Victims of domestic violence come from all walks of life- all cultures, all income groups, all ages, and all religions. Massachusetts General law (Ch.209A) defines abuse as: Safe Link is the first Massachusetts statewide domestic violence hotline and is operated by Casa Myrna Vazquez, Inc. It also has the capacity to provide multilingual translation in more than 140 languages.
Safe Link also informs callers about available resources in their own communities and in turn, community-based programs are able to promote Safe Link as an additional resource for victims of domestic-violence. Safe Link is intended to complement, but not to replace the network of domestic violence organizations that provide life-saving services across the Commonwealth.
Salter of Boston, to whom the land had been granted but a short time before.
That year he took two important steps in life, for he joined the church and took the freeman's oath - thus proving himself to have been a man of exemplary character. Who his wife was we do not know, but we do know that her name was Mary.
Edward Devotion, said by tradition to be the ancestor of all of that name in New England, was of French descent and of Huguenot origin, the family originally coming from La Rochelle in France.
There is said to be an ancient coat-of-arms belonging to the family, dating from the 15th century, with the motto, "," in English "All for the best." All that is positively known, however, is that Edward Devotion was born in 1621 and that in 1645 he was an unmarried man living "in that part of Boston called Muddy River," now Brookline, where, not having an original grant of land, he purchased several acres of Wm.
He was collector of taxes as well as preserver of the peace.