Last downtown fabric shop feels pull of time

A customer shopped from the almost empty shelves at Winmil Fabrics.


When Winmil Fabrics closes in June it will mark the end of the last full-service fabric store in downtown Boston.

Julie Kopacz, a Connecticut native, says her experience at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is worth the extra money.


Out-of-state students get most merit scholarships at UMass

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

Yvonne Abraham

// Calling out bad behavior by police doesn’t mean you’re anti-cop

We need police officers to keep their cool in tense situations, for everyone’s safety.

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

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Boston teacher, up for national award, praised for personal classroom approach

Frank Harris, a Boston math teacher, is up for the American Federation of Teachers’ Everyday Heroes award.

// Two Mass. drownings mar holiday weekend

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

// Internal Trump University records must be released, federal judge rules

A federal judge has ordered the release of internal Trump University documents in an ongoing lawsuit against the company.

// Union defends itself against allegations regarding hiring tactics

A labor group defended its interactions with city officials in a statement Saturday.

Dr. Sharon Daley posed with a baby being treated for symptoms of withdrawal at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis.

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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.

Memorial Day


// 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.

Kevin Cullen

// Remembering the living and the dead

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

// Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has a clear path but a mountain of debt

The tribe carries a hefty burden as it moves forward with its casino in Taunton.

// Boston ties record for heat

At 1:44 p.m., the temperature in Boston reached 92 degrees, tying the record high for May 28 set in 1931.

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Kevin Stevens still has many rooting for him

Stevens has been addicted to painkillers for more than 20 years, and now faces charges related to them.

Photos from Boston Calling

The seventh outing of the Boston Calling Music Festival continued on Saturday.

// Humpty Dumpty sits atop Newton school debate

Dueling renovation plans are focused on the Cabot School’s storied 1929 facade.


// More odd twists and turns in Deflategate

You know the absurdity hasn’t receded when comedian Jim Breuer becomes directly involved.

Opinion & Ideas


// 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

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// 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.