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Menino’s Lead Shrinks to Smaller, Still Insurmountable Gap

Filed in Featured, Headline, Local News, Politics by on October 20, 2009 0 Comments
Menino’s Lead Shrinks to Smaller, Still Insurmountable Gap

Trailing badly in the polls heading into last night’s final mayoral debate before the November 3 election, Councilman Michael Flaherty needed at least one headline-grabbing slip-up—if not dozens—by his opponent to boost his odds of winning to ‘not quite impossible.’ Yet Menino kept his composure, flawlessly moving through his talking points with the deftness of, […]

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Charles River Rises to the Occasion: Flooding Forecasted for Regatta’s Second Day

Filed in Local Events by on October 18, 2009 0 Comments
Charles River Rises to the Occasion: Flooding Forecasted for Regatta’s Second Day

As if it weren’t already bad enough to have to float around in the dangerously toxic Charles River all day, rowers at this weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta are now also being threatened by water from the air. With a forecast of heavy rain and gusting winds throughout the city today, crews will shake […]

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New York Times Co. Ends Bid to Sell Boston Globe

Filed in Business, Headline, Local News by on October 14, 2009 0 Comments
New York Times Co. Ends Bid to Sell Boston Globe

For the first time in awhile, there is some good news to report about the Boston Globe. Wednesday, the New York Times Co. announced its decision not to sell the Globe, citing a number of cost-saving measures the Boston paper implemented earlier this year. In a memo to Globe employees, Times Co. chairman Arthur Ochs […]

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Coakley Cruising Toward Senate Seat

Filed in Politics by on October 13, 2009 0 Comments
Coakley Cruising Toward Senate Seat

Boston’s mayoral election next month isn’t the only upcoming vote with an apparently forgone outcome. In the race to fill the Senate seat vacated by the death of Sen. Ted Kennedy, it looks increasingly likely that Attorney General Martha Coakley will cruise to an easy victory. The latest good news for Coakley’s campaign comes in […]

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Sox Season Stopped by Sweep

Filed in Headline, Sports by on October 12, 2009 0 Comments
Sox Season Stopped by Sweep

Well, there you have it. With a stunning come from behind victory, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have ended the Red Sox season. Leading two games to none in the best of five series, the Angels entered Game 3 of the ALDS needing just one win in three games to advance. While the Sox […]

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Backs to the Wall: Red Sox One Game From Elimination

Filed in Headline, Sports by on October 10, 2009 1 Comment
Backs to the Wall: Red Sox One Game From Elimination

Down two games to none in the best of five Division Series, the Red Sox are one loss away from the being eliminated from the postseason. That’s the bad news. The good news is that the Red Sox have fared exceptionally well in recent years when backed into the same predicament. This includes the historic […]

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Red Sox Postseason Preview: Five Questions Crucial to Playoff Success

Filed in Featured, Headline, Sports by on October 4, 2009 1 Comment
Red Sox Postseason Preview: Five Questions Crucial to Playoff Success

It seems like every October, the Red Sox find themselves once again matched up in the ALDS against the Angels and their fast-paced, small ball ethos. If history is any indicator, the Sox should have no problem vanquishing their familiar foe—they sent the Angels packing in round one in ’04, ’07, and ’08—and moving on […]

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Midnight Monster Madness all Month at the Coolidge

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Things To Do by on October 3, 2009 1 Comment
Midnight Monster Madness all Month at the Coolidge

The leaves are turning, pumpkin beer is on tap, and classic horror is back at the Coolidge for a month of gory slashers and quotable cult flicks that are more likely to make you pee your pants from laughing than from fear. Tonight the theatre will screen “Return of the Living Dead,” a self aware […]

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Graffiti Artist Hit with Unusual Jail Sentence

Filed in Local News by on October 1, 2009 2 Comments
Graffiti Artist Hit with Unusual Jail Sentence

Danielle Bremer, the graffiti artist formerly known as ‘Utah,’ has achieved a level of notoriety all aerosol vandals dream of, though not in the way she would have liked. That’s because earlier today, Bremer was sentenced to six months in prison for spray painting her moniker in the Back Bay a few years ago. The […]

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Yoon Rises From the Political Grave

Filed in Politics by on September 30, 2009 0 Comments
Yoon Rises From the Political Grave

Sam Yoon is not a zombie, but the man just refuses to die—politically speaking, of course. Despite Yoon’s poor showing in the mayoral preliminary election last week—he received 21 percent of the vote, finishing third—Yoon still refuses to give up his quest to unseat four-time incumbent Mayor Thomas Menino. So how will Yoon pull off […]

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