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Resident alleges housing discrimination at Whitinsville Retirement Home


By Susan Spencer 
Telegram & Gazette Staff 
January 13, 2019

NORTHBRIDGE - A 73-year-old Whitinsville man has sued the owners of Whitinsville Retirement Home for $1 million in U.S. District Court in Worcester, claiming they violated his civil rights by illegally pressuring him to leave the home on the basis of disability and religion, among other actions.

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey gives $3 million to address social factors that affect health


By Shira Schoenberg |
January 8, 2018

BOSTON — Housing. Legal services. Walking paths.

While these things are not typically thought of as health care, they do have a significant impact on people’s health.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on Tuesday announced $3 million in grants to 13 community organizations that address things like housing, hunger and other societal factors that affect someone’s health. Healey announced the grants at an event at the Greater Boston Food Bank.