Wayne Plummer, who runs Northern Pride Lodge with his wife, brought buckets of bear bait out in Kokadjo, Maine.

Maine puts bear baiting on the Nov. ballot

Baiting is either the problem with bear hunting in Maine or the solution for bear management, depending on whom you ask.

Michael Carcerano (right) and Stephen Carcerano found the letters from lawyers for the Tufts insurer baffling.

Surgical error at Tufts prompts widespread changes

The death of a patient at Tufts Medical Center last year highlighted medical errors involving “cognitive bias.”

Boston schools bypass internal hiring of some teachers

More than 100 veteran teachers have no class assignments despite a cost in salary and benefits of more than $10 million.

Linebacker James Morris (52) went on IR, and Steve Beauharnais (58) was cut by the Patriots Saturday.

Patriots cut 19 to finalize roster

New England cut long snapper Danny Aiken, and put LB James Morris on injured reserve.

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.

Travel

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/19/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/HipsterSomerville_3.jpg Union Square is hipster central

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