Boston’s development boom must include arts, culture
Now is the time to embrace a more inclusive definition of the arts.
Progress in Tunisia, but much still to be done
Democratic Islam is the best antithesis to extremism.
Tesla batteries a welcome challenge to energy market
Power companies should be watching very closely.
Mounting insurance claims are remnants of the savage winter
Following the Northeast’s historic winter, claims for winter storm damage have totaled $2.3 billion in the first quarter of this year.
To our readers
On May 5, the Boston Globe will launch a fresh redesign of the print editorial and op-ed pages.
Duncan Rock redeems BLO’s ‘Don Giovanni’
Australian baritone is a force in Boston Lyric Opera’s production.
Handel and Haydn closes with stirring ‘The Creation’
Artistic director Harry Christophers led a performance that was brilliant in virtually every way.
Woman killed in hit-and-run on Route 190
Officers questioned a suspect at his home by following a trail of automotive fluid from the scene of the crash.
One dead, one injured in Mass. Pike rollover
The crash occurred in Westfield around 7:55 a.m. when the driver of a van lost control, police said.
Peabody takes over top spot in baseball poll
The red-hot Tanners have outscored their last four opponents, 35-6, to grab the No. 1 ranking.
Newton South ranked No. 1 in boys’ volleyball
The Lions have won 35 straight matches dating to 2013 and until proven otherwise they own the top spot.
Needham remains No. 1 in girls’ lacrosse
The Rockets won all three of their games this past week by a combined score of 41-11.
Trial testimony doesn’t do UMass Dartmouth justice
“I want to thank Yvonne Abraham for reminding and, in some cases, informing the public [about the school].” — Laurie Kaplowitz
Hard-working students are heart of school
“I am proud of people like UMass Dartmouth junior Jacob Miller, the standout student Abraham cited.” — Joe Lavin
Striking omissions in Boston 2024 board members’ bios
“The Globe should not join [Boston 2024] in keeping information from the public.” — Jonathan Cohn
Vigorous defense is needed to save healing Prouty Garden
“The largely unheard voice in this discussion is that of the caregivers on the staff who most clearly understand [its] significance.” — Gustave H. Murby
Students have right idea on divestment
“Let’s get going on divestment and a gas tax. It’s not a choice between one or the other.” — Rick Reibstein
With new chief, MFA may see novel changes
After spending some time at the Art Gallery of Ontario, it’s hard not to think the MFA will undergo a cultural shift under Matthew Teitelbaum.
Brian Joyce thrives at the edge of a fuzzy boundary
The state senator from Milton has frequently blurred the lines between his public duties and his private business.
Olympic bid faces daunting foreign rivals
Paris, Rome, and Hamburg offer much that Boston does for the 2024 Games — and maybe more.