Westfield State University trustees are trying to call a special meeting to consider suspending embattled President Evan Dobelle, who is facing intense criticism for his lavish spending and violations of university credit card policies — including a new letter from state officials threatening to intervene in the school’s finances.
Lasting judgments are riding on ‘Breaking Bad’ finale
As the AMC drama heads into its final episode, millions of fans are nervously waiting to see how the epic tale concludes.
It is the first test of whether a city notorious for traffic-clogged streets is ready to embrace housing developments that discourage automobile use.
In loss, city’s diverse candidates made a mark
They had come so close.
The two mayoral candidates who survived Boston’s fractious 12-way preliminary election moved quickly Wednesday to solidify support, lobbying their former rivals for help and reaching out to other powerful constituencies in the city.
“Play Me I’m Yours” is a program in which pianos are placed in public locations throughout the Boston area, and anyone can play a tune.
Advisers call lease deal at Fenway ‘irresponsible’
By Callum Borchers
The Boston Finance Commission said the $7.3 million agreement is a bad deal for the city.
Diagnostics firm’s shares soar in market debut
By Robert Weisman
Shares of newly public Foundation Medicine Inc., the seventh Mass. biotech firm to go public this year, nearly doubled Wednesday in their debut.
Mass. House votes to repeal ‘tech tax’
By Michael B. Farrell
The state House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to repeal the controversial tax on software services. The Senate is expected to take up the bill Thursday.