MBTA to revise, delay changes to commuter rail schedules

12/11/2013 BOSTON, MA Passengers enter North Station (cq) after riding on the MBTA's Fitchburg/South Acton Commuter Rail line. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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Commuters complained about new timetables, saying they eliminated widely used trains and stops during rush hour.

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Travelers began to hit the road and contended with heavy traffic during Tuesday’s rush hour.

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BetaBoston | Innovation Economy

Boston’s brand is the future

Boston isn’t about the past. It’s the place where the future happens first.

Amanda Santucci (right) has a more healthy take on Thanksgiving food than her aunt, Lauren.

These days, Thanksgiving pits traditionalists vs. foodies

Who wants to endure Mass. Pike traffic if a heart-healthy spread is all that’s waiting on the other end? Call it the War over Thanksgiving.

dining out | devra first

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From Ames Street Deli’s French pastries to Yvonne’s tuna feast, here are some of the Boston area’s best dishes of 2015.

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A member of the NFL Referees Association says Gene Steratore’s crew mishandled three crucial plays in the Patriots-Bills game.


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Once dominant, once a bully, the perfect Patriots find themselves struggling to play at a championship level.

“I was reading cookbooks in my teens,” Joanne Chang recalls, “And just kind of being obsessed with wishing I could have sweets  like normal people.”

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Globe Magazine

Joanne Chang won’t rest until everything is perfect

Boston’s most famous baker is building an empire on flour, sugar, and an unrelenting focus on every last detail.

Someone filed a complaint that Ben Affleck's vintage cars were illegally parked in South Boston.

Even Ben Affleck can’t get a break parking in South Boston

It seems as though one person wasn’t too keen on the actor/director parking two 1920s-era vehicles in the neighborhood.

Senator Bernie Sanders at a campaign event Monday in Atlanta.

Capital Source

Bernie Sanders is most popular senator, poll says

Senator Bernie Sanders is riding an 83 percent job approval rating in Vermont in a new poll that tested all US senators.

Boston, MA - 11/24/2015 -One of the city's new snow blowers sits parked at a Department of Public Works facility in Boston, MA, November 24, 2015. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Walsh promises to remove snow instead of just pushing it

The hard lessons from last winter explained why Mayor Martin Walsh posed with the city’s new 13-foot-tall snow blower.

Craft brewer in Somerville to stop operations

Dann and Martha Paquette, owners of Pretty Things beer company, had said they were being shut out of area bars and restaurants.

Video of shooting of black teen by Chicago officer is released

Officials called for calm in Chicago ahead of the release of a video of the shooting, for which an officer was charged.

Former officer pleads guilty to beating handcuffed detainee

A former Chelsea police officer admitted to beating a handcuffed detainee and filing a false report about the attack.

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Officials believe a Dorchester man killed the woman, whose body was found in Bridgewater, in retaliation for his son’s murder.

Catherine E. Williams was arraigned in Wrentham District Court on Tuesday.

Beverly driver, allegedly drunk, accused of hitting trooper

The woman was declared a threat to public safety and had her license revoked after the incident outside Gillette Stadium.

A Russian plane crashed in flames in a mountainous area in northern Syria after it was shot down by Turkish fighter jets near the Turkish-Syrian border on Tuesday.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Why Turkey shot down a Russian warplane

Russia and Turkey are working at cross-purposes in Syria, pursuing different targets, objectives, and goals.

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“We will win, and groups like [ISIS] will lose,” President Obama said in a press conference with the French president.

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The company said Tuesday it closed on a deal to buy land in Fall River for a 1-million-square-foot fulfillment center.

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Ground Game

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New Hampshire remains the only reason Sanders has an argument that there is a Democratic contest at all.

Globe investigations

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A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

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Earthprints: How humans impact the landscape

Each site depicted has profoundly changed in the last 30 years.