Colman M. Herman

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Stories by Colman M. Herman

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

What’s in a name?

The deeper you look, the more problems turn up

Lawmakers refuse to release records

Governor, courts met some requests despite exemption

Inspirational talks are not cheap

Big names demand big bucks for community college speaker series

On records, State Police all about delay

Agency routinely rejects requests, loses on appeal

Trump makes it easier to not pay interns

New rules still subjective, but far more flexible

UMass Boston’s Dr. Evil

Interim chancellor acknowledged controversial cuts

DAs differ on expense approaches

No pattern or guide on office spending

Diversity data gaps

Surprisingly, some state agencies don't track their minority hiring

Does web browsing leave a public record?

Dispute with Baker administration heads to Healey

Walsh plays hardball at Quincy Market

Mayor seeks to redo lease for higher return

Public records harassment tough sell

Enforcement rare on statute aimed to give communities relief