Hints of change in a union town

MetroMark, a 289-unit apartment complex in Jamaica Plain, is one of a growing number of housing developments being built with a mix of union and non-union labor.

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Under Mayor Martin J. Walsh, local developers say, more projects are being approved that use at least some nonunion labor.

Mayor Martin Walsh got a tour of the Ferdinand Building under construction in Dudley Square.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

What was Mayor Walsh like as a union leader?

The future mayor was in the middle of virtually every major construction project in the region.

Catherine Greig, longtime girlfriend of former mob boss and fugitive James “Whitey” Bulger.

Kevin Cullen

Foolish for love, Cathy Greig finds justice isn’t

Like most of us, Greig craved love and acceptance. Like few of us, she sought this from a sociopath.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Duckboat_679716.jpg Scooter driver dies after being struck by duck boat

A 29-year-old woman was killed Saturday after the motor scooter she was operating collided with a duck boat.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/12/22/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/AP309693090114.jpg IndyCar ticket buyers will get refunds for cancelled Boston race

Organizers of the cancelled IndyCar race in the Seaport announced that ticket refunds for the event would begin Monday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/01/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/200_daniel_berrigan.jpg Daniel Berrigan, Jesuit and peace activist, dies at 94

Father Berrigan’s acts of civil disobedience with his brother Philip made headlines during the late 1960s and early ’70s.

Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Boston publisher grapples with ‘Mein Kampf’ profits

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has caused concern with its new focus on giving the book’s proceeds to a broad range of Boston groups.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/01/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/526116374.jpg Go-it-alone fund-raising might limit Trump in fall

As he nears the nomination, some say Trump will have to raise $1 billion or more to compete.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/AFP_A37FW.jpg Trump dominates Mass. GOP caucuses

Trump virtually assured himself support from a majority of Massachusetts delegates at the GOP convention in July.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/01/BostonGlobe.com/Obits/Images/200_anita_vance.jpg Anita Vance, 78, ‘deeply sympathetic’ Newton psychiatrist

Dr. Vance’s lifelong love of reading had a strong influence on her work as a therapist, friends say.

Suburban Diary

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/18/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/Fourlegs,cast,othersA.jpg My son is a recovering heroin addict

Saying that — out loud and before an audience — is what I’ve been doing as an actor in a play about addiction, called “Four Legs to Stand On.”

North Carolina State quarterback Jacoby Brissett (12) looks to pass against Mississippi State in the first half of the Belk Bowl NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

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Christopher L. Gasper

Another year, another eclectic Patriots draft

They traded down. They traded into next year’s draft. They drafted a guy most folks have never heard of. They eschewed a skill-position need

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_1749.jpg New prom theme: Safety dance

The prom, which once melded a sense of innocence and Americana, has evolved into big business while also becoming a big security concern for educators.

US President Barack Obama attended the White House Correspondents Association's annual dinner in Washington.

President Barack Obama's last chance to zing Washington

President Barack Obama will get one more chance on Saturday to poke fun at fellow politicians, the press and himself.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/shutterstock_10041493.jpg How Grandma can help the housing crunch

When zoning keeps people from carving out little apartments, it doesn’t just add to some abstract housing shortage.

Ground Game


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/gop.jpg Indiana is not the solid red state everyone thinks it is

GOP presidential campaigns will quickly learn that Indiana politics are more complicated than they may appear.

The Big Picture

Deadly fighting returns to Aleppo

Government airstrikes and insurgent mortar attacks escalated violence and destroyed a partial truce for Syria.


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Some Bernie Sanders supporters have inundated superdelegates with phone calls, e-mails and social media posts.

Superdelegates facing venom from Sanders supporters

Nancy Schumacher says she just wanted to do her civic duty. But in the year of the angry voter, not even an administrative assistant from Elk River, Minn., can escape the outrage.