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A soccer stadium ‘next to Boston Garden’? Not so fast.

A soccer stadium ‘next to Boston Garden’? Not so fast.

The Hub next to TD Garden under construction on Causeway Street in Boston. The efforts to bring a soccer stadium to Boston have long been a source of frustration for New England Revolution fans, so the recent comments by Jorge Mas, the majority owner of Miami’s forthcoming MLS expansion team, may have been cause for surprise. “One of the only franchises left to build a soccer-specific stadium is the New England Revolution, which is owned by Bob Kraft of the New England Patriots,” Mas, who also owns the Miami Marlins, said during a meeting Monday night with the Miami […]

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80 percent of kids in Boston’s affluent areas go to high-quality public schools. In Mattapan? Five percent

80 percent of kids in Boston’s affluent areas go to high-quality public schools. In Mattapan? Five percent

–PAT GREENHOUSE/GLOBE STAFF/FILE 2013 A computerized system that Boston uses to assign students to schools is exacerbating segregation among the city’s schools while locking out many black and Latino students from high-performing schools, according to a report obtained by the Globe. The divides between those who have access to the best schools and those who don’t could not be more stark. More than 80 percent of kindergarten students in Charlestown, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and central Boston who enroll in the city’s school system attend a high-quality school — as measured by test scores — while only 5 percent […]

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PUBLIC TRANSIT IN BOSTON HASN’T GOTTEN VERY FAR IN 130 YEARS

PUBLIC TRANSIT IN BOSTON HASN’T GOTTEN VERY FAR IN 130 YEARS

Somewhere among the journalistically negligent docs jamming up popular film streaming services are some legitimate feats. The award-winning PBS series American Experience is one of the clear professional leaders, and if you live in Eastern Mass you’ll want to watch its excellent installment The Race Underground , all about the miracle that truly was the building and conceptualizing of America’s first subway, in Boston, back in the late 1800s. There’s just one catch—while it truly is an artful work of history reporting, The Race Underground is also depressing. Because with the exception of some minor details, the narrator and […]

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Should Boston Push Back At Chain Stores — And If So, How?

Should Boston Push Back At Chain Stores — And If So, How?

Vince Petryk (L), the founder and owner of local ice-cream chain J.P. Licks, in his Centre Street store. A few weeks ago, the North End was up in arms over a push to put a Starbucks in one of Boston’s most distinctive neighborhoods. “Are we planning to be New York City, that big, crumbling ugly city?” Damien DiPaola, the owner of Carmelina’s and Vito’s, protested at the time. “Take away the charm?” Ultimately, the developer on that particular project backed off the Starbucks proposal amid intense local opposition, and after Mayor Marty Walsh made his opposition clear. But now, […]

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Is Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX)’s Fuel Running High? Reports Show Less Sellers

Is Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX)’s Fuel Running High? Reports Show Less Sellers

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) Logo Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.38, from 1.34 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 42 investors sold Boston Scientific Corporation shares while 181 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 153 raised stakes. 1.18 billion shares or 0.46% less from 1.18 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Utd Fincl Advisers Lc invested in 21,150 shares. Peddock Cap Advsr Ltd, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 7,250 shares. Lourd Limited Liability stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX). Argent Management Ltd Liability Company holds 1.33% of its […]

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Evidence on New York City and Boston exam schools

Evidence on New York City and Boston exam schools

New York City is wrestling with what to do with its exam schools. Students at Stuyvesant, Bronx Science, and Brooklyn Tech (the oldest exam schools) perform brilliantly and attend the best colleges. Their students score at the 99 th percentile of the state SAT distribution (with Stuyvesant at the 99.9 th percentile) and they account for the majority of New York City students attending Harvard, Princeton and Yale. [1] These are by any measure elite schools and are revered as jewels of the city school system. But of the 900 freshmen who enrolled at Stuyvesant this past fall, just […]

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iAnthus Opens Boston Flagship Medical Cannabis Dispensary

iAnthus Opens Boston Flagship Medical Cannabis Dispensary

Mayflower Medicinals Opens Flagship Cannabis Dispensary in Boston NEW YORK and TORONTO, July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. (“iAnthus” or “the Company”), (CSE: IAN, OTCQB: ITHUF), which owns, operates and partners with licensed cannabis operations throughout the United States, is pleased to announce that Mayflower Medicinals, Inc. (“Mayflower”), a Massachusetts non-profit Registered Marijuana Dispensary (“RMD”) license holder affiliated with the Company, is opening its flagship medical cannabis dispensary in Boston. Located in the neighborhood of Allston, the dispensary will offer patients a full spectrum of medical cannabis products in the form of flower, tinctures, concentrates, oils […]

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Advocacy group opens up Boston Harbor for all

Advocacy group opens up Boston Harbor for all

Boston Harbor Now works to make the waterfront accessible Boston Harbor Now’s community cruises give neighborhood residents a tour of the harbor islands. Photos: courtesy Boston Harbor Now On Monday, August 27, Boston Harbor Now will host the Mattapan Community Cruise, a free harbor cruise for all Mattapan residents. The community cruise initiative is just one of several ways Boston Harbor Now is working to make the harbor and its programming more accessible. Boston Harbor Now’s community cruises give neighborhood residents a tour of the harbor islands. Photos: courtesy Boston Harbor Now The community cruises offer food, music, intergenerational […]

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