Boston’s school system has been without a permanent leader for nearly two years.
In a controversial speech to Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed Iran.
Walsh wants to raise the maximum fines for property owners who fail to shovel sidewalks or who throw snow into the street from $300 to $1,500.
The time capsule was originally embedded in a cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House in 1795 by Gov. Sam Adams and Revolutionary War figures Paul Revere and William Scollay.
“Provincetown Four,” held from March 9 to 11 at Roger’s Pub in Babson College, will feature four one-acts by the original Provincetown Players whose influence can still be felt on the American stage.
The speech comes after the murder of Boris Nemtsov, who was fatally shot Friday on a street in Moscow.
From the greatest concert halls in the world to the neighborhoods of Cambridge, Yo-Yo Ma has been transforming the nature of music-making for 15 years. His Silk Road Ensemble will perform on March 4 at Symphony Hall.
America’s Test Kitchen Host Christopher Kimball offers the public an irresistible treat behind the scenes of his renowned cooking show, which comes to Boston live on March 5.
Authorities say Edwin Guidy, 22, was shot in the leg by an officer after stabbing him in the stomach with a wooden stake.
“Twin Peaks” has had its ups and downs critically, but it’s riding a high at the Brattle Theatre retrospective of David Lynch films.
Opening at the Coolidge Corner Theatre on Friday, Feb. 27, Mary Dore’s documentary begins with a reminder that present-day reproductive rights are under threat, and then spirals through 1966 to 1971, between some of the better- and lesser-known efforts that shaped feminism’s second wave.
“Grounded” at Central Square Theater tells the story of a female fighter-bomber pilot. Carolyn Clay reviews.
That means a sufficient number of qualified jurors in the high-profile death penalty case have been identified.
Through the premise of drifting glaciers caused by climate change, “Greenland,” at Chelsea Theater Works through March 15, slowly reveals the complexity of a family coming apart.
Boston is forecast to get up to 3 inches of snow overnight, with a coating to 2 inches expected around Worcester.
For being a media organization “that has demonstrated outstanding support of the cultural community in Massachusetts by telling its stories,” the Massachusetts Cultural Council has honored WBUR with a Commonwealth Award.
The gloves are off in Zeitgeist Stage Company’s “The Big Meal,” in which several generations of a fractious American family gather for an album of prandial snapshots says critic Carolyn Clay.
Gov. Charlie Baker is expected to discuss federal disaster relief efforts at 5 p.m.
Deval Patrick, who left office last month after serving two terms and is now a visiting fellow at MIT, received both his bachelor’s and law degree from Harvard.
Baker said Monday that conversations he had with FEMA officials were encouraging.
The move comes less than a month after a judge rejected a deal that would have allowed Partners to acquire South Shore and two other local hospitals, saying it wasn’t in the public interest.
Dr. Michael Davidson was remembered both for his skills as a surgeon and his rich personal life.
Jean Yang, who oversaw the problematic launch of the Connector’s new website, will depart the agency next Friday.
Assuming a three-month growing cycle, the storefront in Salem could begin selling marijuana in April. However, the plants must first undergo a series of safety tests, and the state will continue to inspect the company’s business plans.
The deadline is Tuesday for those who want to be covered on the first of the year.
The patient’s release and current condition are not a threat to anyone else, MGH officials said.
Marylou Sudders is the state’s former mental health commissioner.
The proposal — which would have been the first such sweeping measure in the country — was met by staunch opposition.
The four dispensaries in Boston, Taunton, Greenfield and Fairhaven fill counties that did not previously have any medical marijuana dispensaries in the works.
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.