Walsh proposes 13.7% City Council pay hike

The proposal to raise councilors’ salaries to $99,500 could set up a showdown between the mayor and the City Council.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/150730_kdb_NANNY_0007[1]-8855--90x90.jpg Homicide ruling reversed in case of infant’s 2013 death

The state has dropped the charges against Aisling Brady McCarthy, the nanny accused of murdering an infant in her care.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/BCOM/Images/Boghosian_31latenight24_MET.jpg $7.3b needed to fix buses, trains, stations, MBTA panel says

The figure marks a substantial, though not unexpected, increase over a preliminary estimate of $6.7 billion issued in March.

Walsh seeks to ban unmarked replica handguns

If approved by the City Council, the ordinance would allow police to confiscate fake guns that aren’t clearly labeled.

Tom Brady Deflategate hearing

Patriots QB Tom Brady arrived at federal court in New York on Monday.

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Tom Brady has more rights than most American workers

The Patriots QB has the rare ability to take his boss to court when he thinks he’s being punished unfairly.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/5c3fd0a2a58743d7938cb06ef8f68ca2-5c3fd0a2a58743d7938cb06ef8f68ca2-0.jpg Deflategate decision up to judge after sides can’t reach deal

Judge Richard Berman said he would issue a decision in the coming days after another meeting that did not yield an agreement.

Brigham to cut 100 jobs as costs rise faster than revenues

The job cuts at Brigham and Women’s Hospital will apply to all positions that don’t deal in direct patient care.

Woman slain while walking in N.H. worked at Union Leader

Denise Robert, 62, was taking a walk Sunday night when she was shot and killed, according to the newspaper.

Suspect in P.F. Chang’s stabbing held without bail

“He never saw it coming,’’ a witness said about Elivelton Dias, who was killed in the attack.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/push150-8839.jpg Man charged with pushing woman from roof at college party

A junior is accused of coming up behind the woman and pushing her down into a crowd of Bridgewater State partygoers.

A man examined what remained of his house and car after Hurricane Carol.


Region marks anniversary of deadly Hurricane Carol

Sixty-one years later, the storm is a reminder that the Atlantic hurricane season can have a powerful effect on New England.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/02/13/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/08092010_09weeiro_photo1-7677115.jpg Glenn Ordway to join WEEI’s midday show

“The Big O” is returning to the station to join Christian Fauria and Lou Merloni weekdays from 10 to 2.

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NESN announced last week that it would not bring Orsillo back for a 16th season.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/BM-FP-0003[1]-3841--90x90.jpg ‘Black Mass’ stars to attend local screening

The cast will be in town Sept. 15 for a screening of the Whitey Bulger biopic at the Coolidge Corner Theatre.

8/31/2015 - Allston, MA - From left: Joshua Collier, cq; Amal El-Shrafi, cq; Sarah Morrow, cq; and Britt Brown, cq; all singers with Olde Towne Carolers, cq, were hired by BFresh, a new grocery store that is opening in Allston, along with Christams-costumed pedicab drivers to entertain and serenade students during move in day, also known as

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’Twas Allston Christmas, in August

An homage to the yearly “Allston Christmas,” in the style of “ ’Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

Ground game

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The US senator from Texas made a rare trip to the Granite State on Sunday and Monday to campaign for president.

Donald Trump was at the final round of the Barclays golf tournament Sunday in Edison, N.J.

Trump says uncle was proof of family’s smart genes

Donald Trump’s late uncle, John G. Trump, was a renowned professor at MIT.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/21/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Advance/Images/p62_OpeningPhoto.jpg 10 of the best juice bars in Boston

From fresh to cold pressed, the drinks they serve are easy on your conscience.

Commentary | Ty Burr

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/2015-08-31T155647Z_1415271863_GF10000188204_RTRMADP_3_PEOPLE-WESCRAVEN.jpg Wes Craven’s nightmares changed horror fan reality

No one took nightmares more seriously — or, paradoxically, with more tongue-in-cheek wit — than horror filmmaker Wes Craven.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/tracker-089.jpg Tracking the endorsements of N.H. GOP activists

Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, and Rand Paul have picked up the most support from top party activists in the Granite State so far.

Opinion & Ideas

Bobby Farrelly

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The Patriot Nation’s faith in Tom Brady ultimately could be rewarded. Or fans might end up with egg on their face.

The Big Picture

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10 years after Hurricane Katrina

President Obama visited New Orleans to mark progress the city has made before the anniversary of the hurricane.



You can now get directions from Rob Gronkowski on the Waze app.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/schoolgirl-big-8815.jpg A look at Catholic back-to-school . . . um, ‘fashion’

The last major shift in Catholic school uniform fashion was permitting girls to wear slacks