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Occupier fined for trespass
In a stiff sentence for an act of nonviolent civil disobedience, a judge on March 23 slapped a $400 fine plus $90 in court costs on the first of the "Blaine House 9" to go on trial. Diane Messer, 59, of Liberty, had been convicted of criminal trespass b
Blaine House 9
| March 30, 2012
Don't do that
Republicans and libertarians share many similarities. For instance, members of both groups are generally equipped with bladders.
What the GOP, libertarians, and jellyfish have in common
| March 25, 2011
I asked the question this way: "Where would you want to be buried?" Not "do," but "would." That is to say if, by chance, you were to die, unlikely as that might be, where would you want to spend all of nonexistence?
Spooky? A bit, but Massachusetts's cemeteries are also the bucolic, final resting places of many great American writers.
| June 18, 2010
A timeless tale
Ever since it was published in 1868, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women has been inspiring generation after generation of strong-minded girls to grow into independent women.
Feminism is at the fore in PC’s Little Women
| April 09, 2010
Nudity throughout history
| March 19, 2010
"Lo! Men have become the tools of their tools." So wrote Henry David Thoreau, a long time ago, in Walden .
Stereo equipment is so passé. This year's unnecessarily awesome gadgets will stir coffee and turn T-shirts into guitars.
| December 11, 2009
One of the great themes in America is nostalgia for the "good old days," which flame into being and then fade into the distance.
Landscape nostalgia, plus climate, the nature of community, and drawing show #21
| October 09, 2009
10 ‘fun’ things to do in Boston without gas
| June 11, 2008
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| May 01, 2008
April's planetary themes are fire and earth and a touch of water, which basically amounts to the conditions needed for pottery.
| April 01, 2008
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| January 31, 2008
| December 31, 2007
Chafee offers something rare: a memorable graduation address
Is there a more unnerving task than being asked to be a graduation speaker?
| May 23, 2007
When we think of global warming, we picture glaciers melting, sunbathing polar bears, and The Day After Tomorrow .
Global-warming study looks local
| April 18, 2007
Two guys walk into a bar . . .
From the outside, P.A.’s Lounge looks like a place a man in a joke about a bar might think twice about bringing his talking dog into.
The debut of the Union Square Round Table
| November 13, 2006
Social studies II
Workhorse is a well-named theater.
Workhorse’s insightful With Claws and Beak
| April 18, 2006
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