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The Pointlessness of That Aggressive Cambridge Skatepark Arrest

Update, October 5: Per the Boston Globe, charges have now been dropped against both skaters. Previously: Two men with the audacity to keep doing a state-sanctioned […]

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Brett Kavanaugh Will Not Return to Teach at Harvard

With an FBI investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct underway, Brett Kavanaugh’s future on the Supreme Court is very much in question right now. But […]

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Protesters Greet Senator Jeff Flake in Boston

Will they change Jeff Flake’s mind on Brett Kavanaugh? It’s too soon to say. But plenty were willing to give it a shot on Monday, […]

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Jeff Flake, a Crucial Vote in the Kavanaugh Nomination, Will Be in Boston Monday

Update, 9/28/18, 6:30 p.m.: Emerson President Lee Pelton has indicated Emerson is trying to cancel the event, with the following statement on the school’s website: “The […]

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Harvard Students “Burst Out in Cheers” When Kavanaugh Said He Might Never Teach Again

Among the many apparent consequences Judge Brett Kavanaugh will face if he is not given a lifetime appointment to one of the most powerful jobs in the world is that his […]

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Embattled Former State Senator Brian Joyce Was Found Dead in His Home

Former state Senator Brian Joyce, who had been facing federal corruption charges, was found dead in his Westport home Thursday, officials announced. His death is not […]

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Gritty, Philly’s Disturbing New Mascot, Traded Insults with Wally on Twitter

Gritty, the batshit and cursed new mascot for the Philadelphia Flyers, and Wally the Green Monster, the Red Sox’ lovable portly beast that everyone loves, are fighting […]

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Charlie Baker: Kavanaugh Accusations “Are Sickening and Deserve an Independent Investigation”

Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday called the accusations of sexual misconduct against Judge Brett Kavanaugh “sickening” and said the Senate should not vote on the Supreme […]

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Massachusetts’ 2018 MCAS Scores Are In

Four schools, including one in Boston, will no longer be considered “underperforming” according to the state’s standards, officials announced on Thursday along with the release […]

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The MBTA’s Fare Machines Were Under the Weather Today

Update: The fare machines are working again. #MBTA Fare Vending Machines are now accepting credit and debit card transactions. We thank you for your patience. — […]

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The Latest Chapter in the Brookline Racism Saga: A $150,000 Settlement

Several years into an ordeal that has challenged Brookline’s conceptions of itself as a bastion of liberal values, a black man who alleged discrimination in the town’s police […]

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The Interview: Boston’s New Police Commissioner William Gross

The new police commissioner talks race relations, turf wars with the State Police, and the dumbest criminal he’s ever seen.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Is Officially Just Dunkin’ Now

After a short transition period, during which the good people of Boston were allowed to get comfortable with what was to come, Dunkin’ Donuts has made […]

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Is Hempfest a Bad Neighbor? Boston’s City Council Will Weigh the Question

Could this be the end of the Boston Freedom Rally as we know it? For decades, pro-marijuana activists have held their annual gathering, also known […]

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Geoff Diehl Is Sticking by Brett Kavanaugh

Geoff Diehl, the Republican running for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, says he’s sticking by Judge Brett Kavanaugh, whose nomination to the Supreme Court is now in […]