Two dead, two injured in separate Boston shootings

Outside the 7-Eleven on Centre Street at about 7 a.m. Saturday, the parking lot was almost entirely cordoned off by yellow police tape, and three uniformed officers stood conversing in the center of the lot.

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Four shootings that rocked the overnight hours in Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, and Mattapan left two men dead and two others hospitalized.

Carnival kicks off with revelry and pounding of drums

Boston’s J’ouvert celebration began Saturday morning with hundreds of people shimmying down Talbot Avenue in Dorchester.

// Boston Police commissioner pleads for peace at weekend Carnival Day festivities

Evans said some people party overnight in anticipation of the morning celebration.

A home in Chilmark, on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Filmmaker focuses on Vineyard’s big ‘starter castles’

Thomas Bena wants to curb the size of new construction and preserve the pastoral quality of Martha’s Vineyard.


// The truth about Clinton’s health

Dr. Giuliani is right — Hillary Clinton’s health is a crucial issue.

// Trump’s doctor stands by hastily written letter about candidate’s health

Donald Trump’s physician wrote a letter about his health in five minutes while a limousine waited.

// Man faces capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths

A man was charged with two counts of capital murder in the deaths of two nuns in Mississippi, police said.

Boston police union challenges body camera program

Boston’s largest police union renewed its fight against body cameras Friday.

// Amtrak threatens to cut Boston rail service

Amtrak and the MBTA are embroiled in a legal dispute over the cost of track maintenance.

// Fight over Redstone’s billions apparently settled

Factions of the Redstone family accepted a deal that will likely end the fight for control of a $40 billion media empire.

Clockwise from top: Count Rumford Museum, the birthplace of scientist and inventor Benjamin Thompson; City Hall; Woburn Public Library; Bridget Finn,7, of Billerica climbs at Boston Rock Gym; Lisa Grande of Medford takes a break with dog Ava at Horn Pond.

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location, location, location

What’s it like to live in Woburn?

Dorothy Capone and her husband raised three daughters in Woburn, and they graduated from the city’s public schools and “got a good education” there.

Players in the Boston Ski & Sports Club league range in age from their early 20s to late 50s.

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They’re still getting a kick out of life

For those who want to reconnect with their inner child, feet first, there are dozens of midweek kickball leagues within the Route 128 belt.

Ben Volin | On football

// Jimmy Garoppolo is the ‘priority’ but Tom Brady is still The Man

Brady and Garoppolo split the first-half duties, but Brady led the Patriots to their first-half TD.

Patriots 19, Panthers 17

// Brady, Garoppolo have a time in Patriots’ victory

Brady, in his first action of the preseason, was 3 for 9 for 76 yards and a TD.

// Aly Raisman was at Fenway and David Ortiz held her medals

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park before the start of Friday’s game.

// That day Paul Allen started a company at the Out of Town News stand in Harvard Square

The venerable news kiosk sold the magazine that sparked Microsoft co-founder’s inspirational moment. Now it’s threatened with closure.

Music Review

// Everything was all right for Kenny Chesney at Gillette

Chesney’s aesthetic is probably best summed up by the hybridized cover of Steve Miller Band’s teasing bounce “The Joker” and Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds.”

Steve Watts, Steve Vieira, and Ray L’Heureux carried the remains of Jewett Williams for a ceremony in South Hadley.

Long journey home, by motorcycle, for Maine Civil War vet

Private Jewett Williams’ ashes were discovered in an Oregon insane asylum.

// Was that Lexus in Kendall Square a self-driving car?

The vehicle spotted Friday -- with a driver -- is thought to belong to the Toyota Research Institute.


// The issue of crime in 16 cases

This special edition of Ideas explores crime through the eyes of first responders, criminals, and victims living with the legacy of trauma.

At the place where Geraldine “Gerry” Largay died, her family erected a cross with messages from her family. They also left a favorite hat and a news story about her Appalachian Trail hike.

Globe Magazine

‘When you find my body’: The last days of Gerry Largay

Lost for at least 19 days in the Maine wilderness, the 66-year-old hiker died as she had lived: with courage and with grace.

Opinion & Ideas

// The issue of crime

This special edition of Ideas explores crime through the eyes of first responders, criminals, and victims living with the legacy of trauma.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

// 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'

// 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

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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.