Baker unveils new rules for public records requests

The move comes as several Mass. agencies have come under fire for the way they handle requests.

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Big questions ahead for HubSpot after shakeup

Boston’s most transparent tech company went all opaque on us yesterday.

Joseph Trustey and his daughter, Anna.


Boston executive, daughter killed in Wis. plane crash

Joseph Trustey and his daughter, Anna, died in a single-engine plane crash while traveling to the Midwest to visit colleges.

MassDOT announces leadership shakeup at MBTA

The moves cleave the agency’s top job in two and name a new executive to take over administrative oversight.

// Wynn complains he hasn’t been shown ‘welcome mat’ in Mass.

Steve Wynn spoke to investors and analysts about the resistance his efforts to bring a casino to Everett have faced.

Taunton son, mother allegedly ran heroin distribution ring

The drug ring was led by the son, but operated out of the mother’s apartment on Winthrop Street, officials said.


//[1].jpg Why doesn’t Boston have a better zoo?

Learning from past mistakes and other cities could make Boston a zootopia.

// Marathon battle in Hopkinton over CVS plans

Opponents say locating the chain pharmacy in downtown Hopkinton would spoil its quaint atmosphere.

// Plane part found on island belongs to a Boeing 777, official says

Investigators are determining whether the part is the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which vanished nearly a year and a half ago.

The Boston Public Market will be open Wednesday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Boston Public Market officially opens its doors

The city’s only year-round indoor public market had plenty of samples for tourists and workers taking a lunch break.

Globe staff photo by David L Ryan...story by Scott Nelson, Boston,Ma., 12-3-02: Boston, John Hancock Tower, one of Boston's distinctive office buildings. Trinity Church is on the left. -- Library Tag 03012003 National-Foreign

Goodbye, Hancock Tower. Hello, 200 Clarendon

The most famous building in New England will no longer be called the Hancock Tower — at least by its owner.

Philadelphia Phillies' starting pitcher Cole Hamels delivers during a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago on Saturday, July 25, 2015. He pitched a no-hitter. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

Red Sox had no chance for David Price, but why not Cole Hamels?

After they talked with the Phillies for months, failing to land the ace lefthander was a missed opportunity.

The Deflategate ruling

// How hard is it to permanently delete text messages?

Tom Brady or his assistants would have had to obliterate his smartphone to make sure texts were no longer retrievable.

// Judge transfers Tom Brady court case to New York

The ruling was based on the NFL’s decision to file its own case before the players association could.

The New England Patriots held their first day of training camp at the practice filed next to Gillette Stadium. A plane circled above with a banner that read,

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Plane’s message taunts Patriots at training camp

The plane circled over the Patriots first practice Thursday morning with a banner that read “Cheaters look up! @jetsfanmedia.”

//[1]-1365--90x90.jpg Cincinnati officer pleads not guilty in fatal shooting

The 25-year-old University of Cincinnati police officer is accused of murdering a motorist during a traffic stop.

// Program encourages commuters to drive, then bike, to work

The initiative, which officials believe is the first of its kind, will open “hubs” at existing state-owned free parking lots.


// ‘Mission: Impossible’ a witty, high-energy blockbuster

“Rogue Nation” unfolds with fluid, twisty, old-school pleasure — you settle into it like a favorite chair.

The Big Picture

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2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles

About 6,500 athletes with intellectual disabilities from 165 nations are competing throughout the city.


Tech Lab | BetaBoston

// With Windows 10, Microsoft gets back on track

After one of the biggest fiascos in its history, Microsoft is back on track with its new operating system.


// US welcomes Christians and Jews. Atheists and Muslims? Not so much

Americans are all for religious freedom — but disagree on who can claim it.