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What do you wonder about Boston or Massachusetts? We want to hear your questions

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Why do tenants pay broker fees here? Why is “happy hour” still banned in Massachusetts? Why do we pronounce Worcester so, err, uniquely? What the heck is the Bridgewater Triangle?

Tell us what you’ve always wanted to know about the region, its places, or its people. Maybe it’s a question about a local custom you find puzzling or quirky, or a policy that drives you bonkers, or it could even be a mystery you want solved.

If you’ve searched for an answer online and feel the topic needs more reporting, let us know.


Pose a question that matters to you. We’ll probe for an answer. And when we’re ready to investigate, we’ll ask you to help choose the next question.