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Massachusetts Schools Ranked Best in America

Massachusetts public schools were ranked the best in America—just a scant few hundred years after the first one was established here in Boston. The Bay State […]

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Boston Hospitals Among Those Snubbed by Federal Hospital Rankings

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Wednesday released its first-ever set of hospital rankings, which score 3,662 hospitals on a five-star system. […]

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Boston Ranked Sixth Most Educated Metropolitan Area in America

Even with a few dozen world-class colleges and universities in our midst and the first public school system in America, Boston is still only the […]

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North Reading Is the Safest City to Drive in Massachusetts

Driving in Massachusetts is no walk in the park, but apparently we have something to celebrate. A new study from car insurance comparison company EverQuote made a […]

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The ‘Charm Index’ Says Boston Is America’s Most Charming Capital

With its brick sidewalks and abundance of brightly colored land-and-water terrain vehicles, Boston is decidedly a charming place. This week, apartment-finding platform RentHop revealed further […]

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A Massachusetts College Was Ranked Second in the Country for Best Value

When it comes to smart investments, students at Bentley University hone their expertise in more ways than one. In a new best colleges ranking from […]

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Boston Is Home to the Second Best Hotel in the Country

XV Beacon is no stranger to winning awards. The luxury lodging on Beacon Street claims best hotel titles from Condé Nast Traveler, USA Today, Fodor’s, and even this […]

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Harvard, MIT, and Williams College Make Forbes’ List of Top Colleges

Don’t sweat that quarter-million you just dropped at Harvard or MIT, everyone who just graduated from Harvard or MIT. According to Forbes, the brainy masses […]

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Boston Ranked One of the World’s Best Tech Cities

The Silicon Valley area is familiar to a global audience as a mecca of tech innovation, with startups and established tech companies from Apple to Google, […]

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Boston Beats Seattle, Portland in List of Best U.S. Cities

Is there anywhere cooler than the oh-so-hip Pacific Northwest? In short, yes. Boston is. In Travel + Leisure‘s annual World’s Best Award list released this week, […]

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A Massachusetts Town Was Ranked the Best for Backyard Entertaining

New Englanders know there is nothing as sweet as Cape Cod in the summertime, where dining en plein air often translates to devouring ice cream cones by the […]

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These Are the 25 Healthiest Restaurants in Boston

You may think that café you hit up for lunch every single week is healthy—but without peeking into its kitchen, it’s hard to know for sure. Fear […]

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Seattle, Not Boston, Ranked Best City for Fourth of July Celebrations

Seattle, not Boston, is the best city in America for celebrating the Fourth of July. This is odd, considering Boston more or less invented America. […]

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Boston Children’s Hospital Named Best Pediatric Hospital in the U.S.

Boston Children’s Hospital was once again named the best pediatric hospital in the country, continuing Massachusetts’ long history as a medical powerhouse. This is the […]

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Connecticut Ranked Worst State for Road Trips

If you planned on avoiding all the chaos at Logan and hitting the open road this summer, it might behoove you to take a detour when […]