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Isaiah Thompson


Boston, MA, United States

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Past articles by Isaiah:

Rollins Moves To Vacate Remaining Convictions Tied To Tainted Evidence From Drug Lab Scandal

State chemist Annie Dookhan was convicted in 2013 of tampering with evidence in thousands of drug cases. → Read More

Walsh Assures Boston That There Are No Known Election Day Threats

Police will be at all polling places and will be ready for additional deployment, he said. → Read More

Watch: BPL To Launch Outdoor Wifi, Walsh Says

Walsh announced a new library program aimed at expanding digital and online access to residents. → Read More

Boston School Nurses Protest Lack Of Input In 'Draft' Reopening Plans

Nurses and other members of the Boston Teachers Union demonstrated outside Boston City Hall Wednesday. → Read More

Black People Made Up 70 Percent Of Boston Police Stops, Department Data Show

The same data suggest that while black individuals were stopped at highly disproportionate rates, they were actually less likely to be issued a formal summons or citation. → Read More

Watch: Baker To Announce Timeline, Plan For Phase 2 Of Reopening On Saturday

This phase will increase the number and type of businesses that are allowed to reopen under new, stricter guidelines. → Read More

Even As State Slowly Re-Opens, Bread Lines Form In Chelsea

Gov. Baker ended a National Guard meal program in May. Local activists are picking up the slack. → Read More

With Surge Of Infections Underway, Boston Mayor Walsh Announces First Tests For General Public

Walsh said the Whittier Street Health Center Is Now Offering Scheduled Coronavirus Tests For All Residents → Read More

Feds Launch Civil Rights Investigation Into Holyoke Soldiers' Home Deaths

The U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division has invoked authority over state-run nursing homes. → Read More

One In Three Among Boston Homeless Have Tested Positive For Coronavirus, City Officials Say

Brockton reports an outbreak. Some shelter operators decry lack of adequate measures. → Read More

Two Intellectually Disabled People Under State Care Dead, 67 More Infected, Officials Confirm

71 people working for Department of Disability Services providers are also infected, as of Friday. → Read More

Boston City Council Heats Up Over Pandemic Relief Proposals

Relief for renters, small businesses were at the center of Council debates. → Read More

WATCH: Walsh Announces Opening Of Coronavirus Testing Facility For First Responders

The facility, at Suffolk Downs in East Boston, will open Saturday. → Read More

Boston Mayor Walsh Declares Citywide State of Emergency; Baker Suspends K-12 Operations Statewide

Walsh said the coming week is 'critical" to limiting spread of Corona Virus → Read More

The Party's Over: Now It's Time To Clean Up In New Hampshire

Every four years, the political world descends on Manchester. Then they leave. → Read More

Behind In National Polls, Gabbard Holds Steady In New Hampshire

Though she has not maintained a high profile in the national media, but she does seem to have a larger footprint in New Hampshire. → Read More

Walsh Presents $500M Housing Plan — But Will Need State Support To Fund It

In his annual State of the City Speech Tuesday, Mayor Marty Walsh called for significant investments that require uncertain state action. → Read More

Five Takeaways From What Might Have Been The Closest Election In Boston History

After a three-day recount, Julia Mejia beat Alejandra St. Guillen by one vote for an at-large seat on the city council. → Read More

Julia Mejia Wins Boston City Council Seat By 1 Vote, Recount Finds

City Council At-Large Candidate Julia Mejia has prevailed for the fourth-place spot for the Council’s four at-large seats after a three-day-long recount. → Read More

Over 60 Alleged Gang Members Charged In 'Biggest Takedown' In FBI Boston History, Prosecutors Say

"We were able to take out nearly all of the leadership" of the gang in a raid Thursday, U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling said. → Read More