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Report: Blacks, Latinos hit hard by evictions
A report released Tuesday by the housing activist group City Life/Vida Urbana (CLVU) found that evictions in Boston during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic had an undue impact in communities of color.
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An anti-patriotic stance
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Editorial
An anti-patriotic stance
Americans are exceedingly egocentric. We like to characterize that trait as bold, strong and upright but it is little more than shockingly puerile. There is nothing redeemable about a lack of concern for others. There are now about 80 million people who are eligible for Covid-19 vaccination but have so far refused to get the shots.
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Gov’s remote learning ban sparks concern
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Gov’s remote learning ban sparks concern
Because Gov. Charlie Baker has mandated in-person learning for all school districts, effectively banning remote instruction, students who remain home for health reasons, who are quarantined because of close contact with someone infected with COVID or who themselves suffer a COVID infection cannot log into class remotely.
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Janey rolls out ban on evictions
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Janey rolls out ban on evictions
Following a state-level ban on evictions that expired in October 2020 and a federal ban that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down in August, acting Mayor Kim Janey on Aug. 31 announced a municipal eviction moratorium for the city of Boston.
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Schools facing bus driver shortage
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Schools facing bus driver shortage
Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Brenda Cassellius announced in a press conference at City Hall Thursday that the district is facing staffing shortages ahead of the start of the 2021-22 school year.
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Editorial
GOP lies disrespect democracy
Everyone expects politicians to exaggerate. A hyper-positive pose is what successful politicians assume. However, Republicans have taken this to an exorbitant level that so distorts the truth that many voters will find it difficult to determine what they should support. The most damaging example of this is Donald Trump’s insistence that he won the presidential election but his victory has been denied by fraud and corruption.
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Opinion
Vaccination boosters: An important tool to continue COVID-19 protection
Men’s Health Network (MHN) applauds the recommendations from CDC and NIH announced on Aug. 18, 2021 to make COVID-19 vaccine booster shots available for those who are at higher risk of COVID-19 infections, including nursing home residents, health care providers, and those over 65 years of age.
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Don’t dismiss your feelings
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Don’t dismiss your feelings
Life during the pandemic hasn’t been easy. It’s taken a toll on nearly every aspect of our daily lives, from work to school to gatherings with loved ones and friends.
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Janey rolls out indoor mask mandate
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Janey rolls out indoor mask mandate
Acting Mayor Kim Janey announced last Friday a city-wide mandate requiring people to wear face masks in indoor public spaces, regardless of vaccination status, beginning August 27.
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District 4 candidates appeal to voters, from a distance
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District 4 candidates appeal to voters, from a distance
As candidates for the District 4 City Council seat hit the streets to knock on doors and pass out flyers ahead of the preliminary election Sept. 14, in addition to their normal water bottles and sunscreen they now carry a few more supplies: face masks and hand sanitizer.
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Today’s dwindling patriotism
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Editorial
Today’s dwindling patriotism
In today’s battle for survival against Covid-19, self-centered citizens refuse to receive a cost free inoculation that will secure their fellow Americans from a horrible disease as well as save their own lives.
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Janey announces vaccine mandate for city workers
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Janey announces vaccine mandate for city workers
Acting Mayor Kim Janey announced a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for municipal employees at a press conference Thursday.
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