Franklin community presentation on opioids, heroin use
A presentation and discussion on prescription opioid abuse and heroin use will be held Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. in Franklin High’s auditorium.
Ma Maison Jacky Robert is at home on Beacon Hill
Ma Maison Jacky Robert on Beacon Hill marks a return for one of Boston’s best known French chefs.
‘Unknown Soldier’ battles its own complexity at Williamstown
New musical by Michael Friedman and Daniel Goldstein is ambitious and elegant but conceptually top-heavy.
Q&A CHRIS LONG
This season, Shelby Stevens of Natalie’s at Camden Harbour Inn began without her co-chef and fiance, Chris Long, by her side in the kitchen. He was recovering from a fractured skull he suffered in April.
Jon Stewart’s game-changing legacy
The Stewart Effect will survive long after the comic has moved on from “The Daily Show.”
Boston City Council to consider body cameras for police
The police commissioner is lukewarm to the idea, however. “I don’t want to firmly commit us until it’s vetted across the country.”
Price increases take fun out of having fun in Boston
The cost of recreation and leisure activities here rose 3.7 percent in May, while the rest of the country enjoyed a decline.
After setbacks, New Bedford eyes smaller projects
New Bedford officials say they’re determined to pursue less glamorous improvements to raise the city’s appeal and vitality.
Joe Biden’s case for Joe Biden
Who is a better antidote to the guarded Hillary Clinton and the safe campaign she is trying to run?
Cambridge taxi drivers strike to protest Uber, Lyft
Dozens of drivers said ride-hailing services openly flout existing regulations and undercut taxi owners.
Minus Trump, GOP hopefuls test their appeal at N.H. forum
A scattershot debate format and a blizzard of issues prevented any of the 14 participants from standing out.
2001 letter shows common politics between Bushes
Jeb, Florida’s governor, offered George W. nine pages of advice on how to use the power of the Oval Office to revitalize federalism.
Persian Gulf states endorse Iran nuclear deal
Persian Gulf monarchies issued a cautious endorsement of the accord Secretary of State John Kerry negotiated last month to constrain Iran’s nuclear program.
Top state officials seek review of criminal justice system
Some states have engaged in similar analysis and worked to cut some criminal justice costs, then used that money to improve outcomes.
Berklee-honed Jersey boy Charlie Puth heads to the top
Puth, a New Jersey singer-songwriter whose neighbors include Springsteen and Bon Jovi, seems destined to join their ranks in his starry ascent.
Please, no more posthumous awards!
Celebrate the living while we have them. Post-mortem festivities benefit only ourselves.
Joking on Twitter: Who’s on first?
Twitter is a horrible habitat for the notion of old-school authorship.
Uber’s car pool option may ratchet up competition
Boston will be the fifth US city to offer UberPOOL, which allows two customers going in the same direction to share a ride and split the cost.
Taxi drivers have a legitimate beef — but it’s not with Uber
Regulation doesn’t exist to protect one sort of transportation service over another; it’s there to protect consumers.
Foes gird to fight Obama’s carbon-cutting plan
Critics blasted the measure publicly while accelerating behind-the-scenes efforts to stop its implementation.