In the budget for next year, Baker plans to spend less money putting families in shelters, hotels and motels. And more money on prevention. He wants to send out assessment teams to help families access the services they need before they become homeless.
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Boston, Mass. — Between staffing up his administration, organizing working groups to tackle problems, and holding snow emergency press conferences, Governor Charlie Baker has put nearly two months of experience in the Corner Office under his belt without putting to paper his vision of the future of state government.
The near-record winter is testing a longtime Boston tradition of allowing residents to save a parking space they shoveled out of the snow for 48 hours. The problem is the snow hasn't stopped falling.
Dexter Gordon vies with Duke Ellington as the most charismatic jazz artist I've ever seen in person. His horn shook with the same swagger as the Los Angeles native's 6'5" gait, and good looks landed him occasional acting roles that culminated in his portrayal of Dale Turner in the movie 'Round Midnight.
The Dallas Street Choir recently performed to a sold-out house. The group, comprised of homeless people, sang with renowned mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade.
This events theme was Love Struck. A StorySlam is a competition based on the art of storytelling. It puts emphasis on content and performance, encouraging storytellers to focus on what they’re saying and how they’re saying it. It is an exercise in crafting stories within a set time limit and it’s great entertainment.
Last year, our commentator reported alone from the front lines in the war against Valentine’s Day, complete with a 17-point list of the basic characteristics of the man she thought she sought. And this year?
It's enormous, and it grew relatively quickly — less than 900 million years after the Big Bang.
Peg Riley will get 30 million dollars to try to solve the problem of antiobiotic resistant bacteria. The Chinese government will retain any patents.
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a new twist on a classic. It's a corn dog that uses funnel cake in place of corn meal to encase a hot dog.
If you're ever in Holyoke on a Friday at noon, you might be able to hear the blare of a World War II siren, a signal to remember decades of city history.
People who walked briskly for 40 minutes five days a week saw more health improvements than those who walked for an hour a day but were more leisurely about it. Both groups lost weight.