How Ariad’s new therapy works
The first mainstage concert of the Boston Early Music Festival was also the North American debut of Mozart’s own violin and viola.
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Hallie Ephron offers reviews of “Once Upon a Lie’’ by Maggie Barbieri; “Shoot the Woman First’’ by Wallace Stroby; and “Drawn into Darkness’’ by Nancy Springer.
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Selectmen have conditionally appointed two police officers to fill vacancies on the force, according to Town Administrator Michael McCue. Both men — Brian T. Timulty of Braintree and Manuel J. Valenzuela of New Bedford — are veterans, McCue said. Timulty served in the Army and Valenzuela was in the National Guard. After medical screenings, the two will attend the next Police Academy in Plymouth and then be sworn in as full-time officers. “We welcome these two men to our department and hope they have a long successful career here,” Selectman Chairman Frank Hegarty said in a press release.
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Area residents are invited to participate Saturday in the annual Holiday House Tour sponsored by the Westborough Woman’s Club. The fund-raising tour will feature five beautifully decorated homes. Refreshments will be available from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Congregational Church, at Church and West Main streets, and the homes will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 , and can be purchased at the church on Saturday, or in advance by calling 508-654-3762 .
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Harvard College is earning a new round of disapproval, and even ridicule — more than a decade after professors pledged to combat grade inflation.
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Ellsbury never pretended that staying in Boston was a priority. For him, it was always about the money.
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Leaders in the arts community are eager to get started on Walsh’s vision, one in which “artists will have a true partner and advocate in City Hall.”
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The US senator, the center of speculation that she might run for president in 2016, said she would finish her term that ends in January 2019.
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Stephen Crosby says that he is a former business partner of Paul Lohnes, co-owner of the 29-acre Everett site, and that they’ve known each other since the 1970s.
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The governor wants to block a casino on Martha’s Vineyard by the Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah, although he supports a casino by the Mashpee Wampanoag in Taunton.
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Several Boston-area businesses offer do-it-yourself workshops sure to conjure creative and personal gifts.
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With recent cuts in benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, strapped families have even less money to buy groceries.
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Those who go the polls will have a stark choice: On the most potent political issues, Katherine Clark and Frank Addivinola stand in diametric opposition.
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With online sales continuing to rise, malls south of Boston are doing what they can to draw people in.
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In her mostly taut adaptation of August Strindberg’s “Miss Julie,’’ Yael Farber has transposed the action from 19th-century Sweden to post-apartheid South Africa.
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