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This we honor all who have served. More than 600 volunteers are now pen pals with local veterans, like Ottavio, who just celebrated his 99th birthday with 200 cards. 20,000 flags and 5,500 flowers in Boston pay tribute to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

Get tested, Boston! If you think you are experiencing symptoms, is offering free online screenings for Mass. residents (). For more information on testing, including free testing locations across Boston, visit

As of Monday, May 25, 2020, Boston’s numbers are: * 12,511 total cases * 5,984 recovered * 618 deaths You can help slow our numbers by washing your hands often, practicing , and wearing a face covering in public.

PWD’s Street Lighting Division was busy making lighting upgrades on Perkins St. in . Pics below of crews installing decorative pendant fixtures.

To help small businesses in Boston safely and responsibly operate during , has details on how they can access required personal protective gear and cleaning supplies:

You can check out weekly committee hearings and meetings on Boston City Council TV on Comcast Channel 8, RCN Channel 82, and Verizon Channel 1964. We also have a livestream:

Starting today, the City of Boston will permit any construction type that is allowed by the state as long as the required COVID-19 Safety Affidavits and COVID-19 Safety Plans for permitted construction work are in place. Learn more:

The online platform Good Neighbors from offers free deliveries and friendly check-ins for those at-risk for . Get what you need, safely, from a volunteer neighbor:

Darryl in our office coordinates the annual decoration of every veterans grave and Hero Square in . Today he led volunteers planting flags on Boston Common, around the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial. Walk by the Memorial this weekend and remember our heroes.

We're taking steps to make sure electric vehicle drivers have access to safe and convenient places to charge in Boston. Here's your guide to electric vehicle resources in :

On Memorial Day, and every day, we honor the heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice to keep our nation safe and free.

Interested in helping the City's efforts? We're coordinating volunteers who are looking to help and connecting them to future outreach and volunteer opportunities. Complete out intake form today:

Some businesses are allowed to reopen beginning on Monday, May 25th, per the state's phased reopening. The City of Boston urges you to reopen with caution, and only if you feel it is safe to do so. If you need support or have questions, please contact [email protected]

We're partnering with community health centers to increase access to testing. Our map features locations across the City where you can get free testing, regardless of insurance or immigration status. Just make sure to call ahead:

Eid Mubarak to everyone celebrating the end of ! Wishing you and your families a successful end of fasting and a wonderful .

Even as we and practice social distancing, we will continue to celebrate . Join us this weekend for a Stay at Home Challenge.

If you or someone you know is struggling with food access during this pandemic, check out our food resources map. We have information on soup kitchens, food pantries, and adult and youth meal sites across the City of Boston:

Everyone should have access to a home, regardless of their income or background. Here’s information about affordable rentals and homes in the City:

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