Colman M. Herman

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Stories by Colman M. Herman

17 Boston school officials paid $762,000 in settlements

Cassellius calls payments part of ‘fair parting agreement’

Faneuil Hall tenants, landlord in standoff

Bid for rental adjustments, forgiveness reportedly rejected

Boston granting relief to businesses that pay rent to city

Thousands of dollars in payments being waived or deferred because of pandemic

Faneuil Hall merchants demand more rent relief

Shops have reopened but customers have not returned, says business association

Ureña demands $265 for expense records

Says cost is for gathering data, redacting personal information

All sorts of reasons for not wearing a mask

Trump, Biden disagree; so do Mass. residents

Regulator: Enough is enough with record requests

After hundreds of his filings, town can now ignore them

Clean Energy Center’s financial woes continue to mount

Former Baker chief of staff hired to develop strategy

Two thoughts on death in the COVID-19 age

HAZMAT suits at the cemetery: Leave nothing unsaid

Virus notes: MBTA fare revenue off $35m in March

New lines (not those kind of lines) at grocery stores, pharmacies

Virus notes: Boston construction grinds to halt

State House closing to visitors; schools closing, meals continuing

T forgot raises for top 2 officials

A bonus for General Manager Poftak being discussed

UMass’s Collins lists $67,743 in expenses for one year

Medical school chancellor took 33 airline trips, 16 with his wife along

Shuffle proposed for 4 of Boston’s parkways

Oversight would shift for Storrow Drive, Soldiers Field Road

Ablow continues counseling despite license suspension

Prominent psychiatrist was deemed 'immediate and serious threat' by state board

Board admonishes Beth Israel cardiologist

Accused of ‘disruptive’ behavior in operating room

Should private colleges open libraries to public?

Local schools have different policies, priorities

Aquarium not making in-lieu-of-tax cash payments to Boston

Says no other aquarium or zoo in the US makes such contributions

DCR begins charging Community Boating rent

Starts at $5,000 a year, rises to $50,000 after 9 years

MetroWest RTA official spent $5,000 on lunches

Most of his peers spend far less, some none at all

At Boston.gov, you don’t always get an answer

38 of 100 agencies didn’t respond to email queries

Overdue rents continue to rise at DCR

Total amount is up 21% over past 11 months

Boston paid $3.6M to winnow teachers from ‘excess pool’

Severance agreements reached in wake of district hiring reforms

Bump lagging on required audits

Misses deadline on 24% of 210 state agencies

Boston superintendent gets super relocation allowance

Contract covers annual moves within city, executive coaching sessions

Severance agreement turns into consulting contract

Chapman lands consulting job with Mass. Tech Collaborative

DCR’s lax oversight of leases causing problems

Hull carousel owner says lack of lease cost it $200,000 grant