Private schools, painful secrets

The unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation

Erika Schickel was asked to leave Buxton School in Williamstown in 1982 after school officials discovered her relationship with a teacher. “The top priority ... was to get rid of me,” she said.

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The Globe found 15 instances of retaliation at New England private schools against students or employees.

Galileo Mondol hasn’t been the same since he was accused of hazing.

Victims pay, coaches stay in hazing inequity

While children have suffered sexual assaults, adults often have carried on with impunity.

// Temperatures in the 80s on tap for today

Today will see sunny skies and milder temperatures, forecasters said.

// Legislators offer $100 million rebuke to Governor Baker

In a rare weekend session, House lawmakers voted to reverse cuts to a range of state offices and programs.

Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy spoke Saturday after receiving the J.G. Taylor Spink Award during a ceremony at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Dan Shaughnessy’s path to glory in Cooperstown

The Globe writer shared many tales, and thanks, in accepting the Baseball Hall of Fame’s J.G. Taylor Spink Award.

IOC leaders stop short of full ban on Russians from Rio Olympics

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The IOC rejected calls to exclude the entire Russian Olympic team.

Music review

// Patti Smith shares joy, passion in powerful Newport Folk Festival set

Even if you planned carefully in advance, you couldn’t possibly take in everything there was to see at the festival on Saturday.

From left: Jim DiReda, Jack Maroney, Hank Grosse, and Rob Pezzella strolled along Shrewsbury Street in Worcester’s East Side.

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Yvonne Abraham

In recovery, they all became friends for life

For four Worcester men who lived lives of crime and addiction, years of recovery have led to a lifelong friendship.


// Don’t encourage young women to feel traumatized

Rape culture and the sliding scale of sexual assault on campus.


// 6 thoughts about the state of the Patriots as training camp nears

The Patriots’ drive for Super Bowl title No. 5 is going to begin with Tom Brady serving a four-game suspension.

US Senator Bernie Sanders arrives for a meeting with US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on July 14, 2016 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan SmialowskiBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Sanders says he wanted Clinton to pick Warren as running mate

Bernie Sanders said someone like Elizabeth Warren would have been his choice as Hillary Clinton’s running mate.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton introduced her running mate, US Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia, on Saturday.


Hillary Clinton’s road to nomination paved with grit

Propelling Clinton was a steely determination that’s been one of her most consistent traits in 25 years of public life.

// Another defining moment for Clinton

Hillary Clinton must strive at her own convention to win the trust of middle-of-the-road voters from Ohio to Florida.

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Trump and Clinton: A guide for haters

It’s easy to find compelling reasons to dislike both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Critic’s Notebook | architecture

On close inspection, the Millennium Tower stands out

The tower doesn’t overwhelm the neighborhood. It also preserved the old Filene’s Building, giving Downtown Crossing a mix of old and new.

Man injured by falling hotel awning during Boston storm

Saturday’s storms injured a man when an awning went down, and brought down trees and caused power outages.

Your Home | Simple Solutions

// Buying and renting out a vacation home for fun (and profit)

Can the Airbnb economy make it possible to afford a second home?

Opinion & Ideas


// Make methadone easier to get

Methadone has long been shown to be an effective treatment for heroin addiction. Why do we make it so hard to get?

Globe investigations

“When the EMTs arrived, Dave was laying like this.” Gerry Hill said, offering to show where his suicidal son was fatally shot after a tense encounter with police.


When despair meets deadly force

Nearly half of people killed by Massachusetts police over the last 11 years were suicidal, mentally ill, or showed clear signs of crisis.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.