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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The Interview: Author Robin Cook


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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BostonNow: Making, Then Breaking, the News?

Under a Herald-on-training-wheels headline, “Cop’s porn star photo op flop” the daily rag BostonNow claims that the Massachusetts State Police is investigating a trooper who […]

Real Estate

If You Lived Here, You’d Be Hearing Techno By Now

Boston’s real estate market is not an easy place to do business. Realtors go to extra lengths to attract potential buyers or renters to their […]


When It Comes to Killing, Who’s Worth More?

AP has a story today about a Hartford minister who is claiming that cops and media pay more attention to white murder victims than black […]


Mitt, How Could You?

Mitt, we’ve been through a lot together. Massachusetts fell in love with you back in 2002 with your big head of hair and the story […]


Boston Loves Talking About Self, Others

The Globe reports today that Boston is the “bloggiest city” in America, according to We edged out Philadelphia, home of our sister blog, by […]

Morning Lines

$250 million doesn’t buy what it used to: The Romney war chest is finally out in the open, and it reveals, among other things, that […]

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

The Last Word

After the carnage at Camden (you can have it, Channel 7) this weekend, one hopes that a sound thrashing of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays […]


International School of Foul Language

I’ve been hooked on crime logs for years, particularly those run by the South End News and the BPD’s blog. The best ones portray unhinged […]


Soul-Crushing Scofflaws

Alas, poor Bossie, we hardly knew ye. Bossie the Cow, who became famous for her markings that look like the beloved Old Man of the […]


Annals of Shrill Self-Importance

The Globe had a story yesterday on Cornel West, the black scholar whose spat with former Harvard head Larry Summers prompted him to decamp the […]


Is Everybody On Vacation?

When my alarm clock awakens me to the dulcet tones of NPR, I generally lay in bed for a minute to hear the weather and […]



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

Bang Bus

Porn star Ron Jeremy was involved in an accident this weekend when a drunk driver swerved in front of his tour bus, causing a collision […]

Questions With… Peter Yarrow

When you think of Peter, Paul and Mary, you probably think of your parents. You’ll soon have to add children to the list of Peter […]

It Will Also Kill Your Grammar

I was standing in Porter Square station Friday (for like 30 minutes) waiting for a train, when I saw one of those Live Outside the […]


Things are getting really ugly. Well that was a kick in the head, wasn’t it? When the bullpen blows a game, well, that’s baseball. When […]

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