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 — 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.
NEWPORT, R.I. — Federal regulators voted Tuesday to slash catch limits for cod in the Gulf of Maine, a move fishermen say is based on faulty science.
BOSTON — Ten years after the second Battle of Fallujah — the deadliest battle for US forces in Iraq — one Boston-area marine says he’s proud he served. He says his experience overseas is helping him help veterans today.
EVERETT, Mass. — Voters overwhelmingly rejected a ballot question that would have repealed the state’s casino law.
BOSTON — Boston residents had one last chance to pay their respects to former Mayor Thomas Menino Monday. They lined the route of his procession through the city, and gathered to watch the funeral service broadcast on a large screen on City Hall Plaza.
BOSTON — A line of mourners stretched around the block before doors had even opened for a public memorial to the former mayor, who died last week.