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Chart of The Week: Beacon Hill’s Top Lobbying Firms

O’Neill & Associates, headed by former Lieutenant Governor Thomas P. O’Neill III, once again claimed the top spot among Beacon Hill lobbying firms, according to […]

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Beacon Hill Officials Pass Legislation to Make Secret ‘Upskirt’ Photos Illegal

Update: It’s official—”upskirting” in Massachusetts is now illegal. Governor Deval Patrick today signed “An Act Relative to Unlawful Sexual Surveillance,” which updates the state’s existing […]

Arts & Entertainment

Beacon Hill: The Series Does Not Deliver

For the most die-hard of soap opera fans, Beacon Hill: The Series set a high bar with its all-star soap cast. From Crystal Chappell of ABC’s […]

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There’s An Olympic-Sized Feud Happening About Boston as Host City

They say there are two sides to every story, but in the case of the Olympics coming to Boston, there are three. As the 2014 […]

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UPDATE: House Expels State Rep. Henriquez

Update: After nearly two hours of testimony on Thursday, the House of Representatives voted 146 to 5 in favor of expelling an elected official serving time […]

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Honoring the ‘King of Pot’

Up on a grassy knoll not far from Beacon Hill, pot proponents are known to gather together and share insight about the benefits of marijuana […]

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Committee to Reduce Firearm Violence Calls For Stricter State Gun Laws

At the behest of House Speaker Robert DeLeo, a committee created to explore ways the state can battle back against gun violence convened at Northeastern […]

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A Businessman’s Fight to Get GMO Labels on Food Packages

For an entire day, Dean Cycon stepped away from the organic coffee bean company that he runs in Orange so he could casually bounce between […]

Restaurants

Restaurant Review: Beacon Hill Bistro

A Charles Street stalwart gets a fresh makeover (and a stellar duck dish) from a talented young chef. If only his ensemble could get it together.

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Is Carrie Nation the New Choice Restaurant for Beacon Hill Lawmakers?

This past year has seen huge, epic, game-changing upheavals in Massachusetts politics, but surely none more consequential than the June opening of Carrie Nation on […]

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State Rep. Carlos Henriquez Sentenced To Six Months For Assault Charges

State Representative Carlos Henriquez will spend half a year behind bars after a jury convicted him of assaulting a woman he was dating in the […]

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Massachusetts Officials Want to Regulate Drone Use

State Senator Bob Hedlund isn’t always up to date with the latest gadgets—he doesn’t even have an E-Z Pass to scoot him through state tolls. […]

Arts & Entertainment

SyFy’s ‘Stonado’ Movie Is Like ‘Sharknado’ But With Rocks

New England is no stranger to a mix of odd weather—warm days in November rapidly shifting to wind chills and single-digit temperatures— but no one […]

Arts & Entertainment

‘Beacon Hill the Series’ Is Full of Steamy Love Scenes

Intrigue, romance, a dash of blackmail, and dysfunctional family-settings: that’s the description of the latest web series based around Beacon Hill, the “epicenter of Massachusetts […]

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Workers’ Rights Group Collects 140K Signatures For Ballot Question To Raise Minimum Wage

UPDATE, Tuesday, Nov. 19:  In a 32-7 vote on Tuesday, the Senate passed a bill that would raise the minimum wage in Massachusetts to $11 by […]