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Massachusetts Is Finally Removing Its Confederate Monument

Massachusetts will finally be removing its one and only Confederate monument this weekend, state officials say. The memorial, which is dedicated to the memory of […]

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Tewksbury’s Rhonda LeRocque Died in the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Tewksbury woman Rhonda LeRocque was among those killed in a mass shooting at a Las Vegas country concert, her family has told local media. LeRocque, whose Facebook and […]

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Red Sox Pitcher Mike Timlin Is Fine after the Shooting in Las Vegas

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Mike Timlin told fans he is “OK” after a mass shooting in Las Vegas that left scores dead and hundreds […]

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Old South Church Wants $19 Million in Exchange for New Shadows

The latest battle over shadows in Boston is being waged in Copley Square, and now the Old South Church says it wants $19 million in […]

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Elizabeth Warren: “Thoughts & Prayers Are NOT Enough” after Las Vegas Shooting

In the wake of the devastating mass shooting in Las Vegas, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren leveled criticism at the high-profile politicians who are offering only their […]

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A Giant Foam Iceberg Will Float in Boston’s Fort Point Channel

Boston in fall is chilly, sure. Frigid, even. But not iceberg chilly. At least, not until now. In a few weeks, a giant foam likeness of an […]

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Protesters Confront Betsy DeVos at the Harvard Kennedy School

Protesters, some standing with their fists in the air and waving signs that included the words “white supremacist,” swarmed to greet Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Thursday […]

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ICE Targeted Massachusetts, Rounded up 50 Immigrants in Raids

As part of a massive nationwide raid targeting so-called “sanctuary cities,” Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) rounded up 50 immigrants in Massachusetts this week—a major show of force […]

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Boston Commuters Will Be Treated to Thousands of Free Bananas

Boston commuters will soon be treated to a potassium-rich morning snack on their way to work thanks to a fruit delivery company, which plans to […]

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Cambridge Librarian: We Don’t Want Your Books, Melania Trump

A librarian in Cambridge has some strong words for First Lady Melania Trump, who sent bundles of children’s books to libraries around the country this […]

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Tom Brady’s TB12 Method Is a Best Seller

Greatest Author of All Time Tom Brady’s new book, The TB12 Method, is a New York Times best seller. The Patriots quarterback and advocate for gratuitous water consumption announced […]

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UPDATE: “Fester” the Corpse Flower Will Not Bloom after All

Update, Friday, October 17: Unfortunately, it appears that #Bloomwatch has ended without its eponymous bloom. Officials at Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo say “Fester,” its rare “corpse flower” that had […]

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The Framingham Mayor’s Race Is Down to Two

The race to pick the mayor of Massachusetts’ soon-to-be newest city, Framingham, has narrowed its field of candidates to two: former State Rep. John Stefanini and […]

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Tito Jackson Finishes a Distant Second to Marty Walsh

The results from the preliminary round of Boston’s mayoral race are in, and they do not look good for Tito Jackson. The city councilor finished […]

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Massachusetts Companies Donated $65,000 to Help DACA Applicants Pay Fees

As donors around the country are pitching in to help pay people’s DACA renewal fees before an October 5 deadline, The Boston Foundation announced Tuesday it’s helped […]