If passed by the Senate, the bill will make Massachusetts the first state to restrict the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes.
Zervas Elementary to Host Newton City Council Debates Tonight
With two dozen candidates competing in nine contested races for at-large and local ward seats, the Nov. 5 election will see the largest pool of candidates to run for City Council in a generation, according to The Boston Globe.
Humphrey and Winters Advance to Municipal Election
Candidates William Bishop Humphrey and Kathryn K. Winters emerged victorious over Rena L. Getz in a tight preliminary election to determine Newton’s Ward 5 city councilor on Tuesday.
MFA Announces Plans to Celebrate 150th Anniversary
“The MFA’s 150th anniversary is a moment to honor our past and, more critically, anticipate our future. The Museum was founded with a spirit of generosity and belief in the power of art and artists—values that remain among the pillars of today’s MFA,” said Matthew Teitelbaum
Mayor Walsh Announces Official Budget Proposal for 2020
“Boston’s budget sets forward a blueprint for the values that matter: creating opportunity, ensuring equity and working towards a better Boston for all residents,” Walsh said in an official statement.
MassDot Launches Pilot Program to Expand Handicap Accessible Transport
The program provides financial incentives to the companies in attempt to increase the availability of wheelchair accessible vehicles. For every hour that wheelchair accessible vehicles are made available for use, Lyft and Uber will receive a subsidy of $24 from MassDot and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA).
Riley, the MFA’s Favorite Security Guard, is the Star of a New Book
A little more than a year after his hiring, and following extensive training, Riley is all grown up and now the star of the museum’s newest children’s book, The Adventures of Riley the Museum Dog.
Governor Baker Signs Bill to Fund Planned Parenthood
“I think there’s unanimity among us that we should make sure that the federal policy change here does not affect women’s ability to access reproductive services in Massachusetts, period,” said Baker.
Collapse of WOW AIR Impacts BC Students and Future of Low-Cost Travel
“I was literally looking at tickets a week ago, which is really funny, and I was about to buy a ticket when my sister texted me and was like, ‘Don’t buy a ticket, they are shutting down.’” said Claire Madden, MCAS ’20.
East Boston Police Station Selected as Location of Latest Public Art Project
“This project is the perfect opportunity to showcase the power public art can have on uniting communities and fostering cross-cultural exchange,” said Kara Elliott-Ortega, chief of arts and culture for the City of Boston.