Category: Community Service

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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Banking on kindness at the MBTA

Boston Globe | By Brian McGrory | August 01, 2012 If bad news were money, we’d all be millionaires these days. The presidential candidates are basically trying to scratch each other’s eyes out. Nothing will change after the Colorado massacre. The world economy is dangling by a thread. Republicans and Democrats can’t agree on the …

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Local 589 Members Volunteer Skills

Local 589 Members Volunteer Skills to Honor Norfolk County Deputy Sheriff Killed in Accident

Delegate Patrick Hogan reports that twelve Local 589 bus drivers volunteered their time and skills to pay tribute to Norfolk County Deputy Sheriff Ryan Tvelia who was killed in a motorcycle accident recently. These Local 589 members continued a tradition of paying tribute to fallen Police and Fire Fighters by providing transportation for the funeral …

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