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Permitted amount lead and arsenic levels in soil revised

The permitted levels of lead and arsenic in the soil at development sites are being decreased based on public concerns, according to a new policy proposed by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. The DEP is revising their policy this week, taking public opinions that were received during a three-month period into account. The level […]

3 Boston medical residency programs named best in nation

As a record-breaking number of students are applying and enrolling in medical schools across the country, three local hospitals, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, were listed among the premier medical residency programs in the country. The results of the survey published Thursday, conducted by U.S. News & World […]

Policy changes to improve private occupational school system

Private occupational schools in Massachusetts will undergo several reforms in order to make processes more efficient and provide financial protection for students, the Division of Professional Licensure announced on Monday. These new changes will involve improving the efficiency of the approval and certification process for new instructors, changing the reviewing process of school programs and streamlining […]

CITY CRIME LOGS: Feb. 19 to Feb. 25

The following reports were taken from the Allston-Brighton D-14 crime logs from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25. Woman assaulted after confronting drunken man On Friday morning, officers were called to 20 Gerald Rd. after receiving an anonymous call for a reported assault and battery in progress. A woman had gone outside to find out what was going […]

Historical society celebrates Allston-Brighton music scene

The vibrant music scene of Allston-Brighton was relived through a presentation Monday by the Brighton-Allston Historical Society  in an ongoing attempt to keep the musical history of the neighborhood alive. Allston-Brighton has been home to many popular clubs and music venues, featuring some of the best acts in the business. John Broderick and Nick Racheotes, […]