Polls suggest that the Massachusetts governor’s race is essentially a toss up, and that Martha Coakley’s lead over Charlie Baker among women voters is shrinking.
At the end of the 19th century, Boston had a lot to be proud of. But there was a darker side to Victorian Boston: crowded slums, widespread poverty, hunger and a shockingly high rate of infant mortality.
After the Patriots’ stunning loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday, some sports watchers are wondering: is this the beginning of the Tom Brady’s decline? Bill Littlefield takes stock.
One proposal is to welcome the rising waters with a series of canals — which might give Boston some of the watery charm of Venice or Amsterdam.
Why is there so much bad writing out there, and how do you learn to write well?
Chef Jeremy Sewall has deep roots in New England, and he’s right at home in the kitchen of Island Creek Oyster Bar in Kenmore Square, one of his three restaurants in the Boston area.
The heroin overdose death of a UMass Amherst student is raising questions about whether the school did enough to help, and about the use of students as campus informants in drug investigations.
Presidents from Roosevelt to Kennedy to Johnson got a free pass, despite evidence of marital infidelity. But beginning with the Gary Hart scandal, private mores and sexual behavior became part of the regular political conversation.
Let’s talk about sex. Teenagers and sex, specifically, because a major medical group is recommending significant changes to what doctors talk about about when they’re discussing contraceptive options with teen patients.
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