MBTA union says plan imperils bargaining power

Union officials say Governor Charlie Baker’s MBTA overhaul proposal would give a new board approval of labor contracts.

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Don’t be that guy — learn to fly your drone

Drone accidents, like the one in Marblehead in which an operator crashed his craft into spectators, are likely to be more common.

Lack of homes on market has prices rising, sales slipping

A tight supply of homes for sale is even more dire in many places, spurring bidding wars and frustrating would-be buyers.

Quincy still has a massive snow pile on its shores, as shown May 20.

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Filthy snow piles remain, even as temperatures climb

Trash-filled reminders of winter are still hanging around in parts of Boston, Quincy, and Somerville.

(From left) Christopher, Claire, and Edward Goul.

Southern California triplets all accepted to MIT

Christopher, Claire, and Edward Goul, of Newport Beach, will start at the Cambridge institution in the fall.

Attorney is said to have bribed victim not to testify

Well-known attorney Timothy Flaherty allegedly bribed the victim of one of his clients with $2,500 so the victim would not testify in a hate crime case.

Pedestrians walked around the fountain on the Christian Science Plaza Tuesday as temperatures climbed into the 80s.

May could be the second driest on record for Boston

If no rain falls by Monday, the area could wind up with less than a 10th of its normal precipitation for this month.

US, Canadian fishermen at war over lobster waters

The rising price of lobster is fueling the tension in a centuries-old conflict over 277 square miles of disputed waters.

If Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning had allegedly deflated footballs, Patriots fans would want the book thrown at him.


Patriots hated because they can’t be trusted

Winning is not the only reason the Patriots inspire enmity from fans and commentators from other corners of the country.

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Library president vows to increase security

Boston Public Library president Amy Ryan said the disappearance of two artworks from the library is “a crime against Boston.”

Dias Kadyrbayev (center) was seen in an undated photo with Azamat Tazhayakov (left) and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Collier family seeks 7 years for Tsarnaev friend

Dias Kadyrbayev, a college friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, could have prevented Sean Collier’s death, his family says.

Businessman and investor Gerald Chan bought property at the corner of Dorchester Avenue and Dewar Street for $5.25 million last week.

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Chan expands holdings beyond Harvard Square to Dorchester

Gerald Chan, the billionaire businessman, purchased an industrial property with big redevelopment potential in Savin Hill.

Water service restored across Brockton

A water main break affected thousands Wednesday. A “boil water order” remains in effect in the city.

Millennials embrace ‘vintage,’ but don’t call them hipsters

From arts and crafts to shuffleboard, some in “Generation Yawn” identify more with their grandparents than their Gen X predecessors.

The Big Picture

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Texas flooding

Major rainfall over the past few days has caused severe flooding and property damage in parts of Texas.