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The Battle for Boston

One of the distinguishing traits of great cities is that they’re furiously alive, which is to say they’re constantly changing, and Boston is no different.

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From Brahmin Banks to Silicon Valley 2.0

The Vault has closed for good, the tent is bigger than ever, and a tech revolution is upon us. Banking titan Chad Gifford and cybersecurity star Corey Thomas, president and CEO of Rapid7, take stock of money and power in a new, more inclusive era.

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From Underdogs to a City of Champions

There are no losers in New Boston, but it wasn’t always that way. Retired Boston Globe columnist Bob Ryan and Barstool Sports writer Jared Carrabis, a Saugus native, reflect on half a century of sports history—and what it means to a new generation of tried-and-true fans.

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Soon, You Could Be Registered to Vote Automatically

Maybe you’re overwhelmed by the flood of legislation making its way through the State House right now as the session comes to a close, but […]

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Maybe 3D-Printed Guns, the World’s Dumbest Guns, Are Not Long for this World

It’s not often that Massachusetts political leaders and President Donald Trump see eye-to-eye, especially on guns, but when it comes to 3D-printed firearms, the concept seems to […]

Home & Property

On the Market: An 1890s Victorian in Montpelier

24-26 Loomis Street, Montpelier Price: $1,100,000 Size: 6,124 square feet Bedrooms: 7 Baths: 7.75 Tucked among classic New England farmhouses and Colonials, this pink Victorian in Montpelier, Vt., stands […]

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Boston Is Dead. Long Live Boston

As Old Boston is washed away, we’re left asking: Are we losing the best or the worst parts of being Bostonian?

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The NECCO Workers Are Suing

The NECCO rollercoaster keeps right on rolling. Hundreds of workers who were abruptly laid off this month are now suing, saying they were wronged when work […]

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A Tax on Airbnb May Be Coming Soon after a Last-Minute Deal

After a last-minute deal struck at the State House over the weekend, the long-discussed tax on Airbnb may soon arrive in Massachusetts. If Gov. Charlie […]

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Ayanna Pressley Just Landed a Huge Endorsement: Maura Healey

Once thought of as kind of a long shot, Ayanna Pressley’s bid for long-term incumbent Michael Capuano’s seat in Congress is looking pretty formidable right about now. Maura […]

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Trump Jokes He “Could Have Had Tom Brady” as a Son-in-Law Instead of Jared Kushner

Successful, talented, beloved, capable. These are not words that describe President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. But they do, on his best days, describe Tom Brady. Which has, […]

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Amazon Facial Recognition Mistakenly Linked Ed Markey to a Mugshot

As far as we know, Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey’s face has never appeared in a mugshot. But that’s not the result the ACLU got when […]

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Baker OKs Wiping out an Anti-Abortion Law and Other Outdated Garbage Still on the Books

Goodbye, Massachusetts’ 173-year-old law against abortion which is somehow still on the books. Adios, the states’ still-technically-in-effect ban on contraception for unmarried couples. Flanked by Democrats in a State […]

Education

This Is the Book BPS Kids Are Reading This Summer

Over 10,000 copies of Tonya and Ben Mezrich’s new book, Charlie Num3ers and the Man in the Moon, were given out for free to Boston Public Schools […]

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Jeff Sessions Is in Boston Again

U.S. Attorney General and aggressive anti-illegal immigrant crusader Jeff Sessions is making another appearance in Boston today, this time to announce charges against 28 people, the […]