A state subsidy for the anti-overdose drug Narcan has run out. How will the price increase affect Massachusetts municipalities grappling with the opioid epidemic? Plus, good news for Chelsea commuters, politicians push for more trees in Boston and moving a Sheffield monument that commemorates a UFO sighting. All that and more on this week's local news roundtable!
- Lauren Dezenski, reporter for Politico Massachusetts and editor of Politico's Massachusetts Playbook. Follow Lauren on Twitter.
- Sue O’Connell, host of NECN’s “The Take with Sue O’Connell” and the co-publisher of Bay Windows and the South End News. Follow Sue on Twitter.
- Seth Daniel, senior reporter for the Independent News Group.
Stories we discussed on this week's roundtable:
- MassLive: Price jumps for anti-overdose drug Narcan through Massachusetts bulk buying program
- Charlestown Patriot-Bridge: Police Commissioner says BPD Ready to Implement Drones
- WGBH News: Will A Pack Of Criminal Justice 'Reform' Candidates Lead To The Election Of A 'Conservative' Suffolk County DA?
- Universal Hub: Boston City Council wants more trees, ban on booze ads on the T
- Everett Independent: Secretary Pollack Would like Silver Line to Go to Everett
- Chelsea Record: MBTA Announces Silver Line Service to Start April 21 in Chelsea
- Universal Hub: People who register for Boston parking permits would be automatically registered to vote under councilor's proposal
- The Berkshire Eagle: Sheffield orders new landing spot for UFO monument
- The Boston Sun: Marlboro Market Has New Ownership after 45 Years