Today is Friday, September 25 and Gov. Baker has activated the MA National Guard in anticipation of protests surrounding the verdict of the Breonna Taylor case; read more on the Boston Herald.
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The Boston Red Sox announced earlier this week that they’re planning on donating 60,000 face masks to Boston Public Schools, in addition to facilitating COVID-19 testing for Boston Teachers Union members, read more on Boston.com.
Boston city councilor Andrea Campbell announced her 2021 campaign Thursday to be the next mayor of Boston, joining fellow Councilor Michelle Wu in a potential three-way race against incumbent Mayor Marty Walsh, who has hinted at plans to run for a third term. Read more at Boston.com.
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Sunday, September 27
Yom Kippur. Yom Kippur begins at sunset on Sunday, September 27 and ends at nightfall on Monday, September 28, 2020. Yom Kippur also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. Jews traditionally observe this holy day with an approximate 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer, often spending most of the day in synagogue services, see additional details here.
From the Community:
North End Against Drugs (NEAD) shares these posters to highlight the dangers of vaping and to offer tips on how to talk to friends and families about e-cigarettes, continue reading.
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