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The main index generally covers the years 1878-1937, although there are selected entries for earlier and later dates. Entries include obituaries, coverage of political events, speeches, dedications, visits of foreign dignitaries and general news events. The Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Boston Journal, and Boston Transcript were indexed most consistently, although there are entries for other newspapers as well. A later index, covering the years 1960 to 1983, includes articles from the Boston Globe and Boston Herald which are primarily political or governmental in nature.
April is Healthcare Decisions Month across the Commonwealth – an initiative led by the Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care, whose goal is to encourage residents of the State to have advance care planning conversations with their loved ones and their doctors, and to name a health care agent in a Health Care Proxy.
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