Abby Elizabeth Conway
Abby Elizabeth Conway is a digital producer at WBUR. In that role her responsibilities include: selecting, producing and editing content for the website, curating the homepage, producing and writing breaking news stories, and leading teams in planning and building multimedia packages around major events and newsroom projects.
An Emerson College alum, Abby currently lives in Somerville where in her free time she enjoys experimenting in the kitchen, reading fiction, buying antiques, eating tacos, and, lately, training to run a 7-mile road race.
Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial Thursday heard from the man who the Tsarnaev brothers allegedly carjacked a few days after the bombing.
One of Tsarnaev’s defense attorneys went hard after an FBI agent Tuesday during cross examination about testimony he gave on Tsarnaev’s two Twitter accounts.
Jurors Monday saw video prosecutors say shows the the Tsarnaev brothers heading to and from Boylston Street on the day of the bombing. They also learned Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had a second Twitter account.
“I think the timing and the circumstances of this speech are deeply troubling,” the Democrat told WBUR.
The new agreement also includes language that protects the city in the event there is a statewide or local referendum on hosting the Games.
Baker said the panel will look at T operations, finances and governance and will have until the end of March to deliver its recommendations.
The head of the T says the timeline released Wednesday for restoring the rest of the system is dependent on a number of factors, including weather.
The city of Somerville is keeping schools and several municipal buildings closed due to concerns about the possibility of roof collapses.
The one-year program was scheduled to end in March but is being extended to allow more time for public input before a decision is made on whether and how to keep the later weekend service hours in place.
Gov. Baker said ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft can continue to operate while state officials and legislators work to develop new regulations.
Here at WBUR, dozens of books cross our desks each week. We decided we needed a better way to showcase our latest book conversations, recommendations and reviews all in one place. And so our digital bookshelf was born.
Daniel Johnson, the executive director of 826 Boston, penned the poem during James Foley’s nearly two years in captivity in Syria. In publishing it, he said he hoped to “stamp out the numbing vision” of Foley’s final moments.
Chosen as the work that best captures the “spirit of contemporary life in Boston,” local artist Adam O’Day’s “Transit” has won Boston’s Portrait of a City competition.
A portable reading room. Utility boxes that function as benches. A mini makeover for Boston’s drab City Hall lobby. Those are just a few of winning ideas from the city’s first Public Space Invitational.
The 10-minute shows will happen simultaneously at nine stations throughout Boston and Cambridge at 4:30 p.m.
A collection of typewriters formally owned by some of the most iconic figures of the 20th century is on display now at Northeastern University.
“Manhunt — Boston Bombers” premieres Wednesday night on PBS.
Rediscover your favorite literary classics with new cover designs that aim to keep our “creative heritage fresh and vibrant.”
Some fans of “Cat’s Cradle” or “Slaughterhouse-Five” might be unaware Kurt Vonnegut also wrote for the stage. A new version of “Make Up Your Mind” is coming to SpeakEasy in November.
The Internet has already made much of the information that can be found in libraries easily accessible online. So could the proliferation of e-books render the public library obsolete?
While the vaccine isn’t perfect, it still lowers your risk of getting or spreading the virus.