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Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston

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Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston

    Making Difficult Thanksgiving Decisions, And Managing The Consequences

    Making Difficult Thanksgiving Decisions, And Managing The Consequences

    We take listener calls with Meredith Goldstein, who runs The Boston Globe's "Love Letters" advice column and podcast, and Omar Ruiz, a licensed family therapist at TalkThinkThrive, a team of Newton-Wellesley therapists. 

    • 17 min
    Thanksgiving Collides With Coronavirus, As Massachusetts Cases Surge

    Thanksgiving Collides With Coronavirus, As Massachusetts Cases Surge

    Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone joins us to talk about how his community is preparing for this surge of the virus.

    • 11 min
    A Secret Blacklist Of Police In New Hampshire

    A Secret Blacklist Of Police In New Hampshire

    In New Hampshire, there's a statewide list prosecutors keep about police whose past conduct may disqualify them from testifying in court. It's been secret, but now, there's a legal battle underway to make it public.

    • 11 min
    Thanksgiving Is On A Collision Course With The Coronavirus

    Thanksgiving Is On A Collision Course With The Coronavirus

    Plus: Eight months into this pandemic, the future of Boston's hospitality industry is still uncertain. That uncertainty is weighing heavily on people like Marta McClung. McClung, who worked in housekeeping at the Omni Parker House, fears that her position could be gone forever.

    • 47 min
    Living Through Corona: A Hotel Worker Fears Losing Her Job For Good

    Living Through Corona: A Hotel Worker Fears Losing Her Job For Good

    We talk with Marta McClung about living with the fear that her job is gone forever.

    • 7 min
    Week In Review: State Parties, Dire Thanksgiving Warnings, State House Outbreak

    Week In Review: State Parties, Dire Thanksgiving Warnings, State House Outbreak

    We take listener calls on the future of both state parties, the coronavirus outbreak at the State House, and increasingly dire warnings about gathering for Thanksgiving.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

center viewpoint ,

Great local news coverage!

I listen to several national news/politics podcasts but really wanted a podcast that does a micro-view of What’s going on in Mass. This podcast has been a great listen and really informative!

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Great host

Nice job!

mr6424 ,

Informative and engaging

Thoughtful journalism on all things Massachusetts!

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