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Dave Wedge

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Confessions of a Moll: A Boston Gangster’s Long-Time Girlfriend Speaks

It’s been 20 years since convicted murderer Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi went to prison for his reign of terror over the city. Now, in a Boston exclusive, his one-time girlfriend tells her story.

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Kitt the Legendary Police Dog Is Now a Public Statue

Bill Cushing, the heroic animal’s K9 unit partner, helped unveil the bronze sculpture at an emotional ceremony in Braintree.

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The Heartrending Tale of Kitt the Police Dog and His Human Partner

Braintree officer Bill Cushing needed a partner. Kitt, an expertly trained German Shepherd, needed a purpose. Together, they rescued each other.

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“It’s Unimaginable Pain”: The Everyday Affects of the Marathon Bombings, Ten Years Later

They lost someone dear. He raced toward a shootout. She held an injured seven-year-old at the second blast site. Five stories of life in a tragedy’s aftermath—and the wounds that never heal.

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Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

Long reserved for the arts, hospitals, cultural institutions, and universities, Boston’s charitable dollar is now being stretched in new directions. Will there be enough to go around in the future?


Boston Latin’s Growing Pains

Twitter scandals, white privilege, and woke politics: How the city’s most prestigious high school landed on the front lines of a culture war.

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Keeping Up with the Browns

U.S. senator, ambassador to New Zealand, and dean of New England Law Boston—Scott Brown has been there and done that. So what do he and his family want next? The answer may surprise you.

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The Battle for Franklin Park

Inside the clash that’s pitting Boston’s progressive activists against one another.

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The Pandemic Could Result in a Surge of HIV Infections in Boston

Public health experts are worried about a lack of access to resources.

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The Last Days of Whitey Bulger

His time behind bars before being murdered has remained unknown—until now.

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Don’t Fall for These COVID-19 Scams

Local law enforcement has a warning: Be careful out there, folks.

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Try Not to Panic, and 8 Other Practical Financial Tips

The coronavirus crisis has all of us worried about money.

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Will Grocery Stores Start Running Out of Food?

Supplies such as toilet paper have already vanished from shelves. Fingers crossed, it doesn’t get any worse than that.

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Rocky Road

Star athlete Peter Marciano seemed primed to join his uncle in fame. Then he got clobbered by the hit he never saw coming.

Four years after the tragedy of the Station nightclub fire, Great White frontman Jack Russell is pushing for a fresh start—but at what cost to those still suffering?

Putting the Band Back Together