Residents of quiet Maine island left searching for answers after slayings

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Memories of Orion Krause remain vivid on Monhegan Island, but now the suspected murderer’s name evokes darker thoughts.

// Walsh proposes ‘landmark’ park space along waterfront

Mayor Martin Walsh unveiled the plans but didn’t detail how the park would be paid for or where it would be located.

// Fans of a closing N.E. retailer Benny’s court an unlikely savior: Amazon

Amazon Inc. was one of the reasons the regional chain Benny’s decided to go out of business, but Benny’s fans aren’t giving up hope.

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 1945, file photo, Jake LaMotta, left, of the Bronx borough of New York, and Ray Robinson of the Harlem section of New York, fight at Madison Square Garden in New York. Robinson won the fight on a decision. LaMotta fought Sugar Ray Robinson six times, handing Robinson his first defeat. LaMotta, whose life was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia. He was 95. (AP Photo/Matty Zimmerman, File)

Jake LaMotta, boxing’s ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

The colorful middleweight champion was depicted by Oscar winner Robert DeNiro in a 1980 film.

 Tina Burgos gets cozy at Covet + Lou  in Needham.

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Local boutique owners offer help to step up your style

Check out these tips on making preppy more fashionable, rethinking neutrals, avoiding the bland, and more.

// On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, Elie Wiesel’s son hopes to spread his father’s message

Elie Wiesel’s son hoped to reaffirm his father’s messages of hope, acceptance, and kindness, and spread that message to the greater Boston community and beyond.

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// Jose continues to cloud New England’s forecast

The storm’s persistent, easterly flow has kept the area’s warm air at bay. So when can we expect to see the sun again?

// Region losing 65 acres of forests a day, report finds

Massachusetts alone is losing 7,000 acres of forestland a year to development, the report said.

The Trump presidency

President Donald Trump gave his first speech as president to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.


So about Trump’s speech to the UN General Assembly . . .

Here’s a breakdown of what we heard and what it might mean.

// ‘Bill Cassidy just lied to my face,’ Jimmy Kimmel says of new GOP health bill

The last-ditch Republican effort to repeal Obamacare suffered a bruising verbal assault Tuesday night from TV comedian Jimmy Kimmel.

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Should I drink 25 glasses of water like Tom Brady?

This writer was going to try it, but the experts warned he’d better not.

// Prudential Center shows security robot the door

After months of patrolling the mall at 2 miles per hour, the machine is off to “explore another galaxy” — presumably pretty slowly.

A man and his daughter flee from the rain on a beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday.


Category 4 Maria batters Puerto Rico

One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday.

// Hundreds killed as strong earthquake strikes Mexico

Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through rubble looking for survivors of Mexico’s deadliest earthquake in decades.

Terror suspect was overweight, bored, and not serious about ISIS, defense says

David Douad Wright’s terrorism trial began Wednesday in US District Court in Boston.

// Missing Saugus River kayaker’s boat is found; body found nearby

It’s not yet clear if the body recovered is the boater who disappeared.

Beverly Fire Department

Firefighters knock down ‘heavy fire’ that engulfed Beverly home

The two-alarm fire consumed most of the right side of the residence and burned through three cars parked in the driveway.

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Countless strides have been made over the past century in the fight against the disease, with more on the way. Look back on the biggest milestones and learn about the research of tomorrow.

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// This week in weed

Witness the birth of the marijuana industry in Massachusetts and catch up on national pot headlines every Saturday.

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// In Myanmar, genocide loves a vacuum

Without strong political and moral suasion, the genocide in Myanmar poses risks for the entire region.

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A complete guide to movies, music, books, arts, theater, and family events in the Greater Boston area this season.

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Fiat Chrysler recalling 494,417 Ram trucks for safety issue

The recall involves Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups and Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs from the 2013 to 2017 model years. All 494,417 of the vehicles involved have 6.7-liter engines.