Topics by Ibby Caputo
Attendees at an Occupy Harvard forum dissected the absence of key administrators — and a letter from university president Drew Faust that said Harvard locked its gates after students assaulted a police officer.
In Dorchester's Peabody Square, what looks like an ordinary patch of plants is in fact a sophisticated "rain garden" designed to clean water and keep pollutants out of the Neponset.
You may buy your stamps at the supermarket and pay your bills online, but are you ready to see your neighborhood post office close? WGBH News looks into two Cambridge locations on the list for discontinuance.
At Harvard, a program uses art to hone immigrants' language skills in preparation for the U.S. citizenship exam.
Teaching babies to communicate in sign language is popular. Is it effective? That depends on whether you ask the medical establishment or the moms.
An energy efficiency expert finally convinced her dad to look into upgrading his own home. Then the complications began.
Even when the economy turns around, it will take years for jobs to return to pre-recession levels. That’s why more and more people are re-inventing their work lives in nontraditional, innovative ways.
After five years of running a successful artists' studio space in Lowell, a developer is back for the next round: 50 units in a converted factory next door — and this time, the artists can live there as well as work.
Media attention focused this week on the hearings at the Boston Public Library, where hundreds staged a protest — but transit users in the outskirts of the Orange Line are just as mad.
WGBH NEWS FOCUS: Health Care on Trial
Local doctors are making unique efforts to improve the quality of medical treatment, especially in populations of color — in part by recruiting members of those communities to join the M.D. ranks.
At the age of 26, WGBH News' Ibby Caputo was diagnosed with leukemia. She needed expensive treatment — and qualified for MassHealth. It made her ask: whose lives matter, and at what cost?
If you take the bus, you've probably come across a fare box that didn't work. WGBH News' Ibby Caputo asked just how widespread a problem that is — and how much money it's costing the T.
Yowling stray cats aren't just a headache: if they're not neutered, males can get into fights and females have litters of kittens who struggle to survive. Some volunteers are trying to change their fates.
In some neighborhoods, the stray cat population is out of control. Often these animals are killed — part of a debate about how to best handle the problem. We go into a free clinic that's making a difference.
When you hear "archaeological dig," maybe you conjure up thoughts of Indiana Jones. But students are uncovering a 200-year-old greenhouse at a site so close to Boston you can take the bus there.
The crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd, the love it/hate it chorus of "Sweet Caroline": the experience of a Sox home game is as much aural as visual. We meet the people who make the musical magic happen.
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