117 episodes

Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston.

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    • 4.5 • 63 Ratings

Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston.

    Diving beneath the headlines: the Buffalo shootings

    Diving beneath the headlines: the Buffalo shootings

    We reflect on how that story is resonating here in Boston and what it can tell us about our community with Tito Jackson and Joan Vennochi.

    • 22 min
    New app uses video games to teach calming techniques to kids

    New app uses video games to teach calming techniques to kids

    With the help of a heart rate monitor, the game helps kids recognize when they're getting frustrated and provides strategies to regulate their emotions.

    • 10 min
    After 300 years, Old North Church's first woman sexton

    After 300 years, Old North Church's first woman sexton

    At almost 300 years old, the Old North Church is the oldest surviving church building in our city and one of the most visited sites along Boston's freedom trail. Right now, a new chapter is being added to those three centuries of local and national history -- the Old North Church has hired its first woman sexton. 

    • 8 min
    Free ferry day and VegFest: Your weekend plans, solved

    Free ferry day and VegFest: Your weekend plans, solved

    Plus, it's the beginning of flea market season in Salem.

    • 5 min
    Beneath the headlines on racist violence; the first female sexton of the Old North Church

    Beneath the headlines on racist violence; the first female sexton of the Old North Church

    Plus, could video games help your kids' mental health?

    • 47 min
    Understanding COVID reinfections; artificial intelligence that has learned human biases

    Understanding COVID reinfections; artificial intelligence that has learned human biases

    Plus, in-depth conversations with Boston-area women who are breaking glass ceilings in their fields.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 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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