After court ruling, Cape Wind poised to move forward

After a favorable ruling from the state’s highest court today, the company behind the controversial wind farm said construction could begin within a year.

Mitt Romney tops new Iowa poll

Mitt Romney has jumped to the top of a new CNN poll in Iowa, putting him in the lead just six days before the first-in-the-nation caucuses.

Jarrett Jack of the New Orleans Hornets scored two of his 19 points with three Celtics looking on.

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Celtics fall to 0-3 with loss to Hornets

The Celtics, playing their third road game in four days, looked listless as five Hornets players scored in double figures tonight.

FOR G. Boston, MA 9/25/2011 People begin to arrive before the start of the show. THE LAUNCH 2011 at Boston Fashion Week in Boston, MA on Sunday, September 25, 2011. (Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff) Section: G Slug: bostonfashionweek Reporter: Christopher Muther LOID: 5.0.374128728

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Style hits and misses of 2011

A revamped Boston Fashion Week and the arrival of several new home stores were among the year’s hits, while misses included the departure of bridal store Priscilla of Boston.

The Red Sox have traded for Oakland relief pitcher Andrew Bailey, seen here in action against the Tigers in July.

Red Sox acquire A’s closer Bailey

The Red Sox have traded for Oakland closer Andrew Bailey, addressing one of the team’s offseason needs, and outfielder Ryan Sweeney.

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 28: Dennis Seidenberg #44 of the Boston Bruins celebrates with Joe Corvo #14 after Seidenberg scored the game winning goal in overtime against the Phoenix Coyotes during the NHL game at Arena on December 28, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Bruins defeated the Coyotes 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Bruins extend win streak to seven

The Bruins scored early in overtime for their seventh consecutive win to move back on top of the Eastern Conference.

City supermarkets shrink to fit

The convergence of major food chains zeroing in on the urban landscape presents a host of challenges, including having to work with less real estate.

“Put simply, a casino would be a permanent stain on the fabric on our town. A casino will not leave Foxborough better off for generations to come.”

 Foxborough resident Greg MacKinnon


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Businesses get ready for first Celtics home game

Companies that depend on the popularity of Celtics are gearing up for the team’s first home game tomorrow night after a 149-day lockout kept the parquet empty.

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Matt Humphrey sat out a year after transferring from Oregon.

BC’s Humphrey looking for comfort zone

Matt Humphrey, who sat out a year after transferring from Oregon, is still trying to find some sense of stability at Boston College.


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The Roots reign supreme at House of Blues

Though ostensibly promoting the group’s acclaimed Dec. 6 release, “undun,’’ the Roots’ sold-out, one-off show spanned the decades.