The Boston Bruins season opening game is tonight against the Winnipeg Jets. The B’s are hoping to bounce back this year after missing the playoffs last season, for the first time since 2007. Boston Globe sports writer Amalie Benjamin weighs in about whether last season’s disappointing finish puts coach Claude Julien on the hot seat.
The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination has a backlog of nearly two thousand cases. And that number only includes complaints that are at least a year-and-a-half old. This backlog is nothing new.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a fundraising pit stop in western Massachusetts on Thursday.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Derek Pyle collaborated with various artists to set all seventeen chapters of James Joyce’s notoriously challenging Finnegans Wake to music.
Boy Scouts of America ended their ban on gay leaders earlier this summer, but local scout leaders say the effects may not be evident in western Massachusetts until the fall when families sign up in earnest.
Legalizing recreational marijuana is the over-arching goal of two coalitions sponsoring proposed ballot questions.
Springfield is recognizing residents of Caribbean heritage throughout the city with a month long celebration of culture.
Massachusetts Senator Karen Spilka is sponsoring a non-binding resolution to encourage businesses to diversify their boardrooms.
KG Urban Enterprises told the gaming commission on Wednesday it was withdrawing from the process because it didn’t have enough funding.
Thomas Sullivan’s former teacher, Lynn Leone, remembers him as a service-oriented student.
A public hearing on the site for Greenfield’s proposed drug treatment center site is scheduled for tonight, and a town official expects to hear opposition from residents.
The sponsor of a Massachusetts bill aimed at loosening restrictions on raw milk is hoping the bill moves forward in the fall.
The Massachusetts flag features a raised sword above the head of a Native American.
Legislation to rename the Hampden County Hall of Justice for Roderick Ireland, former chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court, was filed on Thursday.