Lacking permit, Uber, Lyft drivers face $500 city fines

Ride-sharing companies operate in a legal gray area because their drivers have not been licensed as taxi or livery drivers.

// Winter moth caterpillars threaten region’s trees, again

Homeowners and tree care companies are facing a rite of spring that has become more than a nuisance.

//[1]-8692.jpg City audit blasts Boston Public Library for handling of objects

The library where two valuable pieces of artwork disappeared haphazardly stores some of its most valuable items, an audit found.

Jose Maria Marin, a top FIFA official, is one of nine of the soccer governing body’s officials indicted on corruption charges by the US Justice Department.

Seven soccer officials arrested in US corruption probe

Swiss federal prosecutors also opened criminal proceedings related to FIFA’s awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

The Country Club in Brookline has been proposed as the site for golf competitions if Boston wins its bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Brookline Town Meeting will likely vote this week on a measure calling for its elected officials to oppose the Olympic bid.

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Brookline Town Meeting to vote on opposing Olympics bid

The measure would put Boston’s neighbor on record against the bid, and urge its local and state representatives to actively oppose it.

// Postal service move still on hold despite Olympics push

The stalled progress may jeopardize a boulevard that would let spectators walk along Fort Point Channel to the main stadium.

Divan Silva smiled in his hospital room at Boston Children’s Hospital.

A ride, a gunshot, and a child’s ordeal in Dorchester

The 7-year-old’s shooting was captured on a private video surveillance camera and obtained by the Globe.

Barry Clifford in Brewster with the anchor of the pirate ship Whydah.

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Did Cape Cod treasure hunter find Captain Kidd’s loot?

The man once called the “Pirate Prince’’ may have have done it again.

// ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s cash set to go to victims

Authorities are poised to distribute nearly $822,000 seized from the convicted South Boston criminal boss.

James White has a chance to seize the “Shane Vereen” role in New England’s offense.

ben volin | on football

Patriots have number of position battles to sort out

Let’s take a look at the Patriots’ six key competitions during organized team activities over the next three weeks.

Eddy Maria Taveras used a hand-crank Singer sewing machine to make a repair on a running shoe at the New Balance factory in Lawrence.

New Balance’s voice heard on tariffs

The Pacific trade pact is likely to include a gradual phaseout of tariffs on imported sneakers, protecting jobs held by New Balance workers.

Robin Brown visited the rooftop lounge of the Knickerbocker, which reopened in February.

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Robin Brown restores Times Square hotel to glory

The legendary former general manager of Boston’s Four Seasons has taken his show on the road to revive The Knickerbocker hotel.

// Salaries of top-paid Mass. CEOs dwarf average workers

The 10 most handsomely paid CEOs earned a total of $191 million in the last fiscal year.

// Colleges cautioned on tanning salons

Some colleges are moving to prevent campus-sponsored cash cards from being used at tanning salons, which have been associated with an elevated cancer risk.

“Soused” fish on brown bread is served with horseradish sauce, slices of radish and snips of dill and tarragon.

Devra First | dining out

History made by hand at Loyal Nine

One of the most interesting restaurants in town, Loyal Nine will either thrill you or drive you crazy.

The Big Picture

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Texas flooding

Major rainfall over the past few days has caused severe flooding and property damage in parts of Texas.