Endangered Concord Toy Store to Get a Fresh Start

The Toy Shop of Concord, located in the historic town of Concord, Mass., is closing its doors after 72 years over disputes with a landlord, but don’t put away the toys just yet. Christina Erne reports on the impact of its closing, and what’s in store for the future of the small business.

Special Report:
Boston 2024

Amid divided public support and concerns about funding, the bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympic Games to Boston continues. This special report looks at the pros, the cons, and the athletes as well as the potential roles that Boston’s renowned institutions of higher learning could play if the Olympic torch is lit here.

Anti-police Brutality Movement Set to Grow in Boston

By Sharanya Pillai BU News Service Dorchester and Roxbury may see more protests against police brutality in upcoming months, according to organizers of Wednesday’s march in solidarity with Baltimore, who said that they will ramp up their presence in the inner Boston area. On Wednesday evening, activist group Mass Action Against

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Nepal: When Nightmares Turn Real

BU News Service’s photo editor, Pankaj Khadka, is a native of Nepal. In this essay he shares his reflections on the tragic earthquake that has devastated his country.

Commentary: Paul Hungry For A Slice Of The Koch Brothers

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Bostonians Weigh In On Marathon Bombing Trial

The sentencing phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to begin Tuesday. BU journalism students took to the streets of Boston to measure public opinion on the trial. Bridget Madden, Anna Novikova, Taylor Kenyon, Judith Cohen, Megan Allison, Emily McHale, and Ethan Leavitt contributed to

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