Marty Walsh dominates Tito Jackson in new poll

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh (left) holds a commanding 35-point advantage over rival Tito Jackson (right) in a new Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll.

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Walsh holds a 35-point lead in the mayoral race, according to the Suffolk University/Globe survey.

// Red Sox name Alex Cora as new manager

The announcement came Sunday, but Cora will continue to serve as bench coach with the Astros through the World Series.


// Cora has a lot of things to figure out quickly

There can’t be any excuses about being a rookie manager getting his feet wet.

Lowell, MA -- 10/22/2017 - The fence in area where a seven year old boy was killed by two pit bulls is seen in Lowell. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Reporter:

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Lowell residents in shock after boy dies in pit bull attack

The boy was mauled Saturday in a fenced-in area where two pit bulls were kept, according to the Middlesex district attorney’s office.

// McConnell says he would back bipartisan health bill, if Trump does, too

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he’s willing to push bipartisan health care legislation if President Trump makes clear he supports it.

Boston's Amazon bid

The Enfield Square Mall has lost its anchor stores and many smaller shops. Could it be the new Amazon headquarters?

In Enfield, Conn., a bid for Amazon tinged with irony

As in many communities across the US, the local mall was killed by Amazon and its e-retail ilk.

Shirley Leung

// A lesson hard for Boston to buy: We’re good

It almost doesn’t matter if Amazon picks Boston for its next headquarters. We’ve already won.

A mural on Paris Street in East Boston is part of the #ToImmigrantsWithLove campaign.

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Boston is a city of immigrants, and the signs show it

Descriptive displays and murals are popping up around the city during a time of turmoil for newcomers.

// 6-year-old Devin Suau left ‘an indelible impression’ on Boston police

The Framingham boy who led the department in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade died of brain cancer on Friday.

Mayor Marty Walsh and supporters celebrated on preliminary election night.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff


A second term for Mayor Walsh

Mayor Martin J. Walsh deserves election to a second term on Nov. 7.

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All the best spots for apple picking, farm tours, perfect picnics, bike rides, and more.

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Patriots 23, Falcons 7

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Tom Brady and Matthew Slater were in good spirits afterward.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff

Even with his team ahead comfortably, Bill Belchick was still into the game.

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Falcons receiver Mohamed Sanu Sr. made a catch in the third quarter.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff

Brady had plenty of time to unleash this pass.

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Chris Hogan charged down the field.

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Adam Butler sacked Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan.

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Brady scrambled for a first down.

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Fog descended on Gillette Stadium in the third quarter.

Patriots control Falcons from start in Super Bowl rematch

The New England defense ruled the night, and Tom Brady was efficient in the victory.

Foxborough, MA - 10/22/2017: Patriots celebrate as Atlanta QB Matt Ryan walks off the field after goal line stand during 4th quarter action. Taylor Gabriel on ground after failed running play. The New England Patriots host the Atlanta Falcons at Gillette Stadium. Jim Davis / Globe staff

Jim Davis/Globe staff


More proof that the defense has improved

Better communication has led to better defensive play the last three weeks, especially against Atlanta.

// For many at Gillette, it was nothing to see here

As heavy fog rolled in, viewing for those high up in the stadium was very limited.

Foxborough, MA - 10/22/2017: NE Patriots Brandon Bolden and Cassius Marsh celebrate Marsh's blocked field goal during 1st quarter action.1st quarter action. The New England Patriots host the Atlanta Falcons at Gillette Stadium. Jim Davis/ Globe staff

Jim Davis/ Globe staff

Chad Finn

Still doubting the Patriots? Might want to rethink that.

The Falcons were supposed to have a shot in this game, but instead the Patriots dominated.

// Bill Belichick loved that field goal block

The Falcons’ special teams unit had a rough night.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., questions Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer and President Timothy Sloan as he testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Elizabeth Warren describes sexual harassment in early teaching job

In a television appearance Sunday morning, the Massachusetts senator joined other prominent women who have spoken out about being harassed or abused.

// Fidelity said to examine whether culture of fund unit is hostile to women

The Boston fund giant has hired a consulting firm to examine its stock-picking division after recently firing two senior employees.

Grilled Chicken Wings with Cider Barbecue Sauce.

Cooking | Magazine

Recipes: Wings, pub cheese, and other snacks perfect for watching football

In an excerpt from his new cookbook, Townsman chef/owner Matt Jennings shares foods he loves to eat while watching the Patriots.

Boston 1967

Louise Day Hicks and Kevin White met before a debate on Oct. 30, 1967.

Frank O’Brien/Globe Staff/File

How the 1967 mayoral race changed Boston

In the 1967 mayoral election, the future and image of Boston seemed at stake — and they were.

// NBA fines Kyrie Irving $25,000 for improper comments to fan

The fine is in response to an incident caught on video Friday night showing Irving shouting an expletive at a fan in Philadelphia.

David Letterman acknowledged the audience during Sunday’s event.

Late-night TV icon David Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize

Letterman was celebrated Sunday for his record run on late-night TV and innovative comedy routines.

// A shining star among bike paths

On the Cape’s Shining Sea Bikeway, you’ll see a snapshot of some of the Commonwealth’s loveliest natural features: ponds, cedar swamps, salt marshes, wooded uplands, even a cranberry bog.


For today’s professionals, LinkedIn a smart, valuable way to woo interest

If your concern about social media is in relation to your professional life, LinkedIn is the place to invest your time and energy.

Ralph Ravesi prepares a selection of oysters at Eventide Fenway.

quick bite

Eventide Fenway a sleek setting for seafood lovers

This is a consolidated version of Portland’s fancier restaurant in a counter-service setting.

Season Ticket Podcast

// Tom Brady’s play at age 40 ‘astonishing,’ Al Michaels says

Broadcaster Al Michaels is on the call for this week’s Sunday Night Football game between the Patriots and Falcons.

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The Amazon bid

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// Dear Jeff Bezos: Come and help us build a better Boston together

An open letter to the owner of Amazon, proposing a true partnership that rewrites the relationship between a city and the big companies that call it home.


// Meet the animal scientist trying to grow human organs — in pigs

Without Dr. Pablo Juan Ross the groundbreaking creation of a part-human, part-animal chimera might not have been possible.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.

Real Estate

What is it like to live in Windsor?

The town Nathaniel Hawthorne once described as a “bare, bleak spot fit, for nothing but sheep’’ is still largely off the grid (broadband is available only in town buildings).