Craig LeMoult, WGBH

Craig LeMoult


Boston, MA, United States

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Past articles by Craig:

Officials say Orange Line shutdown will clog commutes across region

"Traffic congestion will be evident on interstates, numbered routes and connected local roadways." → Read More

A slow start to youth COVID vaccination in Massachusetts

Just 11% of children under age 5 are vaccinated against COVID-19, and racial disparities persist in older kids. → Read More


When it comes to darker skin, pulse oximeters fall short

These devices measure blood oxygen levels and can help identify when patients are dangerously ill. But research shows they can deliver misleading results for people with darker skin. → Read More

Illegal smuggling of flavored vapes and menthol cigarettes into Massachusetts is on the rise, says new report

Convenience store industry and anti-smoking advocates differ on effectiveness of state ban. → Read More

COVID-19 hospitalizations decline in Massachusetts

Drop in hospitalizations follows a downward trend in new cases this month. → Read More

Low pay for day care workers leads to a worker shortage and long waitlists

But the high cost also presents a barrier for many Massachusetts families. → Read More

This church is paying ‘royalties’ when it sings spirituals composed by enslaved Africans

The funds collected by the Brookline parish will be donated to a nonprofit youth music program in Roxbury. → Read More

Christmas trees may be harder to come by — and more expensive — in Mass. this year

Fewer trees being imported from Canada is leading to a shortage of supply and higher prices, and some growers in Massachusetts say a boom in sales last year is leaving them with less product available to fill living rooms this Christmas. → Read More


With safety in mind, schools are getting their bands back together

With students back at school this fall, classes sound almost normal — they just look a little different. → Read More

Harvard Docs Protest For Global Vaccine Access At Moderna CEO's Home

They called on Moderna and the Biden administration to expand access in front of a towering pile of artificial bones. → Read More

Mass. COVID Numbers Have Stopped Declining. Experts Say They Have An Idea Why

New variants and a general easing of public vigilance may be keeping infection numbers from dropping. → Read More

After A Year Of Mostly Cancellations, Bookings Are Back For Many Event Venues

As state regulations relax, function halls see huge demand and a new normal for events. → Read More


After A Year Of Mostly Cancellations, Bookings Are Back For Many Event Venues

Phones are once again ringing at event spaces that were largely closed during the pandemic. And venues are starting to navigate the new normal as people being to plan long-postponed celebrations. → Read More

Protesters Call On Moderna, Biden Administration To Expand Global Vaccine Access

"The existing laws are there," one advocate said. "We just need the courage to act." → Read More

As U.S. Surpasses 300,000 COVID Deaths, Boston Hospital Workers Begin Receiving Vaccinations

"We know that we still have our long winter ahead of the surge and hospitalizations and death and suffering," said Dr. Shira Doron of Tufts Medical Center. → Read More

Household 'Clusters' Are A Problem In Massachusetts, But Source Of Most COVID Infections Remains Elusive

The data show that more COVID-19 clusters were traced back to transmission within households than social gatherings. → Read More

Scientists Solve Key COVID Mystery: Why Do Patients Lose Ability To Smell?

The study's lead author said their findings could lead towards eventual treatments for a range of neurological disorders caused by the virus. → Read More

More US Power Generated This Year Expected To Come From Renewables Than From Coal

The Energy Information Administration expects renewable energy to be the fastest-growing source of electricity generation this year, although the economic slowdown is likely to slow the construction of new solar and wind projects. → Read More


Feeling Cooped Up? Let Your Mind Fly Free With 'What It's Like To Be A Bird'

People sheltering-in-place due to the coronavirus pandemic may want to know more about the lives of the birds they see outside their window. Illustrator David Allen Sibley's new book might help. → Read More


David Allen Sibley Takes You Bird-Watching Amid Coronavirus Shutdowns

The author of "The Sibley Guide to Birds" has a new book aimed at people who want to know more about the lives of the birds they see out their windows. → Read More