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Challenges facing Hub vaccine effort
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Challenges facing Hub vaccine effort
Elected officials and public health experts were sharply critical of the Baker administration’s initial roll-out of vaccine sites last week, with none located in the Black community where people have been hit the hardest by COVID-19 in Boston. But skepticism among community members could be an even greater factor inhibiting the dose rollout.
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Councilors spar over special election
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Councilors spar over special election
Last Friday, a week after City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo proposed a home rule petition that would eliminate the requirement for a special election to fill the mayor’s seat, a legal review requested by Councilor Lydia Edwards found that three of the body’s 13 members could not vote on the matter due to conflicts of interest.
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In the news: Vatsady Sivongxay
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In the news: Vatsady Sivongxay
The Massachusetts Education Justice Alliance (MEJA), the statewide coalition of parents, students, educators, and community activists that most recently led the campaign to pass the state’s landmark Student Opportunity Act, announced the hiring of the coalition’s new executive director, Vatsady Sivongxay.
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Chinatown native captures neighborhood's history
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Chinatown native captures neighborhood's history
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Demonstrators rally for justice on MLK Day
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Demonstrators rally for justice on MLK Day
A crowd gathered in front of Madison Park High School’s front entrance at 3 p.m., where Monica Cannon-Grant, founder of Violence in Boston, Inc., and other speakers prepared to address the group.
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Thank you, Boston
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Thank you, Boston
“In 2021, Boston will rise up again. We will leave no one behind, and our city will be stronger than ever.”
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High-risk adults now eligible for vaccination
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High-risk adults now eligible for vaccination
Elders living in public and private subsidized housing have been moved up in phase two of the state’s vaccination plan to fight against COVID-19.
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Mayoral race will take place in a changed city
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Mayoral race will take place in a changed city
Boston voters have increasingly embraced progressive candidates as the city’s share of conservative-voting white ethnic voters has declined.
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BPS students question in-school instruction push
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BPS students question in-school instruction push
Students who testified at the Jan. 13 School Committee meeting expressed doubts about their schools capacity to safely accommodate students, citing CDC guidelines.
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In the news: Charles Anderson
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In the news: Charles Anderson
The Board of Directors of The Dimock Center has selected Charles Anderson, MD, MPH, MBA of Newton, MA as the new president and CEO of the 159-year-old organization.
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Housing activists demonstrate for eviction protections
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Housing activists demonstrate for eviction protections
Despite city- and state-funded anti-eviction efforts, renters and homeowners in Massachusetts are still facing evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 emergency. Activists are demanding legislators at the state and federal level extend all eviction moratoriums and act now to protect families from displacement.
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Legislature passes Boston housing bills
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Legislature passes Boston housing bills
Part of activists’ push for fairer housing, the HOMES Act, as well as updates to Boston’s zoning code and new tenant protections, were all sent to the governor’s desk last week. The bills move affordable housing forward and signal the state’s urgency around protecting tenants during the pandemic.
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