5 Things You Need to Know Today: September 12

Boston City Councilor Felix Arroyo wants to address the feasibility of offering maternity and paternity leave to City of Boston employees.


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  1. Boston City Councilor At-Large Felix Arroyo is calling for a future hearing at today's City Council meeting to address the "feasibility of offering maternity and paternity paid leave to City of Boston employees." Read Arroyo's ordinance here. . Noon.
  2. , for both boys and girls, are today and ongoing until Sept. 14. Today its 5th and 7th grade boys tryouts starting at 5 p.m. You can register online by clicking the link to the registration form in the upper right corner of the website’s home page. . 5 p.m.
  3. Also at today's City Council meeting, West Roxbury's District Councilor Matt O'Malley is calling for a future committee hearing to discuss ways to "improve traffic flow in Boston including signage and enforcement."
  4. Please submit and . There are a couple of new ones since yesterday. 
  5. Today childrens will be at the at 4:30 p.m. Morgan plays many classic kids songs as well as some of his originals. He is whimsical, silly and has the adults tapping their toes and the kids dancing on his magic carpet. Come early or stay late. Entertainment is included in the price of admission to the play space. $10/kid, $16 for 2 kids, discounted price for twins. 

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