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EXTRA CAFFEINATED SPECIAL: THE COFFEE ISSUE

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Things are heating up. Continue reading

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BLUNT TRUTH: 100 MARIJUANA OVERDOSES (IN THE FANTASY WORLD OF DA BLODGETT)

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The Daily News of Newburyport reports that Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett told a roomful of people that “the increased potency of cannabis … which is often laced with high percentages of THC, ecstasy or crystal meth” has been in part responsible for 100 heroin overdoses in his jurisdiction this year alone. Continue reading

MAYOR MENINO WE MISS YOU ALREADY

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With news that Tom Menino passed this morning, Charlie Baker now has a reason to cry, as do millions of Massachusetts residents who the longest-serving mayor in Boston history impacted through the years. Continue reading

POT HEADS: NEW CULINARY INCUBATOR FOCUSES ON FEMALE AND ETHNIC EMPOWERMENT

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The whole endeavor is the brainchild of Gouillart and some retired finance types who for years wanted to form a company designed to achieve public and social missions through a for-profit business model. One focused on empowering small, multicultural, and female-owned businesses at the local level as an engine for economic growth. Continue reading

HONEST PINT: PRIZED HILL FARMSTEAD BREWERY EXPANDS TO STAY SMALL

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From the start, Hill’s philosophy has been to make the best possible beers without chasing the idea of becoming some mass-produced beer conglomerate with boundless growth. He operates with the understanding that beer is perishable, just like foodstuff plucked from a local plantation, and should be consumed as close to the source as possible, without suffering the impact long-distance shipping has on the brew. Continue reading

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