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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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Fenway Madness, Or Afternoon Nap?

You’re stuck in your office, counting down the hours until you can leave your desk chair. Soon you will be grabbing your belongings as you […]

Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment. A bomb by any other name would smell like a cadaver: The MBTA disputes testimony by […]

News

A House Divided Against Itself Can Not Stand

. . . Or can it? The Middlebury Institute and the Second Vermont Republic are Northern secessionist organizations, and they have formed an unlikely alliance […]

Crime

That’s Not Whitey, That’s Grandpa!

When the new pictures of James “Whitey” Bulger came out a few weeks ago, we scoffed at them. Even Bulger’s ex-girlfriend said it wasn’t him. […]

Crime

Don’t Break the Law. We Mean It This Time

Hey, did you know it was illegal to serve alcohol to someone who isn’t 21 or is so intoxicated he can’t stand up? You did? […]

Media

Deconstructing Manny

The critical consensus upon the return of Manny Ramirez to the Red Sox lineup was that the slugger could hit falling out of bed, or […]


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Politics

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


Media

Globe Columnist: I’m Not Cool

The Globe‘s Alex Beam wastes an entire Living/Arts column today discussing all the ways in which he is “not cool.” (Really? Here’s another startling confession: […]

What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers. Whoops: A Boston Police Department report cites more than a dozen examples of gang members who are arrested […]

The Last Word

Your long day of corporate drudgery is over. Get out and enjoy the city! Here are a few ideas to get you started, lovingly picked […]

Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment. Leave the Wakefield shirts at home for the ALDS: Tim Wakefield won’t pitch in the ALDS. […]

Crime

Gimme Shelter

As kids, we always wanted to have a secret fort. We had some success with large sheets of plywood propped against rocks, but never got […]

Policy

Policy

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


Media

Rethinking the Dig

As many of you know, Jeff Lawrence has taken over the editorial reins of the Weekly Dig. But a question lingers: What now? This is […]

Crime

Caring is Daring

Remember the Guardian Angels? They’re still here, apparently. According to a recruiting poster we found, the Angels are not only staying, they’re expanding. If only […]

Crime

He Got the Meter(s)

In busting one of the more brilliant capers of recent vintage, police discovered 140 parking meters in a man’s house in Cambridge. While the alleged […]

Red Sox Nation Asks the Tough Questions

Encouraging baseball fans to come out and support their team in public is always a gamble. In less baseball-crazed cities, fans wear a jersey and […]

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