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  1. Lacking E.M.T.s, an Aging Maine Turns to Immigrants U.S., March 27

    An unusual program in the state is training immigrants, some who were doctors in their home countries, to be emergency medical technicians.

  2. One Rationale for Voter ID Debunked, G.O.P. Has Another U.S., March 23

    After failing to find widespread voter fraud, Republican state lawmakers are calling for tighter restrictions on voting based on perception of tainted ballots.

  3. Mary Maples Dunn, Advocate of Women’s Colleges, Dies at 85 U.S., March 22

    Ms. Dunn spent most of her career at women’s colleges, which had been established long before women were admitted to many universities throughout the United States.

  4. A Journey Into the Merriam-Webster Word Factory Books, March 22

    Kory Stamper reveals the secret life of dictionaries in her book “Word by Word,” and in a visit to headquarters (oddities in the basement included).

  5. In Maine, Portland Tries a New Tactic With Panhandlers: Hiring Them U.S., March 21

    While other cities toughen their anti-begging laws and face court challenges, some are are testing a less punitive approach.

  6. The Stubborn Staying Power of the Alewife Herring N.Y. / Region, March 16

    A once-abundant migratory fish all but disappeared with the construction of river dams. But now more alewives are seeking passage through local waters.

  7. Sugar Sugar: Hotel Packages for Maple Syrup Season Travel, March 16

    In Vermont, New Hampshire and New York, inns and culinary programs offer stays, meals and classes to celebrate sap and syrup.

  8. A Day Off for Many and Many Ways to Spend It N.Y. / Region, March 14

    It was a quiet day along the East Coast as an ordinary snowstorm, billed to be extraordinary, proved uneventful.

  9. An Icy Portal Into the Small World of Smelt Sports, March 14

    The smelt are trapped beneath the ice. We are trapped above it. Fishing for them is the perfect antidote to the oppressive Maine winter.

  10. A Millyard Transitions From Textiles to Tech Real Estate, March 14

    The revitalized mill district in Manchester is becoming known as fertile ground for technology firms, and is now home to at least 30 tech company offices.

  11. After Long Economic Slide, Rhode Island Lures New Business U.S., March 13

    It was the last state to emerge from the recession, but now its unemployment rate is down and political interest in its Democratic governor is up.

  12. Understanding the Angry Mob at Middlebury That Gave Me a Concussion Opinion, March 13

    Political discourse in the United States is at a boiling point, and nowhere is the reaction to that more heightened than on campuses like Middlebury.

  13. As Daylight Saving Starts, Some Ask: Why Fall Back at All? U.S., March 12

    Lawmakers in several states, tired of turning the clocks back, want to leave Eastern Standard Time and join the Atlantic Standard time zone.

  14. In Reversal, Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade Welcomes Gay Veterans Group U.S., March 11

    The parade organizers, the Allied War Veterans Council of South Boston, voted unanimously late Friday to reverse their decision made on Tuesday to exclude the group, OutVets.

  15. Republican Health Plan Could End Insurance Coverage of Abortion Health, March 10

    The replacement for the Affordable Care Act would bar people from using federal tax credits to buy health insurance plans that cover abortion.

  16. Highest and Lowest Property Tax Rates in the U.S. Real Estate, March 10

    The top five highest and lowest median property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

  17. True North: ‘Marsden Hartley’s Maine’ at the Met Breuer Arts, March 10

    The show features work from the late 1930s and early 1940s by one of the 20th century’s most important American painters.

  18. Politicians to Skip Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade After Gay Group Is Banned U.S., March 8

    Organizers told gay and transgender military veterans that they would not be allowed to march on March 17 after two years of L.G.B.T. inclusion in the event.

  19. What You Get for $1,200,000 Slideshow, March 8

    A Federal-style house in Bennington, Vt.; a Tudor-revival home in Tucson; and a modern house on Camano Island in Washington State.

  20. Let’s All Get Small: Tiny Houses for Short Stays Travel, March 8

    From TV screens to vacation scenes, these properties are drawing a crowd.

  21. Con Man’s Lawyer Says He’s Not Guilty (at Least in New York) N.Y. / Region, March 7

    Nothing is run-of-the-mill about Jeremy Wilson’s life, and that was reflected in the closing arguments during his trial in Manhattan.

  22. Unhappy With Photo, New Hampshire Town Wins Battle With Google U.S., March 7

    Concerned the picture leading Google’s search results for Londonderry didn’t represent the town, officials campaigned to replace it.

  23. Late-Season Ski Discounts Travel, March 7

    Resorts in the United States and Canada are offering lower prices for spring trips.

  24. Smothering Speech at Middlebury Opinion, March 7

    All ideas need testing in open debate, or they become mere prejudices.

  25. Stephen Adly Guirgis to Return to the Stage at Dorset Theater Festival Theater, March 6

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright will star in David Mamet’s “American Buffalo.”

  26. She’s 17 and Needs Birth Control. Do We Turn Our Backs? Opinion, March 4

    The battle over women’s health is being felt in clinics.

  27. Massachusetts Governor Vows to Shield Planned Parenthood Funding U.S., March 3

    A Republican governor in a liberal-leaning state signals the gap between his positions and those of the Republican-controlled Congress.

  28. Protesters Disrupt Speech by ‘Bell Curve’ Author at Vermont College U.S., March 3

    The president of Middlebury College issued an apology after students shouted down the speaker, Charles Murray, at an event that then turned violent.

  29. Reunited, and It Feels So Awkward in ‘Donald Cried’ Movies, March 2

    In this comedy directed by Kris Avedisian, frenemies from high school rediscover each other for better and worse when one returns to their hometown.

  30. Boston-Leipzig Exchange: Andris Nelsons’ Orchestras Collaborate Arts, March 2

    The exchange, to begin in 2018, is part of an unusual alliance between two orchestras, both led by Andris Nelsons beginning next season.

  31. The Institute of Contemporary Art Is Opening a Seasonal Space in Boston Arts, March 1

    The museum will renovate a 15,000-square-foot factory for warm-weather installations, accessible by a short boat ride across the harbor.