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Boston’s Statue of Abraham Lincoln Standing Over a Kneeling Enslaved Man Will Be Removed

A petition calling for the statue’s removal garnered over 12,000 signatures in just three weeks.


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Literature

The Interview: Author Robin Cook

Literature

How Arlington’s Sarah Kamya Is Diversifying Little Free Libraries Across the Country

K-12 Education

Here’s Your First Look into the Massachusetts School Reopening Guidelines


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Crime

U.S. Attorney: Ghislaine Maxwell Delivered Epstein Victims “Into a Trap”

The British socialite, who was rumored to be living in Massachusetts last year, was arrested in New Hampshire Thursday morning.

News

Maura Healey to Phantom Fireworks: Stop Sending Ads to Mass. Residents

The AG’s office sent a cease and desist letter to the fireworks company Wednesday.

News

Boston’s Statue of Abraham Lincoln Standing Over a Kneeling Enslaved Man Will Be Removed

A petition calling for the statue’s removal garnered over 12,000 signatures in just three weeks.

author robin cook
Literature

The Interview: Author Robin Cook

The writer, surgeon, and former Naval submarine officer talks COVID-19 and a life lived outside the lines.

Literature

How Arlington’s Sarah Kamya Is Diversifying Little Free Libraries Across the Country

What started as a simple Instagram request has exploded into a nationwide project.

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Travel

What’s a Summer without Provincetown?

The Cape Cod town, long an oasis for the LGBTQ community, is going to have a very different summer season.


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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.


Health News

Hundreds of Massachusetts COVID-19 Contact Tracers Are Getting Laid Off

As the state’s number of cases declines.

News

A Cambridge Whole Foods Sent Workers Home After They Wore Black Lives Matter Masks

The grocery store said the masks were against dress code.

K-12 Education

Here’s Your First Look into the Massachusetts School Reopening Guidelines

Students from the second grade onward will be expected to wear masks, class sizes will shrink, and social distancing will be enforced in group spaces.

News

An Instagram Reckoning on Race Is Rocking Tony Private Schools

Black students and alumni are taking to social media to anonymously share stories of the racism they experienced at schools across the state.

News

7 Steps for Becoming an Anti-Racism Advocate

Here’s what you can do right now.

Policy

Policy

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


News

The Interview: Juliette Kayyem

CNN security expert and Cambridge mother of three Juliette Kayyem has plenty to say about Donald Trump, Boston’s recovery, and staying safe this summer.

Neighborhoods

On the Waterfront: An Oral History of the Seaport

The radical, imperfect, and unfinished transformation of Boston’s newest neighborhood.

Crime

The Last Days of Whitey Bulger

His time behind bars before being murdered has remained unknown—until now.

News

Something New to Worry About: Really Big Jellyfish

They’ve been spotted at several local beaches.

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