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Beat the Bay State Final Results

Beat the Bay State Final Results

 Thank you to all the participants in our first ever “Beat the Bay State” Team Challenge during the month of November. Over 450 people took part across 31 teams! The challenge was a way for people of all ages to participate in outdoor physical activity of walking and running over the 30 days of the …

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Daily Hampshire Gazette: “Grant to support walkability in Hilltowns”

Daily Hampshire Gazette: “Grant to support walkability in Hilltowns”

Daily Hampshire Gazette: “Grant to support walkability in Hilltowns” The Hilltown CDC applied for the grant in partnership with the Northern Hilltowns Councils on Aging, Walk Boston and Healthy Hampshire… A walk audit under the program would be conducted by Walk Boston, and involves walking an area with town leadership and other interested parties to …

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Boston Herald: “Horror in Charlestown: Pedestrian killed after getting struck, dragged for a mile by vehicle”

Boston Herald: “Horror in Charlestown: Pedestrian killed after getting struck, dragged for a mile by vehicle”

Boston Herald: “Horror in Charlestown: Pedestrian killed after getting struck, dragged for a mile by vehicle” During the first five days of the new year, there have already been multiple fatal pedestrian crashes in Massachusetts, including a hit-and-run in Springfield over the weekend, said Brendan Kearney of the WalkBoston advocacy group. “The number of large …

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Boston Globe: “We asked some of Boston’s leaders (who aren’t running for mayor) what the city’s next mayor should do. Here are their answers”

Boston Globe: “We asked some of Boston’s leaders (who aren’t running for mayor) what the city’s next mayor should do. Here are their answers”

Boston Globe: “We asked some of Boston’s leaders (who aren’t running for mayor) what the city’s next mayor should do. Here are their answers” Stacey Beuttell, executive director of WalkBoston, said one of the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic is that streets and sidewalks can have many uses, from dining to art to providing a …

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