Suspect in Peabody homicides carjacked driver, police say

A suspect in a brutal double-homicide in Peabody is believed to have carjacked a male driver in Middleton on Wednesday night.

Cambridge, MA -- 2/23/2017 - Greg Carolan, of Melrose, took advantage of the warm weather at Lynch Family Skate Park in Cambridge. Topic: 24warm Reporter:

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Will Boston break its record high for today?

The weather gods continue to smile on New England, so get ready for more sunshine and possibly some record-breaking warmth today.

The Trump administration

// Trump Today: Ivanka wants a $500b child care deduction

Welcome to Trump Today, a one-stop entry point for the latest news on the 45th president of the United States.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh spoke at a protest against Donald Trump's executive orders on immigration at Copley Square in January.

Walsh blasts Trump over transgender policy in schools

Mayor Walsh called the move “reckless” and said it undermines the promise of civil rights.


// Wahlbergs embroiled in food fight

Boston’s Wahlberg brothers are being sued by business partners who say they were shut out of Wahlburgers expansion plans.

// Amazon settles on Back Bay for Boston expansion

The e-commerce and tech giant, already a presence in Cambridge, plans to lease space in the new WeWork building.

Alan Colmes, Fox News’ former liberal voice, dies at 66

Alan Colmes, the radio and TV host best known as the amiable liberal foil to Sean Hannity on Fox News, has died.

Globe Magazine

Globe Magazine

Making $50,000 a year and still barely getting by in Boston

With no savings and no safety net, this single mother hangs on by a thread as she seeks a stable life for her three kids.

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// Norwegian moves into Providence and Hartford with $65 fares to Europe

Controversial carrier Norwegian Air moves into Providence and Hartford, offering flights to Ireland and the UK.

Singer Katy Perry performs on stage at the Brit Awards 2017 in London, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

Tributes to David Bowie, George Michael top Brit Awards

Drake was named international male solo artist, while Beyonce took the international female prize. A Tribe Called Quest took the trophy for international group.

10/10/2016 WALTHAM, MA General Manager of the Boston Celtics Danny Ainge (cq) poses for a photo at the team's practice facility in Waltham. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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Trade deadline updates: Will Celtics do a deal today?

Here’s the latest reports as Celtics fans wait to see if Danny Ainge will try to enhance his roster on Thursday.

// Conservative activist James O’Keefe posts secret CNN recordings

O’Keefe said the recordings were made secretly inside CNN.

// These chicks dig their sweaters

A group of knitters in Milton took on an unusual task recently: making tiny, fowl-shaped jerseys for the chickens living across the road.

// City seeks private partner to rebuild former Bromley-Heath complex

There is no federal money to repair or rebuild the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments. So housing officials are seeking proposals from private developers.


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Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Michael Widmer

// What’s wrong with Gov. Baker’s Medicaid proposal? All of the above

Governor Baker’s proposal to cap commercial insurance payments to providers will create more problems than it solves.

Special reports

// A life taken, but also a life lost

How did 14-year-old Raeshawn Moody wind up becoming among the youngest to face a murder charge in Boston?


The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

// The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can’t Mass. do the same?

Real Estate

Home prices along 495 still haven’t returned to the highs of a decade ago

In a few relatively affluent communities along the Interstate 495 corridor like Hopkinton and Boxborough, median home prices are pushing well past peak levels last reached more than a decade ago.