Young, Successful...And Drowning in Debt

On the surface, plenty of Boston millennials are earning, spending, and having a blast. But beneath the veneer of $17 margaritas and shopping trips around the Seaport, many are living with debt—and lots of it. Is buying the good life on loan the new normal? Or is it plunging a generation into an early midlife crisis?


Patriots Safety Patrick Chung Was Indicted for Cocaine Possession


In a Fight with a Woburn Font Company, He Used the Ultimate Burn: Comic Sans

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Fashion News

Has the Last Remaining Tannery Store Finally Closed?

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An Artist Put the Boston Common Ducklings in Cages

Karyn Alzayer says it’s a protest of conditions at migrant detention centers.


Massachusetts Might Start Charging Netflix Fees to Pay for Public Access TV

A bill that would tack on a 5 percent fee to streaming services is gaining support.


Activists Unfurled an Anti-ICE Banner at Fenway Park Last Night

Members of the American Correctional Association were scheduled to attend the game.


The Kennedy Family Is Mourning the Sudden Death of RFK Granddaughter Saoirse Hill

The 22-year-old Boston College student was found dead at the Kennedy compound of an apparent overdose.

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Anatomy of a GOAT

With Patriots’ training camp kicking into high gear, we look at Tom Brady by the numbers.

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Michelle Wu Calls the Herald’s Thursday Cover "Offensive and Irresponsible"

It involves Charlie Baker and Chinese takeout.

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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.


A Government Style Guide Says You’re a "Massachusettsan"

That classic term we all know and use!


RIP to the Dugout TVs Rick Porcello Shattered with His Bare Fists Wednesday Night

"You think everything’s good, he’s fine, then—bang-o!"


One Man Is Dead, One Injured after Driving to BMC with Gunshot Wounds

Police are seeking tips after an apparent early morning shooting in Dorchester.


Here Are the Craziest Photos and Videos of Today’s Storms We’ve Seen So Far

Wind, hail, and lightning galore.


Massport Has Some Big Plans for Improving Traffic at Logan

Yes, traffic is going to get worse before it gets better.



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