Wet, Windy Weather Greets Holiday Travelers

Those hitting the road Wednesday night and Thursday morning will likely have to contend with wet, windy conditions. A flood watch is in effect for much of western New England through noon Thursday. And the heavy rain could make travel tricky.

On Education ‘Achievement Gap,’ No Clear Win For Gov. Patrick

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is leaving office next month after 8 years. Today we’re looking back at his record on education. Patrick instituted bold and controversial policies in the middle of his term, in part to close what’s called the achievement gap between students with different economic and racial backgrounds.

The Week Ahead On Beacon Hill

With less than three weeks left in Senate President Therese Murray’s long Senate career and the 2013-2014 session, legislative leaders have lowered expectations for those hoping for a surge in activity akin to the recent passage in the lame-duck Congress of a $1.1 trillion spending bill.