Walpole rejects proposed Muslim cemetery
Walpole’s Board of Health has rejected a proposal to build a 3,400-plot Muslim cemetery off Route 1, citing concerns about potential pollution of the town’s water supply.
Avon Town Meeting to reconvene on June 9
Avon Town Meeting met for minutes earlier this month, only to vote to reconvene on June 9.
Cohasset farm to offer summer movie nights
Drive-ins are disappearing, but moviegoers can take in a walk-in movie in Cohasset every other Wednesday night at Holly Hill Farm.
Bean with greens, then tossed in a lemony salad
Sunday Supper begins with dried beans, which are soaked, cooked, and simmered with greens, then tossed in a salad with veggies.
New doubts are cast on shaken-baby diagnoses
In Mass. and around the country, challenges have been brought against the science underlying shaken baby syndrome.
Many Boston eateries cited for serious violations
Inspectors last year cited almost half of Boston’s food locations more than once for the most serious health violations.
In ‘Operation Nemesis,’ Eric Bogosian revisits his roots
In his latest book, the actor and writer called on his ties to Watertown and grappled with his Armenian ancestry.
In Texas, a distrustful eye cast toward government
Concerns about a military exercise in Texas highlight the wariness conservative America has about federal authority.
Amendment incites Medicaid fight
At issue is whether the budget amendment would allow hospitals and health systems to essentially act as insurers.
Boston Calling’s lineup fits with city’s musical identity
This weekend’s spring edition, which attracted nearly 50,000 spectators, was across the musical map.
Taliban surround Afghan police compound in Helmand
Taliban gunmen killed 19 police and seven soldiers in an ongoing siege, a senior police officer said.
Boston Beer puts four craft brews on the national stage
The brews were developed or acquired by Alchemy & Science, an incubator created by Boston Beer Co. chairman Jim Koch.
Boston Calling’s Saturday lineup offers pleasant surprises
My Morning Jacket, St. Vincent, Ben Harper, and Run the Jewels were among the highlights on Saturday.
Throngs gather to remember and honor on Memorial Day
“Every day is Memorial Day” for families of fallen servicemembers, Governor Charlie Baker said during a ceremony in Dorchester.
Fung Wah bus line may shut down permanently
The bus line was unable to find a pickup and drop-off location in the Boston area following regulatory action.
Banker follows his bliss to antique automobiles
Dick Gavegnano, CEO of East Boston Savings Bank, will host an antique auto show Saturday.
Hot Chip defies pigeonholing with ‘Why Make Sense?’
The album is full of infectious pop riddled with bigger questions that ripple well beyond the dance floor.
Syrian planes strike Islamic State-held town of Palmyra
The government has massed forces outside the town in preparation for an offensive to oust the militants.
Assets at Boston’s five biggest family nonprofits rise to $3.5b
The foundations, funded by fortunes made in cable television, hedge funds, real estate, and baseball, more than doubled in size in five years.
Nelson, ‘Peace Out’
Twin brothers Mathew and Gunnar Nelson throw back to their ’90s heyday with their new record.