Colman M. Herman

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Stories by Colman M. Herman

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

Government gadfly extraordinaire

Ronald Alexander’s ‘remarkable ability to piss people off’

Prominent North Shore psychiatrist has medical license suspended

State board says former Fox News contributor Keith Ablow poses 'immediate and serious threat'

Ex-trooper reprimanded for CORI violations

Says State Police officers routinely used system inappropriately

Wynn Resorts on hook for $1.3m in legal fees

Tab for law firms defending Gaming Commission from Steve Wynn

NJ doc disciplined for prescription scam

He never met Mass. patients, usually didn’t even talk to them

Data dive: State authorities

Pay for CEOs, office space, outside legal expenditures

Worcester man can’t believe doctor removed kidney in error

Mistaken-identity medical case still waiting court resolution

At MassHousing, $10K for a send-off tribute

Agency throws pricey party for departing executive 

Pols shifting stances on Mattapan line

Walsh statement suggests his view changing on old trolleys

Heroux repurposing mayoral emails for campaign

Some see ethics violation, but he says he’s doing nothing wrong

UMass Boston severs ties with Confucius Institute

Newman vague on reason, plans to pursue link with Chinese university