Key retirement numbers in 1980 compared to now
Mayor Thomas M. Menino toured the new steel-clad “District Hall” on Wednesday, a victory lap of sorts.
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Timothy P. Murray’s ambition - always grander than his profile - felt more delusional as time and controversy dragged on. Beyond the Golden Dome, the former Worcester mayor came across as a bit player. But through an ever-distorted reflection of Beacon Hill’s looking glass, Patrick’s lieutenant governor was a chief executive- in-waiting. He had access to the crucial building blocks of any statewide run -money and influential people.
Hello, reality. On Wednesday, Murray announced plans to resign and take a $200,000 job as executive director of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce. He’s heading home to central Massachusets, instead of to a future White House dinner for the National Governors Association.
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Despite warnings about sun worshiping, melanoma rates continue to rise, especially among young women.
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We like electricity and fresh faces: Deval Patrick, Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren. It’s hard when you’ve been around as long as Markey.
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The Rangers have fans and sellouts and Original Six tradition — but there is no buzz in the city around them.
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Disaster relief money isn’t well-spent if it goes to repairing damage without taking steps to mitigate the effects of future disasters.
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Don’t let bloatware suck your phone’s memory: Delete apps you don’t need, shut off Facebook notifications, and clear the cache.
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Particularly if you have fair skin, be careful about sun exposure, especially burns.
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Daniel Paille, Gregory Campbell, and Shawn Thornton create energy, skate hard, check relentlessly, and have the Bruins one win away from the East finals.
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The state Transportation Department unexpectedly postponed a vote on a lease agreement for the $500 million planned Fenway Center.
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In Athens, a popular far right party condemns Jews as a source of the country’s misfortune and recycles the ancient lie depicting them as “Christ Killers.” In Hungary, the prime minister fails to disassociate himself convincingly from an anti-Semitic and increasingly powerful fascist group.
Nearly 70 years after the defeat of Hitler, Mussolini, and European fascism in the Second World War, hateful, right-wing ideology has returned in nearly every European country. While none of these parties is strong enough to win power, they are often violent and aggressive. And, they are intolerant of immigrants, Jews, and other minority groups that don’t fit their twisted definition of what Greeks, Hungarians, and other Europeans should look like.
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There’s nothing funny or fresh about “Save Me,” which NBC is burning off over the next few weeks.
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A man with ties to Marathon bomb suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was shot and killed while being questioned about a 2011 unsolved triple murder in Waltham.
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The Museum of Fine Arts will unveil a mile-long display of 1,500 flags from around the world to bring messages of hope to a city trying to heal.
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