A Mother’s Journey: The risk-taker’s lament

“Entrepreneurship comes with a strange stigma. We are thought of as risk-takers, aggressive leaders, adopters of ‘unusual points of view’ — to quote a recent comment made to me at a networking event – and often we’re deemed simply unfit for the corporate culture.”

On Beacon Hill: Cost sharing … and caring

So, how many days a week do you suppose Charlie Baker wakes up and thinks, “GOD, I wish Hillary had won!”? Baker was getting ready to leave for Las Vegas to talk clean energy as news broke that his party’s leader was hoping to demolish Obamacare — a day in the life of a GOP governor in Massachusetts. Plus, McGovern, Polito, Healey and bump stocks.

Worcester Railers tracking rare sellout to open inaugural season

The NHL’s San Jose Sharks didn’t move their AHL affiliate out of Worcester because of attendance issues — but there weren’t many Worcester fans showing up to prove they wanted the team to stay, either. This week, professional hockey returns to Central Massachusetts, and the Railers hope that in one game — on the strength of their hard-earned early connections to the city — they can achieve what the Sharks never did: fill up the 12,316-seat DCU Center.

Editorial: Silence is deadly to needed gun reforms

We’re used to moments of silence for victims of mass violence. This time around, in a country much too prone to gun tragedies, more leaders are asking when the moment of action will arrive. In Congress, we need these voices to stay loud and clear.