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Grayer, but Stronger

After more than 18 months of pandemic life, how I learned to live with me, myself, and whoever this new person in the mirror is.


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Boston’s GrubStreet Is Still Dealing with the Fallout from “Bad Art Friend”

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Photos from the 2021 Boston Marathon Finish Line

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A Sudden, Wild End to Columbus Day in Boston


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The Latest Threat to New England’s Autumn Bliss: Apple Crime

After a case in New Hampshire, a reminder about the rules of the orchard.

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The Survivor

As a high school freshman, Jamie Forbes was sexually abused by a male teacher at Milton Academy, the elite school that sits on the land his Brahmin family donated. Now he’s out for justice—and to change the culture at private schools in Boston and beyond for good.

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What You Need to Know about the Gig Worker Ballot Question

Uber, Lyft, and other Silicon Valley titans have brought the campaign to reshape the way we treat their workers to Massachusetts.

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Rick Hajjar Sentenced to 70 Months in Prison

The Alden Shoe Company CFO, and patron of Bianca de la Garza, was ordered to serve nearly six years in prison for embezzlement.

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This Man Created a Monster

Thirty years ago, MIT professor Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web and altered the course of human history. Now, in the face of misinformation, malicious behavior, and the exploitation of personal data online, he’s determined to slay the beast it has become.

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The Top Colleges in Massachusetts, According to the 2022 U.S. News and World Report Rankings

The report ranked nursing programs for the first time this year.


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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.

Fundraising Program Gives ‘Hope for the Holidays’ to Families Affected by Cancer

Fundraising Program Gives ‘Hope for the Holidays’ to Families Affected by Cancer

Family Reach helps families keep their spirits up during the season of giving.

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A Voice Unheard

Black sports stars and comics from out of town often argue that the Hub is America’s most racist city. Many white residents disagree. But guess whose perspective almost no one is listening to? Black Bostonians’.

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The Freedom Trail Would Prefer You Not Make Pervy Jokes about Their Cream Pie Ad

The family-friendly institution’s new campaign has teed up some NSFW jokes.

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His Mission: To Map, and Eat, Every Cider Doughnut in New England

The cider donuteur’s list of farms selling the fall favorites is at 191, and counting.

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Don’t Nantucket My Newburyport

Famed developer Steve Karp helped transform Nantucket into a glitzy island paradise. Then he set his sights on the seaside jewel of the North Shore. Turns out the townspeople had other plans.

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You’re Not Imagining Things: More People Are Getting Called for Jury Duty Right Now

But just in comparison to the last year.

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Policy

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

High-End Homes: Check Out the Luxury Condos Changing South Boston

High-End Homes: Check Out the Luxury Condos Changing South Boston

Can't wait to see the new construction at the Broadway T station? Check out these photos for a sneak peek of the 14 West luxury condos opening this summer!

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The Mysterious Van Gogh Exhibit Set to Debut in Boston This Week Has Been Postponed

It still hadn’t announced a location for its planned September 2 opening.

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Boston Is Back to School: What You Need to Know

This September isn’t exactly what students, teachers, or parents imagined on the last day of classes in June. Still, at a time of great uncertainty, one thing is sure: The kids are finally going back. If you find yourself riddled with anxiety and asking an avalanche of questions as your child transitions to in-person learning, rest assured you’re not alone.

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The Best Public High Schools in Greater Boston

We crunched the numbers to come up with our annual guide to the top-performing schools in the region. How does your child’s school stack up?

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Will We Ever Solve the Childcare Crisis?

We live in one of the most innovative and progressive regions in the country—not to mention one of the richest. Yet Massachusetts is also the state with the most expensive childcare in the nation, which is crippling families, mostly working moms. Will we ever figure out how to solve the childcare crisis?

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