After an $18m overhaul, one Steamship Authority boat reeked of sewage. Then things got worse.

The head of the Steamship Authority this week cast blame on a Rhode Island-based contractor for many of its mechanical failures.

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Live updates from Celtics-Cavaliers Game 6

The Celtics have LeBron James and the Cavaliers in a do-or-die situation

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Love was being evaluated for a concussion after he banged heads with Jayson Tatum in the first quarter.

Hillary Rodham Clinton talked with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey at Harvard University.

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Hillary Clinton honored at Harvard ‘for all of her battles, won and lost’

The former presidential candidate received something of a hero’s welcome as she accepted the Radcliffe Medal.

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Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, met with a Russian oligarch and discussed U.S.-Russia relations just 11 days before Trump was inaugurated as president.

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Newly released e-mails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials collaborating with a conservative group that dismisses climate change.

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New slots will bring some relief to employers facing a labor shortage on the Cape and Islands as the summer season begins.

Cambridge arrest of Harvard student to be reviewed by former state chief justice

The former chief justice of the state’s highest court will review the forcible arrest last month of a visibly distressed black Harvard University student.

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On Friday afternoon, Gold Star families gathered at the state’s official memorial in Fall River for a service ahead of Memorial Day.

Boston Globe files lawsuit seeking information from former employee

The lawsuit aims to compel a former employee to turn over details about an allegedly inappropriate text exchange with the Globe’s editor.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

There are powerful reasons not to like this Hanley Ramirez move

BOSTON, MA 10/08/2017 Red Sox Hanley Ramirez rated after hitting two-run double in the seventh inning. The Boston Red Sox host the Houston Astros in Game Three of the ALDS at Fenway Park in Boston on Oct. 8, 2017. (San Grossfeld/Globe Staff)

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In the interest of saving money, the Red Sox cut loose a proven postseason hitter.

Red Sox 6, Braves 2

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Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez, Mitch Moreland, and Xander Bogaerts homer in victory

Chad Finn

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It seems only fitting that an enigmatic player’s departure from Boston would also have puzzling undertones.

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President of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski also said Ramirez’s $22 million option next year was not a factor in the decision.

Mike Diskin

Boston Calling

How Boston Calling is trying to be better this year

Boston Calling’s inaugural year at the Harvard Athletic Complex presented new problems the festival hopes to alleviate this year.

Allston, MA - May 25, 2018: Lead singer Hayley Williams performs with Paramore during the Boston Calling Music Festival in Allston, MA on May 25, 2018. With 45 musical acts, seven comedians, two podcasts, and one Natalie Portman performing on three stages and one arena over the course of three days, Boston Calling has never offered festival-goers so many options. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: arts reporter:

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The unofficial start to the summer is here: Boston Calling Day 1

The three-day music festival in Boston kicked off Friday. The star-studded lineup for Day 1 includes Pussy Riot, Portugal. The Man, Paramore, and The National.

Robert Gardner stood outside the pavilion at the Massachusetts National Cemetery where a service was held for Air Force veteran Laurence Phillips. Gardner will help place the flowers and the casket into a truck to be transported to the burial plot nearby.

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THOMAS FARRAGHER

Creating a resting place befitting a hero

Surgically correct. That’s been Bob Gardner’s workplace ethos since he first walked into the Massachusetts National Cemetery shortly after its dedication in 1980.

Talking shop

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More than a dozen new storefronts are opening on the city’s best-known shopping street.

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The move came days after police in New York confirmed an investigation into a woman’s claim on ‘‘60 Minutes’’ that Batali drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2005.

Dinner with Cupid

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Will these two early birds stay out way past their bedtimes?

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

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Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic

 

Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | A.J.B. Lane

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There must be a better way.

Newsletters

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Real Estate

Home prices rose in most of Greater Boston. How did your area fare?

In April, more homes sold in Greater Boston than in the same month the year before, according to data the Greater Boston Association of Realtors released this week.   But the higher number of sales, however, did not necessarily translate into lower home prices.

Cars

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Cadillac makes beautiful cars. Too bad Americans want SUVs.

When General Motors recruited prominent auto executive Johan de Nysschen to lead Cadillac in 2014, he hoped for a cavalry of new sport utility vehicles to shore up the luxury brand’s weakest position.

Real Estate

Address

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As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano

The activity of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has become destructive since early May, burning dozens of homes and forcing residents to flee.

Crossword

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Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.