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Activist warns Somerville against creating its ‘own Methadone Mile'

7 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

Hub community activist Domingos DaRosa has seen drug addicts shoot up, defecate and expose themselves. He's picked up countless dirty needles and found feces on the field where he coaches youth football. Last April, about 200 kids at practice watched in horror as a man overdosed.
So as Somerville prepares to open a safe injection site - where users can legally inject drugs under the watchful eye of a trained medical staffer - DaRosa said the city's residents had better prepare for “Hell on Earth.”
“They're going to see their own Methadone Mile,” DaRosa told me Wednesday, referring to...
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