Hubway, a public bike sharing program for Boston, Brookline Cambridge and Somerville, has rolled out “SNAP Card to Ride,” to offer discounted rates to low-income residents, according to the office of Mayor Martin J. Walsh. SNAP, short for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, provides money for low-income residents to buy food each month. Now, residents age 16 and over may use their card to join Hubway, at a cost of $5 per month or $50 per year, Walsh said in a press release.
Boston police on Tuesday identified four victims who were shot to death in separate incidents during a recent wave of violence. Chad O’Connor, 17 of Boston, Jamal Bannister, 24 of Boston, Shaquille Browder, 21 of Roxbury, and Alexander Mervin, 22 of Revere were killed between January 11 and 14, Boston police said in separate statements identifying each victim.
A man suffered second to third degree burns in a house fire in Hyannis Saturday night and was flown by helicopter to a hospital for treatment, a fire official said. Emergency crews responded to a report of a fire at 48 Bettys Pond Road at about 5:40 p.m., Hyannis Fire Lieutenant David Webb said. When firefighters arrived they discovered neighbors helped remove an unidentified man from the multi-family home, he said.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".