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Where Did Boston Schools Rank in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Colleges?

Gather ’round everyone, for U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 Best Colleges ranking, and there is much trash-talking to be had with the […]

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Boston Drivers Ranked Worst in the United States

For the third year in a row, Massachusetts drivers were ranked the worst in the nation. This will hardly come as news to many of […]

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New Hampshire Ranked Happiest State in New England

“Live free or die” may prove more a instructive mantra than “Eat, pray, love.” New Hampshire was ranked the 11th happiest state in the country, […]

Home & Property

Newton Centre Ranks as Top Fourth Greenest Neighborhood in the Country

Newton Centre was just ranked one of the greenest neighborhoods in the country, and not because it’s home to a Green Line stop. A new report […]

Home & Property

Boston Ranks as One of the Best Cities for Boaters

Those strolling along the Harborwalk may not be surprised at a new report from real estate firm Redfin—Boston ranked among the top 10 cities in the country for boaters. It’s […]

Wellness

Massachusetts Is America’s Sixth-Least Obese State

Massachusetts takes a top spot in many of the various rankings that hit the Internet. But on Thursday, we placed near the bottom of a new […]

Wellness

Boston Is America’s Third Best Running City

As Boston runners, we brave snow, cold, and sleet to train all winter. We wake up at dawn to hurdle up Harvard Stadium. We flood […]

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Once Again, Massachusetts Had the Nation’s Highest ACT Scores

We did it again, Massachusetts. For yet another consecutive year, students in our public and private schools had the highest scores on ACT standardized tests […]

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Massachusetts Ranked as the Best State Economy in the Country

Looking for an example of a high-performing state economy? One can be found pretty close to home. According to Governing magazine, a news and analysis publication for […]

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Two Local Companies Ranked Among Fastest-Growing Startups

The entrepreneurs leading two Boston-area startups have some celebrating to do this week after Inc. magazine added them near the top of its List of […]

Home & Property

Peabody Was Ranked the Most Chivalrous Town in Greater Boston

Chivalry isn’t dead—at least not when it comes to gifting flower bouquets. On the contrary, a few Greater Boston towns were ranked according to their […]

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Providence, Worcester Ranked Worst Cities for Retirement

“Paris of the 80s” isn’t exactly Paris for your 80s. Providence and Worcester were ranked the two worst U.S. cities for retirement, according to a new […]

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Massachusetts Ranked Eighth Best State for Having a Baby

New England is a mighty fine place to start a family. Massachusetts was ranked the eighth best state for having baby, according to a new […]

Wellness

Do Hospital Rankings Really Matter?

Gary Young, director of the Northeastern University Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research, recalls a classic joke at healthcare conferences: A patient in the […]

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Wellness

Mass General Falls to Third Place in Hospital Rankings

Tuesday’s U.S. News & World Report hospital rankings bring bad news for Massachusetts General Hospital. After winning the top spot last year, Mass General fell to number […]