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Boston Hotel Workers Just Voted to Authorize a Strike

After months of failed contract negotiations with the massive hotel company, hundreds Boston hotel workers at eight Marriott-owned properties have voted to authorize a strike. The […]

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Red Bull Crashed Ice, a Wild Downhill Skating Race, Is Coming to Fenway Park

Red Bull Crashed Ice, a bonkers and wildly fun downhill race on ice skates, is coming to Boston’s Fenway Park. The two-day event on February 8-9 is […]

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A New Study Shows the “Bathroom Bill” Hysteria Is Unfounded

If you’re the kind of person who is passionately opposed to the state’s 2016 transgender accommodations law, sometimes called a “bathroom bill,” what you really need […]

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Somerville Police Investigating a Report of People Urinating on American Flags at Veterans Memorial

After a crime so bizarre and offensive it sounds like a fever dream from the minds of the angriest people you know on Facebook, police in […]

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Bostonians Are Worried about Climate Change Impacting the Waterfront, Study Finds

In the wake of some serious coastal flooding in the city this year, Bostonians are overwhelmingly concerned about the impact of climate change on the […]

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Emily’s List Endorsed Ayanna Pressley after She Already Won

Emily’s List endorsed Ayanna Pressley on Monday, lending the Boston City Councilor a major boost and access to gobs of campaign cash and influential figures in […]

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The In Crowd: Inside Boston’s Elite Country Clubs

Lush greens, “Men Only” signs, and the best friends membership can buy. Think elite country clubs are a relic of a bygone era? Think again.

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RIP: Discounted Dunkin’ Donuts Coffee after Patriots Victories Is No More

Fans of both iced regulars and the New England Patriots, prepare for some bad news: Dunkin’ Donuts has officially ended its coffee giveaway promotion after Pats wins. The […]

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Hurricane Florence Will Have a “Minimal Impact” on Massachusetts, Forecasters Say

As coastal communities up and down the East Coast prepare for the worst this weekend from Hurricane Florence, Massachusetts need not join them in filling […]

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Massachusetts Colleges Fared Well in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

We take it for granted that Massachusetts colleges are among the best in the nation, but every now and again we get affirmation from outside […]

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Elizabeth Warren Says Trump’s Cabinet Should Just Invoke the 25th Amendment Already

If you really think he’s an incorrigible loose cannon and oaf, who has to be lied to all the time to keep the country from […]

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Is Donald Trump Going to Rally for Geoff Diehl?

Just picture it. President Donald Trump venturing into Massachusetts, where he has yet to set foot during his presidency, to stand beside Geoff Diehl, the Republican […]

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The MBTA’s Just War on Backpacks Has Been Rekindled

Waiting in the stale heat that fills the southbound MBTA Orange Line stop at State Street this morning, I heard the sweetest sound come over […]

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Update: After a Razor-Thin Finish in the Third District, a Recount Looms

Update: Looks like the recount is a go. The campaign for former Marty Walsh Chief of Staff Dan Koh says it will file the signatures necessary […]

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One Last Question: What’s the Best Word to Replace “Trump”?

The word has many meanings. Whichever definition pleases you most says a bit about your politics, but also a lot about how you need to just let some words be.