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  • Officials: Plane strikes truck on taxiway, no injuriesOfficials: Plane strikes truck on taxiway, no injuries

    The Massachusetts Port Authority says a plane heading to Portland, Oregon accidentally struck a parked truck on the taxiway at Logan Airport

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  • Risk Placement Services Announces Opening of Massachusetts Branch Office - Insurance JournalRisk Placement Services Announces Opening of Massachusetts Branch Office - Insurance Journal

    Risk Placement Services Announces Opening of Massachusetts Branch OfficeInsurance JournalRisk Placement Services (RPS) has announced the opening of a branch office in Hopkinton, Mass. RPS is a managing general agent, underwriting manager and nationally focused wholesale insurance broker. Rich Martino is executive vice president and branch ...

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  • Democrats running for Massachusetts governor in 2018 want more money for public education - MassLive.comDemocrats running for Massachusetts governor in 2018 want more money for public education - MassLive.com

    MassLive.comDemocrats running for Massachusetts governor in 2018 want more money for public educationMassLive.comVoters can expect charter schools and education to be a major point of debate in the 2018 governor's race. Gov. Charlie Baker, a Republican, was a strong supporter of a 2016 ballot question, which failed, that would have allowed significantly more ...

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  • FERC: Rhode Island tribe missed its chance to intervene in Massachusetts pipeline fight - MassLive.comFERC: Rhode Island tribe missed its chance to intervene in Massachusetts pipeline fight - MassLive.com

    MassLive.comFERC: Rhode Island tribe missed its chance to intervene in Massachusetts pipeline fightMassLive.comThe Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Friday said it won't reconsider its construction permit for a Massachusetts pipeline, and also rejected a Rhode Island Indian tribe's late bid for full legal standing in the matter of the Connecticut ...

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  • Acton police seek driver in Uber assaultActon police seek driver in Uber assault

    A passenger of the ride-hailing service Uber was pulled from the vehicle and assaulted by his driver after a disagreement broke out between the pair Saturday, according to police. Detectives are working with Uber representatives to track down the driver who fled the scene, leaving the 24-year-old passenger injured on Piper Road, Acton Deputy Police Chief James Cogan stated by email Monday.

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  • Celtics fans to look longingly at Pelicans Davis in Boston visitCeltics fans to look longingly at Pelicans Davis in Boston visit

    BOSTON -- The local fans can be forgiven for doing a little dreaming when the New Orleans Pelicans visit the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night. You might recall last season, when the TD Garden crowd op

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  • Mitt Romney's career highlights, from Bain Capital to governing Massachusetts - Fox NewsMitt Romney's career highlights, from Bain Capital to governing Massachusetts - Fox News

    Fox NewsMitt Romney's career highlights, from Bain Capital to governing MassachusettsFox NewsFor instance, while the subsidies under the plan increased the number of Massachusetts residents with insurance, roughly 400,000 residents still failed to buy the insurance, which was required because of a mandate, according the libertarian-leaning ...NYT: Friend says Romney will run for SenateCNNRomney's role: Ally to Trump, or adversary?MyAJC'I'm Running,' Romney Says Privately, but as a Trump Friend or Foe?New York TimesThe Hill -The Daily Caller -Independent Journal Reviewall 90 news articles »

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  • MLK Day: Protesters criticize Trump as he breaks traditionMLK Day: Protesters criticize Trump as he breaks tradition

    FLORIDA, U.S. - U.S. President Donald Trump marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day breaking with Presidential tradition, visiting his golf course and spending time at his Mar-a-Lago property in Florida.

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  • Lawmakers gear up for public hearing on Baker opioid billLawmakers gear up for public hearing on Baker opioid bill

    Governor Baker has filed a bill , known as the "CARE Act" aimed at increasing access to drug treatment and reducing prescription drug abuse. The bill is up for a public hearing Tuesday at the State House.

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  • Americans told to plan their funeral before North Korea tripAmericans told to plan their funeral before North Korea trip

    WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a stern move, the U.S. State Department has issued a statement warning U.S. citizens traveling to North Korea, to make their funeral plans before they decide to head to North

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  • Trump denies crude comments, Africa vows diplomatic protestTrump denies crude comments, Africa vows diplomatic protest

    WASHINGTON, U.S. - Despite repeated denials from both himself and his administration, the U.S. President Donald Trump repeated his claim that he is not a racist. The American President

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  • 10 Massachusetts communities share water grants10 Massachusetts communities share water grants

    Ten Massachusetts communities are sharing nearly $400,000 in state grants to improve drinking water or improve wastewater treatment facilities. Department Commissioner Martin Suuberg says the grants will allow wastewater, stormwater and drinking water system operators to inventory and asses their infrastructure, then develop plans to improve them.

