Orange Line riders break windows to exit smoky train

Five people were taken to hospitals for smoke inhalation. One rider said in a tweet that people were “coughing like crazy” at Back Bay Station.

Scenes from Back Bay Station after overheated motor

Several people on Twitter who said they were on the train reported smoke in the station.

Celtics season opener

09/26/16: Waltham, MA: Off season free agent acquisition Al Horford is pictured as he shows off his wingspan while posing for a still photo. The Boston Celtics held their annual

What are the league-wide expectations of the Celtics this season?

We took stock among NBA reporters and experts to see where this Boston team is headed for the 2016-17 season.


// What other $100 million players can tell us about Al Horford

We compared how players performed the year before signing a $100 million deal to how they performed in the deal’s first year.

// Are you good enough for Boston’s newest dating app?

Make sure your LinkedIn profile and resume are stellar if you want in.

Banking veterans Mark Thompson (left) and John Sullivan will lead the takeover of Admirals Bank.

Shirley Leung

Does Boston need a bank just for millennials?

Admirals Bank is being relaunched as a lender for Boston’s new economy with a focus on millennials, young entrepreneurs, and nonprofits.

Opinion | L. Rafael Reif

New MIT innovation hub takes on world’s biggest challenges

IT’s new startup support accelerator, The Engine, is intended to close the gap between transformative new-science innovations and the long trek to the marketplace.

Issa Rae (left) and Lisa Joyce in “Insecure.”

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The fall TV shows have all premiered. Let’s give awards.

The best and worst of the new batch.

In this July 20, 2016 photo, TRC Technician Shawn Contreraz collects lead testing samples from a drinking fountain at Pringle Elementary School in South Salem, Ore. Salem-Keizer School District officials say eight more buildings have been found to have high levels of lead in at least one water source, including the central kitchen where food is prepared for all district schools. (Danielle Peterson/Statesman-Journal via AP)

Quincy finds unacceptable lead levels at 8 schools

School personnel are putting up signs telling students not to drink the water at certain handwashing sinks and are shutting off some bubblers.


// Watch Ben Affleck profanely urge N.H. voters to get to the polls

Turns out Affleck’s real name is Benny “The Sweet One” O’Callahan.

// Internet meltdown may have been caused by hobbyist hackers

Some have worried that Russian government-backed hackers or sophisticated cybercriminals were behind the cyberattack.

A man smoked marijuana in Amsterdam.


Vote no on Question 4 — it’s an industry-driven mess

If Massachusetts voters approve the legalization of recreational marijuana, pass the weed. We’ll need it.

// Kendall Square company ‘duped’ out of $1.5 million

A hacker allegedly compromised a company e-mail address and used it to solicit owed funds from other businesses, police said.

// Catholic bishops don’t have much to say about Trump

As the list of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s breaches of civility grows, some observers are disturbed by the bishops’ reticence.

Donald Trump with his family during the ribbon cutting ceremony for his Washington, D.C. hotel.

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With presidential race in final days, Trump promotes his hotel

Donald Trump took a break from campaigning Wednesday morning to formally open his new hotel in Washington.

Dan Wasserman

// Editorial cartoon: Trump’s ‘sue’ reflex

The Republican candidate for president seems to have a constant refrain.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks as his daughter Ivanka looks on during the grand opening of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC on October 26, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Mandel NGANMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

Trump praises Newt Gingrich for criticism of Megyn Kelly

Donald Trump praised Newt Gingrich Wednesday for an ‘‘amazing interview’’ with Fox News Channel host Megyn Kelly.

// Sarah the husky to be Boston’s guest — for now

The dog was allegedly abused by its owner, but is now being cared for by animal control officers.

Changes coming to Inman Square intersection

The city will study the impacts of the changes on surrounding intersections and the neighborhood.

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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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// The broken covenant

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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.