‘Pedro’ by Pedro Martinez and Michael Silverman
The memoir covers the Hall of Fame pitcher’s life from his childhood in the Dominican Republic to the present.
Wind power developer abandons project after deals reopened
A wind power developer is abandoning a Maine project because utility regulators decided to reconsider power purchase agreements just two months after approving them.
Westbound lane of Casey Overpass to close May 9
The westbound lane of the Casey Overpass in Jamaica Plain will be permanently closed starting May 9, as officials prepare to demolish the deterioriating bridge.
Committee recommends studying hayride safety following girl’s death
A legislative panel is recommending the creation of a task force to study farm amusement ride safety after a 17-year-old girl was killed during a Halloween-themed hayride last year.
Mom accused of leaving toddler with man who died of overdose
A New Hampshire woman has been accused of leaving her 21-month-old child in the care of a man who died of an apparent drug overdose.
We are in no place to pass judgment on Baltimore mom
“I would venture a guess that very few of us have known the sort of place in which Baltimore mother Toya Graham raised her son, nor have many of us walked in her shoes.” — Dr. Ronald Pies
Baltimore teen deserved harsh treatment
“There is a time and a place for everything. That mother deserves a hefty reward, and a way out of that neighborhood.” — Christine Treat
Parents need support and education, not punditry
“Making a universal offer of parenting education and support would go a long way toward removing the stigma associated with it.” — Eve Sullivan
In this case, Baltimore mother’s heavy hand was a way to prevent more violence
Toya Graham “showed extraordinary respect and love for her son in sticking by him so as to save him from committing more violence.” — Hetti K. Wohlgemuth
DA’s bid for law enforcement to bypass encryption raises concern
“I know of no law-enforcement official who has ever pointed to a case where encryption has derailed a criminal investigation.” — Vivek Krishnamurthy
Data should not be locked if search is warranted
“As I understand it, the DA is referring to cases where a crime has been committed and the state has enough evidence to obtain a search warrant, per the Fourth Amendment.” — seesaw1
Two men held without bail in JP shoveling crew slaying
The men allegedly conspired to kill a man on a snow-shoveling detail in February in Jamaica Plain.
Boston’s development boom must include arts, culture
Now is the time to embrace a more inclusive definition of the arts.
For nursing assistant, love knows no limits
Felicia Togba left her children in Ghana so she could earn enough to support them. But her family in Providence has never stopped growing.
Logan Airport drafts climate change plan
Officials plan to cut carbon emissions, curb energy consumption, and spend millions to protect runways from rising seas.
Southeastern Mass. casino bids face critical tests
Two potential developers must submit financing plans by Monday’s end, and a third faces a referendum vote May 12.
Baltimore youths lead call for change
Residents hope the attention will bring a shot at redemption for a city burdened by unemployment, poverty, and crime.