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  • Gas prices rise slightly to $2.51 a gallon in Massachusetts - Gloucester Daily TimesGas prices rise slightly to $2.51 a gallon in Massachusetts - Gloucester Daily Times

    Gas prices rise slightly to $2.51 a gallon in MassachusettsGloucester Daily TimesBOSTON (AP) — Gas prices have risen to an average $2.51 for a gallon of regular unleaded in Massachusetts. AAA Northeast says its weekly survey of prices on Monday found an increase of three cents per gallon in the Bay State. On Cape Ann, a gallon of ...and more »

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  • 10 Massachusetts Communities Share Water Grants - U.S. News & World Report10 Massachusetts Communities Share Water Grants - U.S. News & World Report

    10 Massachusetts Communities Share Water GrantsU.S. News & World ReportTen Massachusetts communities are sharing nearly $400,000 in state grants to improve drinking water or improve wastewater treatment facilities. Jan. 15, 2018, at 3:09 p.m.. 10 Massachusetts Communities Share Water Grants. Share. ×. Share on Facebook ...and more »

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  • Black Ice Leads to Crashes in Massachusetts - NECNBlack Ice Leads to Crashes in Massachusetts - NECN

    Black Ice Leads to Crashes in MassachusettsNECNPolice say the cold weather after Monday's snowfall has led to multiple crashes in southeastern Massachusetts. State police tweeted around 1:30 p.m. that there had been "numerous" crashes and spin-outs on Route 3 in Duxbury and Route 44 in Carver ...and more »

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  • Warren calls Trump a a racist bullya at Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfastWarren calls Trump a a racist bullya at Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast

    Martin Luther King Jr. entered a car at Logan Airport to ride to the Massachusetts State House on April 22, 1965. King led a march through the city to protest segregated housing conditions and racially imbalanced schools, and also spoke at Boston Common and during his visit.

    Massachusetts News / 18 h. 38 min. ago
  • Warren calls Trump a - racist bully' at Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfastWarren calls Trump a - racist bully' at Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast

    Martin Luther King Jr. entered a car at Logan Airport to ride to the Massachusetts State House on April 22, 1965. King led a march through the city to protest segregated housing conditions and racially imbalanced schools, and also spoke at Boston Common and during his visit.

    Massachusetts News / 18 h. 38 min. ago
  • Liz Warren accuses Trump of being 'racist bully' in fiery MLK addressLiz Warren accuses Trump of being 'racist bully' in fiery MLK address

    U.S. Senators Ed Markey and Liz Warren speak during the MLK Legacy Breakfast at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on Monday, January 15, 2018. Staff Photo By Faith Ninivaggi Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren today accused President Trump of being "a racist bully" during a furious address to a massive crowd at the 48th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast in South Boston, charging, "we face the challenge of an openly racist president of the United States."

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  • The flu is widespread in Massachusetts and across the country - wwlp.comThe flu is widespread in Massachusetts and across the country - wwlp.com

    wwlp.comThe flu is widespread in Massachusetts and across the countrywwlp.comCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP)- Doctors suggest we're nearing the peak of one of the worst flu seasons in years. No matter where you go in the United States…the flu is widespread. The tell-tale signs: nasty fevers, headaches, muscle pains, coughs and running ...

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  • Massachusetts pols slam President Trump at MLK breakfast, label him 'racist bully' - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsMassachusetts pols slam President Trump at MLK breakfast, label him 'racist bully' - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

    Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsMassachusetts pols slam President Trump at MLK breakfast, label him 'racist bully'Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsCelebrations honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. were held across the Bay State on Monday and attended by many politicians, who took aim at President Donald Trump's recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations. RELATED: Trump ...Man wanted in Rockingham County since 2002 arrested in MassachusettsWMUR ManchesterMLK Day Observed Across Massachusetts as Trump Faces Racism AccusationsNECNCeremony at MLK's Alma Mater Explores Relevance in Trump EraU.S. News & World ReportPatch.comall 4,370 news articles »

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  • Mr. Rosenberg, it'sMr. Rosenberg, it's

    Former Massachusetts Senate President Stanley Rosenberg isn't doing himself, citizens or the Legislature any favors. The Amherst Democrat is creating the impression that he can simply walk back into his leadership role once an Ethics Commission investigation is concluded and he is absolved of any wrongdoing.

