Archive for August, 2018

Planned Parenthood Endorses Byron Rushing for State Representative

August 3, 2018
By

State Representative Byron Rushing, a South End Democrat, has been endorsed by the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts in his re-election campaign. Rushing represents the 9th Suffolk District, which consists of parts of the South End, Roxbury, Back Bay, and the Fenway. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Progressive Caucus. Dr. Jennifer...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Candidate Jon Santiago Wins Ward 4 Endorsement

August 3, 2018
By

Jon Santiago, an emergency room doctor at Boston Medical Center and first-time candidate for state representative, won the endorsement of the Boston Ward 4 Democratic Committee on July 17. Dr. Santiago is seeking to become the next state representative of the 9th Suffolk District, which includes the South End, Roxbury, Back Bay, and Fenway...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Warren Talks About Values and Puerto Rico at South End Town Hall

August 3, 2018
By

Sen. Elizabeth Warren held a town hall at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology—her 31st one—on July 28. From healthcare to the opioid crisis to student loan debt, Warren gave an impassioned talk to the crowd about issues that matter to her. “It was exactly one year ago today that we saved healthcare for...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Citgo Sign Discussed at BLC Subcommittee Meeting

August 3, 2018
By

The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) held a subcommittee meeting on July 30 to discuss the draft study report for the Citgo sign in Fenway. BLC Commissioners Lynn Smiledge and David Berarducci were in attendance, as well as Joe Cornish and Todd Satter of the BLC. As the Sun previously reported, the Subcommittee held a...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Police Briefs 08-02-2018

August 3, 2018
By

D-4 Police News Nature calls On Thursday, July 26, at around 4:25 p.m., police responded to a radio call for someone suffering from a cardiac arrest inside Copley Plaza at 100 Huntington Ave. Upon arrival, the officer was advised that paramedics had already transferred the victim to Tufts Medical Center. A security guard on...
Read more »

Posted in Police Briefs | No Comments »

National Grid Open to Negotiations

August 3, 2018
By

At National Grid, we’re industry leaders in the clean energy transition. We take seriously our responsibility to help solve major energy challenges, while meeting our customers’ evolving expectations and ensuring that the cost of our service is sustainable for years to come.  Our effort to keep costs reasonable for our customers has led to...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

A Tragedy That Affected All of Us

August 3, 2018
By

The news reports this weekend about the tragic motor vehicle accident that claimed the life of a 32-year-old Cape Cod man who had just become a new father  — as he was returning home at night from the hospital after visiting with his wife and child — caused all of us to pause for...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Hands-Free Driving Law Needed

August 3, 2018
By

Public safety advocates have been disappointed this week that the legislature has failed to adopt a bill in this legislative session that would ban the use of mobile electronic devices while operating a motor vehicle unless the devices are used in hands-free mode. Distracted driving is a huge and ever-growing problem, surpassing drunk driving...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Newsletter

Full Print Edition