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Edgar B. Herwick IIIDecember 12, 2018 08:35 AM
Massachusetts Has A Northborough, Southborough And Westborough. Why No Eastborough?The answer is a tale of colonial expansion and the division of large swaths of land into smaller ones. But there is also a more complicated side to the story.
Edgar B. Herwick IIIDecember 5, 2018 10:49 AM
A Splintered NECCO Forges A Future Around The World, Just Not In RevereNECCO's component pieces — and signature candies — have found new homes across the country and around the globe.
Edgar B. Herwick IIINovember 28, 2018 08:49 AM
It Is Literally Okay To Use Literally Figuratively. Usually.Those entitled millennials have literally destroyed the cereal industry with their avocado toast and artisan coffee. Are they also ruining the English language by misusing the word “literally?”
Edgar B. Herwick IIINovember 20, 2018 10:43 PM
How It Took A New England Woman And A Civil War For Thanksgiving To Become A National HolidayThanksgiving was once celebrated intermittently, in some states but not others. Then Sarah Josepha Hale took up the cause.
Edgar B. Herwick IIINovember 14, 2018 11:52 AM
Boston City Hall At 50. From World's Ugliest Building To Brutalist MasterpieceDecades after its heyday, the mid-20th century architectural style brutalism is getting a second look, and it ain't looking so bad.
Edgar B. Herwick IIINovember 6, 2018 10:31 PM
Can The Psychology Of Sports Help Voters Deal With Election Day Defeat?If American politics in 2018 seem like a sport, maybe it's because they kind of are.