Transportation

“Sorry for the Uncomfortable Commute,” MBTA Says to Passengers Who Almost Fell Out Train Door

Train riders were treated to a very breezy commute thanks to an open door.


Policy

Looks Like Massachusetts Will Be the First State to Ban Menthol Cigarettes

Sports

Enes Kanter Has a Lot on His Mind

News

The Encore's Idling Shuttles Were "Pumping Toxic Fumes into the Air"


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Crime

Hate Has a Home Here

Hate crimes against Boston-area Jews are on the rise. Are we ignoring all the signs of something even worse to come?

Crime

The Marine Allegedly Linked to the Death of Emerson’s Daniel Hollis Has Been Identified

Lance Corporal Samuel London is a suspect in the death of Daniel Hollis after a fight in Allston.

News

The Encore Says It Lost $41.7 Million in Its First Full Quarter

After reporting a more than $40 million loss in three months, the casino is looking to cut costs.

Politics

Ayanna Pressley Just Endorsed Elizabeth Warren

She’s the only member of the Squad to go for the senator.

Politics

Someone Handed Out Bogus Fliers in Brighton ahead of the City Council Election

Chinese activists say "dirty tactics" went down on behalf of candidate Craig Cashman.

News

Boston Medical Center Workers Are Protesting Melania Trump’s Visit

"Our BMC affirms the dignity, respect, and basic needs of every child."


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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.


Education

Emerson College Will Absorb Vermont’s Marlboro College

The tiny liberal arts college is going to close its campus and move students to Boston.

Politics

How Things Shook Out in the 2019 Boston City Council Election

For the first time, a majority of members will be women. Plus, a recount looms.

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Politics

Embattled Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia Loses Election

It’s the end of the road for the controversial, twice-arrested mayor.

News

Hear Ye! The Freedom Trail’s Tour Guides Have Had Enough

They may dress like the Founding Fathers, but the freshly unionized Bellringers Guild wants a 21st Century contract.

News

Your Neighborhood’s Convenience Store May Be Closed on Wednesday

Store owners want to keep selling menthol cigarettes.

Policy

Policy

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


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Transportation

The Reimagined Commuter Rail: Electric Cars, Shorter Wait Times, and Better Accessibility

It’s an ambitious plan, but it’s not totally clear how the whole thing will get funded.

Crime

Are We Living in the Most Corrupt Era of Our State’s History?

Turns out, scandals have been in the news since the very beginning.

News

Dust off Your Parka: Boston May See Snow This Week

Goodbye, fall.

Crime

Weekend Attack outside Gay Bar Appears to Be a Hate Crime

The victims say they were targeted with violence and anti-gay slurs outside Jacque’s Cabaret.

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