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    Editor's farewell note

    This is the final edition of City Weekly. Over the last 17 years, we've informed, entertained, and occasionally annoyed you, our readers. We hope you have enjoyed the section as much as we have loved producing it for you. More information
    Into the future (Peter Wallace Illustration)

    Into the future

    As City Weekly fades into the past, it seems a good moment to look to Boston's future. What can we expect in the next 10 or 20 years? (By Robert Campbell, Boston Globe)

    Left-turn scofflaws plague Longwood

    Perhaps it's the naturally hectic pace of hospitals or the high concentration of medical businesses clustered in one small section of the city. Whatever the reason, GlobeWatch seems to receive a lot of complaints about traffic in the Longwood Medical Area. (By Christina Pazzanese, Boston Globe)