Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray to resign, says controversies had nothing to do with his decision
Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray will resign from the administration next month to run the Worcester Chamber of Commerce, positioning himself as a hometown cheerleader far from Beacon Hill where he saw his reputation tarnished the last few years.
Can Boston be safe for bicycles?
http://imgur.com/Dkxas Forget about the mayor's race; one of Boston's toughest rivalries is the ongoing battle between bicycles and cars. The city has recently taken......
Helmet vending machines set to debut, and a cycle track in the works for the Seaport District
Last week was a big one for bike news, what with Boston Bike Week, a deluge of bike-to-work exhortations, and the release of the city's comprehensive bike crash report.
Health Policy Commission to review Partners HealthCare plan to acquire South Shore Hospital
The state’s new Health Policy Commission is moving forward with a cost and market impact review of Partners HealthCare System’s plan to acqu ...
Religious leaders working on interfaith service
Religious leaders are working with the governor's office to develop Thursday morning's interfaith service in memory of the Boston Marathon bombing victims.
Mohegan Sun adds Boston retail developer as partner in Palmer proposal
Mohegan Sun today announced a partnership with Finard Properties, a Boston-based commercial real estate investment and development company, to build a 300,000 square foot retail development as part of Mohegan's proposed casino resort in Palmer.
Top military scientist: building a cyber army with few qualified recruits
The Air Force has a message for computer geeks: send us your resumes. At least that is the word from Mark Maybury, a computer scientist at the government-funded MITRE corporation in Bedford who was tapped in 2010 to serve as the chief scientist for the US Air Force. The Lowell native and Chelmsford resident, who will return from Washington to his old job this summer, says the Pentagon is struggling to maintain its technological edge in the realm of cyberspace. And a primary reason is a lack of new talent. "If you told me I want you to hire 1,000 cyber guys tomorrow, I'd count up all my friends and might have 60 or if really lucky might find 100," he explained. "But 1,000?"
Tired? A coming shift toward energy-efficient lighting may worsen sleep deficiencies
Writing in the journal Nature, Brigham and Women's Hospital's Dr. Charles Czeisler argues that the sleep deficiencies that have become so pervasive among adults and children have been seriously exacerbated by artificial light, especially LEDs.
TechStars Boston Demo Day, Spring 2013: Your scorecard for the 14 startups presenting
The spring "demo day" for the TechStars Boston accelerator program takes place on Thursday at House of Blues on Landsdowne Street. Founders of 14 startups from the U.S. and Europe will deliver short pitches for an invited audience of investors, TechStars mentors, and community members. The founders usually talk about the problem they're solving; early customers; and the amount they're hoping to raise (including any funding commitments they've received prior to demo day). There's also an after-party Thursday evening at Storyville, but looks like that is sold out. ...
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We recognize 150 valuable contributions UMass has made to education, innovation, health care, and more
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Complete coverage of the US raid in Pakistan that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Coverage of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
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An interactive guide to the Museum of Fine Arts' new Art of the Americas Wing.
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