Category: Community Service

MBTA employee returns wallet containing more than $900

By Melissa M. Werthmann | Boston Globe | Oct 23, 2012 The person who left a wallet containing more than $900 on an MBTA bus has been reunited with the money, thanks to an honest MBTA employee. Gaynol Waugh has been a T repairer since 2005 and is training to get his commercial driver’s license, …

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MBTA driver to be honored for stopping bus to care for unattended toddler

Photo of MBTA bus stopped in Medford.

Boston Globe | By Jeremy C. Fox, Town Correspondent | October 2, 2012 An MBTA bus driver from East Boston is set to be honored by Medford police after she assisted in the safe return of an unattended toddler to her family, MBTA Transit Police announced. Around 6:15 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5, Donna D’Amelio …

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Helping Others In Their Time Of Need

On September 13, 2012, the Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office along with the MBTA and the 589 Executive Board recognized the following bus operators who volunteered their time and skills to assist the Sheriff’s Office in their most difficult time of need.  The following bus operators provided transportation for hundreds of local and state law enforcement officers so …

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Fast-acting T workers averted death on the Orange Line

Boston Globe | By Chris Stuck-Girard | August 05, 2012 Two MBTA employees will be recognized Wednesday by the agency for their role in averting tragedy at an Orange Line station last month. At about 4:10 p.m. July 17, driver Ellen Coulter was rounding a bend near State Street Station when she saw a woman …

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