CAPITAL Headlines - August 22, 2014

The Boston Globe





Here are highlights from Capital today:

  • Voters aren’t eager for more charter schools: Voter support for more charter schools in Massachusetts appears to be weak, according to a new Boston Globe poll, highlighting a politically risky situation for charter school supporters if they pursue a ballot question. James Vaznis details the poll.
  • In East Boston race, casino battle plays out once again: A working-class mother without a college education, Celeste Ribeiro Myers was an unconventional leader for East Boston’s successful anticasino movement. Now, she is waging an uphill battle to unseat incumbent state Representative Carlo P. Basile. Jeremy C. Fox details the latest.