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  • Published: Friday, April 20, 2018
    ‚ÄėBoston Strong‚Äô license plate solicitations under scrutiny - The Attorney General‚Äôs office is investigating a charity soliciting money for ‚ÄúBoston Strong‚ÄĚ license plates before the plates have been approved by the RMV, but the charity is claiming they have the go-ahead to ask for cash.The RMV allows charities to propose new license plates that will be sold to raise money for a cause, and once a design is approved, charities collect checks for $40 from at least 750 people to pay to start production. ... [read more]

  • Published: Friday, April 20, 2018
    McCabe could face criminal charges for alleged lies - WASHINGTON ‚ÄĒ Andrew McCabe, the FBI deputy director fired last month for allegedly misleading FBI officials about his role in media disclosures about the Hillary Clinton probe, could face criminal charges after the Justice Department‚Äôs inspector general sent a criminal referral to federal prosecutors. ... [read more]

  • Published: Friday, April 20, 2018
    Opioid drop a great ‚Äėfirst step‚Äô - Felicia Moody makes sure her teenage daughter knows all about the dangers of addiction.Moody has been clean for a decade. She started abusing opiates when she was 16 years old. She began taking Percocets, then Oxycontin and eventually heroin.Yesterday, the 29-year-old mother of two was happy to learn of the results of a new report that found the number of people filling prescriptions for opioid painkillers dramatically dropped nationwide last year ‚ÄĒ the biggest dip in 25 years. ... [read more]

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The Somerville News

  • Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 22:38:57 +0000
    Somerville‚Äôs Night Out - ~Photos by Claudia Ferro Somerville‚Äôs 15th Annual National Night Out Against Crime and Drugs, hosted by Somerville Cares About Prevention (SCAP), took place on Tuesday, August 7, at Foss Park on Broadway in East Somerville. The event included fire, police, and EMT demonstrations, a presentation from the Massachusetts State Police K-9 unit, performances by Teen […]... [read more]

  • Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:07:18 +0000
    Environment Massachusetts calls to eliminate polystyrene - By Shira Laucharoen Staff members from advocacy organization Environment Massachusetts participated in a cleanup of the Mystic River on August 9, during which they spread the word about their campaign to ban foam cups and containers in the state. At the event, held at the Mystic Wellington Yacht Club, State Representative Mike Connolly, who serves […]... [read more]

  • Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:06:23 +0000
    Protect our urban forest - (The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not reflect the views or opinions of The Somerville Times, its staff or publishers) By Chris Dwan and Ren√©e Scott Somerville‚Äôs urban forest is under attack. Take a walk near the […]... [read more]

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Commonwealth Magazine

  • Published: Fri, 12 May 2017 18:45:29 +0000
    Boston seizes clean energy opportunity - IT’S BEEN A sobering few months for clean energy advocates. Despite the Trump administration’s disdain for programs and policies intended to lower the carbon emissions that threaten the safety and well-being of the nation, Boston and like-minded cities are surging ahead to take advantage of the economic, health and other benefits inherent in a carbon-free(...) The post Boston seizes clean energy opportunity appeared first on CommonWealth Magazine. ... [read more]

  • Published: Fri, 12 May 2017 13:41:05 +0000
    The Codcast: Plotting the future at DOT - Scott Hamwey’s job is figuring out the state’s transportation future. As the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s manager of long-range planning, he is charged with trying to plot a course for the next 25 years. In a Codcast talk with Josh Fairchild and James Aloisi of TransitMatters, Hamwey focuses on both the short and long term.(...) The post The Codcast: Plotting the future at DOT appeared first on CommonWealth Magazine. ... [read more]

  • Published: Thu, 11 May 2017 21:14:57 +0000
    Tracking assisted living ‚Äėincidents‚Äô - Massachusetts assisted living facilities reported 305 cases of abuse, neglect, and exploitation involving residents in 2015 ‚Äď and half of the reports were filed late. Reports are supposed to be filed with state officials within 24 hours of the incident, but the data indicate 155 came in late. Most came in fairly quickly after the(...) The post Tracking assisted living ‚Äėincidents‚Äô appeared first on CommonWealth Magazine. ... [read more]

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