James H. Burnett III

Burnett is a culture writer on the Living/Arts team. He previously was a columnist and culture writer for the Miami Herald, where he contributed to award-winning projects on juvenile crime and the deadly 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Burnett has appeared on NPR and CNN.

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As Dean College turns 150, it’s all for one, one for all

By , Globe Staff

Dean College kicked off its 150th birthday party last Thursday with speeches, food, drink, and live dance performances.

Brookline gets look at latest Devotion School plans

By , Globe Staff

Several hundred parents and other residents learned of town’s plans for the 121-year-old institution’s renovation.

Framingham day center for homeless to close

By , Globe Staff

The Framingham Town Manager said no firm date has been set for closing the center, but he expects it’s “a couple months away.”

Olympics could boost business, tourism west of Boston

By , Globe Staff

As the debate heats up over Boston’s bid to host the Olympics, leaders are approaching the idea with optimism and wariness.