Rachel writes local newscasts, as well as national/international headlines for Here & Now.
A local group is collecting backpacks filled with toys, clothes and toiletries to give to children being moved into foster care in memory of the toddler found dead on Deer Island this summer.
Yoga raves have popped up across the globe, and the movement, which brings participants peace and balance via back-bends and throbbing base lines, has cropped up in Boston.
The Cambridge-Boston area has long been a hotbed of independent music. As three locally-run venues close, Bostonians look back.
MIT researchers working in mice with amnesia report that they were able to restore memories that had been lost, suggesting that forgetting can happen not because the memory is gone but because it cannot be retrieved. Researchers hope the tactic they used might help with age- and disease-related memory loss someday.
State public safety officials are defending how a female attorney was searched at MCI Norfolk this week.
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.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh then accused the Massachusetts Gaming Commission of favoring casino supporters over city residents.
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.
Also, a number of other managerial employees say they weren’t paid their once-a-month salary on Friday.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s defense lawyers say Tamerlan was approached by the FBI, but prosecutors say they have no evidence of the contact.