Author: Beatrice Igne-Bianchi

  • Mayor Walsh Proposes Amendment to Housing Inspection Ordinance

    Mayor Walsh Proposes Amendment to Housing Inspection Ordinance

    BOSTON, Mass.—On Saturday, March 22, Mayor Martin Walsh announced a proposed amendment to the City of Boston’s Rental Housing Inspection Ordinance in an attempt to help renters live in safe and up-to-code homes. One of the main obstacles standing in the way of healthy housing in Boston is the cost landlords have to put toward […]

  • High Time: Marijuana Dispensaries Come to Massachusetts

    In November 2012, Massachusetts became one of eighteen states in the U.S. to pass a law regulating access to medical marijuana. The state has been extremely thorough and cautious in determining how to successfully implement the law, especially when it comes to the rigorous application process for those who wanted to open dispensaries in the […]