Colman M. Herman

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Stories by Colman M. Herman

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

Perfect storm led to healthy kidney removal

Doctor failed to use second patient identifier in checking scan

Problems on Mattapan line extend beyond trolleys

Redacted report indicates bridges, stations are in rough shape

Swampscott agreement deals with gender fluidity

Title, pronouns, clothing of teacher covered in settlement

DCR hiring a debt collection agency

Agency was owed $422,000 at end of September

Bump falls short of state’s audit deadlines

Auditor failed to review 29 agencies within 3-year period

Bump prods Baker on elder abuse reporting

Administration cites improvement; says lapses were small

Draft lease sheds light on Kraft soccer plans

Dorchester deal included new stadium, mitigation, rent

DCR, carousel negotiations go round and round

Getting a new lease is a lengthy, tortuous process

Chang exits with $267,383-plus

Leaves 2 years early, gets 1 year’s salary

Yawkey Way debate wasn’t really a debate

Boston agency: Decision was a forgone conclusion

How Capeless plotted succession plan

DA pulled nomination papers to throw off reporters