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Mayor Walsh joins coalition of mayors for gun reform

After Boston saw eight gun-related homicides in January, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Tuesday that he will be […]

by · February 5, 2014 · 3 comments · City, News
CVS to discontinue all tobacco by October 1

CVS to discontinue all tobacco by October 1

Because CVS Caremark wants to avoid selling tobacco products alongside healthcare products, the company announced Wednesday that all […]

by · February 5, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Liquor tax proposed by City Council to fund substance abuse recovery programs

Liquor tax proposed by City Council to fund substance abuse recovery programs

  In hopes of changing the longstanding exemption of alcohol tax in Massachusetts, a 6.25 percent […]

by · February 5, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News

Recommendations released to strengthen gun laws in Massachusetts

In response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Dec. 14, 2012, the Committee to […]

by · February 4, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News

Restaurant Week changed to appeal to more customers

Boston’s upcoming Restaurant Week is being revamped with new, lower-priced options, as well as renamed Dine […]

by · February 4, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
2 companies in Boston receive licenses for medical cannabis dispensaries

2 companies in Boston receive licenses for medical cannabis dispensaries

After Massachusetts voters approved the Nov. 2012 ballot question to legalize medical cannabis, the Massachusetts Department […]

by · February 4, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Homelessness numbers jump 4 percent in 2013

Homelessness numbers jump 4 percent in 2013

With a record-breaking number of homeless children in Boston, the Boston Public Health Commission reported Friday that […]

by · February 4, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News

Scientists find alternative to stem cells

Scientists have discovered a process that enables mature cells to revert back to being stem cells, […]

by · February 3, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News

Mass. economy grows due to increased employment

An economic report released Thursday by MassBenchmarks, an economic journal at the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute, shows […]

Candidates gain support in gubernatorial election

Candidates gain support in gubernatorial election

Gubernatorial candidates Mass. Attorney Gen. Martha Coakley and Mass. Treasurer Steven Grossman are starting to rack […]

by · February 2, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics