Two days before New Year’s Eve, the company’s 12 staffers woke up unemployed. Still, in hope of reinventing their venture somewhere else, Andrew and Greta are taking everything with them
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“You see what’s going on nationally and what’s going on in our schools,” Moore said. “We have to try to be corrective about this.”
“Who’s paying for this, and who’s owning the property after it’s paid for?” he asked. “If we’re going to put millions of dollars into this property, we have to have some say in what goes on with it.”
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"What is really critical is that community members have a voice in shaping the direction of what gets developed in our underdeveloped areas of Somerville."
As Tufts was announcing last week that it plans to “remove [the] Sackler name from [its] medical school facilities and programs," on Dec 6, one city over in Cambridge, Harvard students joined community members in unveiling a pointed art installation on the topic.
“It guarantees housing for survivors of crime and, again, it decriminalizes homelessness, which we know eliminates reinceration for individuals who failed to secure housing.”
For their part, members of Pittsburgh’s Jewish community were surprised that a group had come all the way from Boston just to support them during this difficult weekend.
“Public utilities, while they can’t be shut off in the middle of the winter, they run up bills and debts such that when the winter’s over and utility companies are in a position to seek payment, they might take steps to shut people off."