Daniel Cleggett on his boat in Boston harbor.

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The brokers and the damage done

Their world is bleak enough, but now some addicts are being snared by middlemen peddling promises of free treatment in sunny Florida. The results are predictable, and sometimes deadly. By David Armstrong and Evan Allen

THOMAS FARRAGHER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/farragher-9954.jpg It’s a cleaner harbor, with fewer spots to enjoy it

The waterfront’s bad old days are gone. Peter Shelley’s outrage isn’t.

Arts

Gregg Allman performed in 2016.

Gregg Allman, led band that helped spawn Southern rock, dies at 69

Mr. Allman’s bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel The Allman Brothers Band to superstardom.

Movies

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/23/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/WW-13695r.jpg Wonder Woman’s Boston roots show on the big screen

Director Patty Jenkins found what she was looking for in an unlikely place: the rich colors and textures in the works of John Singer Sargent.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/bostoncalling-20.jpg Photos: Boston Calling rocks Allston

The festival is set up on 16 acres of Allston’s Harvard Athletic Complex.

Sports

FILE - In this May 17, 2016, file photo, Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge pauses while answering a reporter's question at the basketball team's training facility in Waltham, Mass. It's been less than a decade since Danny Ainge built the Celtics back into a contender and the East’s top seed. Now with Boston locked in 2-2 tie with Washington and a trip to the conference finals on the line, the outcome will either affirm his recent moves or expose the holes that still exist as his team chases banner No. 18. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

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GARY WASHBURN I ON BASKETBALL

Celtics must take the next step this offseason

The Celtics need more scoring, and they need a player who can get easy points.

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin052717Sox-MarinersGM2_Spt19.jpg With Johnson’s gem, Red Sox depth ends up big winner

With David Price returning Monday, there’s no room in the Red Sox rotation.

Red Sox 6, Mariners 0

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin052717Sox-MarinersGM2_Spt1.jpg Brian Johnson completes his comeback with shutout

The lefthander, in his third career game, blanked the Mariners on five hits, 6-0

Memorial Day weekend

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/mem%20day.jpg Gold Star families remember lost loved ones with yellow roses and vows to keep memories alive

Every day is Memorial Day for Gold Star families, said speakers at the Saturday morning ceremony for the re-dedication of a Boston monument.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Walker_042717_03rabbi_13179xA.jpg Boardroom to bimah

The new director of Hillel at Boston University is a former Staples executive who never forgot his lifelong dream of becoming a rabbi.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Walker_032517_24staugustine_20720x.jpg For nearly two centuries, this chapel has endured

The state’s oldest Catholic Church commemorates a largely forgotten fight for religious tolerance that gave Catholicism its foothold in New England.

The Trump presidency

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/5e18919397fa4c238ad68ca5fe49c1e0-5e18919397fa4c238ad68ca5fe49c1e0-0.jpg Trump fails to commit to Paris climate agreement

President Donald Trump failed to commit to remaining within the Paris climate agreement during a two-day meeting.

SIGONELLA, ITALY - MAY 27: In this handout provided by U.S. Navy, U.S. President Donald J. Trump shakes hands with service members and their families at Naval Air Station Sigonella prior to an all-hands call May 27, 2017 in Sigonella, Italy. This visit marks President Trump's last stop of his first trip abroad since taking office. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Gordon/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

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Trump mulls staff changes as Russia crisis deepens

The president is said to be considering major staff changes as he seeks to contain the escalating Russia crisis.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AFP_P05T5.jpg Trump back in Washington area after 9-day trip

President Donald Trump is back in the Washington area after a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe.

Vice President Mike Pence.

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Yvonne Abraham

LGBT rights are under siege

The government is stacked with people who have been at the vanguard of attempts to undo hard-fought victories.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/handout_bradley_met.jpg Cambridge officer killed on duty gets long overdue honor

Law enforcement groups have pushed for greater recognition of their colleagues who have died on the job.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/19/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/wiggs_QILU_02.jpg China likes what it sees in Boston biotech

Qilu Pharmaceutical Co. has opened the area’s first Chinese-owned biotech incubator. Expect more to follow.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/15541438_1298735096853914_3973722531305610735_n.jpg Springfield judge won’t let alleged clown juggle in his own defense

The man said performing is the only way to convince a jury he wasn’t really trying to rob a store.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/SPC%20Murphy%20(1).JPG Soldier born in Boston dies in crash in Syria

Army Specialist Etienne Jules Murphy, 22, died Thursday in a rollover crash in northern Syria, the Army announced Saturday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/bick_ptown1_met.jpg Fire rips through restaurant roof on Cape Cod

Firefighters battled a blaze on the roof of a restaurant near Provincetown’s transportation hub on Saturday.

Confidential tips

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Do you know about wrongdoing that needs to be exposed? Call the Globe Spotlight team: 617-929-7483 or spotlight@globe.com.

Trump Today

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/AFP_OY063.jpg Trump Today: President nears the end of a marathon trip

President Trump managed to keep his cool on Twitter during the entire international trip.

Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | David Scharfenberg

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/25/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/squarextinct.jpg Extinction is a bummer. Let’s bring back the dead

Some scientists want to revive the passenger pigeon and the woolly mammoth.

Special reports

Spotlight Follow-up

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/04/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/greenhouse_MGH-2_metro.jpg Doctor who faced retaliation for double-booked surgery worries wins lawsuit

Dr. James Holsapple had “vehemently objected” to doctors doing two operations at once.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/realestate.jpg Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.

Investigations

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If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Endnotes.jpg In a woman’s dying days, a quiet visitor helps light the way home

The woman had cancer, and she wanted to go back home to Brazil. There were so many obstacles, but also a path ahead.

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