Shannon joined WBUR as a freelance producer at Radio Boston. She is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts and moved to the other side of the continent, to Vancouver, to earn her master of journalism degree from the University of British Columbia in 2012. She spent some years working in the private nonprofit world before transitioning to journalism. She has worked overseas on health care and education projects in the Dominican Republic and in Haiti. Her public media experience includes work as a freelance reporter, producer and photographer for New Hampshire Public Radio.
The state’s opioid crisis is visible in many public places, where syringes litter the ground. We tagged along for a sweep of a Boston park.
In an emotional testimony Wednesday, the 16-year-old girl named Owen Labrie as her assailant through tears. She is expected to take the stand again Thursday for cross examination.
Buying sex can offer a certain sense of anonymity. But there are people on both ends of the transaction, and they each have a story.
“I’ve learned that it’s happening in my own community, it’s happening everywhere,” says one anti-sex trafficking activist. “It’s prolific, especially in the online space.”
The landscape architect’s landmark report is largely credited with providing the basis for the creation of Yosemite National Park.
The Cambridge City Council is expected to vote next month on a plan to triple the fees that developers pay — fees that go toward an affordable housing trust.
It’s the first of its kind in the country — a year-round market with all of its goods sourced in New England.
Downtown Crossing. The Seaport District. Dudley Square. We tour some of the city’s newest developments with an architect.
“A lot of people in our town don’t even know that heroin is an issue,” Kaegan Casey told WBUR, “so I just needed to spread awareness and try to do something.”
The state Department of Transportation is pushing forward with a solar project to generate green energy and savings for the department.
Documentary filmmakers Shelia Canavan and Michael Chandler say when they arrived in Washington to begin filming in 2012, they were struck by the demeanor of Rep. Frank, who was then in his final term.