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Boston Strong: The Athens of America

Alex Pattakos | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics
Alex Pattakos

Once again, the people of Boston demonstrated, individually and collectively, that they are a true beacon of hope and inspiration for the nation and the world.

City on a Hill: An Expat Reflects on the Boston Marathon Bombings

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
Elizabeth Nicholas

Boston sends its graduates off steeped in a history of tenacious optimism particularly helpful in countering potentially dispiriting facts.

It Takes a Village

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 10.18.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Caroline Cicero

With 75 million aging Baby Boomers and conflicting political opinions surrounding the role of the government in caring for those who are aging, the community driven Village Model offers promise as the preferred the wave of the future.

Jason Cherkis

Inside Eric Fehrnstrom's Tabloid World: Tantrums, Chest-Bumping, And Nepotism

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- Eric Fehrnstrom began to panic when he landed on Sanibel Island off Florida’s Gulf Coast in December 1989. Fehrnstrom, a scandal-sniffing ...

You Really Can't Go Home Again

Sonya Hamlin | Posted 03.13.2012 | Home
Sonya Hamlin

I made a speech in Boston yesterday and am in a state of shock. You see, I lived in the Boston area most of my grown up life. But yesterday, driving in from the airport I thought "Wait a Minute! Where am I? What's happened to my town!"

Protestors Dump Trash At Bank President's Home Over Layoffs, Foreclosures

Patch | Kimberly Ashton | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

Hauling several bags of garbage left at a foreclosed Bank of America property in Malden, dozens of protesters showed up at bank president Robert Galle...