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  • Published: Friday, April 20, 2018
    ‘Boston Strong’ license plate solicitations under scrutiny - The Attorney General’s office is investigating a charity soliciting money for “Boston Strong” 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 — 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’s inspector general sent a criminal referral to federal prosecutors. ... [read more]

  • Published: Friday, April 20, 2018
    Opioid drop a great ‘first step’ - 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 — the biggest dip in 25 years. ... [read more]

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  • Published: Sun, 27 May 2018 21:23:15 +0000
    Public health book reading with Mayor Joseph Curtatone and CHA - On Tuesday, May 22, Mayor Joseph Curtatone and staff from Cambridge Health Alliance, including Chief Community Officer Mary Cassesso and Director of the Somerville Community Health Agenda Lisa Brukilacchio, promoted mindfulness health awareness in celebration of National Public Health Week with students at the John F. Kennedy Elementary School. Mayor Curtatone read “Charlotte and the […]... [read more]

  • Published: Sun, 27 May 2018 10:00:25 +0000
    Applications open for Spiritual Caregiver training - By Nathan Lamb The Spiritual Caregiver program at Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) is seeking caring volunteers to offer support for older adults facing grief, loneliness, and other spiritual challenges in a two-year volunteer experience. “We really need people who have a desire to serve others and whose spiritual beliefs and practices have helped them endure […]... [read more]

  • Published: Sat, 26 May 2018 10:00:46 +0000
    Members appointed to the Mayor’s Appointments Advisory Committee - Mayor Curtatone and President of the Board of Aldermen Katjana Ballantyne have announced their appointments to the Mayor’s Appointments Advisory Committee (AAC): Jennifer Blundell, Victor DoCouto, and William Durkin. The AAC will be tasked with making nonpartisan and informed recommendations for appointments to critical City boards and commissions. Members will review and select applicants based […]... [read more]

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  • 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 ‘incidents’ - Massachusetts assisted living facilities reported 305 cases of abuse, neglect, and exploitation involving residents in 2015 – 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 ‘incidents’ appeared first on CommonWealth Magazine. ... [read more]

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