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Nine Things You Didn't Know about Encore Boston Harbor

You can get a $68 lobster roll, and other facts about the city's brand-new casino.


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Hampshire College Will Admit a Full Freshman Class in 2020 After All

K-12 Education

The NAACP and Lawyers for Civil Rights Want Exam School Admissions Overhauled in Boston

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The Ultimate Guide to Gambling Like a Pro


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Sports

Boston Is Going to Another ’Ship

Clear a spot in the rafters.

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The Arlington Bear Has Been Safely Rescued after a Post-Bruins Victory Stroll

It was spotted roaming through the Boston suburb the morning after the Bruins’ big win.

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The Cambridge City Council Wants to Remove the State Flag from its Chamber

Discussions about whether the Massachusetts state flag ought to be canceled have been ongoing for a while now, and for good reason. If you’ve never taken a […]

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A Worcester Baseball Team’s Billboard Declares "The Clap Is Back!"

A roadside ad for the Worcester Bravehearts raises some questions.

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Boston Accent Voted Second Sexiest in America

Behind Texas, but before New York.

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Blood in the Water

As the region’s shores increasingly become a hotbed for great white sharks, is it finally time to be afraid to go in the ocean—for real?


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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.


Transportation

The New Magic Number for Fixing the MBTA? $10 Billion

That’s the latest estimate for getting the T to a "state of good repair."

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Arts

"Make Way for Ducklings" Artist Unveils New Sculpture

It’s a turtle inspired by Myrtle, the New England Aquarium’s most famous resident.

Business

Marty Walsh Is Not on Board with Encore’s Plans for a 4 a.m. Liquor License

He’s urging the state gaming commission to pump the brakes.

Sports

Trump Says He’s the Reason the Red Sox Are Good Now

He says the fraught visit to the White House was a good luck charm.

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Mother’s Day Brought Snow to Western Mass.

Snow and ice caused crashes on the Pike.

Policy

Policy

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