No rise in tuition for state college students

For the first time in more than a decade, undergraduates at all Mass. public colleges and universities will see no increase in tuition bills this fall.

Cambridge businessowner Nadeem Mazen says Egyptians should be more skeptical of the military.

Local Egyptians see nation hanging in the balance

Egyptians in the Boston area are worried about the mounting violence and future of their country.

Supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi carried a wounded man in Cairo.

Islamists, foes battle in the streets across Egypt

More than 30 people are dead after demonstrators celebrating the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi battled Islamists who wanted him reinstated.

John Kerry spent time with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last weekend.

Yacht trip confusion clouds Kerry’s work on Mideast peace

The State Department spent Friday deflecting criticism that Secretary of State John Kerry took an ill-timed Nantucket vacation as violence erupted in Egypt.

As temperatures shot into the 90s for a third day, hundreds of people sought relief from the heat at Houghton’s Pond in Milton.

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As heat wave hits, region falls under a sultry spell

The temperature along the Mass. coast, including in Boston, skyrocketed past 90 degrees for the third day in a row.

On July 3, only a few customers dined at Anthony’s Pier 4, once one of the country’s busiest restaurants.

Anthony’s Pier 4 will close for good in August

In a long-anticipated move, the waterfront icon, once one of the busiest restaurants in the US and a local institution for a half-century, will close its doors.

Harvard student Sumner Paine died at Gettysburg at age 18.

Guns of Gettysburg still echo in New England

New Englanders from farms, city streets, and college campuses were well represented during the Civil War’s bloodiest struggle.

Mark Head cut across a trail in a remote corner of New Hampshire, which has been trying to recover after several paper mills closed.

In N.H.’s North Country, ATVs may boost economy

By combining trails to create a 700-mile network, Coos County residents aim to convert day-tripping ATV tourists into weeklong vacationers.



// John Connolly stumbles in vote pursuit

The mayoral candidate descended into political pandering when he voted for a loan order to build a new Mattapan high school.


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