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How Locally Owned Pharmacies Are Addressing Pharmacy Deserts BOSTON – On January 31, Walgreens closed its location at 416 Warren St. in Roxbury’s Grove Hall neighborhood, the fourth Boston location to close since late 2022. The shutdown has forced customers to transfer their prescriptions to another location further away and find a new place to […]

An interview with First Church Shelter Director Jim Stewart
“The instability of housing for families often creates anxiety and a sense of uncertainty.”
The Boston Art Review's founder becomes its first executive director
"Though finding Peruvian dishes can be challenging (in Boston), it is not impossible"
Prison journalist and writer Jean Trounstine explores unspoken pain around incarceration with new collection of short stories
A roundup of recent articles from the Massachusetts independent press
A biweekly roundup of articles from the Massachusetts independent press
As Massachusetts lawmakers weigh new facial recognition rules, their own guards shop for AI-enhanced surveillance that privacy advocates call “chilling,” “unlawful,” and “racially biased”
Advocates decry “shadow campaign” subverting ballot initiative to legalize psychedelics in Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Parole Board still faces big challenges despite making some improvements this past year. Its final member was approved this week, but is the body equipped to operate efficiently?

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