Calling Out The Guard. Faced with a dearth of school bus drivers, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is calling in the National Guard to get students to class. As a first step Baker is activating 250 members of the Massachusetts National Guard to aid with school transportation in the hardest hit cities of Chelsea, Lawrence, Lowell, and Lynn. Is this a long-term solution?
Election Results. Today is the Boston mayoral preliminary election. There are five candidates on the ballot: current Mayor Kim Janey, City Councilor Michelle Wu, City Councilor Andrea Campbell, City Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George, and former Boston Economic Development Chief John Barros. Who did you vote for? Who will be the top candidates? We bring you the latest results from the Boston mayoral preliminary race as they become available.
Americans Are in a Bad Mood...A new CNN poll says a majority of Americans are “very or somewhat angry” about the way things are going in the U.S. right now. The reasoning behind the anger points to the poor state of the economy, the pandemic, the withdrawal from Afghanistan, and crime. According to the poll, the rising pessimism crosses party lines. Are you ticked off about the state the U.S. is in right now?
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