Author Archives: Sophia Ritchie

Budget Amendment Seeks to Provide Homeless Families with Nutritious Meals

Budget Amendment Seeks to Provide Homeless Families with Nutritious Meals

BOSTON, Mass.—For many homeless Massachusetts families, dinner means mini-fridges, microwaves, and the closest fast food chain to their hotel room. But legislators are hoping to change that with an amendment to the annual state budget that would bring nutritional food to displaced families living in hotels and motels. The proposed pilot program would bring together

Is Springfield America's Second Gayest City?

Springfield, Massachuestts was chosen as the Advocate’s second most LGBT friendly city in America this January, beating out other big names like St. Louis and Seattle. The Advocate publishes a list of America’s Gayest Cities every year, and chose Tacoma, Wash. as this year’s winner. Springfield was the only New England city chosen besides Providence,

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