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Pro bono legal aid now available to Women’s Lunch Place guests
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Pro bono legal aid now available to Women’s Lunch Place guests
Guests at the Women’s Lunch Place can now get pro bono legal support through a partnership between the organization and Greater Boston Legal Services.
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When home is a hotel
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When home is a hotel
James Berger checked into the Sonesta Simply Suites Hotel in Braintree last November during a moment of desperation. He and his 9-year-old daughter had lost their housing in Roxbury when the relative with whom they were living was evicted.
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Politicians urge action on Mass and Cass
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Politicians urge action on Mass and Cass
A group of Massachusetts elected officials are calling on state and local law enforcement to execute a sweep of outstanding criminal warrants and to clear people with mental health issues and substance use disorder from the corridor near Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue, known as Mass. and Cass.
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Wu lays out summer plan for Mass & Cass
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Wu lays out summer plan for Mass & Cass
At City Hall last week, Mayor Michelle Wu unveiled her plan to mitigate worsening conditions at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard, which has in recent years become an open-air drug market where many struggling with homelessness and addiction have flocked.
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Advocates call for rights for the homeless
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Advocates call for rights for the homeless
In the November chill, members of the Union of the Homeless and other groups gathered outside of City Hall Nov. 17 to launch what they are calling their winter offensive, a series of events to advocate for more solutions to the crises at the area near Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard.
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Janey orders Mass & Cass tents removed
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Janey orders Mass & Cass tents removed
Acting Mayor Kim Janey announced a ban on tents and temporary shelters in Boston at a press conference on Tuesday, Oct. 19.
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