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Sen. Crighton honored for dedication to homeless

BOSTON -- State Senator Brendan Crighton of Lynn will be honored next month by the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance for his dedication to people who have become homeless due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Crighton will receive the Canon Brian S. Kelley Public Service Award at the MHSA's annual meeting Dec. 10, which will be virtual this year as a result of the continuing social restrictions due to the pandemic.  

“While Sen. Crighton has always been a leader in addressing the issue of homelessness, he stepped up in a big way from the outset of the pandemic,” said MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn. “Sen.…

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