The Bruins face off against the New York Rangers tonight in Madison Square Garden for the fourth game of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Projecting a boom in manufacturing jobs, the New England Economic Partnership releases a promising five-year forecast for Massachusetts and the region as a whole.
We’re talking about some great summer reading recommendations — many of them with a local connection to Boston and New England.
Nineteen acts will take over City Hall Plaza this weekend in the first Boston Calling Music Festival. Many are saying the event is a Vitamin D shot for Boston’s music scene and City Hall Plaza itself. We preview the bands and talk to some of the organizers to peek behind the scenes.
In Washington these days, the only thing rarer than a camera-shy politician, is a moderate one. That’s the way politics works in 2013.
In local political news today, Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray confirms his resignation from office and new TV ads in the US Senate race signal a significant shift in tone.
One of the biggest online ventures in higher education got even bigger today. Fifteen more colleges and universities, including Boston University and Berklee College of Music, have joined EdX — the not-for-profit online initiative launched a year ago by MIT and Harvard.
Few know the recovery process better than the O’Neill sisters of Monson, Mass., who took charge of organizing the relief effort when a tornado ripped through their community almost two years ago. Caitria O’Neill joins us to offer a sense of what the town of Moore, Oklahoma, will be grappling with in the days, months, and years to come.
We’ll talk about race, IQ, and academic freedom at Harvard.
“Therapy dogs” have been in the news a lot lately. After the Newtown school shooting, after the Boston Marathon bombings. Now in the wake of the devastating Oklahoma tornadoes, therapy dogs may find another population to comfort. Author Sue Halpern has just written a book about the therapy dog in her life, a labradoodle named “Pransky.”
When Gilbert and Sullivan wrote their comedic operetta “The Pirates of Penzance” they probably pictured actors with eye patches — not beach shorts.
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