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.

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.

// 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.

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Big questions ahead for HubSpot after shakeup

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

// Rip current warning given for southern coast of Mass., R.I.

Rip currents occur year round, and can be affected by weather patterns, wind strength, and several other conditions.

//[1]-8508--90x90.jpg Powerful thunderstorms expected this afternoon in Mass.

But forecasters say the “hazy, hot, humid conditions” will persist into next week.

A CVS is planned on the site of the former Colella’s Supermarket, a parcel of land on Main Street.

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Marathon battle in Hopkinton over CVS plans

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

// Officials, family wary of link between plane debris and MH370

Government officials and families of passengers were reluctant to fan hopes after more than a year of fruitless searching.

Little Joe is a big draw for Franklin Park Zoo.

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Why doesn’t Boston have a better zoo?

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

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.

// 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.”

// 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.


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

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

A car parked in one of the bike spots along Soldiers Field Road in Brighton.

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.

Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing appeared at Hamilton County Courthouse for his arraignment on Thursday.

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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.

Capital source

//[1]-8542--90x90.jpg Chris Christie to hit the Mass. country-club circuit

The presidential candidate has a pair of fundraisers scheduled for Aug. 16, the first in Sandwich and the second on Nantucket.

//[1]-4470--90x90.jpg Former ‘Top Gear’ trio to host new car show for Amazon Prime

Jeremy Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond left the BBC’s popular show amid scandal over an off-set dustup.

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.