Ben Curran Awarded Mayor’s Community Service Award

Ben Curran was awarded the Mayor’s Community Service Award for Emergency Preparedness and Public Safety during a ceremony on Dec. 2. Photos courtesy of Perry Klein. (photo caption: Ben Curran with Mayor Gray.) (photo caption: Ben Curran with his family.)   (photo caption: The Mayor’s Community Service Award.)

SW Environmental Justice Project Moves Apace

The SW Environmental Justice group continues to research, monitor, report and campaign for improvements within our neighborhood. I was asked to report on some recent developments. One goal of environmental justice campaigns is to move toward zero waste management systems. This is undoubtedly a long-term goal, but many properties are […]

Seeing the Future: Greeting Students at Amidon-Bowen

An excited 3rd grader walked into the new, open and welcoming lobby of the renovated Amidon-Bowen Elementary School Aug. 27 exclaiming, “This looks like the future!”  When this was reported to Joseph Sullivan, Program Manager for the Office of Public Education Facilities and Modernization, he replied with a broad smile, […]