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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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Debate over Town Administrator Martin McNamara’s contract is continuing, after McNamara decided to dispute the selectmen’s decision to pay him a $1,700 bonus instead of a merit increase. McNamara said his contract requires the town to pay him the merit increase, not the bonus; he also said the issue could be resolved when he meets with the board on Dec. 23 for his job review. The merit increase could be an outcome of discussions about his raises, which have been an ongoing debate since June, he said. “I think it’s resolved,” said McNamara.
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The rare cracks disabled the Braintree and Ashmont lines at the JFK/UMass station Wednesday morning.
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Traffic should have an easier time getting to New Hampshire and Maine beginning in late 2016 thanks to the $292 million Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project.
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The town of 14,500 residents had one of the state’s largest population of homeless families in hotels.
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The credit card theft that hit hundreds of attendees at conventions in Boston this fall could be much larger.
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Perfect picks to impress everyone from your glam pals to your cute nephew.
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Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School’s BioBus is painted green, has counter tops made from recycled paper, and floors made from old tires.
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High school seniors and participants in an environmental sustainability internship course conducted a waste audit.
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The Boston Athletic Association has strict qualifying-time restrictions, but it also gives out invitational numbers with few restrictions to local communities.
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Last January, state officials promised to stop placing homeless families in hotels and motels. The practice would end by June 2014, said Aaron Gornstein, undersecretary of housing. But as the Globe recently reported, the trend lines run the other way.
In October, an average of nearly 2,100 families a night — an all-time high — were temporarily housed in hotel and motel rooms because there was nowhere else for them to go. According to state records reviewed by the Globe, state spending on motels and hotels has grown from $1 million five years ago to $46 million today. Stopping the practice “was our goal. It continues to be our goal,” said Gornstein. Unfortunately, a succession of state officials made the same promise over the past 20 years — and broke it.
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Snyder makes clear J.R.R. Tolkien cleverly adapted ideas, characters, and themes from myriad source materials.
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A state report on cancer rates indicates that more people die from lung cancer than expected in some south suburbs, particularly among women.
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The construction of a 254-foot-high wind turbine should save the city around $60,000 a year in electrical costs.
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According to guidance counselors, tutors and college coaches, it is important to recognize that the application process is hard, and not brush aside the stress involved.
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