Meet and Greet the Author of Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands

By UPPEditor on Wed, Oct 1, 2008 10:15 am Come meet Christopher Klein, author of the new guide, Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands, who will sign books and talk about the fascinating history of the harbor islands. Think: pirates, pilgrims, shipwrecked sailors, and prisoners of war. Enjoy your mid-week lunch break at Borders Back Bay. It’s never too late to plan a day trip to the spectacular harbor islands–only fifteen minutes away, but a world apart. Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Time: 12:30pm-2pm Place: Borders Back Bay, 511 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116 Contacts:

Health and Human Services Public Hearing

By Naoko Yoshida on Wed, Sep 10, 2008 12:53 am

“One of the most heart breaking things for me is the great number of homeless veterans,” said Ralph Cooper, executive director of Veterans Benefits Clearinghouse. “As you can tell, I’m getting older and my gray hair tells the truth. You can’t imagine how painful it is for me to talk with men and women who served in Vietnam, men and women who are young, coming back from Afghanistan and Iraq and they are homeless. How disgraceful is that?”