The University of Massachusetts has a new president. Marty Meehan takes over Wednesday as the 27th president of the public university system.
We talk to Loiselle Gonzalez Baez, who gave birth to her son in the middle of her senior year of high school and went on to become valedictorian.
We cover World Cup soccer and the MLB All Star voting with “Only A Game”‘s Bill Littlefield.
Seng Ty is a popular guy among students at Stoklosa Middle School in Lowell, where he’s a guidance counselor. They have no problem saying so and go freely to him for advice about picking classes and transitioning in and out of middle school. But it wasn’t until they read his memoir, The Years of Zero, that they […]
Supporters of the paid sick leave law, including Massachusetts’ Attorney General Maura Healey, gathered in Downtown Crossing Tuesday morning to celebrate.
Boston 2024 is presenting its “bid 2.0″ in Redwood City, California — the plan for the 2024 Summer Olympics came out on Monday and it includes an extension of the Emerald Necklace and an enormous development in Widett Circle, among other ideas.
According to The Guardian, the number of people killed by police in the United States is already well over 500 this year. A recent report from Amnesty International says that laws on when the police can use lethal force in all 50 states fall short of international standards. And that nine states–including Massachusetts–have no statutes at all […]
Jessica Fechtor’s new book reminds us how fragile life can be; how we’re all one moment away from potential catastrophe.
“Bid 2.0″ calls for two new neighborhoods in Boston, city tax breaks for developers, MBTA upgrades and more.
“Where once my court had been vilified by some for its Goodridge decision, our nation has once again followed Massachusetts,” wrote the former chief justice of the Supreme Judicial Court in The Boston Globe Monday.
If you’re on the Boston Common this week, you might notice some new bright yellow fixtures that are now part of the landscape. They’re sunscreen dispensers.
Jazz/blues singer Madeleine Peyroux sings for us and tells us about her first best-of compilation, “Keep Me in Your Heart for A While: The Best Of Madeleine Peyroux.”
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