Marie Szaniszlo, Boston Herald

Marie Szaniszlo

Boston Herald

Boston, MA, United States

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Recent:
  • Boston Herald
  • San Jose Mercury News
Past:
  • East Bay Times
  • Vallejo Times-Herald
  • The Cannabist
  • Marin IJ

Recent articles by Marie:

Massachusetts overall performed well in its response to COVID, study finds

Massachusetts ranked second in a new study that measures states’ overall response to COVID-19. → Read More

Pine Street Inn graduates 75 people ready for jobs

After 14 years in prison, kindness, Emmet Snow saya, is no small thing. → Read More

COVID and monkeypox cases keep health officials wary

There were 2,975 new COVID cases and 12 deaths reported, bringing the total number of lives claimed by the coronavirus to 19,474 in Massachusetts since the beginning of the pandemic. → Read More

Prevalence of preteen suicide has more than doubled in 11 years: ‘Concerningly high’

The prevalence of preteen suicide has more than doubled in 11 years, an alarming trend that researchers say needs urgent study in order to prevent such tragedies. → Read More

BPS communications team gets new leadership

Boston Public Schools on Tuesday announced the two new heads of its frequently unresponsive communications team. → Read More

Boston superintendent calls for Mission Hill school to be closed over ‘pervasive’ sexual misconduct

“I have no words to adequately describe my outrage and disgust about this abject failure of our school system,” City Councilor Michael Flaherty said. → Read More

Roxbury to remove trees from Malcolm X Park over objections of some residents

After weeks of negotiations with the city, a group of Roxbury residents is weighing filing for an injunction to prevent dozens of large legacy trees at Malcolm X Park from being cut down. → Read More

‘Easter miracle’ nobody died in Lawrence fire; at least 16 homeless

“Your life changes in a few minutes. But we’re OK because we’re alive.” → Read More

COVID-19 and fentanyl overdoses made 2021 deadliest year on record

COVID-19 and fentanyl overdoses combined to make 2021 the deadliest year on record, lowering life expectancy in the U.S. by nearly two years compared to 2019 figures, reversing a 20-year trend, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. → Read More

Loaded gun found in Boston school renews push for police in hallways

“If there are armed security at City Hall, the State House and Mayor (Michelle) Wu’s house – not to mention at elite, mostly white universities like Harvard and MIT – then the mayor needs to explai… → Read More

Verizon and Comcast both claim they offer qualifying low-income households

Verizon on Tuesday began offering low-income households Verizon Fios’ 100% free fiber optic Internet with speeds starting at 200 Mbps for downloads and uploads to help bridge the digital divide, the company said. → Read More

Woman whose dog died after he was mauled at a ‘doggie day care’ is fighting for regulations on facilities

A coalition of dog owners is fighting for lawmakers to pass legislation that would require animal day care to be licenses and regulated after a Longmeadow woman's dog was fatally injured at one facility -- an increasingly common occurrence, her lawyer said. → Read More

CDC: Smoking among youngsters still a serious public health concern

“… the 2021 use data are still concerning and will be valuable for policymakers and educators committed to protecting the next generation from tobacco-related disease and death,” said M… → Read More

CDC: Smoking among youngsters still a serious public health concern

“… the 2021 use data are still concerning and will be valuable for policymakers and educators committed to protecting the next generation from tobacco-related disease and death,” said M… → Read More

Boston parents say they want next superintendent to be free from local politics

Parents on Wednesday said that before taking the job, the next Boston Public Schools superintendent should know that she or he might be beholden to Boston’s political machinery. → Read More

BPS teacher $100G salaries at a glance

In all, 128 schools had one or more teachers who earn at least $100,000. → Read More

7-year-old Massachusetts boy released from hospital after life-threatening reaction to COVID

“It is a rare reaction to COVID,” said Dr. David Leslie, a Franciscan Children’s attending physician. “He’s the first case we’ve seen — and hopefully the last.” → Read More

7-year-old released from hospital after life-threatening reaction to COVID

Out of the darkest days of his young life, when he nearly died of a rare reaction to COVD-19, 7-year-old Isaiah Celin of South Yarmouth emerged Wednesday from Franciscan Children’s in Boston, where the staff lined the hallway and blew bubbles as “the mayor of Franciscan’s” strutted by, ready to return home. → Read More

Gun found at South Boston school

The firearm was recovered at about 8 a.m. today at Excel High School on G Street, police said. → Read More

School Committee outlines search for new superintendent

A local parents group will hold a town hall meeting to discuss the future of Boston Public Schools as the School Committee begins its search for a new superintendent after Brenda Cassellius announced she will step down at the end of the school year. → Read More