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 — In the first of what’s expected to be many public hearings on medical marijuana, Boston city councilors focused mainly on the locations of two proposed dispensaries.
PLAINVILLE, Mass. — The state’s first expanded gambling facility is expected to open in 15 months, after Penn National Gaming was awarded the slots parlor license.
BOSTON — Maryland legislators are considering banning French rail company Keolis from winning a state contract because of its parent company’s role in the Holocaust.
TAUNTON, Mass. — So far this year, the city of Taunton has reported more than 60 drug overdoses, five of them fatal.
REVERE, Mass. — Both sides of the casino debate in Revere organized rallies on Sunday ahead of the city’s second casino referendum on Tuesday.
BOSTON — The chair of the committee studying the feasibility of hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics in Boston said the potential cost of hosting the Games would be estimated by a second panel.
REVERE, Mass. — Ahead of a Feb. 25 referendum, Revere religious leaders are trying to organize opponents to the proposed casino at Suffolk Downs.
BOSTON — The five-year plan outlines how Massachusetts will spend its transportation funding through mid-2018. Critics say it fails to fund key projects like replacing MBTA buses.
FALL RIVER, Mass. — Mayor William Flanagan says he wants to decide on a site for the casino in 30 days, and put the project to a city-wide referendum in March or April.
BOSTON — The attorney general and Democratic candidate for governor said the money spent raising the state’s $8 per hour minimum wage would go right back into the economy.