GLOUCESTER, Mass. (WWLP) – A unique yet controversial program to change the conversation about heroin addiction is underway in Massachusetts.
The Dixon Police Department and Lee County Sheriff’s Office will soon be offering a new, progressive plan to nip heroin addiction in the bud.
We see a problem all the time with small non-profits. They are doing amazing work, but they have no website, no social media, and no logo, and that stops them from getting the donations and support that they need to be successful. Here is a very simple example of the work that John Guilfoil Public […]
The town of Bedford, Mass. has a number of high-end retail stores in multiple shopping centers in town. One of the biggest issues during the holidays? Shoplifting. In order to curb the problem, JGPR worked with Bedford Police to create and launch Operation P.A.C.E. — Proactive Community Enforcement. We also conducted a media campaign around the […]
Police Departments are beginning to understand the value of social media not just as a public outreach method but as a true investigative tool. We saw that on August 11, 2014, when a man walked into a Bank of America branch in Bedford, Massachusetts, claimed to have a gun, and demanded money. The bank immediately […]
Working with Boston’s Public Works Department and the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, we were able to generate positive media placement for an amazing new mobile phone app that automatically detects potholes in the roadway and reports the location back to the city. The app is called Street Bump. The app generated a lot […]
Social media can be used for a lot of good. It can help you, and it has become a vital tool of a public relations campaign. PR firms now incorporating social media into their services, and is driving rates up (or at least keeping rates the same for some PR agencies.) But with the rise […]
There is plenty of room for innovation in city government, and we showed that when Mayor Menino unveiled “Pulse of the City.” The public art installation creates music based on the heartbeats of the people who approach it and interact with it. It’s really unique, and it was unveiled by designer George Zisiadis at the Urban […]
Twitter and social media are invaluable tools for police, firefighters, and businesses alike. Social media can establish your brand and help you interact directly with customers and constituents. It is useful for research and investigation. And it can also freeze a special moment in time… "We got him" #oneboston pic.twitter.com/8ZWynyRmzk — Mayor Tom Menino (@mayortommenino) […]
At the end of 2012, Mayor Menino cut short a vacation in Italy due to illness. What followed was a lengthy hospital stay, a diagnosis of Diabetes, a broken back, an infection, and an important stint at a rehab hospital. It was the latest in an unfortunate string of health issues for the Mayor. From […]