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October 21, 2020

By Katherine Blakeslee

Do you have a plan to vote? Have you voted yet? One of the most important and powerful things you can do as a United States citizen is to vote. There are 3 ways you can vote: 1) Vote early by mail, 2) Vote early in person, and 3) Vote on Election Day.

September 16, 2020

by Katherine Blakeslee 

This year we are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). Even now, people with addiction and those in recovery are still unaware of their civil rights under the ADA. The ADA is clear – people with addiction are people with disabilities and have civil rights under the law if they meet the ADA’s definition of disability (Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended, 2008). With that, there’s been a focus at the New England ADA Center on how the ADA addresses addiction and recovery.

September 9, 2020

by Jason Angel

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report in June on the accessibility of schools in districts from around the country.  The GAO found “that two-thirds of public school districts have schools with physical barriers that may limit access for people with disabilities.”

August 5, 2020

No shirt, no shoes, no mask, no service sign on restaurant doorby Jason Angel

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently issued a warning about phony face mask exemption cards. Recently, the group called the Freedom to Breathe Agency issued such fraudulent cards that claim the cardholder is exempt from wearing a face covering.

December 10, 2019

by Jason Angel

Tucked away along the rugged Atlantic Coast lies a small village clinging to the shores like the fir trees and moss on the rocks. The little town has been there for as long as people have settled along the coast. Generations of people have come and gone just like the rise and fall of the tides.

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