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Protester Mask Ban Argued at City Council
Metro, Politics, Boston

Protester Mask Ban Argued at City Council

In the wake of counter-protests at the Straight Pride Parade two weeks ago, the Boston City Council discussed the prohibition of wearing a mask, hood, or other devices designed to conceal the identity of protesters in Boston. Many of the protesters at the Straight Pride Parade were wearing masks to disguise their faces, the proposal…

Ward 5 Holds Preliminary Election
Metro, Politics, Newton

Ward 5 Holds Preliminary Election

Today, the City of Newton is holding a preliminary election for the Ward 5 City Council seat. Ward 5 covers Upper Falls, Waban, and Newton Highlands. Three candidates appear on the ballot—Kathryn K. Winters, Rena L. Getz, and William Bishop Humphrey— and the two who receive the most votes will continue on to the primary…

BPS Safety and Security Discussed in City Council
News, Metro, Boston

BPS Safety and Security Discussed in City Council

A hearing regarding school safety and security measures was held in the City of Boston on Tuesday. The hearing analyzed both safety and security measures taken to protect school environments from threatening situations, and it featured a panel from the Boston Police Department (BPD) as well as members of the public.

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