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A new school encourages domestic study 'abroad'

Starting with a New England expedition this summer, three local young women are launching an independent school that will eventually have its home base in Maine, while finding roots all over the country.
In the field
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 08, 2011

War, peace, and Robert Pinsky

Every few years, a fall publishing season emerges that should remind us that Boston could be the literary epicenter of America.
The season's fiction, non-fiction, and poetry
By JOHN FREEMAN  |  September 12, 2007

Martha’s quick start

Martha Coakley told opponents of same-sex marriage this past week she would use the full force of her new office to fight their efforts.
In her first four months as attorney general, Martha Coakley has shown political deftness — and a desire to play a major role in state policy
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  May 16, 2007


Think of it as speed dating the US Constitution.
Perishable’s probing Constitutional
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 20, 2007

Sea invaders pose a threat to Narragansett Bay

Invasive plants are displacing Rhode Island’s native vegetation, changing the landscape and making it more difficult for amphibians, fish, and birds to survive.
Small world  
By STEVEN STYCOS  |  October 11, 2006

25 Classes That Will Get You $50K

Unless you dream of becoming, say, a Franciscan monk, a retail clerk, or a freelance writer, vows of poverty probably don’t show up on your career checklist.
Courses around New England that you can take to the bank  
By J.L. JOHNSON  |  January 24, 2006