The new Alvin
Massachusetts is poised to ban the restraining of inmates during labor and delivery. It’s part of a change in how we treat women doing time and giving birth.
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TORONTO — Located minutes from the runway at Porter Air, in the heart of this city’s popular entertainment district, the Hotel Le Germaine is a boutique luxury property suited to both leisure and business travelers.
Stepping into the lobby from bustling Mercer Street is like entering a chic contemporary design showroom — in a good way. Sheer curtains, cascading two stories, add drama to a space filled with warm wood, leather, glass, and stainless steel.
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STOCKBRIDGE — Naumkeag “cottage” has 44 rooms — that is, if you count only those in the house. Outside garden rooms, designed long before patios and backyard barbeques became a way of life, bring the house outdoors and the outdoors inside.
This summer residence overlooking the Housatonic River Valley was built for Joseph and Caroline Choate in 1885 in the shingle style with a Norman French influence evident in its two steeply pitched towers. Choate was a lawyer and later ambassador to Britain at the turn of the 20th century. Naumkeag is the Native-American name of Choate’s hometown, Salem.
The Choates’ daughter, Mabel, inherited the property and in 1958 bequeathed the house, its contents, and the land to the Trustees of Reservations.
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The agreements are wonderful for employers who want to keep employees from jumping ship. But they’re bad for workers and the state economy.
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James Fluhr takes advantage of the New Repertory Theatre’s Black Box space in his touching one-man play.
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During a federal raid at TelexFree Inc., an executive allegedly tried to leave with cashier’s checks worth nearly $38 million, according to court records.
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Two Brighton women are accused of scheming to take money that was meant to go to the care of the woman’s cat.
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Taylor’s 50 years as a key figure in Boston’s jazz scene will be honored with a musical tribute — and the Roy Haynes Award — during Jazz Week.
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If we lock Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s name and image in an airtight safe, we give him a lingering power he doesn’t deserve.
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While he waged war with Tom Menino over the Harbor Garage, Chiofaro seems to have found peace with the new mayor.
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Mayor Walsh said Stephen Crosby was biased against Boston’s efforts to win more influence over two casino proposals on its borders.
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Last year, McFadden did something no other athlete had done when she won four major marathons in a calendar year.
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Gants, a current member of the Supreme Judicial Court, will replace Roderick Ireland, who is retiring in July.
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The eighth annual Jazz Week’s lineup brings together diverse sounds and communities.
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Tech startups nationwide received some $9.5 billion in new venture funding during the first quarter of 2014.
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The lawsuit claimed that guards were illegally keeping an inmate in isolation or strapped to a bed, sometimes for days at a time.
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The agreement calls for armed pro-Russian bands to surrender the government buildings they have seized.
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Two Boston hospitals immediately suspended the common procedure, called power morcellation.
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On the issue of whether to repeal the casino law, Maura Healey stepped up and took a clear, bold stand. Warren Tolman stepped sideways.
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