Environment

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Q&A: Walter Pierce, Lexington-Based Pioneering Architect

Some years back, the architect and Lexington resident, Walter Pierce was quoted in the Boston Globe, describing Peacock Farm, a pioneering modernist neighborhood in Lexington that […]

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Rare Tornadoes Bring State of Emergency

Massachusetts is left scarred from the powerful tornadoes that ripped through the central and western parts of the state less than 24 hours ago. Here’s […]

Arts & Entertainment

Preview: Victor Wooten and the Stanley Clark Band

By: Anne Vickman If you’re even remotely interested in bass playing, don’t read the rest of this entry. Just buy your ticket to Victor Wooten […]

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Save the Planet, See a Concert

Fans of Pearl Jam would be wise to start plotting a feigned illness now. That’s because the band’s guitarist, Stone Gossard, will be performing a […]

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Drilling for Votes

After all Massachusetts has done for the Democrats, you’d think the party’s leadership would try to do well by the Bay State. We’ve given them […]

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State Government Goes Green Like McCain

In a new campaign ad, Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama paints John McCain as a computer-illiterate old man. Which is probably for the best—if temperamental […]

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This Week in Genius

In which we tally who’s smarter than you this week. The short answer? A lot of guys from MIT. Put on your 6-D glasses MIT […]

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Four-Day Work Week? Sold!

Our favorite thing about our job (aside from you, dear readers) is summer hours. Every Friday between early July and Labor Day, we leave Boston […]

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Somerville’s Misguided Greening

Back in May, Somerville decided that it wanted to require large stores within its borders to provide a spot for customers to recycle their plastic […]

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Massachusetts Democrats Assuage Green Guilt with Light Bulbs

Our excitement for the Democratic National Convention continues to build. Ted Kennedy’s return to the Senate fueled our hopes that he will give an oration […]

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It’s Easy Passing Green Legislation

Despite all the predictions of doom from Republicans in 2006, it’s been remarkably rare that Gov. Deval Patrick, Senate President Therese Murray, and House Speaker […]

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Notes from the Near Future

We sent Boston Daily intern Lisa Lombardi to a MIT symposium earlier this week to see what the future of climate change will look like […]

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Somerville: Still Not Quite Green

Last week, Somerville attempted to “go green” by creating an ordinance that would require large stores to provide recycling bins for shoppers’ plastic bags. The […]

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Somerville Tries to Go Green, and Fails

As we’ve learned time and time again, it’s not easy being green. However, it is easy for politicians to cash in on people’s fears that […]

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It’s Not Easy Shopping Green

We here at Boston Daily have had our faith in the capitalist system tested today. It seems that companies may be exaggerating the benefits of […]