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How to Throw Your Life Away

The ceiling in my childhood bedroom is so low, it’s like I could jump and hit my head on it and knock myself out if […]

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How Boston’s Neighborhoods Got Their Names

OK, get this: Roxbury used to be called “Rocksbury,” and is so named because of all the rocky terrain in the area. And this: Beacon Hill once […]

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Bernie Sanders: Everyone Should Vote, Including Boston Marathon Bomber

Yep, you heard him. When Bernie Sanders says every American citizen should have the right to vote, he means everyone—including Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. […]

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What You Need to Know About Your Trustee Duties

There are a number of reasons why families establish trusts as part of their estate plans, including minimizing taxes, avoiding probate, and transferring wealth in […]

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Tewksbury Golden Retrievers Get Police Escort for Easter Stroll

After a generous helping of Easter ham and a steady stream of pastel jelly beans from an all-too-convenient egg-shaped dish, it’s a good idea to […]

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Jay Ash Is the King of the Corporate Hill

WHO IS HE? The recently installed CEO of the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership (MACP). REMINDS US OF: Paul Grogan, longtime CEO of the Boston Foundation, who […]

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Meghna Chakrabarti Is the Voice of a New Generation

WHO IS SHE? The calmly inquisitive voice emerging from millions of speakers over some 290 radio stations every Monday through Thursday morning as host of […]

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Kiran Smith on Rebranding Boston

WHO IS SHE? The new chief executive officer of 73-year-old advertising agency Arnold Worldwide. REMINDS US OF: Mike Mahoney, who took the helm of a […]

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Aaron Michlewitz on the Future of the State Politics

WHO IS HE? State representative for the 3rd Suffolk district and chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. REMINDS US OF: Tom Finneran, who […]

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Suffolk County DA Rachael Rollins on Reforming a Broken System

Who is she? The newly elected district attorney for Suffolk County. Reminds us of: Felix D. Arroyo, who brought his reform perspective to the Boston […]

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The Stop & Shop Strike Has Ended after 11 Days

After 11 days of picketing, unionized Stop & Shop workers are back on the job thanks to a new agreement with the grocery store chain. A tentative deal was […]

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Looks Like We Had Some Boston Marathon Cheaters from China This Year

Look, we get it. The tens of thousands who jogged the Boston Marathon this year get it. The two brave souls here at Boston who ran […]

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Did the Robert Kraft Massage Parlor Video Leak?

Start preparing yourselves now: It’s looking more or less inevitable that the public will get to see a video of Robert Kraft inside a Florida […]

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The Harvard Book Store Is Selling Hard Copies of the Mueller Report

If you’re looking for the fastest way to read a 450-page book, head on over to the Harvard Book Store to pick up your hard […]

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An MIT Crew Team Was Rescued from the Charles River This Morning

A  nine-member crew team had to be rescued from the Charles River Friday morning after choppy waters caused their boat to capsize, Cambridge officials say. […]