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  University of Massachusetts Boston
Message to the University of Massachusetts Community from President Jack Wilson
A message to the UMass Boston Community from Chancellor Michael F. Collins, MD
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Addresses UMass Boston’s 39th Commencement Ceremony June 1 on the Campus Center lawn.
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  Boston, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The peninsula was connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus, and surrounded by the waters of Massachusetts Bay and the marshes at the mouth of the Charles River.
Boston College was the first institution of higher education established in the city (later moving to Chestnut Hill, west of the city).
Boston Medical Center, located in the South End neighborhood, is the primary teaching facility for the Boston University School of Medicine as well as the largest trauma center in the Boston area; it was formed by the merger of Boston University Hospital and Boston City Hospital.
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 Boston - MSN Encarta
Boston, the capital city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the seat of Suffolk County.
At the beginning of the 21st century, Boston was the focus of economic activity, communications, and transportation in New England and was one of the major centers of higher education and high technology in the United States.
Boston’s population decline in the mid-20th century was due to several factors: urban renewal, which removed high-occupancy tenements and replaced them with new construction; the expansion of commercial office space into areas that had once been residential; and freeway construction, which made the movement of people to suburban communities easier.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761557136/Boston.html   (2753 words)

 Boston History
Early on, Boston began to emerge as an intellectual and educational center with the arrival of noted theologians and statesmen, and the founding of Boston Latin School and Harvard University.
Massachusetts prospered in the early 19th century with improved roads, new canals, and the construction of railways, linking cities and towns.
By the 1950's, fishing and farming were in decline in Massachusetts, but the Boston area emerged as a leader in the fledgling computer and high-tech industries.
www.searchboston.com /history.html   (881 words)

 Boston - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Boston is the largest city in New England, the capital of the state of Massachusetts, and one of the most historic, wealthy and influential cities in the United States of America.
Boston is a city of diverse neighborhoods, many of which were originally towns in their own right before being assimilated into the city itself.
Boston's nicknames include "Beantown", "The Hub" (shortened from Oliver Wendell Holmes' phrase 'The Hub of the Universe'), "The City of Higher Learning" (due to the plethora of universities and colleges in the Boston area) and - particularly in the 19th century - "The Athens of America," on account of its great cultural and intellectual influence.
wikitravel.org /en/Boston,_Massachusetts   (9489 words)

 Boston, Massachusetts
Boston, also known as "Beantown" or "The Hub", is the 24th largest city in the United States with a population of nearly 600,000 people.
It is the largest city in Massachusetts and New England (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut), and the capital of the The Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Boston is located on the eastern Massachusetts coast, at the mouth of the Charles River which separates Boston from Cambridge, and is on Boston Harbor.
www.citytowninfo.com /places/massachusetts/boston   (1619 words)

Boston currently ranks as one of the most popular cruise ports in North America as Massport remains committed to growing its business.
This terminal is currently leased to Boston Autoport for the import and distribution of automobiles.
The Massachusetts Port Authority owns, operates and leases approximately 500 acres of property in Charlestown, East Boston and South Boston, located within what is called a Designated Port Area (DPA), restricted to maritime industrial activities supporting the working Port of Boston.
www.massport.com /ports   (120 words)

 Boston Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
History and culture can be found at every turn in Boston, but a down-to-earth attitude can always be found on the edges of its New England pride.
The Hub saw only journalistic accuracy in the label "the Athens of America" and felt only pride in the slogan "Banned in Boston." Crowning these layers are the students who throng the area's universities and colleges every fall, infuriating some but pleasing many with their infusion of high spirits and money from home.
Boston has been first too many times -- the first public library, the first public schools, the first subway system -- to concede an inch of civic pride to bigger and bolder cities.
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 Boston Massachusetts Historical Landmarks Boston, MA
Boston outnumbered Plymouth from the outset, and the city, as the center of
Battle of Lexington and Concord and the Siege of Boston) occurred near the city.
Boston University and Tufts University brought thousands of bright students to the area; many stayed and became citizens.
www.bostoncitylinks.com /history.html   (1132 words)

 Boston Roots
Family History Resources at the Massachusetts State Archives explains the holdings of the state archives, which include lists of immigrants who came through Boston in the 19th century and birth and death records for all Massachusetts cities and towns between 1841 and 1905.
Elizabeth Orsay has compiled a guide to Massachusetts vital records that tells how and where to obtain birth and death certificates and the like in Massachusetts counties, including Suffolk.
The Boston Public Library's obituary database lists everybody who's had an obituary in the Boston Globe or Boston Herald since at least the early 1970s, along with the date the obit appeared.
www.boston-online.com /bosroots.html   (383 words)

 Massachusetts State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
The white star represents Massachusetts as one of the original thirteen states.
Above the shield is a arm and sword, representing the first part of the motto.
Topography: Image Jagged indented coast around Cape Cod; flatland yields to stony upland pastures near central region and gentle hill country in west; land in west is rocky, sandy and not fertile.
www.50states.com /massachu.htm   (306 words)

 City of Boston
Boston is First City in Nation to Allow for Anonymous Tips to be Sent by Text Message
The Massachusetts Campaign for Open Government has recognized the City of Boston's commitment to open government by posting all key government records on its website.
Boston Common Frog Pond Wading Opens June 30
www.cityofboston.gov   (438 words)

