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Occupy Wall Street releases “Declaration of the Occupation of New York City”

Occupy Wall Street is moving beyond signs and chants to make its grievances known. On October 1, the protest movement that inspired Occupy Boston, and similar solidarity movements throughout the country, released its first official document, the “Declaration of the Occupation of New York City.” A note on the groups’s Web site states that its [...]

Protestors Meet Fans of Donald Rumsfeld at the Old South Meeting House


Three hundred ticket holders waiting in line to hear former Secretary of State Donald Rumsfeld discuss his memoir were greeted by tons of protestors holding up signs and chanting. Rumsfeld was in Boston Monday night to talk about , Known and Unknown, which touches on his role in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and on [...]

The Boston Tease Party Presents: Beaver

The national Tea Party movement has a formidable new enemy in Boston: Sugar Dish.  Miss Dish, a local burlesque impresario, whose real name is Vanessa White, is ringing some bells and firing off some shots in the culture war with a show she calls, “Boston Tease Party Presents: Beaver,” playing at the Somerville Theatre in [...]

Last Public Comments Heard on Long-Delayed Green Line Extension Project

While the Green Line Expansion Project is facing further delays, passengers wishing to comment have reached their final stop. The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) held two final public hearings on July’s 2011 Status Report for the Green Line Extension on Tuesday, September 13, at 1PM and 5PM at its headquarters on One Winter [...]

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