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Rejoice: The North Station Tunnel Is Finally Here

The North Station pedestrian tunnel linking the subway to the commuter rail has finally opened to the public, a much-anticipated improvement at the stop. MBTA General Manager […]

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Marathon Bombing Survivor Adrianne Haslet Injured after Being Struck by Car in Back Bay

Update: Is there anyone in Boston tougher than Adrianne Haslet? In a follow-up on social media Wednesday night, she says she has not ruled out running the marathon […]

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Trump’s DACA Decision Puts a Harvard Would-Be Rhodes Scholar at Risk

Not every DACA recipient harmed by the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the program went to Harvard, or has the smarts to be picked for the […]

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Why Is a Video of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Dancing at BU Going Viral?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez—the freshman Congresswoman from New York, Boston University alum, and ally of Ayanna Pressley—really bugs a lot of the worst people online. There’s just something […]

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Trump Tweeted a “1/2020th” Meme Mocking Elizabeth Warren

As Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign gets off the ground, President Trump is coming after his potential 2020 rival with a meme. In a tweet on […]

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The New Insiders of Boston Politics

In early October, when 55 young black professionals from 33 states arrived in Boston for a special NAACP “NextGen” leadership conference, City Hall wanted to […]

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The End May Be Near for the National Grid Lockout

The National Grid lockout, which has kept about 1,250 off the job for months as union workers and the British gas company quarreled over a new contract, […]

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Elizabeth Warren Drank the “Club Soda of Beers” on Instagram

When Elizabeth Warren more or less launched her 2020 campaign on New Year’s Eve, the world was watching. So plenty tuned in to watch as the Senator flipped on […]

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The $10 Weekend Commuter Rail Passes Are Coming Back

If you’re one of the thousands of people who made use of those $10 unlimited commuter rail weekend passes last year—which let you ride as […]

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What’s Open and What’s Closed in Boston During the Shutdown

If you’re one of the 800,000 people who works for a federal agency impacted by it, you’re already feeling the effects of the partial government shutdown, which […]

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There’s Trouble on the Tracks for the Mattapan Trolley

Its vintage trolley cars are beloved in Boston, but it’s no secret the Mattapan Line isn’t in tip-top shape—amid recharged efforts to shorten the backlog of needed […]

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Here Are the Biggest Stories You Read from Boston in 2018

There’s freezing rain in the forecast, many of us have made a firm commitment not to change out of sweatpants for at least 48 hours, […]

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Prominent Local Pilates Instructor Faces Vehicular Homicide Trial

Julie Gagnon-Erickson, one of Boston’s top pilates instructors and wellness influencers, is awaiting trial on a charge of vehicular homicide while operating under the influence […]

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The First New MBTA Green Line Train Just Hit the Tracks

Look at that big, shiny, beautiful thing. In an early Christmas present for Boston commuters, the first of the new Green Line trains went into service today, ferrying passengers on […]

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The Millionaire’s Tax Debate Is Coming Back in 2019

If siphoning a big chunk of the wealth from Massachusetts’ ultra-rich to pay for public programs is your thing, then rejoice: The so-called millionaire’s tax is on its way back […]