The Boston Globe: “Cambridge cafes are closing earlier and night owls are not happy”
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The Boston Globe: “Cambridge cafes are closing earlier and night owls are not happy”

CAMBRIDGE — If you are one of those university students who enjoys working on a laptop at a cafe at night, you don’t really have anywhere to go in Cambridge anymore. That’s because practically all the late-night coffee shops in the city are now closing earlier than they did a year ago — and there … Continue reading

Beta Boston (A Boston Globe site): “The court’s Kayak?”
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Beta Boston (A Boston Globe site): “The court’s Kayak?”

Justiserv, a new website set to launch later this year, plans to publish the prices lawyers charge for various legal services, and will allow consumers to review attorneys and compare their fees — and even pay online through PayPal. For founder Michael Gants, 21, the mission is personal: The Harvard alum said it was only … Continue reading

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The Boston Globe: “House fire raises new questions on department’s cuts”

Wearing jeans, sneakers, and a sweatshirt after his pager awakened him at 2 a.m. on a recent Sunday, off-duty Shirley Fire Captain Joe Hawthorne rushed to a burning house where three children told him their mother was inside. “The whole room was on fire,” said Hawthorne, who crawled along the floor through the smoke-filled home … Continue reading

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The Boston Globe: “Towns decry loss of funds from prisons”

Local officials in Norfolk, Concord, Framingham, and Shirley are expressing disappointment and dismay over the loss of state mitigation funds that have in the past compensated them for the ambulance, police, and other services they provide to state prisons in their communities. The Department of Correction decided to eliminate the roughly $1 million in payments … Continue reading

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The Boston Globe: “Gun clubs all fired up at proposed regulations”

Once a month on a Saturday, the Braintree Rifle & Pistol Club hosts the Second Amendment Sisters, a national organization that advocates and provides firearms training for women. Women who have never held a gun before are invited to learn to shoot. The club provides the weapons and ammunition, and the cost to the woman … Continue reading