Week In Review: Towns Debate Casinos

This week, doctors and nurses at seven Massachusetts hospitals announced a new plan to combat the high number of medical malpractice suits — apologize more.

Meanwhile, an investigation into stimulus spending in Massachusetts turns up some staggering figures — like a foot bridge with a $30 million price tag.

Also, Foxborough and Taunton hit rough patches in their effort to bring casino gambling to their towns.

Radio Boston takes a look back at the week’s big local stories.


  • Peter Canellos, editorial page editor, The Boston Globe
  • Jack Sullivan, senior investigative reporter, Commonwealth Magazine

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