Plush UMass alumni club losing money and luster

Emmett Hayes, former UMass president Jack Wilson, and former governor Paul Cellucci attended a party in 2005 at the University of Massachusetts Club. The club will move to 1 Beacon St. this year and operate under new management.

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The club, which was supposed to pay for itself through memberships, has needed nearly $4.3 million in subsidies from UMass.

People lined up outside a bank in Thessaloniki on Monday.

After ‘no’ vote on budget cuts, Greece racing against clock

Greek banks running out of cash face the danger of collapse within days without new aid.

// Dorchester boys, 5 and 9, hurt by firework

The 9-year-old’s hand was blown off and his 5-year-old friend was seriously injured Sunday afternoon.

Traffic was backed up leaving the Alewife parking garage earlier this year.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff/File

MBTA ends use of ‘honor box’ at parking lots

Effective today, the “honor box” payment system has been replaced with the PayByPhone method.

In June, Ron Cooper tried to break two world records on one day.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Is a Marblehead man one of the world’s strongest?

Ron Cooper, a mild-mannered 37-year-old financial planner, has broken multiple Guinness World Records.

Maine man dies after setting off firework on his head

Devon Staples was drinking with his friends when he placed a reloadable fireworks mortar tube on his head, authorities said.

Deputy Ryan Chubbuck monitored the entrance to a residence on Lakeside Drive, where a couple was found dead Saturday.


Three deaths within popular family stun Maine town

The bodies found in two Boothbay Harbor homes were identified as Carol and Svend Jorgensen and their 40-year-old son, Eric.

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 23: Joe Kelly #56 of the Boston Red Sox throws in the first inning against the aka at Fenway Park on June 23, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Peter Abraham | Beat Writer’s Notebook

Here are six ways the Red Sox can get better right now

As the Red Sox rebound from a poor start to the season, there are several moves that might speed the process.

The Mall at Chestnut Hill is redesigning the entrance to feature automatic doors, new finishes, glass lanterns, and an expanded vestibule.

Mall hopes new exterior adds to high-end experience

The boxy concrete exterior of The Mall at Chestnut Hill is a fashion mismatch with the upscale retailers inside.

// Burt Shavitz, cofounder of Burt’s Bees, dies at 80

The reclusive beekeeper’s simple life became complicated by his status as a corporate icon.

// At Ocean State Job Lot, the hunt is on for bargains

At the dollar stores, customers shop for things they need. At Ocean State Job Lot, they shop for things they want.

Lumpkin’s slave jail preservation site.

Jay Paul for The Boston Globe

Divided Nation

Richmond split over Confederate history

In the capital of the Confederacy, calls are rising to properly memorialize the slave trade.

// South Carolina lawmakers set to debate Confederate flag

Lawmakers will decide what to do with the rebel flag that has flown over some part of the Statehouse for more than 50 years.

// Amazon pushes Prime service with day of deals on July 15

Amazon is trying to lure more subscribers to its $99 loyalty program by pushing a day of discounts it calls “Prime Day.”

// Court lets Seaport plan for Yotel ‘micro hotel’ advance

The 326-room hotel will feature rooms as small as 176 square feet, about half the size of a standard room.

The Big Picture

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

Globe photos of the month, June 2015

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month.