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Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston.

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Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston.

    This week in transportation

    This week in transportation

    We'll take some time to break down and review the big story of the week: transportation. We're joined by Jim Aloisi, former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation, also a board member of the group TransitMatters, which advocates for better, more reliable public transit.

    • 15 min
    Your weekend plans, solved

    Your weekend plans, solved

    Free dancing in the park and a family-friendly festival in Medfield.

    • 5 min
    Here are the best spots for spring hikes

    Here are the best spots for spring hikes

    We speak with two outdoor and hiking enthusiasts to hear about the best places to get our walk on this weekend.

    • 15 min
    An MBTA check-in, the best spring hikes, and a growing black bear population

    An MBTA check-in, the best spring hikes, and a growing black bear population

    Plus, a preview of interesting things to get up to around the state this weekend, from plays to fairs.

    • 47 min
    A preview of Tanglewood's full summer season

    A preview of Tanglewood's full summer season

    We look ahead to 12 weeks of music this summer at Tanglewood with the Boston Symphony Orchestra president and CEO Gail Samuel. 

    • 8 min
    Here are 4 weird things to check out in Massachusetts for Friday the 13th

    Here are 4 weird things to check out in Massachusetts for Friday the 13th

    We discuss four weird places in Massachusetts that you can explore if you want to lean into the strange with Jeff Belanger, author of Weird Massachusetts and host of the podcast New England Legends.

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 Ratings

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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

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Informative and engaging

Thoughtful journalism on all things Massachusetts!

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