Alleged killers plotted to rob escorts, officials say

The 34-year-old Bronx woman murdered last week inside a hotel in Burlington was an escort who was shot once in the chest.

Deputy Ryan Chubbuck monitored the entrance to a residence on Lakeside Drive, where a couple was found dead Saturday.


3 deaths within popular family stun Maine town

The bodies found in two Boothbay Harbor homes were identified as Carol and Svend Jorgensen and their 40-year-old son, Eric.

// New finance minister in place as Greece works on financial rescue

Greek banks face the risk of collapse within days unless a rescue deal European creditors is reached.

// Five numbers that explain the Greek financial crisis

Voters soundly rejected the lastest EU offer, but world markets largely shrugged off the news.

// No indication of shooting at Walter Reed after earlier report

The report of a shot fired at the medical center caused a lockdown at the facility and the Bethesda naval base.

Emmett Hayes, former UMass president Jack Wilson, and former governor Paul Cellucci attended a party in 2005 at the University of Massachusetts Club. The club will move to 1 Beacon St. this year and operate under new management.

Bill Brett for the Globe/File

Plush UMass alumni club losing money and luster

The club, which was supposed to pay for itself through memberships, has needed nearly $4.3 million in subsidies from UMass.

// Iran pushes for end to UN arms embargo in nuclear deal

It’s a demand that the United States opposes as it seeks to limit Tehran’s Mideast clout.

Maine man dies after setting off firework on his head

Devon Staples was drinking with his friends when he placed a reloadable fireworks mortar tube on his head, authorities said.

At the Ocean State Job Lot in Westborough, Barbara Verzillo, field merchandiser, unpacked grill utensils.

Matthew Healey for the Boston Globe

Ocean State Job Lot gears up for busiest season of year

At the dollar stores, customers shop for things they need. At Ocean State Job Lot, they shop for things they want.

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 23: Joe Kelly #56 of the Boston Red Sox throws in the first inning against the aka at Fenway Park on June 23, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Peter Abraham | Beat Writer’s Notebook

Here are six ways the Red Sox can get better right now

As the Red Sox rebound from a poor start to the season, there are several moves that might speed the process.

// Red Sox make defensive history in win over Astros

For the first time in more than 17,000 games, the Sox did not have a first baseman record a putout.

// MBTA ends use of ‘honor box’ at parking lots

Effective today, the “honor box” payment system has been replaced with the PayByPhone method.

The Mall at Chestnut Hill is redesigning the entrance to feature automatic doors, new finishes, glass lanterns, and an expanded vestibule.

Mall hopes new exterior adds to high-end experience

The boxy concrete exterior of The Mall at Chestnut Hill is a fashion mismatch with the upscale retailers inside.

A rendering of Yotel, a “micro hotel” being built as a part of developer John B. Hynes III’s Seaport Square project.


With court victory, Yotel pushes ahead with ‘micro hotel’

The 326-room hotel in South Boston’s waterfront district will feature rooms as small as 176 square feet.

// Burt Shavitz, cofounder of Burt’s Bees, dies at 80

The reclusive beekeeper’s simple life became complicated by his status as a corporate icon.

Divided Nation

// Richmond split over Confederate history

In the capital of the Confederacy, calls are rising to properly memorialize the slave trade.

// South Carolina lawmakers debate Confederate flag

The debate started with a pair of senators whose families arrived in the state before the Civil War.

The Big Picture

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

Globe photos of the month, June 2015

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month.