Baker consultant wields influence on commuter rail, charter schools

Governor Charlie Baker.

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E-mails show that a consulting firm working for Keolis Commuter Services helped orchestrate the communication strategy with the administration on a controversial proposal.

// Massive marijuana greenhouse could sprout in Mass.

On the eve of a legalization vote, construction of the state-of-the-art complex for medical marijuana could begin within months.

// BU sends some good World Series vibes Cleveland’s way

The last time the Indians won the World Series, they clinched on a field that is now Nickerson Field at BU.

// The Rolling Stones are going to rack up a big bill at the Four Seasons

A conservative estimate would put the total cost for lodging at about $50,000 nightly, including taxes, though the tab could easily reach into the six figures.

// Harvard men’s soccer player gave female players sexually explicit ratings

A member of the 2012 team wrote and circulated a sexually explicit “scouting report” on incoming freshmen.

// Red Sox name Eddie Romero assistant general manager

The Red Sox will not hire a general manager to replace Mike Hazen but now have two assistant GMs.

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// How Tom Hayden begat Bernie Sanders

His words and actions helped catalyze a generation of liberal activists.

Opinion | Alan M. Dershowitz

// Obama should ease off Israeli-Palestinian peace process

The only way forward for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process is bilateral negotiations between the two parties.


// Answering the burning questions about the Celtics

The season opener is Wednesday, so it’s high time for a fake Q&A to get you caught up.

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// Anton Khudobin out three weeks, Subban to start against Wild

Khudobin was injured during practice on Monday. Subban will make his second career start Tuesday.

// Trailer released for Tom Brady’s documentary series

“The Religion of Sports,” a six-part series, debuts on Nov. 15.

5 important facts from the ‘Gilmore Girls’ revival trailer

When the official trailer for “Gilmore Girls: Year in the Life” dropped on Tuesday, it marked an important occasion for any TV nostalgia project.


// Which fictional TV president would you elect?

They just play one on TV, but some of these fake commanders in chief could be great real-life options.

Family of driver in deadly wrong-way crash ‘heartbroken’

Valantein Burson, 31, was a Stoughton native who once worked counseling teens, relatives said Tuesday.


Man charged with killing father in their Dedham home

Alex Anderson allegedly stabbed and beat his father, then threw him down a flight of stairs.

Opening arguments heard in Chelsea double-murder trial

Prosecutors allege Maurice Morrison shot the victims amid an ongoing personal conflict.

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// Will rising insurance premiums sink Obamacare?

President Obama’s signature health care law is about to get a lot more expensive.

A school bus crashed on Quarry Street in Quincy on Tuesday.

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7 taken to hospital with minor injuries after crash involving school bus in Quincy

Five children, the school bus driver, and a driver of another vehicle were taken to local hospitals for treatment of minor injuries.

Devens rezoning clears final hurdle as MassDevelopment hunts for new biotech tenants

As they continue the hunt for the next Bristol-Myers Squibb, state officials have a new weapon to add to their arsenal.

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// Is Trump the one who’s choking now?

The latest polls suggest that Donald Trump will end the race in the same way as Mitt Romney did: a loser.

// Trump took $17m insurance claim for damage few remember

Trump said he didn’t know how much was spent on repairs, but acknowledged he pocketed some of the money.

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Attention family business owners: An important tax rule is about to change

The IRS will soon be changing how businesses get passed down from one generation to the next. Learn what you need to know before these changes take effect.

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// The broken covenant

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.

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Downtown Boston neighborhood named to state’s ‘Most Endangered Historic Resources’ list

Every year, Preservation Massachusetts, the state's historic preservation organization, puts together a list of historic properties and/or neighborhoods that are at risk of being lost. This year, a Boston neighborhood is featured on the list.