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Lyme disease figures soar, mostly in Northeast

New estimates indicate that Lyme disease is 10 times more common than previous national counts showed, the federal government announced.

District Attorney Marian T. Ryan vowed to look at steps to protect victims.

DA promises wide review of decision to let Remy go

Jared Remy had been arrested for allegedly slamming his girlfriend, Jennifer Martel, into a mirror just two days before prosecutors say he killed her.

After recent attacks, safety tips on hailing a taxi

Police are giving straightforward tips on how to distinguish licensed cabs from the unlicensed vehicles that ply the road.

Sam and Vivian Berman moved into Five Fields in Lexington 61 years ago; their son David now lives next door.

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An era fades at Five Fields in Lexington

Five Fields is a decades-old development, a small, tight-knit, and, for its time, radical community of modernist homes in Lexington designed in the 1950s by a group of architects that included Walter Gropius, the renowned founder of Germany’s Bauhaus school.

Councilor at Large John Connolly’s campaign will get a cash infusion from Stand for Children, an education group based in Oregon that likes his positions on charter schools.

John Connolly campaign to get $500,000 push

The mayoral candidate will get a cash infusion from Stand for Children, an education group that likes his positions on charter schools.