Returns on baseball’s amateur draft
Why do shrinks flock to Cape Cod’s Wellfleet?
Every summer, thousands of mental health professionals pack their bags and set off for the tiny town.
Paying for politicians with pizza and postage
Massachusetts political campaigns don’t just rely on cash contributions. They also receive tons of non-cash aid from supporters — free signs, postage, pizza, you name it.
Summer’s cafe characters
Cafes harbor their own cast of summer characters, attracted by temperate climes, edgy muzak, and speedy Wi-Fi.
TelexFree owners charged with fraud, conspiracy
A grand jury indicted James Merrill of Ashland and Carlos Wanzeler on nine counts in the alleged $1 billion pyramid scheme.
Festival of Contemporary Music showcases creative process
The festival highlighted the process of composition as much as the end product.
Gun charge tied to Collier shooting, lawyer says
The gun charge that Stephen Silva, a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, faces is connected to the shooting death of MIT officer Sean Collier, Silva’s lawyer said.
‘Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands’ by Chris Bohjalian
Bohjalian’s novel is a compelling tale of loss, resilience, and transformation.
Parkour classes test strength
Parkour Generations Americas offers 10 classes a week for a range of ages, including options for either indoor or outdoor instruction.
Needham doctor accused of acting like ’common drug dealer’
Dr. Joseph P. Zolot prescribed powerful opioids to addicts in a money-making scheme, a prosecutor said
Backyard makeover gives Chestnut Hill family year-round space
The renovation at Elizabeth Benedict’s home in Chestnut Hill turned a not-so-useful hill into a patio.
Party Lines: American Ireland Fund Nantucket Celebration
More than 150 guests recently attended the American Ireland Fund Nantucket Celebration honoring Anne Finucane of Bank America.
Weekend of specials at Coolidge Corner sale
Ami Albernaz rounds up ways you can live stylishly on a budget.
Biogen Idec MS drug is approved by European regulators
Cambridge biotech Biogen Idec Inc. has received approval from the European Commission to sell Plegridy, an advanced new interferon drug to treat multiple sclerosis, in European countries.
Craft Projects for the Road; the Secret to Seeding Tomatoes
Q.We’re planning a road trip this summer. What are some kids’ craft projects that travel well?
You may need a pedicure, but you don’t need it to be a risky procedure
It’s sandal season, which means that nail salons are busy clipping, buffing, and polishing toes galore. Tending those colorful toes, though, poses some health risks that should be considered, doctors say.
Tufts Medical Center forms clinical partnership with South End Community Health Center
Boston teaching hospital Tufts Medical Center said Wednesday it has formed a clinical affiliation with the South End Community Health Center to improve health care services available to residents of Boston’s South End and lower Roxbury neighborhoods.
The week ahead: Music
Critics’ picks for upcoming concerts this week, including Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden at Xfinity Center.
The week ahead: Performing, visual arts
Critics’ picks for theatrical performances and art shows in the Boston area and beyond.