Legislature Agrees Not to Approve SIFs, but Will Study Them

August 11, 2018
By

The long-discussed wide-ranging Opiate treatment bill passed the state legislature late Tuesday night, July 31, just in the nick of time, after a conference committee on that same day agreed to a compromise form of the bill that went through many twists and turns over the past month. Coming out of all the dust...
Read more »

Shattuck Community Process Looks to Begin in September

August 11, 2018
By

The 12-month community process for the move of the Shattuck Hospital from Jamaica Plain to the South End will commence in September, according to the state Office of Health and Human Services. The state recently chose Health Resources in Action (HRiA) to conduct the 12-month process, which will focus on the future of the...
Read more »

Rules and Regulations of the South End Landmarks:District Came to Light at Tuesday’s Hearing

August 10, 2018
By

Eleven proposals were on the table for design review by the South End Landmark District Commission on Aug. 7. Throughout the more than four hour meeting, the Commission heard case after case, consisting of everything from the installation of cellphone antenna equipment to the replacement of historic doors. A few notable proposals included: At...
Read more »

News Briefs

August 10, 2018
By

INK BLOCK BEER GARDEN TURNS UP IN CHARLESTOWN Castle Island Brewing and National Development have re-located the beer garden slated for Ink Underground to Charlestown this summer. The brewery has set up the garden on Constitution Wharf, which is owned by National Development. The beer garden there is open from 2-10 p.m. on Thursdays...
Read more »

Police Briefs 08-09-2018

August 10, 2018
By

D-4 POLICE NEWS Conehead On Sunday, Aug. 5, at approximately 2:35 a.m., officers responded to a radio call to remove an intoxicated man who was kicking over cones at a construction site at the corner of Park Drive and Queensbury Street. Upon arrival, police observed the suspect standing inside the cordoned-off construction zone. A...
Read more »

Letter to the Editor

August 10, 2018
By

IS this what democracy looks like? Dear Editor, Bostonians voted overwhelmingly in 2012 to legalize medical marijuana, and local support has only increased since then, as it has nationwide. Doctors and patients alike have been desperate for an adequate number of dispensaries to open, yet I’ve observed in recent months a disturbing pattern of...
Read more »

Newsletter

Full Print Edition