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The Huntington And Company One Bring Pamatmat To Boston

May 26, 2015
Playwright A. Rey Pamatmat. (Courtesy)

This spring, both companies independently bring playwright A. Rey Pamatmat’s work to Boston.

Police: Motorist Accused Of Striking 6 May Have Been Asleep

May 25, 2015

A car struck six women Sunday afternoon, seriously injuring three.

White House Conference On Aging To Hold Forum In Boston

May 25, 2015

Topics include healthy aging, retirement security, long-terms services and supports, and protecting older Americans from financial exploitation, abuse and neglect.

Farm To Fork: Island Creek Oysters

May 25, 2015
Island Creek Oyster's nursery in Duxbury (Dan Mauzy/WBUR)

We visit Island Creek Oysters in Duxbury as part of our “Farm to Fork” series.

‘Cape Cod Modern’ Tells The Story Of A Hidden Architectural Community

May 25, 2015

We speak to the co-authors of “Cape Cod Modern” about the community of American bohemians and Europeans who built modern houses in the woods of the Outer Cape in the mid-20th century.

Keeping The Esplanade Clean With Border Collies

May 25, 2015
Len Ellis with his daughter Amy on the Esplanade. Lynn and Flo, border collies, sit at their feet.

What’s the secret to keeping the Esplanade clear of geese poop? Chase them away, twice a day, with border collies.

Using Nature’s Signals To Find Your Way

May 25, 2015
John Huth, author of "The Lost Art of Finding Our Way," at Nobscot Scout Reservation in Sudbury. (Meghna Chakrabarti/WBUR)

After nearly get lost in a kayak on a foggy day, John Huth taught himself navigation through purely environmental cues.

Medford Veteran Recalls World War II

May 25, 2015
"A Man from Ohio." (Courtesy, Edward Clark)

Edward Clark shares his experience of going to war and finding his place in the world once he returns home in a trilogy of autobiographies called “A Man from Ohio.”

Veterans Find Comradery Of War In Hike Along Northeast Corridor

May 25, 2015
“The Last Patrol” follows four men linked by combat as they travel the East Coast in honor of a fallen peer. (Guillermo Cervera/Courtesy of HBO)

The documentary “The Last Patrol” by Sebastian Junger is a meditation on war and coming home, following Junger and two veterans as they hike along the railroad lines of the Northeast Corridor.

Hundreds Of Volunteers Mark Memorial Day With Operation Flags For Vets

May 25, 2015
American flags mark the graves of veterans at Massachusetts National Cemetery during a past Operation Flags for Vets. (Casey Ashlock)

Operation Flags For Vets laid more than 60,000 flags at the Massachusetts National Cemetery on Cape Cod Saturday morning, one on each grave.

‘He Went For All The Right Reasons': One Marine’s Story

May 25, 2015
Sgt. John Henry McCarthy Square on the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Colburne Road in Brighton. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

It’s been 47 years, but Richie McCarthy still gets emotional when talking about his big brother Jack, who lost his life in the Vietnam War.

Youngster Shot On Bicycle Recovering After Surgery

May 25, 2015

Boston Police are searching for a teenage suspect in the Sunday shooting in Dorchester.

Napoli Homers Again, Drives In 4; Red Sox Beat Angels 6-1

May 24, 2015
Boston Red Sox's Mike Napoli hits a two-run double during the eighth inning of a game against the Los Angeles Angels Sunday. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

Mike Napoli hit his fourth homer of the series and drove in four runs, Wade Miley allowed one run in eight innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-1 on Sunday.

Underground Boston Theater May Come Alive Again

May 24, 2015
View from the balcony of Steinert Hall across the piano parts, and record boxes to the stage. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Steinert Hall — 40 feet underground — may have a chance to open its doors again. B Minor, LLC recently purchased the building from M. Steinert & Sons with plans to renovate the 119-year-old building.

Napoli Blasts 2 HRs In Boston’s 8-3 Win Over Angels

May 24, 2015
Red Sox's Mike Napoli, right, celebrates his solo home run during the second inning  against the Los Angeles Angels in Boston, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Mike Napoli smacked two homers and drove in three runs, Steven Wright pitched six-plus solid innings and the Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.

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