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Fred Taylor to Receive George Wein Impresario Award from Berklee College of Music, March 11, at Scullers Jazz Club 

Berklee will present famed jazz promoter Fred Taylor with the college's first ever George Wein Impresario Award on Wednesday, March 11, at Scullers Jazz Club. Named after Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein, the award recognizes individuals …

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Xtra Xtra Wins 3rd Place in the Local Media Associaction’s 2014 Digital Media Contest

Xtra Xtra is proud to say that we’ve won 3rd place as the Best Local Community Initiative in the 2014 Digital Media Contest by the Local Media Association.The Local Media Association is the only non-profit, professional trade association …

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Security Is Our Middle Name

 On March 6, Americans recognize Middle Name Pride Day. At the Social Security Administration, our middle name is “Security,” and every day, we do everything we can to live up to that name. As part of protecting our vital services, we …

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Batting A Thousand During Tax Season

Spring training for major league baseball teams begins in March. As you prepare to meet the April 15 deadline to file your taxes, here are some Social Security tax tips to help you knock the ball out of the park! Batter up! FIRST BASEIf you changed …

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Vela Foundation Awards Grants to Ten Innovative Organizations

Vela Foundation Provides $110,530 in Fall 2014 Grant CycleBoston, MA – The Vela Foundation recently awarded ten grants totaling $110,530 to nonprofit organizations within Eastern Massachusetts. Mill City GrowsLowellTrustees of …

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Xtra Xtra Offers More Opportunities to Community Members

Xtra Xtra now offers local businesses the opportunity to advertise their services on the site! By going to the Shop Local tab, one can purchase ad space for just a $1 a day. The ad will remain on the site for at least 30 days and can be renewed each …

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Rollins Griffith Teacher Center of Boston Offers Scholarships to Those Who Qualify

Board MembersAudrey Barzey, Janine Collymore, Donald De Grandis, Ann Eubanks, Spencer Gould, Elie Jean-Louis,  Diane McCormack, Claire Radley, Steven C. Siegel and Betty Ann Washington, Maureen T. Jelloe, Director To:      Headmasters, …

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Summer Search Presentations for Sophomores Looks for Students

The mission of Summer Search is to find resilient, low-income high school students and inspire them to become responsible and altruistic leaders by providing year-round mentoring, life-changing summer experiences, college advising, and a lasting …

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Greenovate Boston Expands Reach in 2014

Thank you to all for your support and for following us on social media. To date, Greenovate Boston's Facebook page has received 2,000 likes and reached nearly 1.4 million people in the Boston area. Our Twitter followers almost doubled from 1,482 …

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NIH Offers Alcohol Education Project Grants of up to $250,000

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) R25 program is to foster a better understanding …

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Bring in the New Year at First Night in Boston

Come enjoy the winter weather at First Night in Boston. Bring in 2015 with the greater community and the sights!

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