As reported by the Boston Herald, “Some state lawmakers say it’s high time Beacon Hill hashes out a bill to legalize and tax marijuana, or, if left to voters, risk repeating the awkward ballot-to-reality rollout that’s plagued the fledgling medical marijuana industry.”
Amy McCreath shares information about “Blue Christmas”, a service of candle-lighting, reflection, song, and prayer, welcoming people of all faiths who find the holiday season hard because of grief or loss. The service is on Thursday, December 7 at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Watertown.
At a recent town financial forum in Belmont, a number of residents questioned whether we should continue to promise subsidized health plans for retirees from state and local government jobs. In this post I’d like to sketch a possible response to the problem and get some feedback.
Join the Belmont and Watertown representatives from the Logan Airport Community Advisory Committee on Wednesday, December 3 at 7:00 PM in the Board of Selectmen’s Meeting Room, Belmont Town Hall, to hear about recent action being taken to address airplane noise. Senator Brownsberger, State Representatives Jon Hecht and Dave Rogers, and staff for Congresswoman Katherine Clark will also attend.
At the Boston Public Library on Tuesday, MassDOT rolled out for comment their findings on the Bowker Overpass and the Back Bay ramps. Here, in a Q&A format, is a summary of their findings.
Senator Brownsberger hosted a public meeting on October 23 at which MBTA personnel outlined a proposal to consolidate four Green Line stops along Commonwealth Avenue. The project would turn BU West, St. Paul, Babcock, and Pleasant into two fully accessible stations to help reduce travel times and improve safety.