For all the bookworms out there, this past Saturday was the annual Boston Book Festival at Copley Square. With author talks, book signings and street food galore, the Boston Public Library was packed with all kinds of book lovers and writers. This free event lasted the whole day and was filled with tons of fun […]

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Astronaut Scott Kelly, the American who, at 520 days, holds the record for the most time spent in space, announced Friday that he is retiring, ending a storied career for a NASA veteran. Kelly just returned from an almost year-long journey to the International Space Station, which was the longest single mission to the ISS. […]

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We are all accustomed to seeing rows of pink and blue bundles with matching hats and perfectly round cheeks and fathers looking in from the window at their newborn child as the mother takes a well deserved nap after hours of labor in the movies. Even though it makes for a captivating movie scene, this […]

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Derek Jeter, arguably one of the greatest baseball players ever (even though it seriously pains me to say that as a Boston Red Sox fan, as Jeter was a New York Yankee), retired from baseball in 2014. As fans may have been disappointed not to see Jeter on the field for the first time in […]

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In the NFL, after the confetti settles and the duck boats are back in the garage, everyone turns and looks toward next season. Who will stay with the team? Who will leave? Whose contract is up? Will anyone retire? These are the questions that populate every sports radio talk show, the pages of the sports […]

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The image of the Boston Bruins hoisting the Stanley Cup in 2011, just missing out on it in 2013 and topping the Eastern Conference last year seem like distant memories. The month of February has not been nice to the Bruins. They have only seen the win column twice this month. They lost six games […]

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A general sports column about everything from wins and loses to why sports is the best unscripted drama. In most parts of the country, the start of spring comes with the first flowers poking their heads up through the ground, or the first day you do not have to wear your parka to school. In […]

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By Hilary Ribons @hilaryalexisr According to a live blog on boston.com, there were two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Copley Square. Authorities say there are two confirmed dead and many injured. Authorities also said cell phones were deactivated in the city to avoid accidental detonation of other bombs. For updates […]

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