New Bedford Light columnist Jack Spillane filled in for Barry Richard on Monday afternoon on WBSM and during the first hour his guest was Josh Amaral, the city’s director of the Office of Housing and Community Development. They discussed shuttered schools and other unused city buildings that could be converted to housing to help ease the city’s housing crisis.
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The Light on Radio: Jack Spillane weighs in on Mayor Jon Mitchell’s State of the City speech
Mayor Jon Mitchell’s State of the City speech was the first topic as New Bedford Light columnist Jack Spillane joined Jim Phillips on WBSM’s Townsquare Sunday.
The Light on Radio: Jack Spillane discusses rooming house sprinkler system laws and more on WBSM
Light columnist Jack Spillane sat down with WBSM’s Jim Phillips on Townsquare Sunday to discuss the need for increased enforcement of sprinkler system laws in rooming houses following a series of three fires in buildings near St. Anthony’s. They dive into why it’s so hard to enforce these laws with landlords before talking about a…
The Light on Radio: Colin Hogan discusses the battle over book bans on the South Coast on GBH News
Education reporter Colin Hogan joined Adam Reilly on Talking Politics on GBH News, along with political scientist Shannon Jenkins of UMass Dartmouth, to discuss why book bans have become a political flashpoint on the South Coast, including recent efforts at Old Rochester Regional and Dartmouth High.