State’s aging infrastructure worries businesses

The Longfellow Bridge is undergoing a restoration project that is scheduled to end in 2018.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

Bridge, highway, and tunnel repairs are ongoing, but that work is making only a small dent in the state’s transportation needs.

Representative Seth Moulton spoke in his Capitol Hill office in May.

Seth Moulton comes out in favor of Iran nuclear deal

Rep. Seth Moulton offers a potentially key Democratic voice to one of the most controversial foreign policy debates in more than a decade.

A sailboat carrying the body of a man who appeared to be in his 70s ran aground at Lynch Park in Beverly on Friday afternoon.

Body found in sailboat identified as 76-year-old Gloucester man

The body of Alexander Sachs was found on a 32-foot vessel that was ashored at Lynch Park in Beverly Friday afternoon.

Biden said to be taking new look at 2016 run

The vice president’s entry would upend the Democratic field and deliver a direct threat to Hillary Clinton.

Eastham and Orleans are divided on jurisdiction over a barrier beach known as the Nauset Spit, which originated in Orleans but grew over the Eastham border.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

On Cape Cod, shifting sands divide two towns

Eastham and Orleans share Nauset Spit but disagree on whether vehicles should be allowed to drive there.

Travis Roy counts being on this deck overlooking Malletts Bay as one of his joys.


Leading a purposeful life, chosen by challenges

Travis Roy has good genes, the passion and idealism of his great-grandfather, the unassuming wisdom of his great-grandmother.

Apartment building partially collapses in Eastie

About 20 residents were displaced after officials said a wall of a Maverick Street building gave out.


// Take away this bully’s badge

It’s hard to imagine Mayor Michael J. McGlynn welcoming Stephen LeBert back to the police force after what he did on Sunday night.

This Belmont home was once a fire station. The truck bays are now a family room and garage.

Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff

Making new homes from old workplaces and more

Converting old churches, schools, firehouses, and office buildings into chic, sleek apartments and condos hsa gone from quirky to trendy.

Boston, MA - 08/01/15 - (2nd inning) Boston Red Sox right fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (25) and Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan (10) bump fists after both scored on a double by Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts, not pictured, in the second inning. The Boston Red Sox take on the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 2 of a three game series at Fenway Park. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Julian Benbow, Topic: 02Red Sox-Rays, LOID: 8.1.2353771858.


Red Sox win third straight game

The Red Sox got three RBIs each from Xander Bogaerts, Rusney Castillo, and Travis Shaw.

By waiting to make a deal, the Sox’ll have more time to evaluate their own pitching inventory, including Eduardo Rodriguez.


What did Red Sox learn about pitching market at trade deadline?

The sense of obligation for the team to fix its pitching missteps of the last two years is immense.

New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garopplo, center, stretches with teammates during an NFL football training camp in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Patriots training camp report

Aaron Dobson comes up with the best catch of the day

He outjumped Darryl Roberts’s tight coverage, brought the ball down, and got his feet inbounds

Boston, MA - 07/31/15 - Tom Caron, host of the New England Sports Network's (NESN) Red Sox coverage, shares a laugh with Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell during a pre game interview. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Shaughnessy, Topic: 01Tom Caron, LOID: 8.1.2442125440.


Tom Caron, as cancer survivor, appreciates Jimmy Fund even more

The popular NESN broadcaster had a mass removed from his chest in late March and learned that it tested positive for lymphoma.

Dr. Howard Jones explained the in vitro fertilization process during a news conference in Norfolk, Va, on Dec. 28, 1981.

The first IVF baby in the US remembers Dr. Howard Jones

Elizabeth Comeau, who was born in 1981 as the first “test tube” baby in the United States, recalls her “Dr. Howard.”

East Hill Farm lets guests “farm.”

East Hill Farm, Maine

Old-fashioned fun, served family style

Before the summer ends and the kids are back in school, unplug and rediscover the joys of old-fashioned fun.

// In Mass. and elsewhere, a push for custody reform

Massachusetts is considering a measure for more equal custody arrangements for divorced and separated parents.


The trick to making exercise a daily habit

A regular cue, such as exercising at the same time each day after work, can help make it an automatic decision.

Hike the Whites

Vote for your favorite White Mountains adventure

Voting is down to the final two. Cast your vote and see which hike makes the final cut.

Ground Game


// Conversations with the 2016 presidential candidates

The Globe’s James Pindell sits down with presidential candidates and hopefuls to discuss the race.



// With Widett Circle, can Mayor Walsh reshape Boston?

If the city’s failed Olympics bid accomplished anything, it was to kindle a conversation about the future of the circle.

The Big Picture

A cyclist crossed a bridge in Christian A. Herter Park on the Charles River.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

Globe photos of the month: July, 2015

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including the Fourth of July celebration.


// CVS drives another nail in film’s coffin

The “1-Hour Photo” signs have come down outside CVS Pharmacy stores in Boston and throughout the US.


Margery Eagan | On Spirituality

Witnessing an abortion

With an abortion, there is no happy ending. That doesn’t mean the government should outlaw the practice.