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Wellness

Massachusetts Pledges to Fund CHIP Despite Lack of Federal Money

Nearly 9 million children from working-class families across the country could soon be at risk of losing health insurance through the CHIP program if the […]

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Education

Civil Rights Groups Weigh-In on Boston School Start Time Changes

It seems like the words “unanimous approval” were attached to Boston’s updated school start times eons ago. Since December 6 when every member of the […]

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Education

Harvard Accepts 14.5 Percent of Early Applicants

The college admission process is a stressful, drawn out, overwrought beast. It’s a series of orchestrated steps and checklist items (become club president, join the […]

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News

More People Googled the Celtics than Anything Else in Boston in 2017

If the last thing you searched for on the internet had to do with the adventures of Brad Stevens’ squad, you’re not alone. According to Google […]

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Education

Berklee School of Music Ends Relationship with Professor over Abuse Allegations

Three Massachusetts schools have cut ties with the contemporary classical musician Eric Alexander Hewitt amid allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct and abusive behavior, according to […]

News

Doug Jones Is Not Scott Brown

Scott Brown, like that old pair of acid wash jeans still lurking in the depths of your closet and reminding you of past fashion flops, […]

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News

Michael Dukakis Endorses Setti Warren for Governor

Like a lot of car seat NPR listeners, Newton Mayor Setti Warren says he learned the power of government as a kid in the backseat. […]

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Education

Puerto Rican Refugees to Receive In-State Tuition at Massachusetts Colleges

Massachusetts is stepping in to help make the lives of Puerto Rican refugees pursuing higher education a little bit easier. After Hurricane Maria crippled the […]

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Wellness

Massachusetts Named Healthiest State in United States

Dust off your mantelpiece, Massachusetts, because we just won yet another national accolade. The Bay State—home to some of the top docs in the country—was […]

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News

Tom Brady Had a Very Bad Night Against the Miami Dolphins

Tom Brady, born during the infant days of the Jimmy Carter administration, looked like the middle-aged man he is on Monday night against the Miami […]

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Education

Framingham State Brings in FBI to Investigate Racist Incidents

After yet another racist message appeared on the Framingham State University campus on Friday, school officials have called on the Federal Bureau of Investigation for […]

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News

Gov. Charlie Baker Trades Barbs with Suzanne Bump

The state audit of Massachusetts’ Department of Children and Families is not pretty. And neither is the fallout. The audit revealed widespread dysfunction within the agency, bringing […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Take a Look Inside Boston University’s Brand-New Fine Arts Building

Boston University’s state-of-the-art Joan and Edgar Booth Theatre complex officially opened to the public last Thursday, boasting 75,000-feet of space for performers and artists of all kinds. It is named […]

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News

Man Rescued from Car Sinking into Icy Pond in Winchendon

A man in Winchendon lived out a scene from an action movie early Sunday morning when he was dramatically rescued from the top of his […]

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Education

Boston University President’s Salary Tops Schools in Region

For the third year in a row, a Chronicle of Higher Education analysis revealed Boston University President Robert Brown out-earned every other private college leader in Massachusetts. […]