Black Francis, lead singer with the Pixies, performed at the Boston Calling Music Festival in City Hall Plaza on Sunday.

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Music review

Boston Calling goes big and broad on final day

The third and final day of Boston Calling was a satisfying mix of genres and generations.

In a talk with Danny Ainge, Isaiah Thomas (above) said a rim-protecting big man is atop his wish list for the Celtics.

Isaiah Thomas wants to help Celtics recruit free agents

Thomas, who played for three teams this past season, believes he’s found a home in Boston.

// Collection boot stolen from outside Boylston Street firehouse

Donations were being collected for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

my first home

If condos were cars, this one was a lemon

On her 50th birthday, after years of working and saving, Susan Urbanetti bought what she had long wished for: her first home.

// Proposed R.I. casino could undercut plans in Southeastern Mass.

A 1,000-slot casino is being proposed for a 45-acre area in Tiverton, R.I., only 380 feet from Fall River, Mass.

Residents stood outside their homes as damaged cars were seen after a tornado hit the town of Ciudad Acuna.

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Tornado kills 10 in Mexico border city

A tornado raged through a city on the US-Mexico border Monday, while 12 people were reported missing in Texas from flash flooding.

// Slow-moving sales for UMass Amherst specialty plates

Since the plates debuted in 2013 to raise money for the alumni association, only 1,554 have been sold.

Traffic jams like this one near the Sagamore Bridge in July 2013 have boosted a proposal to use a public-private partnership to erect a third bridge across the Cape Cod Canal.

Investors sought for a new Cape Cod bridge

Traffic jams have boosted a proposal to use a public-private partnership to erect a third bridge across the Cape Cod Canal.

Throngs gather to remember on Memorial Day

“Every day is Memorial Day” for families of fallen servicemembers, Governor Charlie Baker said during a ceremony today.

President Barack Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery.


Obama honors fallen soldiers at national cemetery

Obama said the country must ‘‘never stop trying to fully repay” fallen American soldiers for their sacrifices.

Police seek suspect in shooting of child, man in Dorchester

A 7-year-old boy who was shot while riding his bike was still listed in serious condition on Monday.

Two planes searched at NYC airport after unfounded threats

The FBI said fighter jets escorted one plane after an anonymous caller claimed a chemical weapon was aboard the aircraft.

Sunbathers laid on a dock on the Charles River Esplanade in BostonSunday.

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Holiday starts off a dry, sunny week

Since March 1, the city of Boston has only received 5.64 inches of rain, while it normally has gotten 10.66 inches by this time.

// Phone lines down at Beth Israel Deaconess, Tufts Medical

Both hospitals have set up alternative phone numbers until the problem is resolved.

Online vendetta leads to $4.8m civil jury award

A series of horrors was inflicted upon the family of James Lyons in 2008, two years before he was elected to the state House.

The Big Picture

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Oil spill in California

The governor declared a state of emergency after about 105,000 gallons of oil were spilled, affecting nine miles of the scenic coast.