New England Public Radio's series of mini-debates on Massachusetts' four ballot questions continues. Question 3 asks voters if they want to repeal the state's casino law.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given people until this Monday to comment on a $613 million plan to finish a toxic waste clean up of the Housatonic River.
Other recent polls have shown Coakley and Baker in a dead heat, so the Globe poll was greeted with great enthusiasm by the Baker campaign and dismissal from Coakley supporters.
Kudos to Gary Smulyan, who was deputized by Vandoren, the Parisian manufacturer of woodwinds, mouthpieces, and reeds, to host a conversation ...
This past weekend was a big one for orchestras in Massachusetts. On Saturday evening my colleague John Nowacki gave his first pre-concert talk for the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and was witness to a season opening concert he called splendid and “breathtaking.”
Cape Cod — On August 12th, I journeyed out to Cape Cod for my first deep sea fishing trip. While on board, I spoke to the crew and fellow passengers about their experiences.
Amalio Jusino has personally responded to about 40 heroin overdose calls in the past 12 months. He's been able to save a lot of lives, and he's seen other people die.
The Confederate flag is a sign of bigotry to some. For others, says reporter Jesse Dukes, it symbolizes family heritage and defiance — but also what he calls a "willful innocence" about U.S. history.
New England Public Radio's series of mini-debates on Massachusetts' four ballot questions continues. Question 4 asks voters if employers with 11 or more workers should have to provide paid sick leave.
Police are still looking for two suspects they describe as "heavily armed." One bystander was also shot by the suspects.
Starting Sunday, liquor stores in Massachusetts will be allowed to open two hours earlier, at 10am. The change is significant for some stores but not all.
When President Obama and Dr. Anthony Fauci hugged Dallas nurse Nina Pham on Friday, it was as much to combat the stigma surrounding the deadly virus as to celebrate her survival.