Wynn project wins environmental permit from state

A rendering of Wynn Resorts’ proposed casion in Everett.


The state granted a crucial license to Wynn Resorts, clearing one of the biggest obstacles the Everett casino proposal faced.

Shirley Leung

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/shirleyleung_150-5040.png Can Steve Wynn and Marty Walsh ever get along?

Whether the mayor likes it or not, Wynn is about to become one of Boston’s biggest neighbors.

New England Patriots' James Develin (46) is helped off the field on a cart after being injured during the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

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Patriots 17, Panthers 16

Patriots’ defense leads way against Panthers

With the offense struggling, the return of Jerod Mayo sparked the Patriots in a lackluster first half.

Boy, 4, dies after being pulled from waters off Cape beach

The boy died Friday night after being pulled from the water off Corporation Beach in Dennis, police said.

Owen Labrie closed his eyes as his verdict was read at Merrimack County Superior Court on Friday.

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Labrie acquitted of felony rape in St. Paul’s School trial

A jury convicted Owen Labrie of misdemeanor sexual assault of a 15-year-old student at the St. Paul’s School, but acquitted him of more serious charges.

SJC rules against sex offender zone laws in Mass.

Cities and towns cannot broadly restrict where sex offenders can live, the state’s highest court ruled.

Donald Trump posed for a selfie with Britney Touchette, 15, from Lynnfield.

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At raucous rally, Trump makes tax vow, ridicules Bush

The controversial Donald Trump also talked about his opinions on Deflategate and Tom Brady at the Friday night event in Norwood.

Donald Trump with his father, Fred Trump, after graduating from Wharton in 1968.

Even in college, Donald Trump was brash

The blunt and bombastic personality that has helped Trump upend the Republican primary was in full bloom during his years at Wharton business school.

Yves Dambreville.

Details of retired Boston officer’s death sought

Yves Dambreville, who was an advocate for Boston’s Haitian-American community, was slain in Port-au-Prince this week.

Former Mass. governor Michael Dukakis in 2014.

Some try to recruit Michael Dukakis to run in 2016

On Friday, organizers behind the Twitter handle @Dukakis2016 began touting the former Mass. governor’s record.

Jim Koch kayaked in Apponagansett Bay in South Dartmouth.

My workout: Jim Koch

The chief executive of the Boston Beer Co., which brews Sam Adams, talks about how he avoids the dreaded beer belly.

29pope - Tom Moser and his son Aaron Moser inspecting the Lincoln lectern. (Scott Spitzer)

Scott Spitzer

Maine woodworker to provide chair for Pope Francis visit

When Pope Francis speaks in Philadelphia this fall, he’ll sit before thousands on a Catena chair built by Tom Moser.

A Strandbeests was strolling across City Hall Plaza Friday under the sun.


Strandbeests come to Boston

A massive kinetic sculpture that moves with the help of large wind-powered sails made its City Hall debut on Friday.

A Lamborghini Gallardo, which carried a sticker price of almost $250,000.

More exotic car owners offering vehicles for rent

A new marketplace will become the first to offer what amounts to an Airbnb for classic and exotic car rentals, owners say.

Haul in lobsters in Casco Bay, Maine

Things every New England kid should do before summer ends

Here are a dozen ways to carpe your diem in New England before the first book reports come due.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_biden_henniker.jpg Why Joe Biden could skip N.H. if he runs for president

The rationale for Biden to skip Iowa and New Hampshire is this: He would enter in the race too late to compete in those states.

Opinion & Ideas

Michael A. Cohen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-1287.jpg Progress and frustration in gun control

If Alison Parker and Adam Ward are not to have died in vain, then the reaction to their deaths must not be apathy.

The Big Picture

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10 years after Hurricane Katrina

President Obama visited New Orleans to mark progress the city has made before the anniversary of the hurricane.


Innocation Economy

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/kirsner--90x90.jpg Is the tech party coming to an end?

Investors have had a rollicking time putting money into tech and biotech startups. Are they getting ready to split?


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/envoy150-921.jpg Ex-envoy, charged with sexual abuse, has died, Vatican says

Jozef Wesolowski, 67, was found dead early Friday in the Vatican room where he has been held on house arrest.