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Walsh Wins!

Forget the election, Marty, we’re calling it for ya. From cops to schools to who to fire, here’s your blueprint for the next four years. (You can thank us later.)

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Let’s Dismantle the Massachusetts House of Representatives

A not-so-modest proposal for dismantling our 304-year-old House of Representatives.

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Boston Is a Shooters’ Paradise

More than 96 percent of gunmen involved in non-fatal shootings are never arrested in Boston. The cops know it—but will they do anything about it?

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Who’s Afraid of Marty Walsh?

After three years in office, the mayor has had nearly as many setbacks as successes. So why doesn’t anyone have the guts to run against him as he seeks reelection this year?

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Can Charlie Baker Save the MassGOP from Extinction?

Faced with the likes of Donald Trump and Curt Schilling, can Republican Governor Charlie Baker save the MassGOP from extinction?

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A Rumble in the Granite State

Democratic Governor Maggie Hassan is vying for Republican Kelly Ayotte’s seat in the U.S. Senate. It’s the most-watched race of 2016 (well, with maybe one exception).

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David S. Bernstein Picks His Best Bostonians of All Time

Over the last few months, our contributing editor David S. Bernstein has asked our readers and a panel of experts to cast their vote for […]

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The 100 Best Bostonians of All Time

We nominated 400 of the city’s innovators and troublemakers. 10,264 of you voted. 22 experts weighed in. 15 commentators sounded off.

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Joe Kennedy III Picks His Best Bostonians of All Time

We’re asking prominent locals who they think are the Best Bostonians of all time. Below, U.S. Representative Joe Kennedy III shares his picks. “Our nation’s […]

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Joseph E. Aoun Picks His Best Bostonians of All Time

We’re asking prominent locals who they think are the Best Bostonians of all time. Below, Northeastern University’s Joseph E. Aoun shares his picks. Play along […]

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¿Oíste? Cofounder Giovanna Negretti Thinks Boston Should Welcome Syrian Refugees

“I remember when Tom Menino started the Office of New Bostonians, because of the wave of immigrants,” Giovanna Negretti said to me Wednesday afternoon—Wednesday night […]

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Adam Gaffin Picks His Best Bostonians of All Time

We’re asking prominent locals who they think are the Best Bostonians of all time. Below, Universal Hub‘s Adam Gaffin shares his picks. Play along by […]

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Boston Public Schools Educators Pick Their Best Bostonians

We’re asking prominent locals who they think are the Best Bostonians of all time. The Boston Public Schools Department of History and Social Studies, comprised […]

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Who Are the Best Bostonians of All Time?

People love to rank things. You love to rank things. Best shortstops; best sandwiches; best Scorsese movies. And now: Best Bostonians. When Mayor Marty Walsh announced his “Boston […]

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Charlie Baker’s Music Preferences

The previous Governor of Massachusetts, let’s face it, was a bit highbrow in his musical tastes—the son of a professional jazz saxophonist, Deval Patrick rarely […]