What Boston could learn from Methuen over body cameras

Methuen Officers Christine Nicolosi and Nick Conway investigated a domestic dispute Saturday.
“It’ll save you from false complaints,’’ officer Nick Conway says of his camera.

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With little fuss, Methuen Police became the first major law enforcement agency in Mass. to start using body cameras in May.


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Mylan Pharmaceuticals will offer a savings card and expand its patient assistance program in the wake of outrage over EpiPen’s high prices.

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Supporters of the Vermont senator are accusing him of establishing a shadowy group that favors secrecy and big donors.

Ground game

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There’s still a plausible way for Trump to win in November. It is not likely, but it is plausible.

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Senator Jamie Eldridge wants to unseat sitting legislators, a break in State House decorum that deepens the rift in the party.

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The state senator denounced a Boston Globe story last week raising questions about whether the work was reflected in the home’s assessed tax value.

Opinion | Michael R. Bloomberg and Drew Faust

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A new program from Bloomberg Philanthropies and Harvard University will help mayors do one of the most complex jobs on the planet.

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Eighty percent of the state’s 65 hospitals ended last year with a profit, according to new report.

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 24: Katie Ledecky hands her Olympic medals to Bryce Harper #34 before throwing out the opening pitch before the game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on August 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Ledecky hands medals to Harper, throws out first pitch

One by one, swimmer Katie Ledecky handed her Olympic medals to Bryce Harper.

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About 25 people have lost their homes after a fire at an unoccupied home damaged five other surrounding buildings.

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The company that runs Elvis Presley’s Graceland will manage the Minn. estate.

April 25, 2016 | Ayer, Ma Inside the Ayer District Court for the arraignment of State Tooper Robert Sundberg for domestic violence charges. Richard Rafferty, Sundburg's lawyer (left). (Kieran Kesner for The Boston Globe)

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Yvonne Abraham

State trooper’s trial promises to be ugly for many

Did troopers ignore a domestic violence victim’s suffering, a victim who was one of their own?

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

Love Letters

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My problem is that I thought I saw him check her out the other day and I’m not sure if I should address it ... or whether he’s just being a man?


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The Red Sox DH recorded his 10th season of at least 30 home runs and 100 RBIs, putting him in all-time elite company.

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Benintendi sprained his left knee scurrying back to second base in the seventh inning.

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The past several years have brought a renaissance for Harvard’s American Repertory Theater.

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At least 470 aftershocks have rattled the area — one as strong as magnitude 5.1.

In this photo provided by Puerto Princesa Tourism Office, a giant pearl measuring 30cm wide (1ft), 67cm long (2.2ft) and weighing 34kg (75lb) is displayed in the lobby of the Puerto Princesa Tourism Office in Puerto Princesa city, Palawan province in southwestern Philippines Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Puerto Princesa Tourism Officer Aileen Amurao said the giant pearl was found by a relative fisherman ten years ago and entrusted to her for safekeeping and eventually to the mayor of the city. The still-to-be-authenticated find is said to be the largest in the world and would likely be valued in excess of US$100 million. (Herald Hugo/PPTO via AP)

Herald Hugo/PPTO via AP

For 10 years, this pearl was hidden under bed

A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world’s biggest pearl, but he didn’t know it.

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Planning has begun for the 150th Marshfield Fair, but its organizer says there will be no reprisal of a favorite event.

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Top child-advocacy and pediatricians’ groups say medical examiners have too much power to issue or revise homicide rulings.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/wiggs_Devens_702634.jpg Forget tricorn hats. These reenactors prefer olive drab

At the Fort Devens Museum, history buffs honor the men and women who served in World War II.

Globe Magazine

At summer’s end, an ode to the outdoor shower

Neil Swidey on a particular delight of New England’s all-too-short season.

hiawatha bray | tech lab

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Hiawatha-Bray-6106.jpg If cash is king, it’s time for a revolution

There’s a professor at Harvard University who’d like to take all your cash, and not for tuition.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160607_BH__ErikaSchickel3.jpg 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'

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

The Big Picture

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Deadly earthquake hits Italy

Rescue crews were using whatever they could to locate survivors from a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that reduced three Italian towns to rubble.