Paul LePage indicates he’s considering resigning

Asked on a radio show whether he would complete his term, LePage said he didn’t know, but was “looking at all options.”


‘I don’t want anyone else to be alone,’ Owen Labrie’s victim says

“I feel ready to stand up and own what happened to me,” Chessy Prout said in her first public discussion about her sexual assault.

// Apple gets hit with $14.5b tax bill

Ireland gave billions in euros worth of illegal tax benefits to the US technology giant, the European Union ruled.

// Top Mass. judge says controversial sex assault sentence was lawful

Judge Paul Dawley has denied a request to review a sexual assault case that has drawn national attention for a sentence that some feel was lenient.

A man drowned near Profile Falls on Monday afternoon.

New Hampshire State Police

A tragic ending to a dad’s rescue attempt

The 39-year-old man drowned Monday in a N.H. river, but his four children survived.

// Amtrak announces new generation of Acela trains

The trains, with more amenities and higher speeds, are expected to begin service in 2021.

// New, upbeat ad sings the praises of charter schools for Nov. vote

The 30-second spot is part of the multimillion-dollar campaign from the group backing a referendum to expand charter schools in Mass.

// North End restaurants aid earthquake victims in Italy

Proceeds from the sales of bucatini all’amatriciana at participating restaurants will be donated to the Italian Red Cross.

// Beachgoers should beware higher risk of rip currents

Hurricane Gaston is to blame for the more turbulent waters.

Fire breaks out in vacant paper mill in Pittsfield

Firefighters are still on the scene working to extinguish the blaze.

Sponsored by Rockland Trust

Loyalty keeps Sullivan Tire’s wheels in motion

Since 1955, family-owned Sullivan Tire has treated customers like it treats family members—with loyalty and respect. Seven decades of growth later, it’s still working.

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Tomato-leaf gemelli with Benton’s ham, swordfish lardo, and pecorino crumble at Waypoint in Cambridge.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

The 20 most exciting restaurants coming to Boston this fall

Old favorites rise again! Celebrity chefs shine! Food promises to be hydroponic, wood-fired, truffle-topped, chicken-fried — and above all delicious. Here’s what to expect this season.

// Peyton Manning roasts Tom Brady at a roast of Rob Lowe

The retired quarterback made a Deflategate joke during a Comedy Central special.

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16 condos in Boston. One buyer. $15.6m from afar

Bingyi Chen paid $15.6 million in total for the properties. He paid in cash.


// Natick home on Lake Cochituate has a secret

A hidden room, access to a private dock, and four bathrooms are highlights in this contemporary home.

// Ryan Lochte, Rick Perry join new season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Olympic athletes will compete with a former presidential candidate this season on “Dancing with the Stars.”

// Why aren’t Donald Trump ads airing in New Hampshire?

The Republican candidate has bought TV spots in key battleground states, but he’s skipped one notable location.

// Instacart expands high-tech grocery delivery, with hopes of helping grandma

For its next act, the company wants to help aging residents navigate the necessities of hometown living.


// Hobby Lobby’s slippery slope

In endorsing religious exemptions, the courts are starting the slide down a slippery slope, one that could endanger the equal enforcement of all manner of laws.

// Yes, it’s possible to grill indoors

This appliance doesn’t require charcoal or gas.

// Fast Forward: St. Paul’s victim goes public, Paul LePage faces blowback

A new morning report to help you get ready for the day.

// Big Papi has a big fan in Bobby Orr

Orr was among the VIPs who helped Willowbend Country Club celebrate its 25th anniversary over the weekend.

// In his novel, Aaron Thier takes the long view on climate change

“Mr. Eternity” is oddly hopeful and very funny, even as its characters misconstrue the past, present, and future.

Opinion & Ideas


// Why police killings require independent reviews

The ACLU and other civil liberties groups are calling for an independent investigation into the shooting of Usaamah Rahim.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

// The unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation

The Globe found 15 instances of retaliation at New England private schools against students or employees who raised concerns about sexual abuse by staffers.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

Westborough State Hospital, formerly known as the Westborough Insane Hospital.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

Spotlight | The desperate and the dead

Ghosts from a failed system

Westborough State Hospital was built in the 1800s on hope and compassion. But with little scientific knowledge of mental illness, institutions like these became wretched warehouses.