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On the Market: A Grand Oceanside Manor in Gloucester

129 Atlantic Rd., Gloucester Price: $4,750,000 Size: 8,441 square feet Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 4.5 This huge European-style manor might be called “Terra Firma,” but it’s […]

City Life

BPD Is Investigating One of Its Own Amid Reports of Cops Joining the Capitol Riot

As police departments across the country are coming under pressure to determine exactly how many of their police officers joined rioters in the violence at […]

City Life

Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King in Boston: A Love Story

There are two photographs of Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta, that paint a vivid picture of their time together in Boston. Captured […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Giant English Tudor Home in Pepperell

36-A Elm Street, Pepperell Price: $1,150,000 Size: 7,185 square feet Bedrooms: 7 Baths: 7 We all understand wanting to escape, especially right now. So how […]

City Life

When the Rollout Ramps Up, What Do We Do about Vaccine Line-Cutters?

For this early, and admittedly very “bumpy,” phase of the vaccine rollout in Massachusetts, much of the focus has been on making sure the right […]


Why Does the North End Keep Catching Heat for Flouting COVID Rules?

Over the last year, restaurants across Boston have been struggling to stay in business while keeping guests safe and adhering to city- and state-imposed COVID-era […]

City Life

Anatomy of a Pet Rescue

What do you do when you’re trapped at home with little to do in the middle of a pandemic? If you’re like many locals, you […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Make the Most of Winter with a Stroll through Castles Carved Out of Ice

There might be light at the end of the tunnel as vaccine doses roll out, but we’re still in for a long winter in quarantine […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Cozy Northampton Home with a Butterfly-Filled Garden

7 Market St., Northampton Price: 484,900 Size: 1,344 square feet Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2 For a building pushing 300 years of age, this two-bed and […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Bright and Airy Single-Family in Cambridge

36 Lopez Ave., Cambridge Price: $5,300,000 Size: 4,345 square feet Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 6 Looking at this sprawling Cambridge pad, you can almost hear the […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Seaside Salisbury Stunner Right on the Water

73 Atlantic Ave Unit B4, Salisbury Price: $799,900 Size: 2,525 square feet Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 It may be hard for some to pick a […]

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City Life

Check Your Mail: The City Is Pulling a Switcheroo on Your Electricity Provider

Imagine if the City of Boston negotiated a deal with T-Mobile on behalf of all residents and businesses. And instead of offering it as an […]

Home & Property

How Low Can Boston Rents Go?

It was a side effect of the pandemic that bucked a years’ long trend, and realigned the balance of power among tenants and landlords in […]

City Life

Get to Know Kim Janey, the Next Mayor of Boston

Fellow Bostonians, meet your new mayor. Kim Janey, Boston’s City Council president, is set to assume the corner office at City Hall on an interim […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Sherborn Barn with Serene Woodland Views

255 S Main St., Sherborn Price: 959,000 Size: 2,854 square feet Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2.5 The home should be a sanctuary, and that’s exactly what […]