    Massachusetts News / 23 h. 34 min. ago
  • Snow in store following Martin Luther King Jr. Day across Massachusetts - MassLive.comSnow in store following Martin Luther King Jr. Day across Massachusetts - MassLive.com

    MassLive.comSnow in store following Martin Luther King Jr. Day across MassachusettsMassLive.comAreas shaded in blue remain under the National Weather Service's "Winter Storm Watch" alert due to an impending snow storm from late Tuesday and into Wednesday. Comment. 0 shares. By Kristin LaFratta · kristin.lafratta@masslive.com. January weather ...Winter Storm Watch: Late Tuesday into Wednesdaywwlp.comall 667 news articles »

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  • N.H. towns trigger gun fightN.H. towns trigger gun fight

    BALANCING ACT: A T-shirt with the New Hampshire state motto is displayed, above. A state lawmaker says that motto is being challenged after Milford put limitations on target shooting and a school board prohibited guns at some events.

    Massachusetts News / 1 d. 6 h. 32 min. ago
  • Waterford native to take on region's casinos as MGM Springfield executiveWaterford native to take on region's casinos as MGM Springfield executive

    Spera, 30, recently was named executive director of arena operations for MGM Springfield, the nearly $1 billion resort casino scheduled to open this September in Massachusetts. For years, its coming has been on the radar of Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun, which have long dominated the entertainment scene in southern New England.

    Massachusetts News / 1 d. 13 h. 10 min. ago
  • FCC investigates Hawaii's false missile alarm debacleFCC investigates Hawaii's false missile alarm debacle

    HAWAII, U.S. - After sending an entire state in shock, something that they are yet to emerge from, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has investigated how a false missile alert was sent to

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  • Trump locks horns with Wall Street Journal over North KoreaTrump locks horns with Wall Street Journal over North Korea

    WASHINGTON, U.S. - In his ongoing rant against the country’s media or what he calls the fake news media, the U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday locked horns with the Wall Street Journal -

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  • Trump thrashes DACA after DREAMers allowed to renew permitsTrump thrashes DACA after DREAMers allowed to renew permits

    WASHINGTON, U.S. - On Sunday, the U.S. Government announced that based on a federal court order, it would again begin processing applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

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  • Shepard, No. 2 Notre Dame women bounce back, beat BC 89-60Shepard, No. 2 Notre Dame women bounce back, beat BC 89-60

    Jessica Shepard scored 24 points in 22 minutes as No. 2 Notre Dame bounced back from its most-lopsided loss in 16 seasons by routing Boston College 89-60

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    Police say a slow-speed chase in Massachusetts ended when a truck driver ran out of gasoline

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  • Candidate bluesCandidate blues

    It's amazing that in such a blue state, the three declared Democrat candidates for governor suffer from an identity crisis. But that's the case.

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  • Center helps turkey vultures whose wings were encased in iceCenter helps turkey vultures whose wings were encased in ice

    Recent bone-chilling temperatures across Massachusetts have had even turkey vultures seeking warmth

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  • Woman's challenge: 7 marathons, 7 days, 7 continents _ againWoman's challenge: 7 marathons, 7 days, 7 continents _ again

    A Massachusetts marathoner is racing to become the only person on the planet to run seven marathons in seven days on all seven continents _ twice

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  • Ice jams cause flooding in Northeast, snow loomingIce jams cause flooding in Northeast, snow looming

    Chris Marsden, emergency management director for Stockbridge, Mass., surveys the area and potential for damage with police and members of Mass DOT. Due to Friday's heavy rainfall, warm temperatures, and subsequent flooding, huge chunks of ice along the Housatonic River have broken up and made their way downstream, collecting under the Route 7 bridge in Stockbridge, Mass., on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018.

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  • PHOTO: Due to a widespread shortage of IV bags connected to Hurricane Maria, a patient in need of vital fluids is being pumped with Gatorade via a stomach tube at Massachusetts General Hospital in ...PHOTO: Due to a widespread shortage of IV bags connected to Hurricane Maria, a patient in need of vital fluids is being pumped with Gatorade via a stomach tube at Massachusetts General Hospital in ...

