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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

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

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Can MIT’s Tim Berners-Lee Save the Web?


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Eight Well-Known Bostonians Share Their Personal Best of Boston

Are your favorite spots on the list?

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So How about That Lightning Storm in Boston, Huh?

Can we just get a round of applause for Mother Nature real quick?

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The Worst of Boston’s Uber and Lyft Shortage Has Passed…But Get Ready for Pricey Rides

All signs point to a move toward normalcy in the weeks after Massachusetts’ state of emergency ended.

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Airbnb Says Its Anti-Partying Rules Blocked 3,500 Rentals around Boston This Year

The app is embracing its role as the region’s party-pooper in chief.

Boston Gave Up Hundreds of Parking Spaces to Outdoor Seating. It Should Keep Going

In nearly every neighborhood, cars have been shooed away for lounging and dining. Good riddance.

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The Site of Al Pacino’s Fake Dunkaccino Commercial Is Gone, But We’ll Always Have the Memes

Fans have been making pilgrimages to the Cape Cod location of one of the year’s strangest memes, only to learn the tragic truth.


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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.

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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In the Dark

What if the most dangerous person you’ve ever known turned out to be your lover?

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Five Takeaways from a Conversation with Lee Pelton

For more than a decade, Lee Pelton led a renaissance at Emerson College. Now, at the dawn of a new career as president and CEO of the Boston Foundation, he reflects on his accomplishments—and what comes next.

The Unlikely Rise, and Uncommonly Wide Appeal, of Boston’s “Be a Man” Guy

The 62-year-old’s breakout stardom on TikTok has made him the city’s latest mega-celebrity, basically overnight.

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Driving with Cough Drops While Black

They got pulled over and tossed in jail on suspicion of having cocaine hidden in lozenge wrappers. That’s when the scandal began.

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Bitter Brew

A 90-year-old patriarch, his jilted heirs, and the fight over a billion-dollar beer empire. Inside the public implosion of the South Shore’s stealthiest wealthiest clan.

Policy

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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Check Out the Most Hilarious, Depraved Vanity License Plates Rejected by Massachusetts This Year

Public records show how far the Commonwealth’s drivers thought they could push the envelope with the RMV.

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Can “Quarantine and Chill” Last a Little Longer, Please?

There’s a lot we’ve lost during the pandemic. But when it’s all over, what will happen to the things we’ve found?

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RebelZ with a Cause

We gave them climate change, Donald Trump, and social media. Now Generation Z is scared, angry, hyperconnected—and ready to take over Boston politics before they’re even old enough to vote.

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Behold the Beauty of the Red-Blue Connector, and Pay for It Already

New images, and cost estimates, for the long-awaited project are a reminder: We need this yesterday.

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