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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Facing shortfall on schools, Brookline eyes override options

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A public hearing was held last week to allow voters to sound off on three multi-million dollar override options the board is considering.

Controversial Chick-fil-A plans Framingham restaurant

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A fast-food chicken chain popular across the Southeast is moving forward with plans to open a restaurant in Framingham.

Brookline High’s Race Committee focuses on turning talk into action

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Recent events in Ferguson, Mo., and New York have mobilized the student group.

Brookline selectmen to pursue outside review of firefighter’s case

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An African-American firefighter said he has been ostracized since complaining in 2010 that his white supervisor left a racial slur on his voice mail.