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Somerville City Council passes measure to eliminate medical debt

The Somerville City Council unanimously passed a resolution on Jan. 12 calling for the cancellation of Somerville residents’ medical debt. Headed by City Councilors At-Large Willie Burnley Jr. and Charlotte Kelly, the plan details the reappropriation of American Rescue Plan Act funds to buy medical debt portfolios in bulk for those residents who make up to 400% of the federal poverty rate, or those for whom debt is 5% or more of their annual income.

Wind and Distance Hampered Hitters at Old Braves Field

As a rabid Braves fan since 1957, I have seen the team play in Milwaukee County Stadium, Atlanta Fulton County Stadium, Turner Field, and Truist Park (nee Sun Trust Park). But I truly have regrets about missing games in Braves Field, home of the Boston Braves from 1915-1952.

Bundle Up! Arctic Blast Brings Dangerous Cold to the Northeast

A powerful arctic blast has brought a chill to the Northeast with "dangerously cold wind chill temperatures" and blizzard conditions in northern Maine. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures will be 10 to 30 degrees below average across the region, and wind chill warnings and advisories have been issued.

Mayor Lungo-Koehn delivers the 2023 State of the City Address

Medford Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn delivered her 2023 State of the City Address at City Hall on Jan. 25, updating Medford residents on the city’s efforts to increase affordable housing, revitalize the downtown area, and enforce Diversity Equity and Inclusion training for government officials. She was joined by City Council President Nicole Morell, School Committee Vice Chair Jenny Graham and Medford’s first-ever poet laureate, Terry Carter, who opened the event with a poem.

Medford Community Fund announces $230k in grants

Medford’s Community Fund announced on Jan. 6 that it awarded over $230,000 in grants to 25 local nonprofits. “The work being done by these nonprofits is critical to supporting our residents and by providing this funding the awardees will be able to make adjustments and improvements to their operations that will lead to more meaningful and engaging experiences for the community,” Medford Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn said in a statement.

Former MLB All Star Traded

About a week after a slightly surprising decision by his team to designate him for assignment, one former Major League Baseball All-Star is being traded in exchange for a lefty reliever.

Boston T Riders Unhappy with Winter Outages Across 3 Lines

The Boston T's Orange Line, Green Line, and Red Line are all affected by construction, restrictions, and schedule changes in February, historically one of the coldest, wettest, and least convenient months of the year for travel in the city. Thankfully, the impact is scheduled for weekends, so weekday commuters will not feel the impact too badly. However, if you work on weekends and you depend on the T, brace yourself.

The Satanic Temple - ( Headquarters / Salem, Massachusetts )

I was visiting Salem for Halloween with the kids and we toured all over looking at museums. Then we came across this! The Satanic Temple opened its official headquarters in Salem, Massachusetts, in 2016. The former Victorian funeral home is painted charcoal and doubles as the Salem Art Gallery. ENJOY the Video! For more, Follow me on YouTube & TikTok!! :: Unknown Ventures