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THE DEARBORN HIJACK: FACED WITH LOSING A NEW $70 MILLION SCHOOL, ROXBURY RESIDENTS FIGHT A CHARTER TAKEOVER

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Due to a risk of the state taking control of the Dearborn, Interim BPS Superintendent John McDonough is proposing to hand over the upcoming $70 million STEM school to a nonprofit that hopes to re-boot it as a charter academy. Since that would mean Roxbury families lose automatic access to the new state-of-the-art Dearborn, locals are intensely pissed. Continue reading

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BLUNT TRUTH: TODD MCCORMICK PRESENTS … GROW MEDICINE (YEAH, YOU READ THAT RIGHT)

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“It’s a nice development in some respects to see the state reforms coming on the East Coast more from a top-down model [than] when we did it originally in California from the grassroots up … Organically it was great to start but to really thrive there has to have more institutional support, implementation.” Continue reading

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IDIOTS VS. IMMIGRANTS: TWO RALLIES, TWO MARKEDLY DIFFERENT POSITIONS ON GOV’S PLAN TO HOUSE DETAINED CHILDREN

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Not surprisingly, community leaders in Boston were left uninspired by the demonstration against immigrant children. Same goes for the hostile arguments made by the likes of hard-right gubernatorial candidate Mark Fisher, who was in his comfort zone beneath the Golden Dome among those who call undocumented immigrants “illegals.” Continue reading

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BLUNT TRUTH BIZ PROFILE: HEALTHY HEADIE LIFESTYLE

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These days, the couple may sell vaporizers through their site and through consultations, but it’s still a labor of love. As Holly reminds me, they “mostly offer free consults with an occasional generous donation.” Adds Steve: “I was painting a house earlier today.” Continue reading