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The fight for Dorchester's open city council seat is more like a school election than a modern political one

The Dorchester district that Maureen Feeney has represented since 1993 is now perhaps the most diverse in the city — and of all the council districts, its percentages of white, black, Asian, and Hispanic residents most closely reflects Boston as a whole
Old school
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  September 16, 2011
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What happens if they hold a city election and nobody notices?

The past few years, Boston has been almost continuously wrapped up in big, attention-getting elections.
Quiet fight
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  June 10, 2011
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Troubled Over Bridgewater

On a winter evening around 11 pm, the former superintendent of Old Colony Correctional Center walked into a Rhode Island restaurant with a gun in his pocket.
Old Colony Correctional Center has been plagued by racism, suicide, and brutality — and things are only getting worse
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 10, 2010
The Herald's phantom sex acts

The Herald's phantom sex acts


 When the Herald first reported that state rep Gloria Fox had spirited a prisoner's girlfriend...
By Adam Reilly  |  June 04, 2009
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Biolab follies

In the beginning — way back in the fall of 2003, when the “War on Terror” was still young — the notion that anything could derail the Boston University biolab seemed absurd.
How did BU's research facility go from slam dunk to almost sunk?
By ADAM REILLY  |  April 07, 2008
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More democracy now

Those of us hooked on HBO’s John Adams miniseries have been basking in Massachusetts’s central role in ushering in our nation’s bold democratic experiment.
Why Beacon Hill should allow same-day voter registration
By EDITORIAL  |  April 02, 2008