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  1. Kevin CullenNational Grid workers keep faith in each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boston.com

    By midmorning, there was a line out the door of the conference room at the Boston Police Patrolman's Association building in Dorchester. The locked-out gas workers held unpaid bills in their hands.

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  2. Letters: Forget sea level rise - Boston isn't even protected against heavy rainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    Since the Deb Pasternak op-ed , I've been reading with some interest Christopher Cook's letter suggesting that Boston is moving aggressively to combat sea level rise and storm surge , and Joseph Favaloro's suggesting that whatever the requirements, the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority has done its job, and new investment anticipating climate change is beyond its mandate . Boston has made some headway planning for the flooding associated with king tides and N'oreasters.

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  3. Baker taps former city councilor as Norfolk County sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boston.com

    Governor Charlie Baker is tapping a former Boston councilor and aide to then-Senator Scott Brown to serve as Norfolk County sheriff, filling a role long held by a Democrat. Jerry McDermott, a Westwood resident who currently serves as chief of staff in the state agency responsible for managing state buildings, will take over Dec. 24 and serve until 2020, when voters can make their pick in a Baker announced McDermott's appointment Monday.

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  4. Activists want rider representation on MBTA boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boston.com

    Boston-area transit activists are lobbying the state to fill a vacant seat on the T's board of directors with a rider advocate, especially to represent passengers from low-income and minority communities. The five-member board has a vacancy with the ascent of its vice chairman, Steve Poftak, to general manager .

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  5. Sanofi signs lease for 900,000 square feet in East CambridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boston.com

    Sanofi has signed a lease for two office buildings to be built on the Boston-Cambridge border, and is planning a massive consolidation of its local workforce at the site. The French drug maker confirmed Monday that it will move about 2,700 employees from several Boston-area locations to a pair of buildings at Cambridge Crossing, an old railyard being redeveloped north of the MBTA's Lechmere Green Line station.

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  6. Residents displaced by weekend fires may spend holidays away from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 16 | Boston.com

    More than two dozen Massachusetts residents may be unable to return home for the rest of the holiday season after fires displaced families in Boston and Haverhill over the weekend. In the Back Bay, homeowner Gerald W. Blakeley III said "it will be sometime in the spring .

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  7. That perfect tree is just a few clicks awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | Boston.com

    Three years ago, Jeff Feccia and his girlfriend, Bridget Kinney, had just purchased a Christmas tree at a lot in Brighton and tossed it in Feccia's pickup when they saw another customer wrestling a tree onto an Uber. Feccia, who'd worked at a Christmas tree farm as a teen, laughed out loud at the absurdity.

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  8. Roxbury man arrested in Georgia for June double-homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | Boston.com

    A 20-year-old Roxbury man was arrested Friday in Georgia on two counts of murder related to a June double-homicide in Brighton, according to Boston police. Nicholas Antoine was wanted on a felony warrant issued in Suffolk Superior Court following the killings of Wilfred Peters, 26, of Brighton, and Jeffrey Montaque, 27, of Cambridge, police said in a statement .

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  9. Chesto Means BusinessAuction shows offshore wind is now a forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | Boston.com

    Three developers backed by major European energy companies paid a record $405 million to gain access to 390,000 acres of federal waters nearly 20 miles south of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Above: The wind farm off Block Island, R.I. The blockbuster auction for offshore wind leases that wrapped up Friday should leave few doubts: The industry has finally arrived in New England.

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  10. Want to cross-country ski? Here are some of our favorite spots.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Boston.com

    According to Snowsports Industries America, there are more than 5 million people in the United States who say they are active cross-country skiers, and that number has been growing consistently for the past 10 years. Fun fact: New England has more cross-country skiers than any other region in the country.

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  11. Dance Review Tharp says yes to music, imagination, and ambitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | Boston.com

    Inarguably one of the great American choreographers of the 20th century, Twyla Tharp is known for works like "Deuce Coupe" , "Push Comes to Shove" , "The Catherine Wheel" , "Nine Sinatra Songs" , "In the Upper Room" , and her 2002 Broadway show, "Movin' Out." At the Institute of Contemporary Art this weekend, we see where, and how, it all started, in the illuminating and essential "Minimalism and Me."

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  12. Weekend agendaRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 13 | Boston.com

    Get an introduction to project management at a boot camp . Participants will learn the ins and outs of scheduling, budgets, resources, and communication.

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  13. Wayfair gets $31m in tax breaks for 3,300 jobs in Boston, PittsfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Boston.com

    The fast-growing online retailer Wayfair Inc. landed $31 million in tax incentives from the state Thursday to help the company add thousands of jobs in Boston and hundreds in Pittsfield. The Economic Assistance Coordinating Council approved a plan to dole out the incentives to the home-goods seller over 10 years.

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  14. Developers get OK for high-rise affordable housing on Chinatown parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Boston.com

    Millennium Partners and a team of developers it's leading received a green light Thursday to turn a Chinatown parking lot into a high-rise full of affordable housing. The Boston Planning & Development Agency awarded the big developer, along with Asian Community Development Corporation, Corcoran Jennison Cos., and Tufts University, the rights to build on a city-owned lot on Tremont Street.

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  15. We missed out on Apple's new campus, but there's a consolation prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Boston.com

    Apple said it will build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, and establish smaller outposts in Seattle, San Diego, and Culver City, California. Apple announced Thursday that it would mostly bypass Boston as part of a multicity expansion, but home-grown digital retailer Wayfair continued its march through the Back Bay , where it plans to grow a workforce that could soon hit 10,000.

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  16. Berklee-bred Bay Faction will never be the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Boston.com

    One day, Bay Faction might record a country album. Or maybe they'll put out a hard-edged rock concept record.

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  17. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Toy retailers try to fill void that Toys - R' Us left behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Boston.com

    Instead, it's the retailers who are duking it out, each vying for the former customers of the now-defunct Toys "R" Us. Before it filed for bankruptcy earlier this year , the iconic big box store accounted for 14 percent of the $27 billion annual sales of toys in North America.

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  18. Boston startup Indigo Ag growing down southRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Boston.com

    Seeded by a powerful local venture capital firm, one of the Boston area's hottest startups is ready to lay down deeper roots - in Tennessee. Indigo Ag Inc., which produces seed treatments to improve crop production, is building a headquarters for its commercial operations in Memphis.

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  19. Greater Boston author readings Dec. 16-22Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Boston.com

    Lisa Dordal and Carla Schwartz read at 2 p.m. at Brookline Public Library, Brookline Village Branch, 361 Washington St., Brookline. Cassandra Clare in conversation with Michelle Hodkin and Malinda Lo reads at 6 p.m. at Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Brookline.

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  20. Cyclists want MassDOT to keep separated bike lane on Longfellow Bridge through the winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Boston.com

    Bicycle advocates in Cambridge and Boston are asking state transportation officials to reconsider the removal of newly installed plastic bollards separating a bike lane from the busy car lanes across the Longfellow Bridge this winter. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation tweeted this week that it would take down the bollards - also known as "flexposts" - to make plowing the bridge that spans the Charles River safer during the snowy months.

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