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.

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

Harpoon Brewery is one of many businesses to host festivities with the Friendsgiving theme as the holiday continues to gain in popularity.

Harpoon

Friendsgiving: a holiday for your friends, a goldmine for marketers

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

Beverly Beckham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/10/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/iStock_000048300148_Medium.jpg Give thanks for this old-fashioned holiday

Once a year, all across the country, we gather, and we talk and laugh and argue and remember and toast and count our many blessings.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Walker_111617_17turkeyfarm_26341x.jpg Fresh turkeys draw crowds to family’s Cape Cod farm

Watts Family Farm didn’t always sell turkeys, but once the Cape Cod business entered the Thanksgiving market, there was no turning back.

Jeff Corwin holds a hognose snake while walking in the woods in Norwell.

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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/Metro/Images/hernandezarrest6_edited-1.jpg Aaron Hernandez’s former home sold for $1m

A 23-year-old real estate investor said the home is in pretty bad shape and needs about $150,000 in renovations. He also says he does not get a creepy vibe in the house.

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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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NESTOR RAMOS

What’s in a name? Not Donuts, apparently

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

Chad Finn

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

CELTICS 92, WARRIORS 88

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_bosgs3_spts.jpg A dramatic comeback, and 14 straight wins

After the death of his high school teammate, Jaylen Brown led the Celtics to an impressive win over the champs.

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

CHRISTOPHER MUTHER

//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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/16/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Clipboard-5973.jpg Trillium is opening an indoor beer garden in Roslindale

Couldn’t get enough of Trillium Brewing Company’s Boston beer garden this summer? You’re in luck.

//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.

NAMES

//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.

Names

//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.

GROUND GAME

//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.

President Donald Trump.

Trump attacks Franken on assault allegations

The president’s tweet came hours after California broadcaster Leeann Tweeden claimed that Franken forced himself on her during a rehearsal “kiss” and groped her during a USO tour.

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.

Top Places to Work

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/13/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/ten1119top%20.jpg Secrets of success from the Top Places to Work all-stars

Tips on how to keep employees happy, from the 10 companies that have made the list all 10 years.

Top Places to Work

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/03/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/UseThis1119gens.jpg How to get different generations to work together effectively

With employees ranging from senior citizens to new college graduates, companies are using many techniques to bring them together.

//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

Globe Celtics reporter Adam Himmelsbach joins Chris Gasper to discuss the showdown with the Warriors, positionless basketball, and rookie Jayson Tatum.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/01/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/muck1105altimage-2940[1].jpg He put BSO on the map — then landed in a world of trouble

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.

Opinion & Ideas

EDITORIAL

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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.

STAT

//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.

Crossword

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/21/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/crossword.jpg Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.