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Policy

Let’s Just Stay in Daylight Saving Time Forever

There’s never been a better year for a later sunset.


Media

7 News Anchor Alaina Pinto Says She Was Fired for Appearing in Hubie Halloween

News

Boston Is Among the Nation’s “Rattiest Cities,” and It’s Only Getting Rattier

News

How a “Dunkies”-Toting Early Voter at Fenway Became an Instant Boston Star


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News

Does Anyone Else Feel like the Only Person Who Stayed inside All Summer?

Social media-induced FOMO during a pandemic is a complicated emotion.

News

How a “Dunkies”-Toting Early Voter at Fenway Became an Instant Boston Star

The ultimate Boston voter has been located.

Media

7 News Anchor Alaina Pinto Says She Was Fired for Appearing in Hubie Halloween

She appeared briefly in the Adam Sandler Netflix movie as a fictional reporter.

News

Boston Is Among the Nation’s “Rattiest Cities,” and It’s Only Getting Rattier

The rat population boom has landed us near the top of the list in a new report.

News

Bad News: Drought, Storms Could Wipe Out This Year’s New England Foliage

Experts warn that remnants from Hurricane Delta are likely to put a serious damper on leaf-peeping season.

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Policy

Let’s Just Stay in Daylight Saving Time Year-Round in Massachusetts

#SaveOurSunsets.


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Politics

Politics

From senators eyeing the presidency to a mayor ruling over a changing city, here’s what our politicians are up to.


News

An Appliance Shortage Is Rattling Boston, and Me

The COVID era has made household necessities much harder to come by. Better hope your oven doesn’t break!

News

Could There Be Buried Treasure underneath Boston?

As popular lore would have it, the Boston area may be home to the bounties of Captain Kidd and Thomas Veale.

Politics

Four More Years?!?

Or, how Boston snowflakes like me will cope if Trump wins…again.

Business

NECCO Wafers Are Back…On the List of Worst Halloween Candies

After everything it’s been through, still no respect for the chalky delights.

Law

The Day the Music Died

Fifty years ago, rising soul sensation Franklin Lynch was shot dead by police at Boston City Hospital. The killing of an unarmed man, and its cover-up, inspired Boston’s Black community to invent a new form of civic justice. Why doesn’t anyone remember?

Policy

Policy

Marijuana legalization, healthcare changes, and all the other referendums shaking up Mass.


Business

The $100 Million Challenge

Funds from Boston’s philanthropies flow overwhelmingly to white-led organizations. Here’s how 19 of Boston’s most successful business leaders of color are determined to change that, one dollar at a time.

Business

Can the Duck Boats Recover from a Summer with No Tourism?

How the city’s iconic water-going buses have managed to stay afloat in a dried-up tourism season.

News

Behind the Byline with Rowan Jacobsen

Learn more about Boston magazine’s writers and editors, and how they approach their work.

News

Those Aren’t Clouds: The West Coast Wildfire Smoke Has Reached Massachusetts

Traces of the fires out west have cast a haze over the region.

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