While some praise the mayor, others blame him for the crowds of people — clearly in the throes of addiction — who have become increasingly visible.
It’s not enough to just disagree with somebody who says something some find odious. No, angry mobs must be set upon them, to destroy their lives.
Pearson apologized and launched a review of its curriculum Thursday after an outcry over a nursing education book that reinforced stereotypes of religious and ethnic groups.
The suit claims the Methuen Police Department had known for more than three years that a translation of drivers’ rights given to OUI suspects was incorrect.
Nearly 200 people reported the fireball in the sky Wednesday afternoon as it fell over the Northeast and into the Atlantic Ocean.
Since he left the White House nine years ago, George W. Bush has largely stayed out of politics. But he stepped firmly back into the political spotlight Thursday.
President Trump continues to demonstrate his complete lack of empathy.
Orion Krause, accused of murdering his mother, his grandparents, and a home health aide in Groton, appeared in court Friday.
Judge William Young said he didn’t want the names of the jurors in the David Daoud Wright case to be “plastered permanently” on the Web.
A playground adjacent to a Belmont elementary school is closed indefinitely after town officials discovered a rat infestation there Thursday night.
Devin Suau, the Framingham boy who battled a rare brain tumor since his diagnosis earlier this year, died Friday morning.
Logan has been making strides, but was still denied entry into this exclusive clique of top airports, decided by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler.
Season Ticket Podcast
Tom Brady’s play at age 40 ‘astonishing,’ Al Michaels says
Broadcaster Al Michaels is on the call for this week’s Sunday Night Football game between the Patriots and Falcons.
Some of the sites have not previously gotten much attention as possible locations for the new Amazon headquarters.
The city’s bid strings together key development properties along either the Orange Line or the planned Green Line extension.
Boston’s 218-page pitch leans hard on the region’s intellectual firepower and offers up Suffolk Downs as a site whose ease of development outweighs its distance from the heart of the city.
USS Constitution takes a spin around Boston Harbor
Heralded by the booms of a 21-gun salute, the venerable USS Constitution set sail across Boston Harbor Friday morning after being out of commission for three years.
Brad Stevens already working on Gordon Hayward’s next game plan
The Celtics coach consulted Frank Vogel, who helped Paul George in his recovery from a broken leg.
FALCONS AT PATRIOTS | SUNDAY, 8:30 (NBC)
The Super Bowl rematch comes Sunday night, as the Patriots go for their third straight win.
Despite widespread safety concerns, participation numbers are up in Wellesley, bucking a national trend.
Taking advantage of deals to their fullest is key to a personal savings plan.
On Thursday, Hoda Kotb appeared as a guest. They chatted. They danced. But critics hated the moment.
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The Bedford VA hospital admitted its care for Bill Nutter was not “up to our standards,” but the reality was uglier. Now, the FBI is investigating.
Ideas | Matthew Muspratt
It’s one thing to read about our national fracture. It’s another to actually see it.
The Amazon bid
An open letter to the owner of Amazon, proposing a true partnership that rewrites the relationship between a city and the big companies that call it home.
Without Dr. Pablo Juan Ross the groundbreaking creation of a part-human, part-animal chimera might not have been possible.
Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.
CHAD FINN I SPORTS MEDIA
TNT covered Gordon Hayward’s injury with utmost professionalism
TNT brought the viewer into the arena and captured the emotions of those in the building.
Veteran pilots swap war stories, barbs over weekly breakfast
Every Thursday the Fairway Restaurant plays host to a group of older aviators from the Cape Area Pilots Association.
What is it like to live in Windsor?
The town Nathaniel Hawthorne once described as a “bare, bleak spot fit, for nothing but sheep’’ is still largely off the grid (broadband is available only in town buildings).
Gold Star families say they want to move past politics
Families who have lost loved ones in combat are asking America’s politicians on both sides of the aisle to stand down.
Nation & World
An effort to pay kids’ lunch debt honors Philando Castile, who was shot by police
By Wednesday afternoon, Philando Feeds the Children had collected more than $80,000, money that will be used to help students at several schools.
Watertown-based athenahealth laying off about 500 employees
The company said the job reductions would amount to 9 percent of its workforce, but it did not say how many of the cuts would come from Watertown.
Though your heart is breaking
In “Smile,” Roddy Doyle spins the swift and devastating tale of a man who comes to know the consequences of laughing it off.
‘Breathe’ gives life to inspiration
Andy Serkis’s directorial debut is a based-on-truth drama about a man who overcame the limitations of his disability.