MBTA names winning bidder for Green Line extension project

The MBTA’s Green Line extension is getting new life after the T named the winning bidder for the long-planned and long-delayed project.

A car outside a Blackstone home was damaged by explosive device Thursday night.

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School principal targeted in Blackstone car bombing

The bomb detonated Thursday night in what authorities said was a targeted attack on Bellingham High School principal Lucas Giguere.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/16/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/greenhouse_17bedbug-2_business.jpg Workers to boss: Don’t let the bedbugs bite

At SimpliSafe, a Boston-based home security company, call center workers are protesting a bedbug infestation.

Alli Bibaud (left) stood with her attorney while pleading guilty to drunken driving charges in Framingham District Court.

Woman at center of State Police scandal pleads guilty to drunken driving charge

The woman whose altered arrest report led to the resignation of two top State Police commanders is expected to enter a residential treatment center in N.H.

‘Career of a fiend’ ended with capture of serial killer H.H. Holmes in Boston

He was one of the most notorious criminals of his time — and he was arrested in Boston, 123 years ago.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Plymouth_01.jpg Days before Thanksgiving, Plimoth Plantation workers to picket over contract talks

The Plymouth “living history” museum’s employees say they are frustrated by lack of progress.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/16/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Harpoon_17friendsgiving04_arts.jpg Friendsgiving: a holiday for your friends, a goldmine for marketers

Retailers have keyed in on the growing phenomenon of friends spending Thanksgiving together.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/16/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/04132008_13socorwin-6590755.jpg Wildlife defender Jeff Corwin sued in hunting ground dispute

The Emmy-winning nature conservationist is accused of trespassing on an elderly Mass. couple’s property and chopping down woods to create a hunting ground.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/AFP_SL1TV.jpg Gisele Bundchen takes on Trump policy: ‘Nothing justifies killing’ elephants for trophies

The Brazilian supermodel and wife of Tom Brady is upset about the administration’s decision to allow hunters to bring elephants killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia back to the United States.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/bostondynamics.jpg You’ll flip for Boston Dynamics’ silly new robot

It walks. It jumps. It does backflips from high places — and lands them with the ease of an Olympic champion.

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Dear Scientist, I lost all of my hair to alopecia. Can’t you make it grow back?

Lisa Gregory has no hair, eyelashes, and eyebrows. See her meet the local scientist who's working to change that.

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A new Dunkin' sign has gone up on Tremont Street in Boston.

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Now in Boston: Dunkin’ without the Donuts

Look, nobody around here calls it Dunkin’. And if anybody should know that, it’s Dunks.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Image%20Tease%20Place%20Holder.png The Season Ticket podcast

Chris Gasper welcomes Celtics reporter Jay King to analyze the Celtics’ 92-88 triumph over the Warriors.

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Yes, it’s only November, but Thursday’s showdown sure was a tantalizing preview of what could be in June.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/692718554.jpg Barkley isn’t sure how Celtics keep winning

Charles Barkley ripped into the home team during TNT’s halftime show for Boston’s game against Golden State.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/bill.jpg In Facebook post, Ohio gubernatorial candidate says he slept with 50 women

Democrat William O’Neill said the post grew out of frustration over Democrats’ calls to remove Al Franken from the US Senate over sexual misconduct allegations.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/stas_warren_met-6.jpg Franken should be able to explain himself, Warren says

Senator Elizabeth Warren stopped just short of calling for Senator Al Franken to resign.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_unruh4_met.jpg Heather Unruh acknowledges support after Kevin Spacey allegation

The former TV anchor thanked the crowd at a Boston Medical Center fund-raiser Thursday night.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/2819ddde57204ef69dc3422c62afed07-2819ddde57204ef69dc3422c62afed07-6184.jpg ‘Transparent’ co-star alleges impropriety by Jeffrey Tambor

An actress on “Transparent” says Tambor pressed his body against hers in a sexually aggressive manner during filming and made inappropriate and unwanted sexual statements.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/1stld-writethru-196243f8-c57b-11e7-afe9-4f60b5a6c4a0.jpg It’s been 155 years since the Senate expelled a member. Could Roy Moore be next?

No one in the nation’s history has been sworn in to the Senate and then immediately expelled by a vote. In fact, the last time someone was expelled from the Senate was in 1862.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/ec023b2b68234420ac5181eb0557e616-ec023b2b68234420ac5181eb0557e616-0.jpg Scouting report: Bringing down the Raiders

Tom Brady & Co. are looking for their sixth straight win as they take things down Mexico way.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/14/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/SusanMuther2.jpg The ancestry-fueled trip of a lifetime in London

When a mother became obsessed with her ancestry, her son decided it was time to bring her back to the motherland. Cue the tears and the scones.

Top Places to Work

The 2017 Top Places to Work

There are 125 organizations that made our lists of the top places to work in Massachusetts. See who they are.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Image%20Tease%20Place%20Holder.png The Season Ticket podcast

Chris Gasper welcomes Celtics reporter Jay King to analyze the Celtics’ 92-88 triumph over the Warriors.

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One hundred years ago, one of the world’s top conductors was ensnared in a scandal involving patriotism and sex. It almost toppled Boston’s famed orchestra.

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It is not illegal in Massachusetts to serve dual office-holding roles. But just because lawmakers can, doesn’t mean they should.

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The Amazon bid

newsroom commentary

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/13/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/drone-5771.jpg 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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Sousa.jpg A new role for first responders: providing in-home health care

With mobile integrated health, instead of transporting patients to the hospital, EMTs respond to their needs in their own home.


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Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.