Boston Politics

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Purdue Pharma Files For Bankruptcy

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BOSTON – It appears that Boston and several other cities within Massachusetts will have to wait longer for a potential payout from Perdue Pharma. While the cash…

Sarah Anne Luoma

Mayor Walsh Announces Expansion of Boston Saves Program With Savings Accounts for Kindergartners

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BOSTON – The city of Boston has officially launched an initiative to help young children start saving for their secondary education or career training.Mayor Marty Walsh…

Sarah Anne Luoma

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker Rides the Red Line

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BOSTON – Celebrities! They're just like us! That is, if you consider Charlie Baker, the 72nd governor of Massachusetts, to be a celebrity and if you count…

David Mello

What's Next for Public Transportation in Boston

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BOSTON – The 2019 summer in Boston has been defined by four things: an underachieving Boston Red Sox team, record-breaking bouts of weather, sharks in the waters…

David Mello

Jasiel Correia, Mayor of Fall River, Arrested for Extortion of Marijuana Vendors

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FALL RIVER – Among the major cities of Massachusetts, few have had as much trouble maintaining some semblance of progress towards political consistency as Fall River has…

David Mello

Boston Police Union President Calls Out Rep. Ayanna Pressley For Supporting Straight Pride Protesters

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BOSTON – After publicly offering her support to protesters of the Straight Pride Parade, U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) is being publicly called out by Boston…

Sarah Anne Luoma

Joint Hearing To Be Held Today on Massachusetts Driver Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

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BOSTON – The Massachusetts House and Senate will hold a joint hearing today at the Statehouse to deliberate on two bills that would allow illegal immigrants in…

Sarah Anne Luoma

Potential Facial Recognition Ban in the Works in Somerville

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SOMERVILLE – When the summer began, with it came the controversy over surveillance technology. An apartment building in Brooklyn, New York installed a special type of facial…

David Mello

Harvard Freshman Denied Entry Into The U.S. by Border Patrol

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A 17-year-old college student set to attend Harvard this fall was deemed "inadmissible" by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol after arriving at Boston International Airport…

Sarah Anne Luoma