A composer by training, Adam got his start in radio as a classical music announcer at WFIU in Bloomington, Ind. From there he moved into news, and ended his tenure as interim news director. Adam came to WBUR in the summer of 2008, first as a fill-in anchor and then in the newsroom. He brings particular passions for urban planning, transportation and arts and culture topics to his work on Radio Boston. He lives in Cambridge with his wife Lauren and their dog Lucy.
As housing advocates in Boston lament the lack of affordable housing to keep young folks from fleeing the city, there’s a plan by New York City to increase the affordable housing stock for people who are young and/or single.
Within the next few days, the U.S. Supreme Court will hand down a much anticipated ruling on the so-called Affordable Care Act, the health care reform law championed and signed by President Obama in 2010.
Since the late 1990s, Cambridge author M.T. Anderson has been crafting smart, often dark books for teens that also draw adult readers.
As Penn State pays respects to late football coach Joe Paterno Tuesday, WBUR’s Adam Ragusea recalls life in State College, Pa., where Paterno loomed large.
World-renowned conductor Benjamin Zander and the New England Conservatory abruptly ended an almost half-century long working relationship Thursday, when school officials discovered Zander had knowingly hired a registered sex-offender to videotape NEC’s Youth Philharmonic Orchestra over the past decade.
BOSTON — Harry Houdini enthusiasts from around the world converge in Holyoke Monday for their annual seance. The famed magician and escape artist died on Halloween 85 years ago.
Starting this week, travelers passing through Logan International’s Terminal A will be subjected to so-called “behavioral screening.”
Sick and tired of crowds? Still want to get outside? Everybody has one, that special off-the-beaten-path summer destination.
BOSTON — The 6 percent fee Boston cab drivers face on all credit card charges has caused many arguments between frustrated drivers and passengers. But new payment technology from the United Kingdom might be harnessed to ease the friction.
BOSTON — Boston cab drivers say delays and technical problems are making it hard for them to comply with the city’s policy requiring cabbies to accept credit cards. They made their feelings known in a contentious closed-door meeting Wednesday.