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Worcester officials fed up with Charter/Spectrum

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN internet service is a barrier to remote learning? And what happens when resolving the internet access problem is in the hands of a private company, which holds a regional monopoly on broadband internet service and has no incentive to negotiate? That appears to be the case in Worcester, where city officials are going public […]

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Northeastern heads north to Maine

Whenever people in Boston get nervous about the local economy, you often hear someone say that at least the bedrock of that economy — the colleges and hospitals — can’t pick up and move. But now Northeastern University is sort of doing just that. With a $100 million donation from David Roux, who was born […]