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The Phoenix’s Ashes…

The Boston Phoenix, an alternative weekly paper-turned-glossy magazine is shutting down after forty-seven years.  Founded in 1966, the publication was known for its political and culture coverage of Massachusetts and Boston. Boston Magazine had outlined the paper’s struggles in an article last year.  The Phoenix’s

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Campaign Dollars/Common Cents Predictions…

For the first time since Springfield abolished its old system of government and ushered in a strong mayor-council government, and possibly ever, the city will hold a municipal election without the mayor on the ballot. Boston is the only other city in Massachusetts with more