Emerson’s plans for Colonial draw criticism

A proposal by Emerson College to transform the historic theater into a dining hall and performance space has sparked fierce opposition.

The Citi Shubert Theatre (left), seen in 2008.

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Boston Lyric Opera to leave Citi Shubert Theatre

The move is a seismic development that should ultimately be read as a hopeful omen.

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The price increase was highest in the waterfront neighborhood, boosted by sales in luxury buildings.

FBI arrests Everett man in murder-for-hire plot

The suspect allegedly planned to wear a mask that would disguise himself as a black man when he committed the execution in NYC.

One dead in Texas university shooting, two detained

One person was killed and another wounded during a shooting at a Texas Southern University student-housing complex.

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President Obama is in Oregon to meet with families of victims of last week’s deadly college shooting.

Michael Moscaritolo and Lauren Kalil

Marshfield Police

Two more arrested in Marshfield home invasion killing

The arrests were made in a grisly home invasion that left a man dead as thieves made off with his valuables.

Amid nanny case, experts weigh in on managing accounts

A nanny who allegedly stole $285,000 from her employers may seem extreme, but many may be vulnerable to the same crime.

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Crime rises after shelter arrives in Newmarket area

The uptick in criminal activity comes after 400 homeless men recently moved into a new $10 million shelter in the area.


Rail trails an exercise in patience, planning, productivity

Communities such as Danvers have converted underutilized old tracks into a valuable recreational resource.


Pilgrim nuclear plant a scary prospect for South Shore

There’s no way to sugar coat the electric news flowing out of Entergy Corp.’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station these days.

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Donald Trump will attend a rally at Tyngsborough Elementary School on Friday, Oct. 16.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady answers a question during a news conference prior an NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass., Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. The Patriots will travel to Dallas to face the Cowboys on Sunday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Report: Tom Brady’s guru accused of making false claims

The FTC is accusing Alex Guerrero of impersonating a doctor and making unsubstantiated claims that his products cure concussions and cancer.

Dining Out reviews

Where should you eat this week?

Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

The SUV hit an interior cinder block wall.

SUV injures 8 inside auto auction building

At the time of the crash in Framingham, a 78-year-old “contract driver” was moving a BMW that was on display inside.

Men’s fashion expert Jeff Lahens, at Frank & Oak on Newbury Street, says it’s important for men to know what they are looking for.

How to select the right men’s suit

A good suit is a loyal companion, accompanying a man through some of life’s most significant moments.

Live Updates

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With just a few weeks to go before playoff matchups are set, intensity is ramping up across the region. Here’s the latest.

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What is the trade value of each Red Sox player?

Only two players appear untouchable. Here’s a look at the potential return for the rest of them.

Opinion & Ideas

Michael A. Cohen

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The political equation has shifted and, Clinton is being pushed to stake out more liberal positions.

Ground Game

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There are two key concepts to understand when it comes to the millennial vote in New Hampshire.

The Big Picture

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Historic flooding in South Carolina

Residents face uncertainty as they cope with major flooding after record-settings rains.


Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

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The courtyard behind the Charles Hotel holds a mirror to what we’re good at, and how we could get even better.


John L. Allen Jr.

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If there’s anyone on the planet who really doesn’t need help attracting interest, it’s probably Pope Francis.