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Posted 10/13/2014 12:18:45 EDT
Bradley Burns, like many Bridgewater patients, needed intensive psychiatric care, but Bridgewater is a "hospital" in name only, and doesn't have anywhere near enough clinical staff to offer effective more »
Posted 04/25/2014 11:23:46 EDT
PHDDP comment illustrates the major problem at Bridgewater - staff consider the patients to be no different from ordinary prisoners, and are therefore unwilling to make a serious commitment to humane more »
Posted 03/02/2014 09:54:01 EST
The Corrections Department was obviously in major cover-up mode - from Commissoner Clark to Dept Commissioner Hetherston, to Superintendent Bergeron, to the lawyers who lied to the Disabled Persons Pr more »
Posted 06/11/2013 03:47:52 EDT
Hubway is faster and a lot more enjoyable than the T.
Posted 05/15/2013 01:04:43 EDT
If a judge had to pay hundreds of thousands out of his own pocket every time a DA accuses him of bias, there would be few judges not in the pocket of the DA. If the judge can't get pro-bono help from more »
Posted 05/07/2013 09:46:03 EDT
Until now, Boston has done a great job keeping our values in the face of the horror of the bombings. But all this outrage over where to bury the bomber seems brutish and inhumane. The man is dead. more »
Posted 05/07/2013 01:57:53 EDT
Joe Ponte - now commissioner of the Maine Department of Correction - believes that most prisons overuse segregation. It may sometimes be necessary, but it should be used only for as short a time as p more »
Posted 10/05/2012 01:21:53 EDT
What's the big deal? All the doctors said it's "medically necessary" and it's much cheaper than a lot of surgery. Seems like the state's going to pay a huge price just to cater to the prejudices of more »
Posted 09/27/2012 01:44:41 EDT
I'm sorry but Mr. Parker's comments don't suggest to me that he appreciates or cares very much about the need for deep change in BU hockey culture. I've been a BU hockey fan for many years, but I ca more »
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