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Harvard’s Dunster House Says Goodbye to Goat Roast

A decades-old tradition is dying at Harvard. No, not the exclusive finals clubs or the legacy admissions. It’s a goat roast. That’s right, goat roast. […]

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Mayor Walsh: Trump’s Sanctuary City Plan Is “Crazy”

President Trump’s idea to ship thousands of detained immigrants from the Mexican border into “sanctuary cities” like Boston, apparently out of spite, has been called unfeasible, nonsensical, and illegal. […]

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Bruins Legend Ray Bourque Apologizes for Crossing Stop & Shop Picket Line

Bruins legend and Hall of Famer Ray Bourque spent a lifetime skating over the red and blue lines on the ice. But he had to […]

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Photos: Scenes You Missed from the 2019 Boston Marathon

The forecast looked grim, but runners and spectators at the 2019 Boston Marathon were greeted with weather that was actually… pretty great? There were plenty […]

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Photos from the 2019 Boston Marathon Finish Line

Though the morning’s forecasts were dreary, spirits remained high at the Boston Marathon this year. As clouds and rain cleared up by mid-morning, runners roared, cried, […]

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A Small Fire on the Marathon Route in Brookline Was Nothing Serious, Police Say

A small fire that broke out at a Brookline mattress store and spewed smoke along the route of the Boston Marathon was over quickly and […]

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BAA Apologizes after Flag Seen on Ground at Marathon Ceremony

The Boston Athletic Association says it “apologizes sincerely” after an American flag ended up crumpled up on the ground during an awards ceremony at the 2019 Boston Marathon. “The Boston […]

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Here Are the Winners of the 2019 Boston Marathon

The 2019 Boston Marathon winners will be rolling past the finish line shortly on this very soggy Monday morning. Check back in for the results, […]

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Boston Marathon Weather Update: It’s Wet, but the Worst May Be Over

Hope you packed your ponchos and plastic bags—which runners have been using to shield their sneakers from moisture before the big race—because the 2019 Boston Marathon got […]

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What It’s Like to Experience the Marathon from Wellesley’s Legendary Scream Tunnel

Wellesley College, the historically women’s college in a Boston suburb, isn’t exactly known as a party school, but for at least one day every April […]

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What It’s Really Like to Work in an Open Office

Remember the days when everyone had an office with four walls and a door? Yeah, neither do we. Instead, many in Boston have been plunked into a new kind of […]

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Whitey Bulger Still Has Secrets to Tell

Six months ago, a gruesome act of violence brought James “Whitey” Bulger’s long, violent, terror-inducing life to an end. But if you ask Casey Sherman and […]

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How the Rainy Weather Forecast Will Impact the 2019 Boston Marathon

When the weather is mild—slightly overcast, maybe, with a cool breeze—the Boston Marathon is a delight. Runners thrive on it, spectators love it, and the feat […]

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Someone Flew a Drone over Fenway Park During a Red Sox Game

Late in the Red Sox’s Thursday game against the Toronto Blue Jays, fans noticed something hovering above Fenway. It wasn’t a bird, it wasn’t a […]

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The Interview: State Representative Russell Holmes

Sure, a lot of people don’t like their boss, but state Representative Russell Holmes has made an art out of antagonizing his with particular vigor, […]