    PHOTO: Due to a widespread shortage of IV bags connected to Hurricane Maria, a patient in need of vital fluids is being pumped with Gatorade via a stomach tube at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

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  • Tsongas advances U.S. fight against drug traffickersTsongas advances U.S. fight against drug traffickers

    U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas, known for her support of the military with legislation targeting sexual assault in the armed forces, promoting the purchase of American footwear and highlighting the unique contributions of Hanscom Air Base, can now add aiding the war on drugs to her congressional rsum. The Lowell Democrat, who'll be leaving Congress this year after serving the voters of the Merrimack Valley and central Massachusetts for six terms, will exit knowing those fighting to stem the flow of illegal drugs into this country will have another weapon in their arsenal.

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  • Cristin Tierney Gallery opens exhibition of new video works by peter campusCristin Tierney Gallery opens exhibition of new video works by peter campus

    Cristin Tierney Gallery is presenting peter campus: pause. This exhibition of new video works is the next in the gallery's annual black box programming that highlights the moving image.

    Massachusetts News / 2 d. 2 h. 35 min. ago
  • Romney should open his mind to space explorationRomney should open his mind to space exploration

    In this April 1972 photo made available by NASA, John Young salutes the U.S. flag at the Descartes landing site on the moon during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity. NASA says the astronaut, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, died on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

    Massachusetts News / 2 d. 6 h. 59 min. ago
  • Trump's shithole scandal: World leaders call Trump a racistTrump's shithole scandal: World leaders call Trump a racist

    WASHINGTON, U.S. - While the U.S. President Donald Trump has outrightly denied making derogatory comments about certain countries and immigrants from those countries coming to the U.S. - the countr

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  • Iran outraged after Trump calls to renegotiate nuclear dealIran outraged after Trump calls to renegotiate nuclear deal

    TEHRAN, Iran - After the U.S. President Donald Trump signed a waiver on Friday, keeping the controversial 2015 nuclear deal in place for at least 90 days but strictly calling for changes - Iran sna

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  • Hawaii spooked: No missile threat despite shocking alertHawaii spooked: No missile threat despite shocking alert

    HAWAII, U.S. - In a shocking incident on Saturday, authorities in Hawaii sent out a serious warning to citizens, claiming that a ballistic missile was inbound and citizens would have to take immedi

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  • Ex-MIT prof pleads not guilty to scheme to swindle familyEx-MIT prof pleads not guilty to scheme to swindle family

    A former professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has pleaded not guilty to charges that he tried to swindle his dead son's family out of millions

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  • Plea for mercy from victim's widow spares woman jail timePlea for mercy from victim's widow spares woman jail time

    A Massachusetts woman charged with striking and killing a man with her car as he checked his mailbox has avoided jail thanks to a plea for mercy from the victim's widow

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  • Police: Suspects used dating app to rob victim at motelPolice: Suspects used dating app to rob victim at motel

    Prosecutors say two people used a dating app to lure a Rhode Island man to a Massachusetts motel in order to rob him

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  • Radiology lab loses medical records of about 9,400 peopleRadiology lab loses medical records of about 9,400 people

    A Massachusetts radiology lab says it has lost a portable hard drive that may contain the personal information and X-ray images of almost 9,400 patients

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  • Movement seen for memorial on Deer Island for quarantine deadMovement seen for memorial on Deer Island for quarantine dead

    BIR NewsroomThere’s progress to report on efforts to establish a memorial to the Irish who fled on “famine ships” in the mid-19th century only to lose their lives in quarantine in Boston Harbor. More than 800 Irish men, women and children died and were buried in graves on Deer Island, and a committee has been at work to create a memorial.

    Boston Irish Reporter / 14 d. 10 h. 4 min. ago
  • ‘HIS DUTY WAS DONE TO THE LAST’‘HIS DUTY WAS DONE TO THE LAST’

    Peter F StevensOn Jan. 16, 1908, BPD officer Lynch made the ultimate sacrifice BY PETER F. STEVENS BIR STAFF First of two-parts “For God’s sake, keep him away and don’t let him shoot me again!” shouted Patrolman John T. Lynch at Officer John P. Doyle, who had rushed across icy, snow-cloaked Arch Street to the corner of Summer and Kingston streets as three shots pealed though the chill evening air of Jan. 16, 1908.

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  • Aidan Browne is building a legacy of Irish sport in BostonAidan Browne is building a legacy of Irish sport in Boston

    BIR NewsroomBY TYLER MCMANUS SPECIAL TO THE BIR Aidan Browne, a partner at the Sullivan & Worcester law firm, is a “go-to” person with vast experience representing US and Irish companies. So when he received a call in 2015 from Fionnuala Quinlan, the Consul General of Ireland in Boston, it was not an unusual event. “Aidan, I have some people from Dublin in town,” she said. “It’s the founder and CEO of the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) and one of his colleagues. Would you mind meeting them?”

