News Briefs

Postal Employees Will Celebrate Memorial Day

 Post Offices across the commonwealth will be closed on Monday, May 31, as our employees pause to celebrate Memorial Day. Street delivery on Monday will be limited to guaranteed overnight parcels and there will be no collection of mail.

 Full retail and delivery operations will resume on Tuesday, June 1.

 The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.

BLM June Vigil

The June Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will be held Thursday, June 3, from 5:30-6:30pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St.  We welcome as our speaker Stacey Borden, Founder and Executive Director of New Beginnings Reentry Services.  Everyone is invited to participate in this monthly gathering for  racial justice and human rights.  For further information, contact Mary Lenihan at [email protected] or Penny Wells at [email protected]

Kelly Bates on the Ballot for City Council At-Large

First-time candidate Kelly Bates is on the ballot to be the next city Councilor At-Large. Kelly has over 25 years of experience advocating for women and girls, building collations, and fighting for electoral justice. She collected over 2,600 signatures for nomination with the help of a grassroots volunteer network.

“Boston is in crisis: COVID-19 and addiction are ravaging our public health, families can no longer afford to remain in the city they love, and we desperately need a swift economic recovery that works for all,” said Bates. “I hope to work to earn your vote as Boston’s next City Councilor At-Large.”

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