The son of a circus performer and an anthropology professor, Jack Lepiarz received his broadcasting degree from Emerson College, where he worked as an anchor, producer, and news director for WERS 88.9 FM.
He joined WBUR in the Spring of 2010, and maintains a healthy love for performing and the circus.
BOSTON — Wynn Resorts released a new design of its planned casino in Everett, featuring a bronze glass look similar to its existing casinos in Las Vegas.
BOSTON — The report calls for dozens of steps to both mitigate and prepare for the effects of climate change in the city.
BOSTON — Fines imposed by OSHA were reduced by $16,000 to $42,000, after D & J Iron Works appealed the violations.
BOSTON — City officials and citizens react to the U.S. Olympic Committee’s decision to nominate Boston over San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington D.C. to host the Summer Olympics in 2024.
BOSTON — WBUR reporter Jack Lepiarz discusses the important decisions made for casinos in Massachusetts this year.
BOSTON — A trial program would offer monthly T passes at 1/3 their normal rate for teens in Boston and Chelsea, coupled with possible discounts for area college students.
BOSTON — The first-in-the-nation program allows gamblers to set their own betting limits. There are, however, details that remain unaddressed.
BOSTON — Hundreds of people turned out to vent frustrations over perceived unfair treatment by police toward minorities, while also searching for solutions.
BOSTON — Designed to target those at risk of becoming compulsive gamblers, the program would be the first of its kind in the U.S. But state casino operators appear skeptical.
BOSTON — The New England Fishery Management Council has rejected a motion that would have effectively closed all waters from Cape Cod to Portland, Maine. Instead, it has opted for smaller, targeted closures.