In N.H., a Chinese school from scratch

A Chinese school bought an empty college campus 50 miles north of Boston and hopes to bring in as many as 300 Chinese students.

// You asked, we answered: What to know about legalizing marijuana

A yes vote on Question 4 means legalization would take place Dec. 15.

// Break out the winter gear: Snow may be coming Thursday

Conditions could be just right for some snowflakes in communities away from the coast.

That Kelly-Gingrich showdown was one for the ages

“You are fascinated with sex,” Newt Gingrich told Megyn Kelly during an interview with the Fox anchor.

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// Gary Johnson is no longer a thing

The last few weeks have seen the slow flameout of the Libertarian candidate’s campaign.


// Hey priests, shy away from on-the-pulpit endorsements

Most Catholics are more concerned with a church that helps the poor, visits the sick, and works for social justice.

// Expecting a ‘landslide’ on Nov. 8? Don’t bet on it

Even if heavily favored Hillary Clinton wins by a large margin, it won’t match the level of such historic routs as 1964.

// The evening news, according to Donald Trump

The GOP candidate is bypassing mainstream media with a show through Facebook Live.

// Fired Brookline firefighter files new complaint against town

Gerald Alston claims town officials have waged a campaign of retaliation after he reported that a superior left a racial slur on his voicemail.

Man’s body found in Marine Park in South Boston

The cause of death was not immediately apparent.

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How one man is helping Cambridge see the (sun)light

Paul Lyons learned in Mexico that to protect a land is to protect its people. After moving to Cambridge, he put this philosophy into action. Now, his company powers some of the city’s biggest solar energy projects.

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Women & Power | Magazine

Could one of these women be our next mayor or governor?

We’ve never elected a female to these top posts. But our current crop of female politicians just might change history.

// Fast Forward: Celtics kick off their season, Trump opens a hotel, Indians go for two

The Celtics face the Nets for their season opener, the fight against ISIS, and more of the news you need.

Former Baker consultant Will Keyser’s firm, Keyser Public Strategies, was hired by Keolis Commuter Services to help orchestrate communication strategy with the administration on a controversial proposal.

Baker consultant wields influence on commuter rail, charter schools

A consulting firm working for Keolis helped orchestrate the Baker administration’s communication strategy on a controversial proposal.

// As Rolling Stones play for VIPs, fans brave cold for wisps of a concert

No, the general public couldn’t get into Tuesday’s exclusive show at Gillette Stadium, but folks wanted to listen anyway.

// Wrong-way crash leaves families shattered

A woman who drove the wrong way on I-495, colliding with car carrying four college students, worked as a counselor and “wanted to shed a light on mental illness.”

// Reviving a long-forgotten corner of the Back Bay

Developers are eyeing lots near Mass. Ave. and along the Mass. Pike for a pair of residential towers.

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// Dating a chef isn’t easy

There’s one reason she’s still in it, but is it reason enough?

In McDowell County, W.Va., the local sheriff said prescription pill abuse is so rampant that the county plans to file a new lawsuit against painkiller makers.



How big pharma thwarted pushback against OxyContin in W.Va.

A STAT investigation found that the drug’s manufacturer paid a middleman to prevent insurers from limiting prescriptions.

// Justin Timberlake’s ballot selfie highlights mixed laws

Can you take a selfie while you vote? That depends on where you live.

// State Street earnings dropped 6 percent last quarter, while revenues grew

The Boston-based investment giant and custody bank is in the midst of a multi-year plan to make its business more digital.

// For creature troupe Big Nazo, Halloween is a year-round affair

Erminio Pinque’s Providence-based creature studio and performing troupe has been thrilling audiences for 30 years.

World Series Game 1: Indians 6, Cubs 0

// Bats, pitching on point for Indians in series opener

Cleveland ace Corey Kluber went six innings, and catcher Roberto Perez homered twice.

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The desperate and the dead

// The broken covenant

Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades — and continues.

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Traveling back in time on the Mattapan trolley

The trolleys that rolled out of Worcester’s Pullman-Standard factory in 1944 and 1945 are still rolling, seven decades later, along Boston’s most scenic commute.