Boston residents have been adjusting their eyes to a new, bright white light bathing the city at night, the result of a multimillion-dollar project to replace all of its roughly 60,000 conventional streetlights with more efficient, brighter fixtures equipped with LEDs, or light-emitting diodes. Public works officials have already replaced about one-third of the streetlights, which they say will reduce energy costs and deter crime. But critics say the new lights produce too much glare.
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