WBUR Staff

Rachel Paiste

News Writer, WBUR

Rachel writes local newscasts, as well as national/international headlines for Here & Now.

Recent stories

Female Lawyers Allege Improper Searches On Prison Visits

February 27, 2015

State public safety officials are defending how a female attorney was searched at MCI Norfolk this week.

Boston Receives Rockefeller ‘Resilient Cities’ Grant

December 03, 2014

Boston is one of 35 communities receiving the grant. While many cities applied based on environmental or economic issues, Boston cited social resiliency issues going back to the 1974 busing crisis.

Gaming Panel Strips Boston Of Surrounding Status For Wynn Plan

August 08, 2014

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh then accused the Massachusetts Gaming Commission of favoring casino supporters over city residents.

Arthur T. Demoulas Offers To Return To Market Basket Post

August 04, 2014

Arthur T. Demoulas said while his group negotiates a buyout of the supermarket chain, he could return to work to help restore order to the company.

Fired Market Basket Supervisors Plan To Sue

August 01, 2014

Also, a number of other managerial employees say they weren’t paid their once-a-month salary on Friday.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev Was Approached To Be An Informant, Defense Says

March 28, 2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s defense lawyers say Tamerlan was approached by the FBI, but prosecutors say they have no evidence of the contact.

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