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John Kerry Is Ditching Nantucket for Martha’s Vineyard

What is perhaps America’s fiercest ultra-affluent island rivalry is heating up once again. The pride of Nantucket himself, former Secretary of State John Kerry, is […]

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Massachusetts Is Scrapping its Rattlesnake Island Plan

Last year, our very own Chris Sweeney meticulously explained why concerns over the state’s plan to save the endangered timber rattlesnake by introducing it to a remote island […]

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A Massachusetts Educator Won the 2017 National Teacher of the Year Award

According to the Council of Chief State School Officers, no one teaches ninth grade humanities—or anything, basically—as well as Dorchester high school teacher Sydney Chaffee, their […]

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MIT Offers the Best Value Among Universities in the U.S.

It turns out building a Better World pays pretty well, too. In a shocking turn of events, students of the university responsible for things like the Human […]

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Massachusetts’ Environment Is Under Much Greater Threat Than You Think

There’s no way around it, says Ken Kimmell, former head of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). The Trump administration’s planned cuts to the Environmental […]

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The First Nonstop Flights to South America Are Coming to Logan

Want to fly to South America without suffering the unique misery that is a multi-hour layover in some godforsaken city (i.e., Miami) on your way there? Starting […]

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China Is Now the Biggest Source of Tourists to Boston

A year ago, Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping declared 2016 the year of American-Chinese tourism. That goal appears to have come to fruition, […]

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After 54 Years, Martignetti Liquors Is Closing its Doors

Martignetti Liquors, a Brighton fixture since 1963, is closing up shop, as reported by Boston Restaurant Talk, but only for regular customers. The company has transitioned from […]

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Massachusetts High Schoolers Rank First in Advanced Placement Scores

With its stellar public school system and world-class universities, Massachusetts is to education what the Patriots are to professional football, but the bay state’s high […]

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Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival Returns for Summer 2017

After another one-year hiatus, Wilco’s Solid Sound festival is coming back this summer. This will be the fifth time the three-day festival has been held at MASS […]

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You Can Fly from Providence to Europe for $65 This Summer

If you have a spare $65 in your bank account, you can book a one-way ticket to Europe today. This summer, Norwegian Air International will […]

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Attorney General Maura Healey Will Defy Climate Change Subpoena

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey appears unimpressed by Congress’s latest attempt to derail her investigation of Exxon Mobil. The Boston Globe reports that Healey will not […]

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Massachusetts Lawmakers Pledge Support for “Sanctuary State” Bill

On Wednesday, dozens of lawmakers pledged support for a bill that would make Massachusetts a so-called “sanctuary state.” In caucus on Beacon Hill, House Democrats discussed […]

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Boston Pops to Honor John Williams in 2017

The Boston Pops have announced their spring 2017 lineup, which will feature the orchestra’s first ever season-long tribute. Their inaugural choice? None other than the great […]

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Iranian Scientist Blocked from Flying into Boston is Suing Donald Trump

Samira Asgari, an Iranian scientist who was barred under President Trump’s immigration order from boarding a flight to Boston, filed a lawsuit against Trump, the […]