We like to describe ourselves as progressive. But will we live up to that and work to expand social services for people who are vulnerable? Or will we decide it’s easier to have the police arrest people or move them along so that we don’t have to see them?
Today’s massive gas leak in Kendall Square is a safety and health concern for us all and demonstrates everything Mothers Out Front has been saying about the dangers of “natural” gas.
The U.S. House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee voted 27-25 to allow horse slaughterhouses to operate on U.S. soil. U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark stood up to protect horses against the greed of business interests, but her vote was not enough.
The Rally for Public Education is about coming together and building a movement in our state to invest in and work for the future or education that all children, regardless of ZIP code, deserve.
A pizza chain based in Washington, D.C., dubbed &pizza, is applying for what’s called a “fast food special permit” to be allowed to open another branch of its expanding chain – this time right in the middle of Harvard Square.
Massachusetts has a high overall vaccination rate, but recent statistics shown that one very important vaccine is often overlooked: the human papillomavirus vaccine.
In high-income towns such as Winchester, Concord and Carlisle, 80 percent to 90 percent of third-graders score proficient on the MCAS reading test. In Cambridge, only 65 percent of all students score proficient.
Sharing websites such as Airbnb have allowed many Cambridge residents to stay in their homes, even as the cost of living continues to rise, a letter writer says.
A cut in Pepfar funding would leave millions of HIV-positive people without the treatment they need to survive. It would also be a devastating setback for communities across the world who continue to be affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
More than four years after state voters welcomed medical marijuana, Sage Cannabis is about to open Cambridge’s first registered marijuana dispensary, noting “a legacy of stigmatization” leading to misunderstanding about the benefits of the plant.