Can't Afford To Buy In Massachusetts? You're Not Alone
The price of a home in Massachusetts has now reached record highs. Barry Bluestone, founding director of the Dukakis Center at Northeastern University, talks about what's driving that rise and discusses possible solutions.
New Bedford Hurricane Barrier: Not An 'Impermeable Line Of Defense' Against Climate Change
New Bedford is home to the longest hurricane barrier on the East Coast, but city leaders know the wall can only hold back the sea for so long. The sea level is rising and storms will get more intense as a result of global warming.
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Forensic Psychiatrist Explains How Experts Evaluate Risk Sex Offenders Will Abuse Again
Dr. Angeline Stanislaus says "it is impossible to determine with 100 percent accuracy whether a person is going to commit a sex offense or not" but based on behaviors, they can determine whether a person is a high- or low-risk.
The Week That Was: Health Care Dance In Washington, Boston Teens Make Good Lawyers And More
The Senate voted down “repeal” and the GOP’s “repeal and replace” health care plan while teens in Boston caught a major oversight in TD Garden’s operation. All that and more from Tom Keane’s weekly news roundup.