Residents remember boy fatally struck by car

The shrine of candles and teddy bears set up Friday night on a Brockton street grew Saturday as many paused to pay their respects.

Linebacker James Morris (52) and Steve Beauharnais (58) were cut by the Patriots Saturday.

Patriots cut 19 to finalize roster

New England cut long snapper Danny Aiken, and put LB James Morris on injured reserve.

Michael Sam could make the Rams’ 10-man practice squad.

Michael Sam cut by St. Louis Rams

Sam, the first openly gay player in the NFL, was released as teams brought their rosters down to 53 players.

// Dawnn Jaffier’s legacy ‘will never go away’

At Jaffier’s funeral, Boston Police Superintendent William Gross said many people pledged to “carry on her good work in the community.”

opinion | Philip Niemeyer

100 new jobs for 100 years

A chart tracks jobs that were on the new side for the last 100 years.

Knights practice their jousting routine on the grounds of King Richard’s Faire in preparation for opening day.

Behind the scenes at the royal joust

Preparations were under way in “Carvershire.”

“It’s amusing,” said Peter Schwartz, left. “We’ll be sitting outside, and people will stop and look.

My First Home

Painting your house an unusual color

If you’re confident about your color choice, own it — no matter what the neighbors say. These homeowners did, and they couldn’t be happier.


What ‘age segregation’ does to America

From grade schools to senior villages, we now spend much of our lives on separate generational islands. Can we reverse the trend?


endorsement | Republican primary

// Charlie Baker for governor

The Globe’s editorial board says Baker is a creative manager who is committed to rooting out waste and finding new ways to solve problems.


// Union Square is hipster central

Move over, Cambridge. These days, anyone seeking a countercultural adventure comes to Somerville.