‘The Blueway’ could break stalemate over high-rises

A rendering of the proposed park. Creating the park and moving the New England Aquarium’s IMAX theater would open up new views of the harbor.


The New England Aquarium’s proposal could breathe life into Don Chiofaro’s plans to redevelop the Harbor Garage site.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/18/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/leung_20131018.jpg Here’s your life vest, Don Chiofaro

Hey Don, the New England Aquarium is providing a way forward — and an ally in your bid to transform the waterfront.

Former layman faces sexual abuse charges

The 79-year-old, who later became a Roman Catholic priest, is accused of assaulting the victims while he served as a volunteer “altar boy coordinator.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/61fe3cf519d44af1a0017a2a7d584fdd-61fe3cf519d44af1a0017a2a7d584fdd-0.jpg 238 factors to try to spare Gary Lee Sampson

Jurors will hear how Sampson brutally killed two people in Mass. and strangled another more than a decade ago. They’ll also hear about his troubled life.

Republican vice presidential candidate Governor Mike Pence spoke Monday in Milford, N.H.

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N.H. voters, the election is all up to you

Both campaigns increasingly view the state as vital in determining who wins Nov. 8.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_nathancarman4_met.jpg A number of questions remain in tragic boating mishap

Nathan Carman, who survived, talked with the Coast Guard and saw police in Vermont search his home. His mother, Linda, is presumed dead.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/28/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/fe7e0465636d4699b715fee7b6806306-fe7e0465636d4699b715fee7b6806306-0.jpg Amid national debate, police in Calif. fatally shoot black man

The shooting comes just weeks after black men were shot and killed by police in Tulsa, Okla., and in Charlotte, N.C.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/27/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/davis_mural4_met.jpg Mural back where it belongs at Boston Public Library

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes’s “Philosophy” underwent a months-long conservation before it was reinstalled Tuesday.

A device designed to keep geese away was stationed along the Esplanade in Boston on Tuesday.

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Geese, you might want to start duck, duck, ducking

Canada geese, the omnipresent herbivores that populate many of Boston’s public spaces, have a new predator: the City Council.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/4b71b5181d7a4c2a8536d51b05ec01ff-4b71b5181d7a4c2a8536d51b05ec01ff-0.jpg Fast Forward: Red Sox streak is over, your comments on the debate

Back-to-back documentaries of David Ortiz, a looming government funding deadline, and more of the news you need.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/14charterpic01.jpg Charters haven’t been a drain on traditional schools, watchdog group finds

The study undercuts a central argument raised by teachers unions and other groups opposed to opening more charter schools.

Education | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/21/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/Rubenstein1002charters.jpg Teachers on opposite sides of the charter school debate speak out

They’ve taught in both charter and regular public schools, and they know how they’re voting on Question 2 and why.

HUBweek 2016

Brenna Schneider, founder of 99Degrees Custom, accepted a $125,000 award Tuesday.

Awards focus on tech that helps low, middle-income workers

MIT gave $1 million to four companies that are trying to use innovation to help under-served communities.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/math150-11809.jpg The 2016 MCAS math scores for 10th graders are in

How did 10th graders in your school district score on the math portion of the MCAS?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/28/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/ceb5963f03404992b27293a62dc64e48-ceb5963f03404992b27293a62dc64e48-0.jpg He tried to propose at the Red Sox-Yankees game. Then he dropped the ring

In the end, the fan wasn’t charged with an error.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy1-9916.jpg Here’s why David Ortiz will get into the Hall

In a poll of the toughest voters of all, New York media members overwhelmingly said they would vote for Big Papi.

Yankees 6, Red Sox 4

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/c9e4a1e15dc34898b454b78c7d2d88d5-c9e4a1e15dc34898b454b78c7d2d88d5-0.jpg Wait ’til tonight? Red Sox miss chance to clinch

David Price had a rough outing as the 11-game winning steak was snapped.

John Krasinski told the audience fame shouldn’t be the main focus. He was onstage with his brother Paul.

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Krasinski wants you to know he’s still a ‘New England kid’

The Newton native and star from “The Office” opened himself up to a wide-ranging Q&A Tuesday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/27/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/_MG_0307-2.jpg Tom Brady hosts kickoff for Best Buddies Challenge

The Patriots quarterback was at the Seaport Hotel on Tuesday to highlight next year’s 100-mile charity ride/walk.

Globe investigations

The desperate and the dead

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight9090-11856.jpg The broken covenant

Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades — and continues.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight-9497.jpg 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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South Africa motorbike racing

Not far from the refurbished F1 race track of Kyalami in Johannesburg is a small, virtually dirt race track that attracts only the brave.