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Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston.

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    • 4.6 • 66 Ratings

Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston.

    What we learned about COVID from the Provincetown delta outbreak last year

    What we learned about COVID from the Provincetown delta outbreak last year

    Plus, a program in Lowell looks to reach young people who are already in, or at risk of, joining gangs.

    • 47 min
    A special hour of Radio Boston to help you fill out your summer reading list

    A special hour of Radio Boston to help you fill out your summer reading list

    We revisit a couple of our favorite conversations with authors from this year. Plus, we get recommendations from a couple of experts to help you put together your summer reading list.

    • 49 min
    How a community program in Lowell works to stem violence with outreach to at-risk teens

    How a community program in Lowell works to stem violence with outreach to at-risk teens

    In Lowell, UTEC is a youth empowerment services agency that connects with at-risk youth to help prevent violence. We speak with the group's CEO about its mission, as well as a former gang member who now works with UTEC.

    • 18 min
    History museum in Amesbury studies how industry in the city has changed

    History museum in Amesbury studies how industry in the city has changed

    The center is collecting oral histories from the decline of industry along the Powwow River.

    • 12 min
    Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Supreme Court's new, history-making justice, and her ties to Boston

    Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Supreme Court's new, history-making justice, and her ties to Boston

    The Supreme Court has its newest justice. We discuss her ties to Boston and the perspective she will bring to the highest court in the land.

    • 8 min
    Boston Public Schools has a new leader and averted a state takeover

    Boston Public Schools has a new leader and averted a state takeover

    From the district's last-minute deal with the state, to the selection of the next superintendent, we break down a big week for the Boston Public Schools with former Massachusetts Secretary of Education Paul Reville.

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

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Great local news coverage!

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Informative and engaging

Thoughtful journalism on all things Massachusetts!

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