Which Celtics are playing better without Rajon Rondo?
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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Perfect picks to impress everyone from your glam pals to your cute nephew.
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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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In this season’s holiday movies, costumes are earning as much attention as actors and scripts. Here’s what designers have to say about their work.
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About 1,200 guests recently attended the 4th Annual Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial Dinner.
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Jeffrey Boston stylist John Porter demonstrated simple hairstyles that are perfect for a night of party hopping.
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Ami Albernaz’s weekly roundup of bargains includes the Newton Highlands Holiday Stroll and Sing-A-Long.
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WASHINGTON — Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
Many cattle, hog and poultry producers give their animals antibiotics regularly to ensure that they are healthy and to make the animals grow faster. Now, the agency has announced that it will ask pharmaceutical companies to voluntarily stop labeling drugs important for treating human infection as acceptable for that growth promotion in animals.
If the companies sign on — and one major company has already said it will — using those antibiotics to promote growth in animals would be illegal. Prescriptions would be required to use the drugs for animal illnesses.
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The first step toward making a more flavorful jam is making sure the persimmons are ripe.
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Critics’ picks for upcoming concerts around the region, including KISS 108’s Jingle Ball.
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A guide to area performances and exhibits, including “12 Dancers Dancing . . . A Christmas In Cambridge.”
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What clubs and dance nights to check out this week.
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A three-month drug investigation led to the arrests of eight accused drug dealers and two additional people with open warrants, prosecutors said.
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