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On May, 29, 2006, The Eagle ran this Memorial Day piece by reporter and columnist Derek Gentile, who died on Nov. 12, 2017, about John J. Pignatelli, who died on March 6 of this year. The Eagle … more
GAINESVILLE, Fla.— A bullet pinged past the soldier's ear as he crouched behind bushes near the front lines. A soldier near him suddenly lurched forward, letting out a horrible scream as he … more
WILLIAMSTOWN — The skinny on carbon capture by trees includes the contribution of skinny trees. Smaller trees in fact play an outsize role.We know that large and old trees (they're not … more
BOSTON — Let's say you, your spouse, and your two kids live in Mattapan. The closest elementary school for your son, in first grade, is in Waltham. And the closest preschool for your daughter … more
BERKELEY, Mass.— Some suffer from serious medical conditions. Some have been left alone in their homes for days at a time or have had to call 911 because a parent has overdosed on drugs. Others … more
GREAT BARRINGTON — New president. Suspicion of Russian interference in election. Special counsel investigation and report. Attorney general summary. Redacted report. Cries of outrage from one … more
WESTPORT, Conn. — "I kill therefore I am" sang the late Phil Ochs, and throughout the history of media, writers, directors and producers have more than lived up to that credo. With every … more
NEW YORK — In the Donald Trump era, the press has been one of the few bold and constant voices to speak out against the world of lies, corruption, and the transgressive and near … more
EAST CHATHAM, N.Y. — Traveling from the airport, Danny and I get our first glimpse of the Czech Republic immersed in spring with hazy green hillsides spangled with blooming fruit trees. Golden … more
GREENFIELD — Why would so many Guatemalans make the arduous journey to the … more

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