At UMass, Meehan finds himself mired in controversies

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

The faculty of the Boston campus took a vote of no-confidence in the president — and then torpedoed the search for a new chancellor.


// Democrats struggle to forge unifying midterm message

Democrats roll out a new message amid worrisome signs Republicans are making gains in the November mid-terms.

// Trump falsely accuses newspaper of creating source supplied by White House

President Trump on Saturday falsely accused the New York Times of using an unnamed source.


// Conservative owners got exactly what they wanted with NFL’s new anthem policy

The NFL tried to frame this policy as a compromise about the national anthem, but it isn’t.

JROTC student Angel Clarke finished up the flowers on a Memorial Day wreath she was making in a classroom at the Community Academy of Science and Health.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Planting flags, hanging wreaths, and learning lessons

Around Boston, JROTC students are rushing to fill a unique and memorable role for Memorial Day.


// Creating a resting place befitting a hero

Surgically correct. That’s been Bob Gardner’s workplace ethos since he first walked into the Massachusetts National Cemetery shortly after its dedication in 1980.

Starts & Stops

// A three-mile train route is now 120 miles

Also, ferries are landing in the Seaport District.

Yvonne Abraham

// US turns a blind eye, and children suffer

Acknowledging the full humanity of undocumented immigrants requires so much of us. Sometimes it’s easier to see them as less than human.

// Former President Bush attends Maine pancake breakfast

Former president George H.W. Bush is getting out and meeting veterans in the Maine community where he spends the summers.

Body found off I-95 in Georgetown

A motorist on Jewett Street spotted the body lying against a tree, officials said.

A memorial was made at the scene of the East Bridgewater crash that killed four teenagers on May 19.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

They were all going to be somebody. The story of a fatal tragedy in East Bridgewater

The teenagers drove down a gently curving two-lane road in East Bridgewater, headed to a favorite restaurant. They never arrived.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/26/ Game 7 against LeBron James: It doesn’t get better than this

The young Celtics get the ultimate learning experience by being given a chance to end James’s reign in the East.


// Seven things the Celtics must do to win Game 7 against the Cavaliers

Jaylen Brown needs to start hot again, and Al Horford must get free of Tristan Thompson.

// Kevin Love ruled out for Game 7 with concussion-like symptoms

The Cavaliers announced the decision Saturday, the day after Love suffered a head-on collision with Jayson Tatum in Game 6.

Fort Myers, FL 2/20/2018: With the impending signing of free agent slugger J.D. Martinez (not pictured), could Red Sox veteran Hanley Ramirez be packing his bag and heading out of town? He is pictured carrying his equipment bag this morning at Spring Training at the Player Development Complex at Jet Blue Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)


‘Why now?’: Baseball executives surprised by the Hanley Ramirez move

It appears Ramirez will find a home, but among a limited number of teams. And the Yankees are said to be very happy.

8Boston, MA - 5/26/2018 - (3rd inning) Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia (15) slides safely into home scoring the game tying run in the third inning. The Boston Red Sox host the Atlanta Braves in the second of a three game series at Fenway Park. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Julian Benbow, Topic: 27Red Sox-Braves, LOID: 8.4.2006740929.



Red Sox rally to beat Braves

Andrew Benintendi had three hits and drove in three runs.

// Sights and sounds of Boston Calling Day 2

Bring on the indie, the rock, the hip-hop. And the food.

Allston, MA - May 25, 2018: Lead singer Brandon Flowers performs with the Killers during the Boston Calling Music Festival in Allston, MA on May 25, 2018. With 45 musical acts, seven comedians, two podcasts, and one Natalie Portman performing on three stages and one arena over the course of three days, Boston Calling has never offered festival-goers so many options. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: arts reporter:

music review

Spirited opening for Boston Calling

Shorter lines and a fan-friendly lineup of artists, capped by the Killers’ arena-rock set, made for a seamless first day.

// Memorial Day weekend weather a mixed bag: Saturday’s heat to be followed by clouds and rain

Saturday’s temperatures hit 91 degrees, but cool temperatures and rain are likely Sunday and Monday.

// Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86

Alan Bean became the fourth man to walk on the moon and turned to painting years later to tell the story of NASA’s Apollo missions.

Dinner with Cupid

// Blind date: ‘We both get up early (5 a.m.!) to work out’

Will these two early birds stay out way past their bedtimes?

Talking shop

// Check out all the new shops opening on Newbury Street

More than a dozen new storefronts are opening on the city’s best-known shopping street.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Opinion & Ideas


// For bike-sharing programs, it’s time to share

Getting cars off the road should be as easy as riding a bike.


// Calling all foodies

Our new weekly summer newsletter, “Eat. Drink. Eat some more,” gives you 15 weeks of recipes and restaurant tips. Find out more.

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Real Estate

Back Bay penthouse goes for $8 million

In our weekly roundup, the four priciest home sales were in Boston proper. A penthouse apartment on Huntington Avenue took the top spot, raking in $8,000,000, followed by a downtown high-rise that sold for $5,000,000, and units in the South End and the Seaport District that went for $3,000,000-plus.

Real Estate


//$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano

The activity of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has become destructive since early May, burning dozens of homes and forcing residents to flee.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.