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Disgraced Crime Lab Chemist Annie Dookhan Released from Prison

Annie Dookhan, the former state crime lab chemist who pled guilty in 2012 to 27 counts related to her tampering with evidence, has been paroled […]

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2017 MBTA Budget Shrinks Deficit, Creates Repair Fund

Anyone who rides the MBTA knows it has many problems. From creaky old trains that fail with regularity to new stations that leak not long after they […]

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Barbara Anderson Leaves Lasting Legacy for Taxpayers

If you’re not sure who Barbara Anderson was, you might offer up a little thanks to her while you’re filing your taxes. The longtime taxpayer […]

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Charlie Baker Wins Control of Massachusetts GOP

It’s Charlie Baker’s party now. Baker gained control of a key Massachusetts Republican Party position on Tuesday when his preferred candidate for the position of […]

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Polls Show Strong Support for Lifting Cap on Charter Schools in Massachusetts

As the State Senate takes up its compromise bill on charter schools, the potential ballot question it is designed to head off at the pass […]

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Boston City Council Votes to Extend Terms to Four Years

Should the term of a Boston City Councilor be four years instead of two? The councilors seem to think so. On Wednesday, the Boston City […]

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Security at the Boston Marathon to Remain Tight in 2016

The 2016 Boston Marathon security experience for spectators will be much the same as it has been in recent years: very noticeable. Law enforcement is […]

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Proposed Downtown Crossing Tower Rivals Millennium Tower

A new 683-foot tower from the New York-based development firm Midwood could rise across the street from the Millennium Tower in Downtown Crossing if the […]

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Massachusetts Anti-Abortion Activists Say They Won’t Vote For Trump In November

Anti-abortion activists in Massachusetts face a terrible conundrum this November. When they vote for president, it is likely that they will have to pick between […]

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New Charter School Bill May Not Pass Massachusetts Senate

Senate President Stan Rosenberg flanked by Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz. Photo by Garrett Quinn After having a day to review the Senate’s charter reform bill the […]

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Longest Serving Woman on Beacon Hill to Step Down

The longest serving woman on Beacon Hill is stepping down from her post later this year. State Representative Gloria Fox of Roxbury has announced she […]

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Boston Proposal to Lower Speed Limit Takes First Step

On Monday, Boston took the first step toward slowing traffic on its streets when Dorchester City Councilor Frank Baker filed a home rule petition to give […]

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Dazzling Back Bay Station Redevelopment Plans Unveiled

The developers behind a major revamp of Back Bay Station released dazzling new renderings of their plan in a filing with the Boston Redevelopment Authority on Tuesday. […]

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The Cambridge Plastic Bag Ban Begins Thursday

On Thursday, Cambridge will become the largest and latest Massachusetts municipality to join the list of locales that bans the use of plastic bags with […]

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JetBlue’s New Mint Service Is the Best Way to Fly out of Boston

It’s official: JetBlue’s new first class domestic service is the closest you can get in the United States to traveling like a king on a […]