"Our Country Club"

1972 WGBH news story about "hanging around" the North End

We hung around because it gave us a sense of belonging. In our little piece of turf - our self-assigned chunk of sidewalk - that was our country club. For members only.

In the rain, in the sun, on the weekday, on the weekend - we were there. Somebody was always there.

Geometric Centers, Impassable Barriers and how they relate to the pot shop proposal

Tonight's community input meeting on Baystate Herbal Solutions' proposal for a dispensary at the former 7/11 will likely feature lots of discussion on the proposed location's proximity to the Eliot school on Charter Street. Specifically, whether the pot shop falls within the 500 foot buffer zone prescribed by the Code of Massachusetts Regulations on Adult Use of Marijuana.