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Pat Medeiros is the founder of Cambridge Overcoming Addiction. She lost her daughter, Bernadine, to a 20-year heroin addiction.

As has been reported, opioid related deaths in Massachusetts are down 10 percent so far this year. According to the third-quarter opioid statistics report released earlier this month by the Commonwealth, 167 fewer people died in the first nine months of 2017 as compared to the same timeframe last year.

In the 30th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, host and moderator Priyanka Deo explores one of, if not the biggest issue in Cambridge: affordable housing. As we saw in the 2017 municipal elections, housing is a key concern affecting the entire community.

It's been almost a year since the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, and the nation's 45th president is still making headlines over his tweetstorms and handling of domestic issues and international affairs. In the 29th episode of "Cambridge Uncovered," a group of local media professionals sit down to talk about the ongoing and often tumultuous relationship between the media and the administration of Donald J. Trump.

Enjoy the first episode of Beyond Boston Season Two. Hosted by DigBoston editor and Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ) co-founder Chris Faraone and Jason Pramas, BEYOND BOSTON is a monthly regional news magazine spotlighting reporting from Boston, MA area community access centers - including Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) in Brookline, MA, Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) in Cambridge, MA, Malden Access TV (MATV) in Malden, MA, Somerville Media Center (SMC/SCATV) in Somerville, MA, and Watertown Cable Access Corp- in partnership with BINJ.