August 5th Beantown Rundown

A fire broke out at one of the city’s oldest restaurants, the historic Union Oyster House, causing damage to the building. More here. Venezia Restaurant in Boston, Ocean House Restaurant in Dennis Port, and Twenty-Eight Atlantic in East Harwich all made the list of the 100 most scenic restaurants in American for 2017 by Open Table. See the full list here. Boston Public Schools Superintendent … Continue reading August 5th Beantown Rundown

Baker Imposes Higher Fees on Businesses

Governor Charlie Baker will sign a piece of legislation that imposes $200 million in higher fees on businesses to fund health care for the poor, which will please Democrats in the Legislature. Initially, Baker proposed a plan that would move 140,000 adults from MassHealth onto commercial health plans, which would’ve increased the cost of healthcare for those adults. Businesses told Baker that they would agree … Continue reading Baker Imposes Higher Fees on Businesses

Beantown Rundown:

The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy got a dentist view of a Great White off the coast of Cape Cod on Tuesday. Watch the video here. Julian Edelman and Stephon Gilmore were both tossed from practice on Tuesday for an end zone scuffle by coach Bill Belichick. More here. UMass has topped the best college dining list by Princeton Review. More here. Governor Baker files legislation … Continue reading Beantown Rundown:

Governor Baker Makes Changes to Marijuana Law

Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill into law on Friday which made changes to the state’s voter-approved recreational marijuana law. The new bill sets up different procedures for cities and towns to follow if they want to restrict marijuana stores, depending on how their residents voted on the November ballot question. Opponents of the bill say the law is vulnerable to a constitutional challenge. The … Continue reading Governor Baker Makes Changes to Marijuana Law