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Also in today's Globe West

Posted by Ralph Ranalli June 10, 2007 10:22 AM

State Representative Kay Khan (right) wants the MBTA to make Newton's threadbare Commuter Rail stations accessible to the disabled.
(Globe staff photo by Mark Wilson)


Also in today's Globe West:

Megan Woolhouse reports that state Representative Kay Khan is pushing for legislation that would require the MBTA to make Newton's three commuter-rail stations accessible to the disabled, saying that current conditions are unfair and unacceptable.

Correspondent Susan Chaityn Lebovits profiles Waltham poet Jennifer Rose.

Correspondent Kyle Alspach previews tomorrow's big Town Meeting vote in Hopkinton,where residents will decide whether the town should spend $30.5 million to buy about 710 acres of undeveloped land or allow it to be sold to a developer who wants to build a shopping center and more than 900 homes.

Correspondent Calvin Hennick reports that Medfield officials, anticipating a building boom, are seeking ways to limit painful increases in residents' already swollen tax bills.

Click on any of the links above to read the stories or got to the Globe West main page for a complete lineup of news from Boston's western suburbs.

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