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Midcareer switch to Web design needn’t require a new degree

An alternative to getting another undergraduate degree is to take a certificate program.

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They are less efficient than solar panels in producing energy, and they don’t make particularly good roofing protection.

Facebook could owe $5 billion in back taxes

Facebook is digging in over its fight with the Internal Revenue Service.

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A remotely controlled boat from Sea Machines on a test run in Boston Harbor.

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Was Charlie Baker just trying to be a good neighbor?

Why did Governor Charlie Baker think it might be OK to allow the developers next door to take over a chunk of the State House lawn?

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A Massachusetts legislator has proposed forcing some nonprofits to pay property taxes.

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