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3 02, 2016

Officials caution residents on consumer scams

2016-02-04T15:13:58-05:00February 3rd, 2016|Categories: Happenings|Tags: |Comments Off on Officials caution residents on consumer scams

Mayor Martin J. Walsh reminded Boston residents Monday to be cautious of consumer scams. There have been recent reports of people going door-to-door throughout Boston neighborhoods asking residents to show electric bills, claiming to be with the company Eversource, and sometimes pressuring residents to pay electric bills or face shut-off. •If residents encounter the above, it’s possible that it is a scam. •Call 911 and report any incidents to the Boston Police Department. •A legitimate utility company typically will not go door-to-door except in the case of an emergency. •Utilities also will not demand that residents pay with a prepaid credit card or be shut-off, or ask to meet at a store that sells such cards, or demand bank information, or use other scare tactics [...]

13 01, 2016

Youth Ambassador spring semester meetings begin

2016-02-04T15:43:09-05:00January 13th, 2016|Categories: Happenings, News|Tags: |Comments Off on Youth Ambassador spring semester meetings begin

The South Boston Community Health Center is pleased to announce that the first Youth Ambassador meeting of the spring semester will be held Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the South Boston Community Health Center, 409 West Broadway, 3rd Floor. Youth ages 12 to 16 are encouraged to join the Youth Ambassador group to become involved with health related trainings, community service projects and art based activities that engage youth in the life of the South Boston community. The Youth Ambassador meetings will be held every Tuesday from January to June. This year, Youth Ambassadors will be involved in a wide variety of activities and trainings to promote a healthier and more fulfilling life, including the Hearts of Kindness Project in February, Community Day in May and ongoing Youth/Adult Dialogues about Substance Abuse, in partnership with other South Boston youth serving agencies. Applications to become a Youth Ambassador will be [...]

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