New chief named for JFK Library foundation

Steven Rothstein, a longtime Kennedy family ally with an extensive non-profit background, will be executive director of the entity that guides the museum.

// Paul LePage hints 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.”

// Some Mainers think it’s time for LePage to go

The Maine governor’s latest controversy, a profane message left on the voicemail of a Democratic legislator, is the last straw, they said.

// Ex-rabbi admits role in blackmail scheme

Barry Starr, a former Sharon rabbi, used Temple Israel funds to pay a blackmailer.


‘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.

Boy dies after being pulled from Lowell pool

The 3-year-old boy was pulled unresponsive from a swimming pool in Lowell during a party on Aug. 20.

// ISIS says spokesman killed in Syria

The Islamic State group says Abu Muhammed al-Adnani was “martyred while surveying the operations to repel the military campaigns against Aleppo.”

Buses replacing trains from Coolidge Corner to Cleveland Circle Tuesday

A piece of equipment at the former Circle Cinema Theatre brought down an overhead wire, forcing the shuttle replacement, officials said.

// North Shore Community College partners with Uber

The college has promised to subsidize the first $10 of an Uber ride between the Danvers campus and two public transportation stations.

// ‘Pop-up plaza’ transforms Downtown Crossing — for now

The experiment is a prelude to what the city wants there eventually: a permanent plaza that would invite more people to sit down near Millennium Tower.

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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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Map: Where the moving trucks will be in Boston

Roughly two-thirds of leases for the more than 165,000 apartments in Boston expire as August transitions to September, officials estimate.

// Waterville Valley Resort to build new ski trails

Construction has begun on a new slope dubbed “Green Peak,” which is set to open this winter.

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 27: Honoree Rob Lowe (L) and retired NFL player Peyton Manning onstage at The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe at Sony Studios on August 27, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe will premiere on September 5, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Peyton Manning roasts Tom Brady at a roast of Rob Lowe

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

// 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.

// So long, fro-yo. The latest trend is rolled ice cream.

Massachusetts now has locations in Allston and Saugus. Will more follow?

Great white shark gets chummy with boaters

The predator swam right up to a boat off Provincetown and the encounter was captured on video.

// Could you eat this burger in 40 seconds?

Wayback Burgers is looking for a “Chompion.”

// Why Gene Wilder’s marriage to Gilda Radner was so moving

Wilder and Radner were married in 1984 until Radner’s death in 1989.

The Beatles performing at the Boston Garden in 1964.


Excitement building for Ron Howard’s Beatles film

The film focuses on the Fab Four through live performances from 1962 to 1966.

Just two potential jurors: Bryan Merville, left, and Taylor Swift posed for a photo in a courthouse waiting area in Nashville.


So you show up for jury duty and there’s Taylor Swift

The singer-songwriter got summoned for jury duty in Nashville and showed up like everyone else.


// 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.

// Most young people don’t vote — and these awkward efforts to woo them aren’t helping

A new video hopes to prompt millennials to vote, and makes a lot of sex jokes in the process.

Globe investigations

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.

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.

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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.