 Boston, Massachusetts Travel Guide & Boston, Massachusetts Vacations!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The budget-friendly Midtown Hotel is located in the heart of Boston, within walking distance of the Prudential Center, and is approximately 6 miles fr...
The AAA Four-Diamond Hilton Boston Financial is situated in downtown Boston, approximately three miles from Logan International Airport and within wal...
Located downtown on Boston Harbor at historic Long Wharf, one block from Fanueil Hall and Quincy Market, the Marriott Boston Long Wharf is two stops o...
www.realadventures.com /boston.htm   (468 words)

 Boston, Massachusetts City Page
Boston, MA Suburbs Braintree, Burlington, Cambridge, Dedham, Framingham, Lexington, Lynn, Newton, Quincy, Saugus, Waltham, Wellesley.
Greater Boston is a fascinating combination of old and new.
Boston proper is the hub of this busy complex, which many Bostonians still believe is the hub of the universe.
www.superpages.com /cities/Boston-MA.html   (358 words)

 Boston, Massachusetts history, architecture -- Welcome to iBoston
Sullivan was born in Boston and grew up on his grand parents farm in Reading Massachusetts.
He attended the Rice Elementary School in South Boston and MIT before studying at Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
Boston’s pedigree was forged back in England in the midst of religious dissension, where Puritans and Pilgrims sought religious reform, and Cavaliers and Roundheads vied for political power.
www.iboston.org /index2.php   (244 words)

 Boston Web Design Massachusetts Web Design Web Site Design
Boston Web Design, web hosting, logo design and search engine optimization in the north shore, boston ma mass massachusetts.
Boston and Massachusetts web design, specializes in the design and construction of custom built, state of the art, web sites as well as offering full Internet marketing consulting and implementation services.
North Shore, Boston ma web design, we consistently strive to offer you new and improved Internet solutions and services and are constantly in sync with the most up-to-date technologies available.
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 Boston Central | Boston Info (Boston Area Towns - Boston, MA Information)
Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America.
Immigrants from every corner of the globe have been welcomed by the city and re-shaped into Americans whose memories and customs enrich the community.
Tourism is one of Boston's and New England's largest industries, and as a result you will find a city willing to accommodate and entertain you as few other cities can.
www.bostoncentral.com /towns/boston/quickinfo.php   (216 words)

 The capital of Massachusetts - Boston Business Journal:
Spurred by a sophisticated, technology-driven economy, the Boston area has reached an unprecedented level of liquidity, from venture capital to debt financing to bank loans.
According to information from The VC Deal, the 50 top-funded startups in the Boston area received a total of $942.5 million in seed, first, second and third rounds between Nov. 28, 2005, and Nov. 28, 2006.
This year, venture capital investing in Massachusetts companies has dropped from $924.8 million in the first quarter to $697.4 million in the second quarter and $513.3 million in the third quarter, according to information from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association.
boston.bizjournals.com /boston/stories/2006/12/04/focus1.html   (694 words)

 EarthCam - Boston Cam
EarthCam and the New England Aquarium bring you live views of historic downtown Boston, Boston Harbor, the adjacent Marriot Hotel, Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market.
Founded in 1630, Boston is one of America's oldest cities and one of its most European in feel.
Known for its role in the American Revolution, Boston has something for everyone: historic landmarks, museums, sports, and cuisine ranging from fresh seafood to Italian.
www.earthcam.com /usa/massachusetts/boston/prudential   (201 words)

 :: Boston Massachusetts : Hotels : Real Estate : Restaurants
Boston Common and Public Garden, The Freedom Trail, Museum of Fine Arts, the New England Aquarium and more.
Headlines from local newspapers and Boston area radio and television stations.
Boston Celtics Basketball tickets and official team merchandise.
www.boston-massachusetts.com   (225 words)

 Kerry and Gore together in Massachusetts - 2008 Presidential Campaign Blog - Boston Globe - Political Intelligence
Field reports from Boston Globe reporters and editors covering the 2008 presidential campaign and the national maneuvering of Bay State politicians.
Senator John Kerry and former Vice President Al Gore, the last two losing Democratic presidential nominees, appeared together Tuesday night at Mitchell Gold in Boston where Tipper Gore is displaying her fine art photography.
A portion of the proceeds are going to The Climate Project, founded by Tipper and Al Gore, according to the Names column in Wednesday's Boston Globe.
www.boston.com /news/local/politics/blog/2006/12/gore_and_kerry.html   (164 words)

 MBTA.com > Official Website for Greater Boston's Public Transportation System
Bus 352 - Burlington Express Boston via Rte.
Bus 555 - EXPRESS BUS Riverside Downtown Boston via Newton...
Bus 556 - Waltham Highlands Downtown Boston via Newton Cor...
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 Hotels in Massachusetts ** Discount Massachusetts Hotels and Vacations
The Chandler Inn is a tourist-class hotel located three miles from the Boston Logan Airport and just minutes from downtown Boston.
Le Meridien is an elegant European luxury hotel located in the heart of Boston where the art of business and pleasure is understood.
The Colonnade is a deluxe hotel situated in Boston's historic Back Bay, nestled among the city's finest cultural venues and most exciting shops.
www.hotels-in-massachusetts.com   (205 words)

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