There are new concerns about an agreement Attorney General Martha Coakley negotiated to try and control the prices and market power of Partners HealthCare. The implication, from a commission created to help reduce health spending, is that the deal does not go far enough.
As federal prosecutors try to wrap up their case in the corruption trial of the state’s former probation commissioner, the speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives is denying any connection to the case.
It all started one spring afternoon about 10 years ago. David Cavell, then a student at Tufts University, strolled past what looked like a campus blood drive. He saw a friend, stopped, agreed to run a Q-tip across the inside of his cheek, and moved on.
At a WBUR debate Wednesday morning — the first broadcast debate since the convention — it seemed obvious the three candidates were trying to distinguish themselves.
Casino opponents gathered outside the John Adams Courthouse Monday morning, calling on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to allow a proposed repeal of the state’s expanded gambling law to appear on the November ballot.
Flying can be an unpleasant experience — the cramped cabins, the processed air, the indignity of going through security. But for families with autistic children, the process can be nearly impossible.
Only one female Democrat holds a governor’s office: New Hampshire’s Maggie Hassan. Advocates are determined to add to the total. And their best opportunity, it appears, is in New England.
For the last year, WBUR has been checking in with Marathon Sports manager Shane O’Hara.
The best low-income students often don’t apply to the most selective schools.
Attorney General Martha Coakley has the early advantage in the governor’s race, a new WBUR poll shows.
The survey gives Coakley a 39-29 lead over Republican front-runner Charlie Baker.
For the third time in nine years, the Boston Red Sox are in the World Series.