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Vast new wind farm site proposed off Martha’s Vineyard

Federal officials will conduct an environmental assessment of about 1,300 square miles they said could produce up to 10 times the amount of electricity as Cape Wind.

A pricey, familiar perk for new UMass head

The University of Massachusetts has promised its new leader, Robert Caret, up to a year-long sabbatical at his presidential salary when he eventually steps down.

Jobless rate hits 8.3%, lowest in 3 years

US employers added more than 240,000 jobs in January, the biggest gains in nearly a year, providing evidence that the recovery could be gathering speed.

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A super bargain at any price

Fans willing to make concessions can experience live and in person America’s largest sporting event on a dime.

Tower would rival Hub’s tallest buildings

The development firm taking control of the former Filene’s property in downtown Boston said it will create a new magnet for shoppers, diners, and residents.