Tori Bedford, WGBH

Tori Bedford


Boston, MA, United States

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Past articles by Tori:

Boston anti-violence activist charged with fraud, conspiracy in federal indictment

Monica Cannon-Grant and her husband are accused of allegedly defrauding donors and grantmakers to their nonprofit, the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance and a mortgage lending business. → Read More

St. Vincent Hospital nurses hope their union victory sets a workplace standard for essential workers

The Worcester nurses walked off the job on March 8, making it the longest nurses strike in state history. → Read More

Man Arrested At Mass And Cass Denied Treatment, Sent To Worcester Jail With Ongoing COVID-19 Outbreak

A man arrested during a clearing of the homeless encampment at the Mass and Cass corridor in Boston was denied medical treatment for substance use disorder and instead was detained overnight in a correctional facility in Worcester that has an ongoing outbreak of COVID-19. → Read More

Boston Council Race Pits Trailblazer Against Perennial Candidate

Tania Fernandes Anderson is running to become Boston's first female Muslim City Councilor, facing off against longstanding community figure and perennial political candidate Roy Owens. → Read More

‘Every Day It Gets Worse’: Community Calls On Mayoral Candidates To Tackle Opioid Problem At Mass And Cass

Mayoral candidates face pressure to tackle safety and public health issues for residents and people seeking resources at Mass and Cass. → Read More

While Boston Police Street Stops Decrease, Black People Are Still Stopped The Most

Black people represented more than 60% of the stops — more than double the amount of white people stopped by police in 2020. → Read More

Boston-Area Protesters Rally All Weekend To Stop Asian Hate After Recent Violent Attacks

Local protests over the weekend highlighted issues affecting Boston’s Asian community. → Read More

Candidate’s Rainbow Peace Flag Causes Controversy At Newton City Council Debate

If Barash chose to fly the flag in his background, organizers from the neighborhood council groups hosting the debate said he could not participate. → Read More

Whole Foods Employees Vow Discrimination Lawsuit 'Not Over' After Judge Throws Out Bulk Of Claims

“It’s not over,” former Whole Foods employee Savannah Kinzer said. → Read More

Yes, Anyone Can Be Fired For Taking Part In A Violent Mob

Despite First Amendment protections provided to some public employees, even attending riots like the one at the U.S. Capitol this week could provide grounds for termination. → Read More

Following Unrest in D.C., Massachusetts Activists Plan To Protest Every Day Until Biden Is Inaugurated

"People have to realize that you can't put back a fascist movement by voting and then going home. You have to come out in the streets," said one Refuse Facism organizer. → Read More

Elderly Care Facilities Tackle COVID-19 Vaccine Skepticism

Some experts fear that skepticism might hold frontline workers back from getting vaccinated. → Read More

Holiday Travelers Are Taking Covid Tests From Those Who Really Need Them

Pre-travel COVID-19 tests have made it nearly impossible for patients who have symptoms to get tested. → Read More

Ballot Box Outside BPL Set Ablaze In 'Deliberate Attack,' Officials Say

Galvin said the FBI is investigating the incident, which took place at around 4 a.m. at the polling location in Copley Square. → Read More

With Roots In The Civil Rights Movement, Roller Skating Is So Much More Than Just A Passing Trend

Due to pandemic shutdowns and social media, the retro pastime is having a major comeback. → Read More

Massachusetts Businesses Gradually Reopen Under Strict Guidelines

Phase one of the governor’s reopening plan takes effect Monday with some major industry-specific guidelines and alterations. → Read More

Boston Archdiocese Sends Priests To Bless Dying COVID-19 Patients In Area Hospitals

The Boston Archdiocese is organizing teams of priests to provide the Sacrament of the Sick, a traditional Catholic anointing end-of-life ceremony. → Read More

'The Check In' Episode Five: Love In The Time Of Coronavirus, Part One

We delve into your love lives in two episodes that focus on dating and relationships during a pandemic. → Read More

Massachusetts Launches Spanish-Language Portal For Unemployment Claims

Applications in other languages will be coming soon, state says. → Read More

'The Check In' Episode Three: Make 'Em Laugh

This week, we asked you to share things that made you laugh, even if it feels impossible. → Read More