A grand plan for a new Newton has some skeptics

Developer Robert Korff has lived in Newton since 1995 and considers it his hometown.

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Robert Korff wants to remake a 2-mile stretch of Washington Street that parallels the Mass. Pike. Critics say his plans would eliminate affordable apartments and storefronts.

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Twelve partners from seven firms have said no to President Trump’s entreaties to help him navigate Robert Mueller’s probe.

Michael Cohen arrived at Trump Tower in January 2017.

How Trump’s ‘fixer’ could provide Robert Mueller a break

Could Michael Cohen, Trump’s personal attorney, seek to cut a deal with prosecutors?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/200_travis_reinking.jpg 3 people killed, 4 wounded in Nashville shooting

Police say they’re looking for a 29-year-old man who is a “person of interest” in the attack.

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The former Massachusetts governor, who was hoping to avoid a primary fight, instead will square off against a state lawmaker on June 26.

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A 49-year-old woman was found dead in the basement of her duplex by an upstairs neighbor, officials said.

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Barnstable police say they received calls on multiple occasions to try and raise money for the “Sean Gannon Fund.”

Yvonne Abraham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/abrahamy-15186.jpg Do Boston’s leaders care about reform or not?

More than two years after a promise from the mayor, the new lobbying rules haven’t materialized.

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Expect calm, clear blue skies with seasonably cool temps on Sunday.

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Four former presidents, including Mrs. Bush’s husband and her son George W., attended Saturday’s funeral service.

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President Trump says he’s considering a posthumous pardon more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by an all-white jury of “immorality.”

In West Brookfield, investigators probed the scene where a mother and three children were found murdered in their home last month.

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff/File

Plenty of questions, and no answers, in West Brookfield

Almost two months later, the case of a mother and her three children who were killed has yielded few clues that have been shared with the public.

Sean Manaea embraced catcher Jonathan Lucroy after the final out.


An unheralded pitcher no-hits Red Sox

Sean Manaea allowed only three runners to reach and struck out 10 in becoming the first pitcher to no-hit the Red Sox in 25 years.

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Maple Leafs 4, Bruins 3

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/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Tara_Sullivan%20copy-19037.tif The Bruins blew the chance to close out the Maple Leafs

Like the guy in the Domino’s commercial who can’t help himself from dropping his pizza on a slick sidewalk, the Bruins tripped all over themselves.

Boston04/21/18 Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs Playoffs game 5- Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask is sprawled on the ice as he lets in the 2nd goal of the 1st period to Toronto's Andreas Johnsson. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)

Tuukka Rask has a shaky performance, and the Maple Leafs are still alive

The Maple Leafs held on to an early 4-1 lead and forced Game 6 in Toronto on Monday night.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Gronk_RickyCarmichael4.jpg Is Gronk playing in 2018? ‘Uhh, maybe’

The Patriots tight end largely danced around questions about his potential retirement when asked Saturday.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/06/17/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/0cd68ca36d1d48c58ff53e9b81ad489b-902f51398bb34f12ac29c92d1a628465-0.jpg This is how it feels to be a millionaire and still feel broke

One woman’s story proves that you can never save too much.

The Celtics selected Jayson Tatum with the third pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.

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Adam Himmelsbach

Jayson Tatum is at the door. ‘He has a passion to be great’

The Celtics rookie wanted a better life, so he and his mother made one. Now he’s on the threshold of NBA stardom.

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Syracuse University has permanently expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that fraternity members say was intended as satire.

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The administration plans to roll back a rule issued by President Obama that prevents discrimination.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Obits/Images/87924269.jpg Verne Troyer, best known as ‘Mini-Me’ in Austin Powers, has died

A statement provided by Mr. Troyer’s spokesperson says the 49-year-old actor died Saturday.

Globe Magazine: Top Spots to Live

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/CoverCROP.jpg Top spots to live in Greater Boston in 2018

The hottest towns for home buyers, for prices ranging from under $500,000 to more than $1 million.

Love Letters: The Podcast


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/17222_LL_Podcast_HP_Episode_5_Tease%20(1).png ‘Raising your value’ after a breakup

How climbing mountains and other “breakup accomplishments” can improve self-worth after a relationship ends.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Opinion & Ideas

IDEAS | Chuck Collins

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/dalton.jpg Time to tax the ‘swanktuaries’

Luxury buildings drive up housing costs, suck up energy, and help rich people warehouse wealth. In exchange, they should pay a lot more than property taxes.

A new chapter in the story of a terrier who found adventure in Milton

One day, in the friendly little town of Milton, a mysterious visitor arrived out of the blue. No one could say where, exactly, the little dog had come from. But before long, they began spotting it all over town . . .

Sean Gannon’s funeral service was held at Saint Pius X Church on Thursday.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

A man determined to choose violence. A cop determined to live a good life

Only three years apart in age, the police officer and the career criminal accused of killing him could not have been more different.


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The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Spring blossoms

To commemorate Earth Day on Sunday, a look at transforming landscapes around the world bursting with color as warm weather approaches.

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As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.


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