A brand new Boston

The hope was that Boston’s newest neighborhood — the Seaport — would be for everyone; after all, some $18 billion in taxpayers’ dollars were devoted to it. But look around and you will see a place that benefits largely the white and wealthy.

" It's definitely an issue - and it's just another in a long list of failures and disappointments in the mismanaged development of the Seaport.

Part one: The image of Boston

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While the city has made much progress, look at income, employment, segregation, and politics — and reevaluate how far we’ve really come.

Story schedule
  • DAY 1 | SUNDAY: Image
  • DAY 2 | MONDAY: Seaport
  • DAY 3 | TUESDAY: Hospitals
  • DAY 4 | WEDNESDAY: Universities
  • DAY 5 | THURSDAY: Sports
  • DAY 6 | FRIDAY: Power
  • DAY 7 | SATURDAY: Solutions

In unusual murder trial, alleged foes are codefendants

The adversaries are simultaneously facing charges in the death of Dawnn Jaffier, a bystander who was shot and killed in 2014 in Dorchester.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/02/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin100816RedSoxworkout_Spts7-13963.jpg Red Sox’ Steven Wright arrested for domestic assault

The Red Sox pitcher is facing charges after being arrested in Tennessee on Friday night following an incident involving his wife.

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Republican Senator Richard Shelby, Alabama’s senior member of Congress, strongly condemned his party’s candidate, Roy Moore, on Sunday.

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Maine’s Republican senator said the Alabama candidate wasn’t fit to serve even before misconduct allegations.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/09/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/886622022.jpg From disbelief to dismissal, Alabama women who support Roy Moore have their reasons

Women interviewed by the Globe excuse Moore’s behavior as more a boorish phase in his past than predatory, if they believe the allegations at all.

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Among the decisions are whether to allow pot bars and weed delivery.

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More guns would be on the streets if Congress passes the bill, officials and gun regulation advocates said.

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President Trump has demanded and received an apology from a Washington Post reporter over a photo of Trump’s Florida rally on Friday.

Fenway Community Health Center, whose CEO resigned Sunday.

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Fenway Health CEO resigns over handling of harassment complaints

Stephen Boswell’s departure comes two days after a Globe investigation detailed allegations of harassment and bullying against Dr. Harvey Makadon.

More snow is on tap for Tuesday

The snow from Saturday’s storm hasn’t completely melted, and Massachusetts is already bracing for more wintry precipitation.

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Public figures across the country — including from Massachusetts — are rallying behind the boy after he recounted being bullied in a heart-wrenching, viral video.

Ben Volin | On Football

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/879682096.jpg How the once-maligned Patriots’ defense turned it around

The Patriots were one of the worst in points allowed after four weeks, but since then they are No. 1.


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Al Horford led the way for the Celtics with 18 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists.

Peter Abraham

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Alan Trammell and Jack Morris were elected on the Modern Era ballot.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tara_sullivan_720-14704.png A presence like Devin McCourty’s is invaluable

The Patriots safety provides an anchor while the NFL is rocked to its foundation by bigger issues than we’ve seen in decades.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/JJR108-002.jpg More private university chiefs top $2m as pay keeps climbing

Presidents at America’s private universities saw their pay increase by 9 percent in 2015, with several topping $2 million in total earnings.

Protesters opposed to repealing Net neutrality regulations took to the streets in Washington, Boston, and other cities last week.

Net neutrality fight isn’t over yet

On Thursday the FCC is expected to reverse the Obama administration’s policy on “Net neutrality.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/snlsanta1-5577-kI1--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg No escape from the news for jolly old St. Nick on ‘SNL’ cold open

Even Santa Claus can’t escape the chaotic and sometimes troubling news cycle, as last night’s cold open of “Saturday Night Live” showed.

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The film, which stars Daniel Day-Lewis and will be released in Boston on Christmas Day, also won awards for director Paul Thomas Anderson and for musical score.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/unnamed-11213.jpg The Season Ticket podcast

Guest host Chad Finn talks “Hot Stove” — offseason trades and player signings — with Boston Globe Red Sox beat reporter Peter Abraham.

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Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | Lyman Stone

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Where have all the babies gone?


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Opinion columnist Michael Cohen takes a candid and no-holds-barred look at the current political moment. Sign up now.

Special reports

Magazine | A nonfiction novella

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One hundred years ago, one of the world’s top conductors was ensnared in a scandal involving patriotism and sex. It almost toppled Boston’s famed orchestra.

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Holiday Arts Preview

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’Tis the season for music, shows, and productions of all kinds, just in time for the holidays.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/08/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Isaly_CNBC_ScreenCap-1024x576.jpg Legendary biotech financier steps down following sexual harassment allegations

Sam Isaly’s abrupt departure from OrbiMed Advisors comes after a scathing STAT investigation.