With the election approaching, the two candidates share their thoughts on public safety
What happens to abandoned bicycles? The City Council is working to see if they can be repurposed
While Peréa’s son’s record has been expunged, Somerville is pushing to make the police report private
The prosecution of Ernst Jean-Jacques Jr. on the North Shore is a clear example of a Black Lives Matter activist being targeted by local law enforcement. Without national attention on the case, authorities are playing by their own rules.
“The last thing we need in the fight against the far-right’s attacks against everything we hold dear is for our fellow progressives to use the kind of rhetoric (like “defund the police”) that reinforces negative stereotypes about Democrats and plays right into the hands of the Republican Party.”