Drain company has long history of safety violations

Atlantic Drain Service Co., the company at the center of Friday’s fatal water line break in the South End, faces tens of thousands of dollars of unpaid fines.

Boston firefighters, emergency personnel, and construction workers tried to rescue construction workers trapped in a trench on Friday.

‘It went from nothing to a flood’

Two construction workers were killed Friday afternoon when a water line burst under a South End street.

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Gregory Maynard, the campaign manager for Revere’s mayor, was listed as a paid consultant to an opposition campaign committee called Revere Can Do Better.

Heavy rain gives way to flash flood warnings in Greater Boston

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Greater Boston and northeastern Massachusetts.

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The discovery of the suspicious substance caused that floor to be evacuated. The police spokesman says there have been no reports of illness or injury.

Hillary Clinton spoke during a campaign rally in Ohio earlier this month.

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Hillary Clinton leads Democratic charge into red states

Democrats are expanding into new territory, trying to claim victory in states that they have not carried in decades.

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The Department of Homeland Security is investigating a cyber attack on a company that provides access to many popular websites.

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The move leaves two more openings after four members concluded their term.


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Children’s Hospital is a politically powerful Boston institution and that power was on full muscular display in recent days.

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It may feel like the ultimate display of affection, but when it comes to such kisses, experts caution: Beware of dogs.

Music professor David Patterson at UMass Boston’s University Hall Recital Hall, before a performance of his work ”#Ferguson,” which explores his feelings for his Missouri hometown.

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A UMass professor’s musical tribute to Ferguson

The piano suite aims to capture both the warm embrace of David Patterson’s hometown, and the unrest that followed Michael Brown’s death.


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Kelly Olynyk and Riley Nash both hail from Kamloops, B.C., and playing in Boston together is a real trip for them.

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Goblins and ghouls don’t seem nearly as terrifying as a red nose, exaggerated makeup, and a particularly bad wig.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/17/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/examiner1023mag.jpg A wicked fast look at the Salem witch trials

Facts, figures, and dates about this notorious episode in history.

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Pilot Movies says its algorithm can predict box office results long before the director ever calls “action!”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davis_schilling4_met.jpg Curt Schilling asks Jake Tapper why Jewish people support Democrats

“Well I don’t speak for Jews, and I don’t support the Democratic Party or the Republican Party,” Tapper replied.

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The Patriots owner declined to say who he was supporting in the presidential race.

Your guide to the 2016 Head of the Charles Regatta

Crews from around the globe have arrived to compete in Boston in the 52nd edition of the event.

A view of the famed regatta from the shore of the Charles River.

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Head to the Head of the Charles

The 2016 Head of the Charles Regatta brings considerable Olympic sparkle to Boston this weekend.

Charles Dutoit leading the BSO and Yo-Yo Ma in Elgar’s Cello Concerto.

Music Review

Yo-Yo Ma is magnificent in BSO performance

At times Ma was so engaged with the orchestra players around him that he almost seemed to be conducting as well.

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Mike Minogue, who joined Abiomed Inc. as chief executive in 2004, has built the company into a global leader in heart pumps.

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Development firm Related Beal closed Friday on its purchase of nine buildings in Kenmore Square from Boston University.

Week 7 high school football results

St. John’s Prep stunned BC High, Danvers held off Beverly, and more scores from across the state.

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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.