Considering so many of Boston’s residents were able to meet Thomas Menino during his long tenure as the city’s mayor, we asked them to share stories.
BOSTON — Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston’s history, has died. We’re collecting reactions and statements.
BOSTON — All eyes on Ashley Ellis, or rather, Odette, in Mikki Nissinen’s world premiere of ‘Swan Lake’ opening Thursday at the Boston Opera House.
BOSTON — Ragnar Kjartansson’s “The Visitors,” a multi-screen installation on display at the ICA until Nov. 2, proves to be as much about the audience as the subject matter.
Gubernatorial candidates Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley stake out positions on the arts.
BOSTON — In Aditi Brennan Kapil’s “The Displaced Hindu Gods Trilogy” at Company One the Hindu Trimurti of Shiva, Vishnu, and Brahma are plopped down among ordinary, callow Americans to shake things up.
BOSTON — With last night’s final televised debate behind them and less than a week until Election Day, WBUR’s analyzed its and others’ pre-election tracking polls to see how voters view Baker and Coakley on key issues.
MIT’s Open Documentary Lab is lighting the way for both students’ and filmmakers’ exploration of new documentary forms. One exemplar, conceived by graduate students, transmits sound vibration through trees and will be on display at MIT, in Mexico City, and Montreal between now and the end of 2014.
BOSTON — The report predicts that by 2025 public campuses will graduate roughly 55,000 to 65,000 fewer students than employers will need.
Tuesday night’s debate between Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker will be broadcast on WBUR.
BOSTON — Maintenance will require complete lane closures of the Interstate 93 Southbound tunnel through Boston Tuesday night into Wednesday.
The 42-year-old international touring company, Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, comes to Boston via World Music/CRASHArts on Nov. 1 and 2.
BOSTON — Part-time professors at Tufts University in Medford have signed off on a new contract with the school, giving them a significant pay raise as well as stronger job security.
BOSTON — Just as nationally, the voters showing up at the polls in Massachusetts next week are likely to be older, whiter, wealthier, and more suburban than the voters who cast ballots in presidential years.
Val Wang’s new memoir, “Beijing Bastard,” reconciles tradition with modernization, taking us on the wild adventure of a modern day Chinese-American rebel.
Fans of the ’90s comedy show, “Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist,” can rejoice — Dr. Katz is back with a recording, an animated web series and club dates, including one at ImprovBoston on Nov. 2.
BOSTON — On a 9-4 vote earlier this month, the council voted to give itself a nearly 23 percent pay raise, effective in January 2016.
With “A Girl is a Half-formed Thing,” author Eimear McBride defies writerly conventions to address tough topics and create something special.
BOSTON — Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino announced Thursday that he is suspending his book tour and cancer treatment.
BOSTON — The Huntington Theatre Company’s “Ether Dome” is a lively history of anesthesia, but Carolyn Clay finds it could afford to have some surgery of its own.
BOSTON — The ACLU is asking the state’s highest court to dismiss tens of thousands of criminal convictions tied to former state chemist Annie Dookhan, who admitted to tampering with evidence.
Memories, it turns out, are malleable, and brain scientists are learning to alter and erase them, raising some hopes of possible treatments for memory disorders like Alzheimer’s disease.
Coakley wants a judge to wait to review the settlement until after the Health Policy Commission releases its final report on the impact Partners’ acquisition would have on the market.
BOSTON — A report by the state’s Health Policy Commission finds allowing Partners Health Care to merge with Hallmark Health Systems would increase health care costs on the North Shore.
BOSTON — Massachusetts ranks in the top 10 of all states for prescribing OxyContin and other long-acting painkillers, but in the bottom 10 for overall prescribing of opioids.
BOSTON — Undocumented immigrants in Massachusetts do not have access to most public health insurance programs, which can pose particular challenges at the end of life.
Massachusetts has been given an additional year to transition to a new system that would change the way insurance carriers calculate premiums for businesses.
The study found abnormalities in areas of the brain related to emotion, motivation and decision-making.
The passage comes a month after Gov. Deval Patrick issued emergency regulations banning restraints on pregnant inmates in labor.
BOSTON — Massachusetts health care officials struggling to repair the state’s hobbled website are looking at the possibility of leasing or buying technology from states with functioning insurance sites.