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.
A crowd gathered on Boston Common early Sunday afternoon to express their support of and solidarity with the people of France following Friday’s deadly attacks in Paris.
The MBTA repair crews are working aggressively — regularly shutting down parts of the Red and Orange Lines in order to better prepare them to handle large storms like those that crippled the system last winter.
Some Somerville residents, however, aren’t so optimistic that the state will absorb up to $1 billion in possible cost overruns.
Kevan Fagan, 23, told WBUR he would likely have changed his vote had he been aware of the Richard family’s opposition to the death penalty. He is now the first juror to agree to be named, have his picture taken and talk about the trial.
The co-founder of Boston 2024, who then took on a role as a part-time consultant with the group, said restrictions by the U.S. Olympic Committee are the reason Boston 2024 was unable to gain public trust.
Many believe some of Boston 2024’s proposals can offer a rough plan for how to improve the city over the coming decade, even without a 2024 deadline.
Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan was honored at a private funeral Monday, attended by family, friends and dignitaries including Gov. Charlie Baker.
Boston’s claim that private investigators working for Wynn Resorts knew of a convicted felon’s stakes in the land Wynn purchased for its $1.7 billion Everett casino is false, according to court filings on behalf of U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz’s office.
The Stronach Group, one of the largest horse racing companies in the world, has had conversations with Suffolk Downs officials, but track owners say they haven’t received any “legitimate proposal.”
The management and fiscal control board did not take any action at the meeting, relying instead on nearly two hours of presentations transportation leaders.