The Marshfield School Committee on Monday voted 3-2 to uphold a September decision to change the name of Christmas vacation to holiday break.
Authorities say one worker died and a second worker was critically injured when the porch they were installing at the rear of a Jamaica Plain apartment building collapsed.
The Boston City Council has taken the unusual step of issuing a subpoena to the president of Boston University to compel him to appear at a hearing on diversity at city colleges.
As in the rest of the country, people in Boston are taking in Monday night’s announcement that a jury in Ferguson, Mo., did not return an indictment against a police officer who shot Michael Brown, 18, last summer.
Single-family home sales in Massachusetts increased in October, the first monthly spike in sales since June. The median selling price last month was also up, by 2.1 percent, to $320,000.
The Rev. Osagyefo Sekou, of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, joins us from Ferguson, Missouri.
Evgeni Malkin scored 32 seconds into the extra session.
A storm is expected to bring rain and snow to the region Wednesday.