MuckRock gets the list of complaints to the state Department of Public Utilities about those people who knock on your door and demand to see your electricity bill and who often keep talking, sometimes through one of your windows, even after you close the door on them.
Do you know there are four candidates running for mayor this fall? Would you like to meet them and hear their experience and their position on the issues? Join us on Thursday, July 13, at 6:30 for a meet and greet and they will each speak beginning at 7:00pm. Read more.
Giving addicts a place where they could shoot up under medical supervision would save lives and clean up neighborhoods, several doctors - and one heroin addict - told several Boston city councilors at a hearing today. Read more.
Scott Eisen asks:
Looking for leads on where I can buy (preferably vintage) glass door knobs in Boston.
Woods will be performing on July 2 at Brighton Music Hall. Doors open at 7:00PM and the show starts at 8:00PM. The event is 18+ with a valid ID. Tickets are $15 in advance and can be purchased at https://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/010052870D507AEA.
Benjamin M. has compiled a Boston-area farmers' markets calendar.
But not with subways. The Globe reports the T has asked private companies to propose overnight service options - and costs. And that includes possible bids from car-sharing services.
Xconomy reports that GrubHub has swallowed Boston-born Foodler.
A blog post published today by a political science professor at Umass Boston, Mo Cunningham, tracks the source of dark money funding a new education non-profit from 'philanthrocapitalists' he says will target Boston School teachers.
EDM artist Mark Farina will be performing at Brighton Music Hall on June 16, 2017 as part of Fenway Recordings Sessions. Tickets are $20 in advance. Doors open at 8:00PM and the show starts at 9:00PM. This event is 18+ with a valid ID. For tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.
City Councilors Annissa Essaibi-George (at large) and Frank Baker (Dorchester) say that with opioid deaths continuing to rise, it's time to look at possibly setting up a place where addicts could inject themselves while under the supervision of healthcare workers who could administer emergency aid. Read more.
"A finalist for State Teacher of the Year lost her job and had to reapply to get it back as part of the excessing process [that puts teachers in an "excess" teacher pool.]
Martha Boisselle is an ESL teacher at Brighton High and is one of hundreds of Boston teachers going through “excessing” process now. Boston Public Schools said the move should make failing schools better.
"Yeah, this has been a good and a hard year for me as a teacher," Boiselle said.
Blackstonian has the lists of candidates who appear to have filed enough valid signatures to get on the ballot this fall.
Althea Garrison, who runs unsuccessfully every year for some office in Roxbury, has broadened her sights this year: She looks set to make the ballot as one of eight candidates for the four at-large city-council seats. Read more.