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Assisted Suicide back on legislative agenda

By Christian M. Wade,  Staff Writer at the Gloucester Times

BOSTON  — Jim Carberry watched his wife starve herself to death in the final stretch of a long battle with a spinal tumor that left her unable to communicate, walk and breathe on her own. 252 more words

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Meet The Candidates w/ Lou Scapicchio, State Rep Candidate for East Boston

Lou Scapicchio is an acting defense attorney for the Army Reserves and is a champion of Veteran Affairs. He has served the United States army for 14 years, and has six years of legal experience–not too mention that he is a Suffolk Law School Alum. 544 more words


MassFiscal Challenges Unfair Campaign Finance Law

Lawsuit will seek equal protection for all those seeking to make their voices heard.

Boston, MA: The Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit advocacy group dedicated to promoting better government and right-of-center fiscal and economic policy solutions, today expressed support for the… 409 more words

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Best Friends and Secrets

Currently Listening to: Beacon Hill by Damien Jurado

So, I finally told one of my best friends in the world about Jake today. When I told him I was bi, he kind of freaked out on me a little. 250 more words

Advisory panel created to get MBTA back on track

BOSTON —Gov. Charlie Baker announced the creation of an advisory council to help diagnose and fix the problems that have plagued the MBTA.

The group will work with MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott to get an “on the ground” look at the issues, Baker said. 216 more words

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Senate Republican Caucus Files Major MBTA Reform Package

Bill Creates Finance Control Board and Other Tools

Boston- Responding to weeks of repeated performance failures by the MBTA and partner Keolis Commuter Services, the Senate Republican Caucus has filed legislation today that will provide several tools for the beleaguered public transportation system that will financially stabilize the MBTA and restore public confidence in the system.   3,006 more words

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Soaking It In

Watching the fog roll out of the city around sunset.

Taken a few weeks ago at one of the great viewpoints in the Emerald City.