‘Dangerous’ storm moves through region

Large hail was seen in Kittery, Maine.

John Tlumacki/Globe staff

As the storm passed, it left significant damage in its wake. Nearly 30,000 people in Massachusetts were without power just after 5 p.m.

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Severe thunderstorms swept through the state Tuesday, dropping hail as large as golf balls.

A rendering of proposed condos at Pier 4 in the Seaport District. Being developed by Tishman Speyer which hopes to start construction by the end of 2015 on 100 units, with a new 13-story office building next door.

Developer plans for condos on site of Anthony’s Pier 4

At long last, construction could start on the old restaurant site later this year.


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The league’s tactics in investigating and punishing the Patriots and Tom Brady are fairly deplorable.

The harlequin soufflé at Ma Maison Jacky Robert.

Photos by Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

dining out | devra first

Jacky Robert returns to Boston, and results are uneven

It is good to have Jacky Robert installed at Ma Maison. But there is work to be done to put this house in order.

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Boston will be the fifth US city to offer UberPOOL, which allows two customers going in the same direction to share a ride and split the cost.

“When the ferry pulled in the first time I came here and I saw the town, I said, ‘I am never leaving,’ ” Elin Hilderbrand said of Nantucket.


Nantucket-based author the queen of summer beach read

Thanks to her discipline and determination, Elin Hilderbrand has made herself into a literary dynamo.

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Ten young students are participating in the East Boston YMCA’s “Urban Farm to Kitchen,” one of a range of healthy cooking classes offered.

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The settlement sets the stage for the archdiocese to close a bankruptcy proceeding that was filed in January 2011.


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If you need a parking permit for a moving truck in Boston, you can now get one online.

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The father and daughter killed in the collapse were identified as 41-year-old Robert Young and 8-year-old Annabelle Young.

Aaron Hernandez was found guilty this year in the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

Judge wants sworn statement from tipster in Hernandez case

The woman claims the convicted killer’s trial was compromised by juror misconduct.

Vedder, the dog that was trapped 35 feet down a well, was rescued Tuesday.

Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe

Dog rescued from Medfield well after falling 35 feet

Rescuers pulled a dog from a Medfield well on Tuesday afternoon after the animal plunged 35 feet through a rotted wooden cover, officials said.

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The Chelsea officer apparently left the victim with injuries to his lip, jaw and forehead during the 2014 incident.

Car set ablaze behind South Boston high school

A 911 caller reported early Friday that groups of teenagers had been drinking behind Excel High School all night.

MGM Resorts seeks to block Connecticut casino

The gambling company said it was unfair for the state of Connecticut to limit casino development to Native American tribes.

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A Level 3 sex offender wanted for allegedly murdering a woman whose remains were found on a Swampscott beach has been arrested in Virginia.

Ground Game

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The Boston Globe has revised its rankings of the top 10 Republican presidential candidates in New Hampshire.


Gabriel Nicholas

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The candidates’ constant streams of incendiary comments feed the ever-growing demand for smartphone content.

The Big Picture

Wildfires burn thousands of acres in California

Drought and extreme weather have fueled numerous wildfires in California that have destroyed property and forced evacuations.



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Crashes and other miscues are part of the drill when running a race for flying drones.



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Trump’s comments about illegal immigrants from Mexico has riled US bishops