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Barry Burbank

Memorial Day Weekend

Following that record-breaking harsh winter of snow and cold, everyone has been looking forward to this premature start of the summer season.

2 mins ago

Center court logo of the Boston Celtics at the TD Banknorth Garden (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Taking Stock of Celtics’ 2015 Draft Picks

With NBA Draft workouts already beginning to take shape for the Celtics, Brian Robb takes stock of the team’s draft pick inventory — and why some of their acquired picks are gone forever.

9 hours ago

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Keller @ Large: Globe Columnist Wrong On Boston 2024 Olympics Fight

Shirley Leung of the Globe has written a column about our qualms over hosting the Summer Olympics that is so wrong on so many levels, it demands a detailed response.

17 hours ago

President Barack Obama tapes an appearance on the 'Late Show with David Letterman' in New York on May 4, 2015.  (Photo credit NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: A Tsunami Of Excessive Praise

Have you noticed how the retirement or passing of every Baby Boom generation celebrity – excuse me, I should say icon – touches off a tsunami of excessive praise?

05/21/2015

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Daily Talker: Squirt-Gun and Water Balloon Ban

They are annual summertime activities for kids. They are something we’ve probably all done at some point as children. But one organization is banning them. The Boy Scouts of America is banning squirt-gun fights and water balloon […]

05/21/2015

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State Police To Enforce Left-Lane Travel During Memorial Day Weekend

Massachusetts State Police will be enforcing the law regarding left-lane travel over Memorial Day weekend.

05/20/2015

If the Citgo Sign in Kenmore Square were replaced by Olympic rings for an Olympic games in Boston. (WBZ-TV illustration)

Keller @ Large: Don’t Trust Olympic Officials

Jon says the officials behind the Olympic movement are not good partners.

05/20/2015

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Daily Talker: “We Won’t Appeal”

Patriots owner Robert Kraft is throwing in the towel when it comes to the team’s fight with the NFL. “I don’t want to continue the rhetoric that’s gone on for the last four months,” Kraft said […]

05/20/2015

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Robb: How GM Doc Rivers Ruined Clippers’ Season

Doc Rivers the head coach did his job for the Clippers this season, but Doc Rivers the general manager has put the franchise in a tough spot.

05/19/2015

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Strong Evening Thunderstorms Possible

Scattered showers and downpours this morning mark the leading edge of humid air that will push into the region this afternoon.  The wet weather is welcome news considering many of our lawns and gardens already […]

05/19/2015