The Associated Press details the ongoing conversation about establishing supervised injection facilities in Massachusetts, including comments Governor Charlie Baker made during a 1/16 public hearing on his opioid abuse prevention …
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Defending our critical infrastructure from increased flood risks requires supporting the agencies that own infrastructure with adequate funding.
Many public agencies are taking steps to evaluate flood risk exposures due to climate change and set plans in motion. Much remains to be done!
Considering flood risks out to the 20 foot contour appears to be responsible over the next 100 years. The good news is that careful risk analysis is happening across many agencies.
Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan, co-chair of the Hampshire HOPE opioid prevention coalition run out of the Northampton Health Department, pens an op-ed in the Daily Hampshire Gazette about his …
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Belmont is approaching a decision to rebuild its single most important public asset: Its high school. Now is the time for community members to begin paying close attention to this project which is critical to the town’s future.