2 dead after Mass. drowning incidents

A man and a teenage boy died Saturday in separate incidents in Orleans and Georgetown.

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The University of Massachusetts’ flagship campus awarded $22 million in merit scholarships to out-of-state students last year.

Dr. Sharon F. Daley, chief of pediatrics at Cape Cod Hospital, held a baby being treated for symptoms of withdrawal.

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On Cape Cod, an influx of drug-dependent newborns

It’s an example of how the scourge of opioid abuse in Massachusetts has brought unforeseen challenges to unexpected places.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_garment5_met.jpg Last downtown fabric shop feels pull of time

When Winmil Fabrics closes in June, it means downtown Boston won’t have a full-service fabric store.

Yvonne Abraham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/abrahamy-11133.jpg Criticizing police behavior doesn’t mean you’re anti-cop

Sometimes, calling out bad policing is the most pro-cop thing you can do.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/29/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/200_trump.jpg Judge orders release of Trump University’s internal records

Attorneys for Donald Trump argued that the documents contained trade secrets and should remain sealed.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/160517_MJ_015[1].jpg Donald Trump’s airline didn’t quite take off

Echoes of Trump Shuttle reverberate in the Trump presidential campaign.

Frank Harris is among five finalists for a national teaching award.

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Boston teacher praised for personal classroom approach

Frank Harris, 59, is among five finalists for a national award that honors everyday heroes in the classroom.

Passengers returned to shore after ship runs aground

More than 150 people were aboard the Majesty for a wedding Saturday when the ship got stuck near Georges Island, officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/bikebox_01.jpg Brookline to test Beacon Street bike lane

Town Meeting approved a trial plan to eliminate one of two westbound car lanes between Coolidge Corner and Washington Square.

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Renovated B&Bs lose the musty decor

An Amesbury-based hotel group has been swooping in on tony New England destinations and overhauling iconic buildings. Will it work?

Memorial Day

Kevin Cullen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/cullen-2194.jpg Remembering the living and the dead

As impressive as the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes memorial is architecturally, it is also the physical manifestation of something more profound.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Advance/Images/vet.jpg The wounds of Vietnam that never heal

Sometimes in his dreams, Marty Robichaud is back holding a gun on Highway 19, staring out at the bush.

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The temperature in Boston reached 92 degrees Saturday, tying the record high set in 1931.

Kevin Stevens (right), a Pembroke native, played 10 seasons with the Penguins and also had a stint with the Bruins.

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Kevin Stevens still has many rooting for him

The Pembroke native, who has been addicted to painkillers since the 1990s, now faces federal drug charges.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/29/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/fb10846e02874665b60759fabb6f5a46-fb10846e02874665b60759fabb6f5a46-0.jpg Ex-‘Glee’ star Mark Salling indicted on child-porn charges

Mark Salling, who played Noah “Puck” Puckerman on “Glee,” was charged Friday with receiving and possessing child pornography.

Television Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/29/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/200_roots.jpg A ‘Roots’ for right now

The remake of the blockbuster 1977 miniseries is as spikily relevant now as the original was in its time.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Copy%20of%20chief7-U822669051639WoD--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg Robert Parish prefers to leave the glory behind

The Hall of Fame center passed on the 1986 Celtics’ team reunion. “I will never forget Boston,” he said.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/b5f585443df841ecba900fdb5cccb28b-b5f585443df841ecba900fdb5cccb28b-0.jpg A day to remember the true cost of freedom

We honor those who serve by never forgetting the high stakes.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

Ground Game

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_B7415.jpg Why the State Dept. e-mail investigation really matters

The report could affect Hillary Clinton’s ability to pivot her campaign heading into the general election.

The Big Picture

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Obama’s historic Hiroshima visit

President Obama became the first sitting US president to visit the Japanese city, where he paid tribute to the 140,000 lives lost in the 1945 atomic bombing.