Elder advocates raise concerns on assisted living

The state agency charged with overseeing 224 residences is ill-equipped to protect increasingly frail residents, advocates say.

A visitor picked blueberries next to blooming goldenrod at Jordan Pond in Acadia National Park.

In Maine, climate change is taking a toll

Maine, the state with the highest percentage of forested land, is uniquely vulnerable to climate change, scientists say.

Winchester Football Capt. Patrick Gill at Friday night’s game.

High school student killed in Winchester crash

Patrick Gill, a 17-year-old captain of the football team, died in a single-vehicle crash this morning, authorities said.

Secret Service officers walked along the fence on the north side of the White House Saturday.

White House fence jumper had knife

The man who made it all the way through the mansion’s front door Friday was armed with a knife, officials said.

Tommy Harper still haunted by time with Red Sox

Harper endured years of racial discrimination as a player, coach, and front-office staffer under the team’s Yawkey-affiliated regime.

Alex Gonzalez savors a sunset from aboard a cruise ship on the Saint Lawrence River between Quebec City and Montreal.

Christopher Muther

A Canadian cruise that screams ‘family’

What better way to introduce parents who can’t converse with each other than a weeklong cruise up the coast of Maine and Canada?

At left, Mayor Marty Walsh, his girlfriend, Lorrie Higgins, and his mother, Mary Walsh, sat at a Mass said in his honor in Rosmuc. At right, his mother with her brother, Peter.

Kevin Cullen

You can’t go home when you’ve never left

There is nothing foreign about Marty Walsh’s first foreign trip as mayor.

Patriots receiver Danny Amendola has just three catches through two games, all in the opener against Miami.


Danny Amendola has been Patriots’ invisible man

Amendola had three catches for 16 yards in the opener against Miami and no catches against the Vikings.