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Pedro Martinez Brings Charity Gala to Boston

Sure, this year’s World Series featured epic, hours-long back-and-forth battles; wild amounts of heat, coming in both the weather and pitching varieties; and a fairytale […]

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A 400-Pound, Headless Tuna Was Found in the Woods in Gloucester

The tunaverse works in dark, mysterious ways: One day you’re swimming upstream with the local school and the next you’re being recovered in the middle […]

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Massachusetts Commission Approves Time Zone Change Proposal

Like horses and buggies, in-person shopping, and Blockbuster, another once-contemporary fact of life may become a relic of yesteryear: changing the clocks. Wednesday night, a […]


This Year Was Boston’s Second-Warmest October Ever

Around here, we know a little something about a last-minute comeback (not sorry, Atlanta!), and in October’s final hours, the city’s weather pulled off an upset […]

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Newton Man among Those Injured in New York City Attack

A Newton man sustained serious, non-life threating injuries during the Tuesday truck attack in New York City that officials are calling an act of terror. […]


Charlie Baker Is Still America’s Most Popular Governor

Though the Patriots may be Massachusetts’ most talked-about dynasty (currently!), there’s another consistent winner in the state who has a tight grip on his no. […]

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Tighter Massachusetts Gun Law Does Not Restrict Second Amendment

In Massachusetts, the Second Amendment is doing just fine. Despite enacting one of the strictest gun laws in the country in 2014, a new, comprehensive […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Nova Scotia Selects Christmas Tree for Boston Common

Boston’s Christmas tree this year is a century in the making. The 53-foot-tall white spruce that will reign over the Common all holiday season was […]

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Beacon Hill Sexual Harassment Policies Under Review

As the insidious culture of sexual harassment permeating Beacon Hill continues to come to light, Gov. Charlie Baker has directed staff to review the administration’s zero-tolerance […]


Heavy Winds Leave More than 300,000 People without Power around Boston

More than 300,000 Massachusetts residents woke up in the dark this morning, as winds lashed against buildings and rain pounded the eastern part of the […]


Mitt Romney Could Be Utah’s Next Senator

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney may soon be trying a new title on for size: junior senator. According to the Atlantic, Sen. Orrin Hatch, who has […]


Zipcar Introduces Weekly Rental Service in Boston

The T’s got you down; riding the ferry feels like a one-way ticket to a three-hour tour; Uber is unpredictable; and the commuter rail is […]


Massachusetts Officials Criticize Trump’s Opioid Announcement

President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency yesterday, but many Massachusetts Democrats criticized him for not going far enough. Leaders […]


Officials from Massachusetts Opioid Initiative Travel to White House for Announcement

On Thursday afternoon, President Donald Trump declared a national health emergency to fight the opioid epidemic, and he is already looking to Bay State experts […]


Dugout Seating May Come to Fenway Park

From recognizing pitch type by the subtlest of spins to instinctually diving to make a great play, professional baseball players see and anticipate the game […]