Marty Meehan discussed the proposal while answering questions from selected students at UMass Boston Wednesday, his first day on the job.
Some Boston leaders and community members ask Bostonians to boycott vacationing in the Dominican Republic following the country’s attempts to expatriate some 200,000 people of Haitian origin born in the Dominican Republic after 1929.
Dorchester state Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry and Mayor Marty Walsh’s office are calling for the boycott to protest that country’s threatened expulsion of Haitians.
Boston 2024’s new, more detailed Olympic bid proposal reveals that taxpayers would need to help pay for transportation improvements needed to hold the games in the city. Projected costs include about $350 million to improve the Green Line so it can handle more three-car trains; an additional $105 million to move passengers more quickly through the Red Line; and another $100 million to improve the Broadway T Station.
For Massachusetts voters likely to vote in the Democratic presidential primary, most would cast a ballot for Hillary Clinton. Gov. Charlie Baker maintains wide popularity.
“We are patriotic, and we’re loyal, and we’re proud citizens of this country, and we’re Bostonians,” Ibrahim Rahim, Usaamah Rahim’s brother, said in an interview with WBUR.
WBUR’s Fred Thys discusses the latest developments in the terror probe.
A 26-year-old Roslindale man was fatally shot and an Everett man was arrested as the result of an investigation by the Boston Police Department and the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force.
Saida Grundy, an incoming sociology professor at Boston University, says she regrets several tweets she posted about race over the last few months, saying she spoke about some issues “indelicately.”
The former student claims the investigation into the alleged sexual misconduct deprived him of due process and the disciplinary warning jeopardizes his future goals.
From the funeral of cardiac surgeon Dr. Michael J. Davidson, who was shot to death this week at a Boston hospital: “Surgeons are not known for their bedside manner, but Michael had it in spades,” Terri Halperin, Dr. Davidson’s widow, said during the service. “That’s why the fact that a patient’s family member would take Michael away from us makes it all the more devastating.”
My brother first developed symptoms when he was 15, and found that he could no longer run as fast as his high school soccer teammates. Since the age of 43, he has been confined to a wheelchair or scooter, unable to walk or stand.
With the new George Clooney film out, we bring back a 1998 interview with one of the real Monuments Men.