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December 01, 2017 - 7:27 am
Medical professionals in Massachusetts will revisit the issue of physician-assisted suicide during a meeting of the Massachusetts Medical Society Saturday. The governing board is expected to vote on a resolution ending the ban and taking a neutral position instead according to the Boston Globe. At...
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December 01, 2017 - 6:54 am
Multiple investigations are being launched after the husband of Senate President Stan Rosenberg is accused of sexual misconduct and assault. Four men yesterday accused Rosenberg's husband, Bryon Hefner, of sexual assault and harassment. Baker says the allegations are appalling and the Senate needs...
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November 30, 2017 - 7:41 am
A four-alarm fire in Cambridge early Thursday morning damaged three buildings. Crews were called to the apartment building at 171 Auburn St. around 1 a.m. Keep up the good work @CambridgeMAFire pic.twitter.com/FBGZe6hr7d — Discretion Fail (@discretionfail) November 30, 2017 The flames jumped to an...
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November 30, 2017 - 7:29 am
The City of Boston unveils plans to clear snow this winter. The city has 44 thousand tons of road salt on hand to melt the ice and snow when it arrives. In addition, Boston added 40 pieces of snow removal equipment to the public works fleet, which now numbers 200 pieces of equipment. Mayor Marty...
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November 30, 2017 - 7:17 am
The Boston City Council is sending a ban on single-use plastic shopping bags to Mayor Marty Walsh for his consideration. TY to our friends from #BoomerangBags for their last advocacy push this morning for the Plastic Bag Ban ordinance. #FutureisFemale #BantheBag #DotGirls @AyannaPressley pic...
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November 29, 2017 - 8:15 am
That weekend getaway to New Hampshire may cost you more. The state is considering a hike in tolls, and drivers from out of state would pay even more. It calls for a 27 percent increase, that amounts to 24 to 50 cents. The Hampton toll would increase to $2.50 a vehicle. The state estimates drivers...
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November 29, 2017 - 7:59 am
The city of Boston recently paid close to $1 million in fines to the Internal Revenue Service following an audit. Many of the fines a result of mismanagement of student activity accounts in the school system. Violations include paying staff off the books from the accounts and failing to deduct...
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November 29, 2017 - 7:50 am
Governor Charlie Baker is running for a second term. He confirmed that he and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito are going to seek re-election during a visit Tuesday to the Table Talk Pies bakery in Worcester. We've accomplished a lot together, but there's more work to do: That's why I'm running for...
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November 28, 2017 - 4:11 pm
The MBTA wants to have "Bus only" lanes on the streets of Boston. MBTA Board Member Monica Tibbits-Nutt, told the Globe "The amount of people who have decided to live without a car, or to leave a car at home, that’s huge. And they have been ignored." They've already added bike lanes, now they want...
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