Alleged Millis hoax perplexes people who know officer

Bryan Johnson’s 2009 Millis High School yearbook photo.

Bryan Johnson allegedly confessed to shooting his police cruiser before “blacking out” while driving the vehicle, police said.

Candidates for Boston City Council get feisty at forum

Seven candidates vying to represent two of the city’s predominantly minority communities squared off in Dudley Square.

Migrants, who had traveled from Hungary, arrived at the Westbahnhof Station in Vienna, Austria.

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Hungarian bus fleet delivers migrants to Austria

Thousands of exhausted, surprised, and relieved migrants reached Austria on Saturday, clambering off a fleet of Hungarian buses.

// Jailed Ky. clerk vows not to back down, no resolution in sight

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will spend Labor Day weekend in isolation at a detention center with her Bible.

MBTA credit, debit card machines back in business

MBTA credit and debit card fare machines have reopened at all MBTA subway stops, according to officials.

The apartment building that Randall Lints lived in with his 7-year-old son.

In Hardwick case, DCF missed extent of abuse, report says

A Hardwick boy had lost 12 to 15 pounds and had bruises across his body as he was being monitored by 16 DCF workers, among others.


// HubSpot memoir incident prompts federal probe

An assistant US attorney in Boston and an FBI cybercrimes agent are working on the case, sources said.

// Medford native Julianne Nicholson takes on role in ‘Black Mass’

There aren’t many empathetic characters in “Black Mass;” the exception is Marianne Connolly, played by Nicholson.

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21st century workers live in ‘uncertainty’

Many American workers face a dark future with less job security, more competition, and hostile workplaces, labor specialists say.

The Deflategate ruling

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// Brady exonerated? The reality is a bit more complex

Brady escaped punishment because of the NFL’s procedural violations, but many questions about this case remain.

// Tom Brady breaks his silence on Deflategate ruling

“While I am pleased to be eligible to play, I am sorry our league had to endure this,” the Patriots quarterback wrote on Facebook.

// Patriots seek to bring party from tailgate to lounges

Three new Gillette Stadium hangouts, part of a $30 million renovation, will offer up to 1,650 people a more comfortable pregame alternative.

Trash littered Linden Street in Allston this past week.

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City issues more than 3,500 fines to landlords

The fines were issued for flouting property codes — mainly for excessive trash — during the move-in craziness on Sept. 1.

// Stop & Shop’s bfresh opens Allston store

Located in a former Staples store on Harvard Avenue, the 10,000-square-foot space is much smaller than a traditional supermarket.

// A Lincoln field, a herd of hobby horses, and a whimsical mystery

Dozens of mysterious rocking horses have a presence that falls somewhere between antique yard sale and spooky prank.

// Carter Lay, grandson of potato chip maker, dies at 44

The philanthropist was a cancer survivor who helped build schools and support music education.

Love Letters

Her speech habit is causing them a problem, you know?

Specifically, he hates when she says “you know” in a sentence. He points it out every time she says it and it’s driving her insane.

Ground Game

// Ted Cruz sells himself as antiestablishment candidate

The US senator from Texas stopped in N.H. on Monday to open his campaign office in Manchester.

Opinion & Ideas

Robert Reynolds and Clayton Deutsch

// The coming boom in Boston FinTech sector

To stay ahead, and increase its lead, the financial services sector needs to rethink a few fundamental assumptions.

The Big Picture

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Migrant crisis in Europe

A record number of migrants, most of them refugees fleeing war and crisis in the Mideast and Africa, are seeking asylum in Europe.



// Toyota gives $50 million to MIT, Stanford for smart car tech

MIT will receive $25 million over five years as research is led by an all-star cast of artificial intelligence and robotics experts.


// Where Pope Francis stands on gays, divorce, abortion

Pope Francis is expected to raise a range of issues when he visits Cuba and the United States Sept. 19-27.