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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.

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The Best Reactions to Ayanna Pressley’s Stunning Win

What a primary. Ayanna Pressley pulled off a stunning win in her bout with incumbent Congressman Mike Capuano, a result that the polls didn’t forecast, […]

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Bill Galvin Defeated Challenger Josh Zakim in a Feisty Democratic Primary Battle

Secretary of State Bill Galvin has survived a spirited primary challenge from Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim, winning a decisive 67.4 percent of the vote, […]

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Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively Has Lost to Charlie Baker

Scott Lively, a pastor from Springfield notorious for his fixation on exposing “the gay agenda,” has lost his long-shot bid to unseat Charlie Baker and […]

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Ayanna Pressley Will Become the First Black Woman to Represent Massachusetts in Congress

She really did it. In a surprise win that will unseat long-term incumbent Congressman Mike Capuano, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley has pulled off a daring […]

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Here Are the Massachusetts 2018 Primary Results

Primaries in non-presidential election years can be unglamorous affairs, but in 2018, heavily Democratic Massachusetts has had a number of surprisingly competitive races. Whether it […]

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The Other Scourge of Storrow Drive: People Riding Bikes

We hear a lot about the perils of Storrow Drive this time of year, and for good reason. Thousands of people unfamiliar with the concept of “Storrowing” arrive in […]

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Oops: Dunkin’ Donuts Gave Out Eagles “World Champions” Cups in Massachusetts

Repping the local team on your merchandise is good for business. It must be, considering the lengths Dunkin’ Donuts goes to in order to link its […]

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Boston Has Better Drivers than Baltimore, and Only Baltimore

Take a bow, Boston drivers. You are, collectively, no longer the worst drivers in America. According to a new study, that title now belongs to Baltimore. When […]

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Best Schools in Boston 2018

The ultimate guide to Boston preschools. Plus, our annual ranking of the area’s top high schools.

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Bright and Early: Everything You Need to Know About Preschool around Boston

Ask around this brainy town, and parents will swear a happy life begins with the right preschool. But how early should the rat race really start? Clue: It’s younger than you think. A candid look at everything you need to know about early education—before it’s too late.

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How Low Can Preschool Teacher Salaries in the Boston Area Go?

Why is it that preschool teachers make so little in a state with some of the highest childcare costs in the country?

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Whatever Happened to Universal Pre-K in Boston?

Five years after Marty Walsh ran on a promise to reform the system, pre-K in Boston is still far from “universal.” But what does that word actually mean? Well, believe it or not, it doesn’t necessarily mean more pre-K.

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Meet the Preschool Squad

Say hello to the parents you’ll be spending the next few years with, whether you like it or not. From the nervous nelly to the naturalist and, of course, the overachiever, here’s who you’ll be seeing in the parking lot and on the playground.

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A Man Who Threatened to Kill Boston Globe Reporters Has Been Arrested

A man who allegedly threatened to shoot and kill reporters at the Boston Globe following its highly publicized effort to promote the free press has been […]