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Walking through Brookline Village, a resident might be surprised to see a large number of people still toting plastic shopping bags rather than their paper counterparts. Brookline Town Meeting last November banned plastic bags and polystyrene to-go containers. More than 75 town businesses fell under the jurisdiction of the plastic bag ban, and 350 businesses — including all the town’s restaurants — fell under the restrictions of banned polystyrene products.
State Representative Harold Naughton will travel to Somerville to co-host a Gun Violence Listening Tour with Mayor Joseph Curtatone.
Among the many activities and events sponsored by The Marblehead Festival of Arts (MFoA) over the course of the year, the Festival is particularly proud to support our community by
On Monday, February 10th, English At Large, based in Medford, MA, was awarded a grant by The Lenny Zakim Fund and was honored together with other grantees at an Awards Ceremony
On Saturday, June 7 the establishment and building of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Marblehead, Massachusetts, will be the topic of a one day Tercentenary Symposium in the
On March 15, 10 Percent of Net Sales Will Be Donated to the Burlington Rotary Club’s Scholarship Fund, and One Lucky Guest Will Win Tickets to the Red Sox Home Opener
Public hearing scheduled in response to citizens? petition urging the City of Somerville to divest its pension funds from the world?s 200 largest fossil fuel companies.
Take the town budget and divide by the number of residents, and you get this chart. See where your town ranks. Summer communities -- with high warm weather populations but low permanent populations -- dominate the list. Wealthy communities, such as Weston, Lexington, and Cohasset are also ranked high.
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