing seven communities for proposed redevelopment of space under elevated roads, bridges or viaducts. The ideas came in response to a Request for Information distributed to municipalities, non-profit institutions, developers and arts organizations asking for nominations and redevelopment project proposals where transportation infrastructure is a barrier to neighborhoods, pedestrians, urban resources and economic development opportunities. Comment?
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