How a dispute over a sign is thwarting development

Former Bayside Expo Center Sign.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

The three-legged marquee has now become the unlikely epicenter of a turf war between a prominent family of developers and UMass Boston.

// Before a tragedy, a restraining order caught in limbo

Lawrence police say they never got a restraining order issued the day before a man shot a woman and committed suicide.

Adrian Walker

//[1]-10568.jpg A Dorchester dream dimmed by union demands

Joel Abrams didn’t think anyone opposed the expansion of the neighborhood health center he ran. But that was not the case.

// Child survives after car rams into Billerica day care center

A toddler suffered non-life-threatening injuries after he was pinned under a vehicle that had plowed into a day care center Thursday.

Chickens at the Chip-in Farm in Bedford, Massachusetts.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

Opponents call cage-free egg ballot question rotten

A dispute over a ballot question that would mandate all eggs sold in Mass. be from cage-free hens is headed to the state’s highest court.

// Judge sentences ‘unapologetic’ Catherine Greig to 21 months

A federal judge sentenced the girlfriend of James “Whitey” Bulger to 21 additional months in prison for refusing to testify.

// Jurors begin deliberations in Lightbody case

Charles Lightbody and two co-defendants are accused of hiding the reputed gangster’s financial interest from regulators and Wynn Resorts.

Donald Trump.

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Many see a misdeal in ‘woman’s card’ remark

Donald Trump’s accusation that Hillary Clinton was playing the “woman’s card” created instant outrage.

Shirley Leung

// For women, a disappointing election season

If Hillary Clinton were playing the woman’s card the way Donald Trump thinks she is, this election would be very different.


// Bobby Knight and Donald Trump are one and the same

They’re both abusive, misogynistic, and bullies.

// Firm joins with iconic brewer to become a big player in craft beer business

The Boston area’s fastest-growing beer acquirer isn’t Harpoon or Boston Beer. It’s a private equity firm in Waltham.

Boston, MA - 4/28/2016 - Boston Celtics Isaiah Thomas is triple teamed by Atlanta Hawks (L-R) Dennis Schroder, Thabo Sefolosha and Mike Scott during the first quarter of Game 6 at TD Garden in Boston, MA April 28, 2016. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: Reporter:

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Celtics eliminated from playoffs by Hawks

When the Celtics returned to TD Garden last week after falling behind, they got an instant jolt. But on Thursday night, Boston came up short.

The NFL Draft is at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago for the second straight year.

Live updates: 2016 NFL Draft

Follow along with commentary and analysis throughout all seven rounds of the draft.

// Patriots get their message across on draft night

The Patriots aren’t making a pick, but they are making a statement.

Ben Volin | On Football

// Video likely contributed to Laremy Tunsil’s costly slide in draft

Miami selected the offensive lineman, once considered a candidate for the top overall choice, at No. 13.

// Federal lawsuit alleges discrimination at The New York Times

A federal class action lawsuit filed against The New York Times alleges that age, gender, and race discrimination is a problem at the paper.

Ground Game


// Why Fiorina pick makes less sense than Palin

Ted Cruz, like John McCain with Sarah Palin, was looking for a game-changing moment when he selected Carly Fiorina as his running mate. This wasn’t it.

The Big Picture

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Deadly fighting returns to Aleppo

Government airstrikes and insurgent mortar attacks escalated violence and destroyed a partial truce for Syria.