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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.”
"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
Speaking with Susan Clare Zalkind about her new book, The Waltham Murders: One Woman's Pursuit to Expose the Truth Behind a Murder and a National Tragedy
Billions of “nonprofit” colleges’ wealth comes from speculation on Wall Street. Why not tax them for it?
At the June 26, 2024 hearing regarding the Mass. journalism commission before the Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses of the Mass. legislature
And another reason to support independent investigative journalism this summer
The MBTA pays former T workers millions to fix longstanding problems, but transit advocates say inside hiring isn’t getting riders or the system where they need to go.
Massachusetts lawmakers are considering legislation that would reexamine harsh and mandatory prison sentences. The policy, which follows national trends, could have a significant impact on more than 1,800 people behind bars and their families.
“I know that if Sarah Coughlin is appointed to the Parole Board, she will be the people’s Parole Board member.”

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