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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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Nearly blinded by a line drive 13 years ago, the former Red Sox pitcher is making a new life for himself in the game he loves.
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A by-the-numbers breakdown of the holiday.
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Precocious children do seem to become high-achieving adults. Why that makes some educators worried about America’s future.
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Max Valverde a 2006 Brown University graduate with a degree in mechanical engineering, has big dreams. “I want to create products that help people,” he said. “I want to leave a mark.”
The Needham man may be on his way. He’s the genius behind arguably the world’s most popular — and possibly only — cure for a messy-hair problem he calls “morninghead.” Valverde’s invention — the $8 Morninghead cap — is a cap lined with a proprietary super-absorbent cloth that enables a wearer to instantly wet his entire head.
“I shower at night and every morning I had to deal with my crazy bed hair,” the dark-haired inventor explained. “For years I tried wetting my hair in the sink [in the morning] — but water gets everywhere and you never really get the back of your head.”
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The design for a proposed new 14,556-square-foot public library is on display at the Boxford Public Library, Elm Street, as well as on the town website at www.town.boxford.ma.us. Residents at Town Meeting may be asked to approve the project, which would likely require a debt exclusion of Proposition 2½ as well as private fund-raising.
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There will be two contested races at Hamilton’s April 10 annual town election. Incumbent Selectman Jeff Hubbard is being challenged by Shawn Farrell, and Housing Authority member Leigh Keyser is being challenged by Theresa “Mimi” Fanning, formerly the town clerk.
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The Wayland Historical Society is compiling a roster of the men and women who have made significant contributions to the community’s evolution from 1950 to the present. Contributions may have been to the town’s governance, educational system, environment, culture, or quality of life. The society invites the public to send in nominations, with a brief description of the nominee’s contributions, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Selectmen are considering a request to ban parking on Bachelor Street during the summer. Thomas Flaherty, representing the Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners, said residents have expressed concerns about parked cars narrowing the roadway and creating a potentially dangerous situation during ballgames and on sunny summer days when families are using Action Cove playground. There can be as many as 50 vehicles parked in that area at a given time, Flaherty said. The town’s Housing Authority has agreed to keep the gates between the upper parking lot and the ball field parking lot open for a trial period of six months. The gates were being kept closed for safety reasons, according to selectmen. The Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners plans to put up a sign informing people that they should not park on the street or outside the Action Cove gates, but instead in the ball field lot, or if necessary, the upper lot. Selectmen have taken the request to ban parking on the public street under advisement.
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The differing prospects of happy hour and marijuana speak volumes about the political and cultural climate in Massachusetts.
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The biggest misperceptions gun-buyback advocates are up against today are the same ones we saw 20 years ago.
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Senator Edward Markey did little to vet claims of constituents he cited as victims of Herbalife sales practices
Some of the most compelling details cited by Senator Edward J. Markey in his demand for a federal investigation into Herbalife came from two unnamed Massachusetts residents, including the claim that one family “reported that it lost $130,000 including its entire 401(k).” But Markey and his staff did little to vet the claims, according to Globe interviews with the two constituents. As a result, it appears Markey provided an incomplete story of their circumstances and may have overstated the damages they suffered at the hands of Herbalife.
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An Irish travel writer visits eight Greater Boston spots that feel like home.
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Dan, Dave, and Michael Andelman are taking over the drive-in, one of only three left in the state.
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The One Laptop Per Child Association’s local office and labs developed hardware and software for the computers.
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Potholes are potholes, whether it’s 1968 or 1998. But this year, the extreme weather has made for the perfect pothole storm.
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WASHINGTON — In the darkest days of Bill Clinton’s presidency, just after voters repudiated him by handing control of Congress to Republicans in the 1994 midterm elections, the politically wounded chief executive and his team prepared a speech in hopes of getting him back on his feet and salvaging his administration. His aides were not impressed.
The series of angst-ridden memos released Friday provided another glimpse into a presidency in crisis, one that 20 years later has echoes in another Democratic president’s struggles with low poll numbers and opposition lawmakers. The Clinton-era memos were among about 4,000 pages of documents made public by the National Archives as part of a broader release of as many as 33,000 pages over the course of several weeks.
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The Cambridge drug developer says Gilead infringed on an Idenix patent when it marketed a popular new hepatitis C treatment.
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