Bus Driver Volunteers Needed for Friday Funeral for Fallen Hero Peabody Fire Fighter James Rice

Volunteer Bus Drivers are needed for this Friday, December 30, 2011 for the funeral for Peabody Fire Fighter James Rice. Brother Rice was killed in the line of duty last week. A dozen Bus Drivers are needed. To volunteer call Local 589’s office at 617-542-8212. Join the Boston Carmen’s Union ATU Local 589 to honor …

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Mattapan High Speed Line Trolley Driver Punched

By Amanda Cedrone – Boston Globe – Dec. 21, 2011 A trolley driver on the Mattapan High Speed Line was brought to the hospital Tuesday after he was hit in the face by a 17-year-old, officials said. Tyron Higgins of Roxbury was taken into custody by MBTA Transit Police Tuesday afternoon for punching the driver …

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Governor Patrick Signs Senate Bill 2066

On November 21, 2011, Governor Deval Patrick signed Senate Bill 2066 restoring some collective bargaining rights that had been removed in the 2010 Transportation Reform Law. The Bill, sponsored by State Representatives Nick Collins and Martin Walsh, passed the House 155-0 and was enacted in the State Senate on November 16, 2011.

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