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Big News at the Boston Herald: Rand Paul Loves His Wife

The pressures of modern media have made it hard on local newspapers striving to cover everything. But these pressures are probably felt even more keenly […]

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Sam Adams Has Plans for Boston 2024 Beer

There’s a lot left to work out about Boston’s Olympic bid. The plan needs revising, the International Olympic Committee needs convincing, 60 percent of the Massachusetts populace needs wooing… […]

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Q&A: Joseph Finder’s The Fixer Digs into Boston’s Seedier Side

Author Joseph Finder’s latest novel The Fixer portrays two Bostons. There’s a modern one, with its celebrity chefs, glossy magazines, and expensive condo developments. And then there’s a grimier history: the Boston […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts Is Testing Out Home Delivery

When lines for the new Santa Monica, California, Dunkin’ Donuts stretched around the block last year, you might have believed we’d reached “Peak Dunkin’.” There […]

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Should You Donate Huge Sums to Harvard? Malcolm Gladwell Doesn’t Think So

Journalist and author Malcolm Gladwell sparked a debate about the merits of donating huge sums to wealthy universities this week when he took to Twitter to sneer […]

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Throwback Thursday: The First Successful Organ Transplant

On June 4, 1965, 60 years ago today, twins Ronald and Richard Herrick of Northborough, Mass. were photographed looking happy and healthy at the annual meeting of the Mended Hearts […]

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Harvard’s Engineering School Just Received a $400 Million Gift

There’s a new leader in the race to see who can give the most incomprehensibly enormous sum of money to Harvard University. Harvard announced Wednesday that […]

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‘Run Warren Run’ Committee Finally Giving Up

After convincing everyone* that Elizabeth Warren should run for president—except, of course, Elizabeth Warren—the Run Warren Run committee is finally abandoning their attempt to draft […]

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Lawyer On Boat Called ‘Naut Guilty’ Arrested for OUI

This week in regrettable boat names: A defense lawyer and alleged operator of a vessel named “Naut Guilty” was charged with an OUI after a […]

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Rest of the Country Still Fascinated with Boston’s Snow

America’s fascination with our record-setting winter continues, thanks to the continued presence of an ugly ice mountain in Boston’s seaport district. It’s no wonder people are […]

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Throwback Thursday: The First Black Civil War Regiment Leaves Boston

On this day in 1863, the people of Boston lined the streets to see the 54th Massachusetts Regiment parade to Battery Wharf and board steamships […]

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Boston Fines Uber Drivers Even as Massachusetts Tries to Allow Them

If you’ve been following news of Gov. Charlie Baker’s attempt to create statewide regulations for Uber and Lyft, today’s headline might seem discordant. “Even as […]

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Fung Wah May Be Gone Forever

Unable to reclaim its old space in the South Station bus terminal, the beleaguered Fung Wah Chinatown bus line may be off the road for […]

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Throwback Thursday: When the Senator from Massachusetts Got Caned

It’s rare that the floor of the United States Senate ever gets very physically violent. There are never bench-clearing brawls like the recent one in Ukranian Parliament, for […]

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Every Place Just Outside Central Boston Is ‘Boston’s Brooklyn’

Have you heard about Boston’s newest, hippest borough? Like so many Boston-adjacent cities and neighborhoods before it, Watertown is making a play for the title of “Boston’s […]