We know it can be easy to fall behind on the news. If you fell behind this week, here are five stories we think you should look at.
Townies topped by Brockton: Charlestown marched their game to the TD Garden Monday night, and put up a strong effort, but fell in overtime to Brockton’s surge.
MBTA Chooses neither scenario, thanks commenters: After months of debate over the MBTA'sproposed Scenario 1 and Scenario 2 for cutting services and raising fares to meet their projected $161 million budget deficit, the period of public comment ended this week at the MBTA's final public hearing. The agency’s board chose neither of the two previously released scenarios and a committee drafted new recommendations.
A Sit-Down With Superintendent Dr. Carol Johnson: Did you know that the superintendent lives in Charlestown? In this interview, she talks about her background and Charlestown’s schools.
Charlestown nonprofit threatened with loss of state funding: Life Focus Center, the Charlestown nonprofit recently accused of improperly spending taxpayer money, has been threatened with the loss of state funding, but a spokesperson for the group said it is on track to meet the auditor’s requests.
Bulger’s girlfriend pleads guilty: In pleading guilty, Catherine Greig admitted to having a close personal relationship with Bulger, fleeing from the Boston area with him in 1995 and assisting him while he hid from authorities for 16 years.