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The Shark Attack That Changed Cape Cod Forever

Isaac Rocha sat in class trying to concentrate on his schoolwork, but his mind was somewhere else. It was a Friday afternoon in mid-September 2018, […]

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The New Magic Number for Fixing the MBTA? $10 Billion

What would it cost to get the MBTA running the way it’s supposed to? According to a new report, the T’s estimate has been revised […]

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Marty Walsh Is Not on Board with Encore’s Plans for a 4 a.m. Liquor License

A new bid from Encore Boston Harbor to serve alcohol until 4 a.m. when it (eventually) opens has an opponent: Marty Walsh. Boston’s mayor this […]

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Trump Says the White House Visit is the Reason the Red Sox Are Good Now

It was an awkward, polarizing, gaffe-stricken affair, but Trump insists that last week’s Red Sox visit to the White House was, in fact, a good luck […]

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Western Massachusetts Got Snow for Mother’s Day

It’s that time of year again, folks. School’s almost out, flowers are starting to bloom, and…it’s still snowing in Western Massachusetts? Mother’s Day brought some […]

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On its 350th Birthday, 10 Things You Didn’t Know about Boston’s Old South Church

Stick around anywhere for 350 years, and some interesting—and downright strange—things are likely to happen. Such is life for the Old South Church, a Boston […]

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The Encore Boston Harbor Will Open When It Opens, I Guess

June 23: That’s the date we’ve been told to expect the long-awaited debut of Encore Boston Harbor. The day, in other words, when a new […]

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The Guy Who Pointed a Laser at Tom Brady Won’t Apologize to Him

The man who was cited for pointing a laser at Tom Brady during the AFC Championship game against the Kansas City Chiefs has finally broken […]

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How Old Are the “Don’t Dump” Plaques Next to Boston’s Storm Drains?

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at onelastquestion@bostonmagazine.com. […]

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Coming Soon: An Encore Boston Harbor Ferry

You can bet it won’t exactly be easy to get to Encore Boston Harbor once it launches next month, given the traffic that’s sure to […]

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Massachusetts Needs to Reconsider Nuclear Energy

By the end of this month, the reactor at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth will finally power down for good. Its slim, uranium-filled […]

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The White House Apparently Can’t Spell “Red Sox”

Come on. Boston’s World Series-winning baseball team is heading to the White House today, for an already fraught visit to celebrate the championship. The name of […]

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Someone Caught Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia Taking a Trip to Vegas

Look, sometimes luck is just not on your side in Las Vegas. But this is really unlucky. Embattled Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia is coming under scrutiny […]

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Robert Kraft’s Lawyers Are Accused of Lying in Court

Maybe you’ve already gotten whiplash following Robert Kraft’s tribulations in Florida courtrooms, but this case continues to surprise. In a new twist, prosecutors are now […]

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You Can Now Pick Up a CharlieCard at a Library or City Hall

Stop scanning the sidewalks and hop on a train bound for Government Center. CharlieCards will now be available for pickup at City Hall and in […]