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Massachusetts’ Ban on THC Vape Pens Is Over Now, Too

So on Wednesday we reported on the news that Massachusetts’ vaping ban had officially come to an end after three months. Beginning Wednesday, people who […]

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After a Tragic Winter at Boston Nightclubs, the City Has a New Plan for Safety

Whenever someone goes missing at a Boston nightclub, the city looks on in horror and fears the worst: A 20-something college student wanders away from […]

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A Year in Review: The Most Memorable Stories of 2018

Des Linden Wins the Boston Marathon Never has the phrase, “Good things happen when you least expect it” been more true than it was for […]

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After Three Long Months, the State’s Vaping Ban Is Finally Over

The Massachusetts vaping ban, the most extreme reaction to this year’s spasm of e-cigarette-linked lung illness and death, has officially come to an end. Bad […]

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Here’s Why Brady’s Goodbye to Best Buddies Matters

Maybe you tuned out the chatter about Brady’s odd contract negotiations and impending free agency. Perhaps you chalked the sale of his Brookline mansion up […]

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Take a Look at the New Car-Free Plans for the Northern Ave. Bridge

Plans for what to do with the decommissioned Northern Avenue Bridge, are beginning to take shape, and they look… pretty sweet? The proposal presented at […]

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A Year in Review: The Most Memorable Moments of 2017

Thousands Gather at the Boston Women’s March We all recall that 2017 kicked off in a less than ideal fashion, no? On January 21, the […]

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What Did Boston Google in 2019?

Bostonians had a lot on their minds in 2019, and thanks to Google and its unfathomable stockpile of data on all of us, we now […]

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A “Major Motion Picture” Is Searching for Someone Who Looks a Lot Like Keytar Bear

Boston Casting is constantly on the hunt for local talent for productions in the city, like when it was seeking “metal heads” for a concert […]

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MBTA Green Line Back in Action After Smoke and Sparks at Park Street

Just a day after the MBTA was deemed “relatively safe” by a panel of transportation experts, the Green Line temporarily paused service from Kenmore to […]

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The Boston City Council Candidate Who Lost by One Vote Won’t Challenge the Results

Wow. Just, wow. The biggest Boston City Council nail-biter in recent memory, which last night came down to a single vote has finally come to a […]

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A Year in Review: The Most Memorable Moments of 2016

Fewer Bostonians Owned Homes Than (Almost) Ever Before Census data released in early 2016 confirmed what those of us living here had already noticed: Boston […]

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College Closures Grabbed Headlines, but Unaffordability Crushed Students in the 2010s

Ten years ago the cost of attending a private college was more expensive in Massachusetts than anywhere else (and it still is), but back then […]

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Pete Frates, Local Hero and “Ice Bucket Challenge” Legend, Has Died

Pete Frates, the Boston athlete and icon of the “Ice Bucket Challenge” phenomenon, has died, his family says in an announcement released Monday. “Today Heaven […]

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A Boston Artist Was Arrested for Writing “Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself” on the Art Basel Banana Wall

The saga of the banana duct-taped to the wall keeps getting more and more interesting, and now a Boston-area man has left his mark on […]