Homelessness problem on upswing in posh areas of Boston

A homeless person slept on the steps of a business on a bustling Berkeley Street last Thursday morning.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

As more upscale stores and condominiums crop up, more people are taking note of the problem.

Opinion | Meredith Warren

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/23/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Merredith_Warren-1354.jpg Mass. should erect tolls for N.H. commuters

Should these escapees be allowed to “live free” and drive that way to work in Massachusetts, too?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/dtlumacki_keolis_metro07.jpg In Kingston rail trip to Boston, you go backward and wait

The Kingston train is an example of several “scheduling anomalies” that the MBTA’s commuter rail operator hopes to address.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/05/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/200_don_orsillo.jpg Don Orsillo says farewell to Red Sox fans

The popular announcer, who was not retained by NESN, thanked his backers for providing an outpouring of support.

This vehicle on Charles Street was hit with multiple parking tickets.

Hate parking tickets? Avoid the city at these times

You are more likely to get a parking ticket in a handful of downtown blocks, especially around lunchtime from Tuesday through Friday.

If John Farrell (left) at any point is not healthy enough to manage the Red Sox in 2016, Torey Lovullo will be present and prepared to take over.


Torey Lovullo will be a distraction if Red Sox slump early in 2016

It’s going to be awkward having the obvious, game-tested solution sitting right next to John Farrell in the dugout.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/200_bill_belichick_presser.jpg Will the Patriots be affected by Sunday’s day off?

A pattern has emerged for NFL teams who get a bye week early in the season.

Adrian Walker

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/walker_20131007.jpg There’s no easy fix for DCF’s woes

The agency needs attention constantly, not just when a crisis like the Bella Bond case pops up.

Republican presidential candidate and Florida Senator Marco Rubio spoke during a town hall meeting in Littleton, N.H.

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Marco Rubio seeks his moment — just not too soon

The Florida senator is getting new attention as Republicans search for a candidate who can be viable in the general election.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/489130638.jpg N.H. Governor Maggie Hassan to run for US Senate

The second-term governor is the first Democrat to announce she’s in the race to challenge Republican US Senator Kelly Ayotte.

Mass. Maritime grad was on board sunken cargo ship

The ship that went missing during a hurricane sank, but the search continues for the crew on board, the Coast Guard said.

Patrick Kennedy’s book details his own struggles with alcohol and drug addiction, but also goes into details about what he said was their father’s drinking problem.

Patrick Kennedy’s brother critical of new book

Kennedy defended his book, even as Ted Kennedy Jr. called it an “inaccurate and unfair portrayal of our family.”

Afghan forces requested US airstrike that hit hospital

A top US commander said he was correcting an initial statement that the airstrike was meant to defend US forces under fire.

Homes were inundated by flood waters in Columbia, S.C.

Hunt for trapped residents after S.C. flooding kills 7

An unprecedented low pressure system dumped more than 18 inches on one spot alone in Columbia, the state’s capital.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/05/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/DV2147707-1055--90x90.jpg 3 share Nobel medicine prize for new tools to kill parasites

The scientists discovered drugs against malaria and other parasitic diseases that affect hundreds of millions of people every year.

US, Pacific nations reach trade deal

The agreement on the trade pact sets up a potentially contentious ratification vote before a skeptical Congress.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davis_forum2_met.jpg HUBweek forum taps stars across disciplines for talk

The week-long ideas festival’s marquee event, which included Yo-Yo Ma and Arianna Huffington, was a philosophical think-off.

Opinion & Ideas

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/opinionreel-square-1253.jpg Opinion Reel: Announcing the Fall 2015 selections

These nine films were selected by a panel of Globe Opinion journalists and documentary film experts.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/01/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/clinton150-1548.jpg Evaluating campaign money reports gets more complicated

Just combining a candidate’s account and the candidate’s super PAC might not be the best way of doing things.

The Big Picture

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

Globe photos of the month

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers in September.


BetaBoston | Innovation Economy

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/kirsner-photo-920x526[1]-4929--90x90.jpg Insight is failure’s silver lining

Failure is an enormously powerful learning experience for entrepreneurs — yet most are happy to leave it behind them, undiscussed.


JOHN L. ALLEN JR. | All Things Catholic

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/04/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/allen-1086.jpg As synod approaches, Francis is a man in the middle

The Oct. 4 to 25 summit of prelates from around the world is a critically important moment for the pontiff.