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MWRA initiative to overhaul lead pipe infrastructure

MWRA initiative to overhaul lead pipe infrastructure

March 30, 2016


Filed under City, Featured Content

By James Duffy, deputy sports editor   In the wake of the water crisis in Flint, Mich., the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) created an interest-free loan program to encourage Massachusetts cities to replace lead water lines with newer, safer pipes. “We’ve given our communities a he...

Column: Ocean’s future depends on us

Column: Ocean’s future depends on us

March 24, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Gwen Schanker, editorial columnist I’ve been working on Cape Cod for more than two months now, and I still don’t get tired of staring at the water. Almost every day, I take a walk to a stretch of beach located near the building I work in at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). Th...

Head of the Charles is alive as ever

Head of the Charles is alive as ever

October 17, 2015


Filed under Photo Galleries

Attracting thousands upon thousands of people, the annual New England tradition of the Head of the Charles Regatta kicked off on Friday, Oct. 17. On Saturday, Olympians Mahé Drysdale and Gevvi Stone won the championship men's and women's singles, respectively. The Charles River was abuzz with crowds...

Users put down phone, UNICEF donates 20 million days of water

Users put down phone, UNICEF donates 20 million days of water

April 9, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle

By Patrick Morey, News Correspondent Phones these days can be used to snap selfies and post them to Instagram, surf the Internet and even watch the latest episodes of Game of Thrones – the possibilities are endless. Now, it is also possible for anyone to improve the lives of children around ...

Event Calendar: April 10-16

Event Calendar: April 10-16

April 9, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle

Compiled by Rebecca Sirull, News Staff Entry of the Week: Saturday, April 12 Shaving is saving at the St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event to benefit children’s cancer research. Dillon’s Restaurant & Bar will host the event, where volunteers can sign up to have their heads shaved in so...

10 ways to make your new year a healthy one

January 9, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

By Christina Bivona, News Staff 1. Cut the crap Eating properly can sometimes be a challenge, especially in dining halls. But, if you make the choice to cut out the junk food you will have more energy and become fitter. Focus on eating foods with less sugar and total fat. Also choose foods that are l...

Letter: Everyone must help to keep water clean

February 10, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Sewage pollution in Massachusetts rivers must stop. The Charles and surrounding rivers have provided many citizens with clean water and a place to boat, swim and fish. It’s important that future generations can enjoy the same resources that play such a large role in our lives. Raw sewage and pollu...

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