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Town wants no part of Boston’s ‘Methadone Mile’

Saugus Selectman Debra Panetta opposes a proposal to relocate homeless people from a neighborhood in Boston to a hotel on the Revere/Saugus line. (Item file photo)
SAUGUS — Elected officials and residents expressed their strong opposition Thursday morning to a proposal from the City of Boston, which aims to clean up its so-called “Methadone Mile” by relocating homeless people from Melnea Cass Boulevard to a hotel on the Revere/Saugus line.  Boston’s homeless living in that neighborhood, which is located primarily in…

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