School board offers little dissent, union reports

Boston School Committee members appointed over the past 17 years have unanimously voted for the administration’s proposals in almost every vote, according to data.

Outside groups fuel Brown-Warren ad war

If you believe the barrage of ads, the 2012 Senate race will pit the oil company pawn against the campus radical.

Servers at Harvard Club file suit over tips

The exclusive Harvard Club of Boston is being sued by its wait staff, who say they have been cheated out of potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in tips.


Trade brings international flavors to the Greenway

Jody Adams has operated Cambridge restaurant Rialto since 1994. Now she has a new project, Trade, which opened last month on the Greenway.

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Iraq, Afghanistan veterans face bleak job prospects

Veterans are returning to a difficult job market that is only expected to get tougher following the pullout of US troops from Iraq this year and from Afghanistan by the end of 2014.

Suffolk search for president is narrowed to 2 candidates

Suffolk University has narrowed its presidential search from over 100 candidates to two — James McCarthy and Robert Newman — neither of whom is the head of a university.

Dan Shaughnessy

Stop the season, start the healing

The Penn State Board of Trustees would do well to take the next step and announce the cancellation of the remainder of Penn State’s football season.

Poets add rhyme, reason, humor to camp

For the past few weeks, local poets have been showing up at the Occupy Boston site in Dewey Square to lend their voices — and verses — to the protest movement.


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Wellesley school superintendent resigns

Bella Wong, whose administration began to unravel over uncollected lunch fees and a harsh audit of the business office, announced her resignation yesterday.


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Objections rise over tower plan

Neighbors worry a 47-story residential building in the Back Bay would worsen traffic problems, darken Copley Square with shadows, and skimp on public art and affordable housing.


Cain not shying from controversy

Herman Cain was greeted in Michigan yesterday by an enthusiastic crowd as he continued to brush off allegations of sexual harassment by four women.

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Bruins 6, Oilers 3

Bruins extend winning streak to four

After their fourth straight win last night, a 6-3 victory over Edmonton before 17,565 at TD Garden, the 7-7-0 Bruins are back to .500.