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Overdose Reversal Drug Narcan Saves Lives Across Massachusetts

Filed in Local News by on January 2, 2010 0 Comments
Overdose Reversal Drug Narcan Saves Lives Across Massachusetts

As of July 2009, the Department of Public Health reports that 320 opiate overdoses in Massachusetts have been reversed by the administration of overdose reversal drug Narcan.  Due to the proven success of the drug in the Boston area since it first became available in 2007, the Boston Public Health Commission is continuing their mission to […]

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It’s A Woman’s World: The Massachusetts Conference For Women

It’s A Woman’s World: The Massachusetts Conference For Women

This year, over 5000 women are expected to attend the 5th annual Massachusetts Conference for Women. Held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, the event offers women a chance to network with people in every field, listen to dynamic speakers ranging from financial whiz Suze Orman to Massachusetts First Lady Diane Patrick, and to […]

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Simmons College’s Proposal to Cut Courses Proves Unpopular

Simmons College’s Proposal to Cut Courses Proves Unpopular

The opportunity to attend smaller classes where students aren’t just numbers in an arena is one of the most appealing aspects of attending a college, rather than a major university. But as the recession continues, the effects are devastating the smaller academic institutions that focus on providing students with a low teacher to student ratio. […]

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A Labor of Love: Rennes-le-Chateau Handbags

Filed in Featured, Lifestyle by on October 30, 2009 2 Comments
A Labor of Love: Rennes-le-Chateau Handbags

Starting your own business is no simple task. And when you’re a twenty-something fresh out of college in the midst of a recession, the odds are inevitably stacked against you. Contrary to the advice of her friends and parents, Connecticut native Julia Okun chose to bypass the typical post-graduate cubicle life to start her own […]

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Artist Bill Flynn’s New Exhibition To Open At Simmons College

Artist Bill Flynn’s New Exhibition To Open At Simmons College

When Bill Flynn graduated from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in the late 1960’s, he didn’t expect that he would end up teaching there years later. But as a distinguished professor at the school, Flynn has continued his acclaimed drawing career while leading today’s young students through the creative process. His newest […]

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Delay In Report Of Newton Bus Stop Attack Angers Many

Filed in Local News by on October 20, 2009 0 Comments
Delay In Report Of Newton Bus Stop Attack Angers Many

The news that an 18 year old woman was assaulted at a Newton bus stop has angered many, and not just because the attack is yet another incident of violence against women in the Commonwealth. Even more troubling is the fact that the Newton Police Department failed to report the incident for a full week […]

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New Search Engine Goby Says Enjoy Your Free Time

New Search Engine Goby Says Enjoy Your Free Time

With most of your waking hours spent slaving away at work, it seems like a rare occasion when you actually get to spend daylight hours planning your free time. Luckily, a new Boston company has taken the reigns to help you enjoy your time off.  It’s pretty tough to find someone unfamiliar with mega-search engine […]

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Where Have All The Abortions Gone? The Decline Of Abortion Providers In Massachusetts

Where Have All The Abortions Gone? The Decline Of Abortion Providers In Massachusetts

A national anti-abortion campaign has declared October 9th National Pro-Life Cupcake Day. Called Cupcakes For Life , the organization is spreading their pro-life message by encouraging supporters to hand out 50,000,000 cupcakes across the country to represent the “50,000,000 children who weren’t allowed to be born” because of abortion. Sadly, this event happens to coincide with […]

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The Ultimate After School Job: Cambridge Community Television’s School Year Production Program

The Ultimate After School Job: Cambridge Community Television’s School Year Production Program

Does the thought of an after school job remind of you of slinging burgers and mopping up messes in aisle 3? Changing dirty diapers for a screaming toddler? Yeah, us too. As heinous as it was, those teenage experiences helped shape our future. Now it’s our turn to encourage Cambridge teens to take hold of […]

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Boston’s South End Welcomes New Business: Around The Corner

Boston’s South End Welcomes New Business: Around The Corner

As chain stores continue to pop up left and right, it’s vital to support the independent businesses that give Boston its truly unique sense of character. Empowered by a passion for her industry and a desire to support Boston’s thriving art community, one Boston woman is looking to take the creative world by storm. A […]

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