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Five Famous Authors Who Lived in Beacon Hill

While dozens of distinguished writers and authors have resided in Beacon Hill (Anne Sexton, Henry James, Michael Crichton, Phillis Wheatley, Robert Lowell, and the list goes […]

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Stanley Rosenberg Is Backing Hillary Clinton for President, Still Likes Bernie Sanders

Senate President Stanley Rosenberg joined the small but growing list of high profile Massachusetts Democrats officially onboard the Hillary Clinton Express on Tuesday when he […]

Home & Property

On the Market: Grand Elegance on Beacon Hill

60 Chestnut St. Price: $5,480,000 Size: 3,282 square feet Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 4 full, 1 half No matter your neighborhood preferences or taste decorating, it’s hard to turn […]

City Life

Lyft, Uber to Face off with Taxis at Beacon Hill Hearing

The slew of bills aiming to regulate the ride hailing industry are set to go before the Financial Services Committee on Beacon Hill during a Tuesday […]

City Life

Momentum Builds for Transgender Bill on Beacon Hill

With its summer recess over, the legislature is returning to work to tackle some unfinished business. One of the more prominent pieces of legislation circulating through […]

City Life

Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday Coming August 15 and 16

Have a big purchase on the horizon but don’t want to drive to New Hampshire to save a few bucks on it? Well, you’re in […]

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A Week Late, Lawmakers Reach Deal on Budget

The long drawn out negotiations over how to allocate next year’s state budget has come to an end. The House and Senate struck a deal on […]

City Life

Beacon Hill Leaders Welcome Bid 2.0, Need Time to Digest it

Beacon Hill’s Big Three said at a press conference on Monday that they welcomed the latest iteration of Boston 2024’s bid as a host city […]

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State Sen. Thomas P. Kennedy Dies at 63

State Senator Thomas P. Kennedy of Brockton, a longtime advocate for seniors and people with disabilities, died Sunday night of complications related to recent cancer […]

City Life

Mass. Supreme Judicial Court Delivers Victory for State Senate

The state’s highest court has weighed in on a Beacon Hill dispute that pitted one branch of the Massachusetts legislature against the other. The Supreme […]


Follain Opening a Second Shop in Beacon Hill

It all started with reading labels. After a little digging into the ingredients listed on skin care products, Tara Foley, a 30-year-old entrepreneur, embarked on […]


Pressed Is Now Open in Beacon Hill

While you can get a delicious meal at any one of Beacon Hill’s restaurants, there was always one thing lacking: a fresh, healthy, and fast option. […]

City Life

Sen. Hedlund to Bring Back ‘Roadrunner’ Bill During New Legislative Session

Just like in the cartoon series with Wile E. Coyote, perhaps nothing will kill the “Roadrunner” bill. After failing to garner enough support to turn […]


Where to Shop and Eat in Beacon Hill

Find all the retail news you need to know about this charming stretch (plus: where to nosh between sprees).

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Paul Revere-Era Time Capsule Removed From State House Cornerstone

Before there were squabbles at the State House about designating the official sandwich of the Commonwealth, funding the MBTA, and legalizing medical marijuana, Paul Revere, […]