Patriots close to 53-man roster limit

The Patriots have cut four linebackers, leaving them with five on their roster.

Dawnn Jaffier was fatally shot on Blue Hill Avenue and Charlotte Street Aug. 23.

Hundreds gather to mourn Dawnn Jaffier

Jaffier was gunned down last weekend as she walked with friends to Boston’s annual Caribbean celebration.

Hancock Tower window-washing rig falls and injures worker

The worker was injured when one side of the rig, hanging 20 feet off the ground, dropped and struck him at street level.

Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson met with residents in Ferguson, Mo., Aug. 19.

Rally in Ferguson marks three weeks since Brown’s death

Hundreds gathered in Ferguson, Mo., to remember Michael Brown and to draw attention to what they said is the start of a movement.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/MBbeforeandafter_6.jpg Market Basket stores looking more flush

In stores large and small, directors said a steady stream of trucks were already delivering produce and dairy products.

Peter Schwartz and Silvia Beier bought their 19th-century Queen Anne in Allston within 24 hours.

jessica rinaldi/ globe staff

Peter Schwartz and Silvia Beier bought their 19th-century Queen Anne in Allston within 24 hours.

matthew j. lee/ globe staff

"It was purple," said Jeri Soloman, left. "I was like, ‘Oh, my God. This is a Jeri color. I would wear this color.’"

This home was originally a “light peachy-pink color.

jessica rinaldi/ globe staff

This home was originally a “light peachy-pink color." They wanted something cheerier.

“My husband and I wanted to paint it something different, and there are very few orange houses in Needham.”

aram bogosian for the boston globe

“My husband and I wanted to paint it something different, and there are very few orange houses in Needham.”

“We like to change the color of the house, because it’s a lot cheaper than buying a new one.

zack wittman for the boston globe

“We like to change the color of the house, because it’s a lot cheaper than buying a new one."

My First Home

Painting your house an unusual color

If you’re confident about your color choice, own it — no matter what the neighbors say. These homeowners did, and they couldn’t be happier.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/07/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumacki_bcfootball_spoprts868.jpg Questions abound for coach Steve Addazio, BC

Both Boston College and UMass will start transfers at quarterback in the “Battle for the Bay State.”

Rock Climbers at Brooklyn Boulders on Tyler Street.

Union Square is hipster central

Move over, Cambridge. These days, anyone seeking a countercultural adventure comes to Somerville.

Opinion

endorsement | Republican primary

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_keycities-1_metro.jpg Charlie Baker for governor

The Globe’s editorial board says Baker is a creative manager who is committed to rooting out waste and finding new ways to solve problems.

Movies

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/21/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/04.jpg In ‘Norte,’ a moral compass lost

“Norte, the End of History” is director Lav Diaz’s updating of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s “Crime and Punishment.”