First taste of the Wegmans experience

The N.Y. chain, with 78 stores in five states, will open its first market next Sunday in Mass., a food emporium so massive it will be the largest grocery in New England.

Texting while driving draws few citations

Since the ban took effect on Sept. 30, 2010, police have been writing one texting ticket for every 200 speeding tickets, making it essentially an honor system.

At University of Massachusetts Boston, (from left) David Whisman, Melissa McEvoy, Linda Sudlesky, Anne Carter, and Maryann Bishop-Jodoin are studying instructional design. Some students enrolled in the program are pursuing a certificate and others a master’s degree in the field.

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Choose your own academic adventure

Adult learners have more choices than ever as they seek to change or advance careers. But they also face a quandary: certificate or degree?

Northeastern developing high-tech security devices

At Northeastern’s George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security, domestic security applications are created in a restricted and classified environment.


Steve Jobs's top 5 hits in pop culture

The death of Steve Jobs isn’t an occasion for global mourning just because he made really cool computers. It’s because he conveyed a vision of the world in almost everything he touched.


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Boston honors first Italian-born police officer

Patrolman Andrew B. Cuneo’s family and city dignitaries gathered to honor the first Italian-born Boston police officer and the first Italian-born officer killed in the line of duty.


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Halloween never ends at party purveyor

Reacting quickly to customer demand is nothing new to Dorice Dionne, who founded iParty with her husband, Sal Perisano, a decade ago.


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Bipartisan gang says no, no, no

The group now includes 12 Republicans and eight Democrats. Their votes say something about being a legislator in a Congress that reaches agreement only when a catastrophe looms.


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Bruins 4, Lightning 1

Bruins take charge vs. Lightning

Rich Peverley led the offense with a pair of goals as the Bruins hammered Lightning goalie Mathieu Garon to get their first win of the season.