Quincy earns National Community Development Association honors
Quincy has earned recognition from the National Community Development Association for its efforts to educate the public about some of the city’s federally funded initiatives.
Perplexing death still troubles Vt. town
If a retired Vermont Supreme Court justice is right, the forsaken farmer found a way to haunt the fields in Newbury forever.
Boston 2024 counting on corporate America for $1.52 billion
Some critics say the revenue estimate could be too ambitious — with no way to insure against shortfalls.
BU professor teaches a lesson in offensive speech
Boston University should stand by Saida Grundy, whose race-based views have sparked controversy.
Wynn threatens to sue Mayor Walsh for defamation
Wynn Resorts wants Walsh to apologize for “false statements and untrue innuendo” contained in subpoenas and other documents.
Hillary Clinton ropes reporters
Shielding the former secretary of state from reporters’ questions has become something of a specialty her political operation.
Writing and living with an eye on the future in ‘Legacy’
Daniel Goldfarb’s smartly layered new play examines our need to strive for some kind of immortality, however illusory.
Alleged killers plotted to rob escorts, officials say
A second woman was attacked in the Red Roof Inn in Woburn just minutes before Sanisha Johnson was killed, officials say.
Jim Webb brings a crucial voice to presidential race
The former senator’s stands apart from the one-dimensional career politicians cluttering the field.
‘The Next Next Level: A Story of Rap, Friendship, and Almost Giving Up’ by Leon Neyfakh
Leon Neyfakh has known the obscure rap artist Juiceboxxx since their teens, and “The Next Next Level’’ uses their friendship to ask: What makes an artist?
Historic lightship’s beacon to shine for first time since 1975
The lightship, which once lit passage through the Nantucket Shoals, has been dark for years.
Hundreds of thousands hear Francis at first Mass in Ecuador
Pope Francis on Monday officiated at the first Mass of his Latin American tour before hundreds of thousands of faithful who waited for hours under a broiling sun.
MBTA ends use of ‘honor box’ at parking lots
Effective today, the “honor box” payment system has been replaced with the PayByPhone method.
Five takes on Greece
A look at what opinion writers around the world have to say about the Greek financial crisis.
There’s no business like Hershey Felder’s business
Hershey Felder’s latest one-man show, about Irving Berlin, makes its East Coast premiere at the Cutler Majestic Theatre.
When Everything’s Possible
In just a few years, the Trotter went from being one of the state’s worst schools to one of the best. Beyond bringing in a team of great teachers, beyond getting kids to think critically as opposed to being primarily test-driven, the Trotter’s leaders emphasized partnerships with parents and outside organizations.
Putting teeth into Mass. public records law
It is encouraging that Maura Healey has moved swiftly to start making good on her commitment.
Ambition, unity on show at Boston Hip-Hop Fest
Returning on July 11 for the first time since 2006, the Boston Hip-Hop Fest shows growing ambition and increased cooperation among local artists.
Two boys seriously injured after lighting firework in park
A 9-year-old lost his hand and another faces serious burns after they happened upon a stray firework on a basketball court.
Despite ban, Mass. contends with fireworks injuries
The state is surrounded by more permissive jurisdictions, which makes it easy for fireworks to cross the border.