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  • The illusive search  for happiness in ‘Three Sisters’The illusive search for happiness in ‘Three Sisters’

    BIR NewsroomBY R. J. DONOVAN SPECIAL TO THE BIR Apollinaire Theatre Company kicks off the New Year with a production of Chekhov’s “Three Sisters,” as adapted by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts. Directed by Danielle Fauteux Jacques, performances run through Jan. 21 at Chelsea Theatre Works. In this dark human comedy, the Prozorov sisters – Olga, Maria and Irina – are stuck in a provincial Russian outpost after the death of their father, a general in the Czar’s army.

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  • The ‘Keltic Kids’ are now history;  ‘Celtic Roots’ says it much betterThe ‘Keltic Kids’ are now history; ‘Celtic Roots’ says it much better

    BIR NewsroomBY SEAN SMITH SPECIAL TO THE BIR Please, don’t call them “kids” any more.

    Boston Irish Reporter / 14 d. 10 h. 15 min. ago
  • Don’t bet big on anything that involves the Brexit negotiationsDon’t bet big on anything that involves the Brexit negotiations

    BIR NewsroomBY JOE LEARY SPECIAL TO THE BIR More confusion, anger, and misleading statements mark the continuing process to facilitate Britain’s leaving the 27-nation European Union, which would be humorous if it were not so important to the people of Ireland. The British have voted to leave the organization that was created to initiate cooperation and healthier economies amongst European countries that had many years of war between them. However, the people of Northern Ireland, still a part of Britain, per the 1922 partition of Ireland, and Ireland itself voted to stay with Europe.

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  • Ode on Ageless Virtues Learned and LivedOde on Ageless Virtues Learned and Lived

    BY JAMES W. DOLAN SPECIAL TO THE REPORTER About a dozen members of the BC High class of 1956 gathered recently for lunch at Amrheins. Attendance at the annual event has diminished as class members have died or become disabled. The inevitable passage from youth to old age has taken its toll on the boys who, fresh faced and energetic in 1952, exited the former MBTA Northampton Station and walked to the old BC High on Harrison Avenue in the South End. It was there that we spent our first two years before moving to the new campus on Morrissey Boulevard.

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  • BIR CD Reviews, January 2018BIR CD Reviews, January 2018

    Sean SmithBY SEAN SMITH SPECIAL TO THE BIR For this month’s column, we’re going to take a look at some recent recordings by Celtic artists with Massachusetts and New England ties.

    Boston Irish Reporter / 14 d. 10 h. 21 min. ago
  • Ireland offers winter-time delights, and, sometimes, snowIreland offers winter-time delights, and, sometimes, snow

    BY JUDY ENRIGHT SPECIAL TO THE BIR Most of us visit the Emerald Isle when fields and hillsides are sparkling with brilliant shades of green. So a snowy mantle across the land may seem a bit out of place. But, this is winter and, yes, it does snow in Ireland. In “Dubliners,” as James Joyce noted, “Yes, the newspapers were right: snow was general all over Ireland. It was falling on every part of the dark central plain, on the treeless hills, falling softly upon the Bog of Allen and, farther westward, softly falling into the dark mutinous Shannon waves.”

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  • Here's your January 2018 BIR Front PageHere's your January 2018 BIR Front Page

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  • A Visit with Ireland's Super-Chef Kevin DundonA Visit with Ireland's Super-Chef Kevin Dundon

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    Boston Irish Reporter / 14 d. 23 h. 23 min. ago
  • A Visit with Chef Kevin Dundon at Dunbrody HouseA Visit with Chef Kevin Dundon at Dunbrody House

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    Boston Irish Reporter / 14 d. 23 h. 27 min. ago
  • BIR's January Calendar of Irish events across BostonBIR's January Calendar of Irish events across Boston

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  • Bernard Law’s death a time for soul-searchingBernard Law’s death a time for soul-searching

    Bill ForryBY BILL FORRY EDITOR Cardinal Bernard Law, the former archbishop of Boston who left our city in disgrace amid the clergy child abuse scandal that was exposed by brave victims, attorneys, and reporters at the Boston Phoenix and the Boston Globe, died in Rome last month at age 86.

    Boston Irish Reporter / 14 d. 23 h. 38 min. ago