In N.H., a Chinese school from scratch

A worker reset several flags after winds toppled them at Busche Academy.

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A Chinese school bought an empty college campus 50 miles north of Boston and hopes to bring in as many as 300 Chinese students.

Former Baker consultant Will Keyser’s firm, Keyser Public Strategies, was hired by Keolis Commuter Services to help orchestrate communication strategy with the administration on a controversial proposal.

Baker consultant wields influence on commuter rail, charter schools

A consulting firm working for Keolis helped orchestrate the Baker administration’s communication strategy on a controversial proposal.

// You asked, we answered: What to know about legalizing marijuana

A yes vote on Question 4 means legalization would take place Dec. 15.

That Kelly-Gingrich showdown was one for the ages

“You are fascinated with sex,” Newt Gingrich told Megyn Kelly during an interview with the Fox anchor.

// Expecting a ‘landslide’ on Nov. 8? Don’t bet on it

Even if heavily favored Hillary Clinton wins by a large margin, it won’t match the level of such historic routs as 1964.

// The evening news, according to Donald Trump

The GOP candidate is bypassing mainstream media with a show through Facebook Live.


// Ayotte, Hassan both worked the same job — and they hated it

The US Senate candidates agree — they say it’s the worst job they ever had.


// How big pharma thwarted pushback against OxyContin in W.Va.

A STAT investigation found that the drug’s manufacturer paid a middleman to prevent insurers from limiting prescriptions.

Snow may be coming Thursday

Conditions could be just right for some snowflakes in communities away from the coast.

// Health care taking a bigger chunk of families’ paychecks

Mass. families spent 7.3 percent of incomes on health insurance last year, the Commonwealth Fund says.

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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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Purple Carrot

Purple Carrot partners with Whole Foods

It’s an interesting move for the meal kit company, which has until now relied on an e-commerce subscription model to serve its customers.

Fans were at Gillette Stadium for the Rolling Stones show Tuesday, even if they couldn’t get in.

As Rolling Stones play for VIPs, fans brave cold for wisps of a concert

No, the general public couldn’t get into Tuesday’s exclusive show at Gillette Stadium, but folks wanted to listen anyway.

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

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

In this Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, photograph, Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila, left, jokes with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock as they attend a press conference to announce plans to build a shelter for homeless women in northeast Denver. Aquila and the church have been at the forefront of an effort to derail a measure on the November general election ballot that would allow the terminally ill to seek medical aid in dying, which would make Colorado the fifth state in the union to permit medically-assisted suicide. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP)

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Hey priests, shy away from on-the-pulpit endorsements

Most Catholics are more concerned with a church that helps the poor, visits the sick, and works for social justice.

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

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

// Reviving a long-forgotten corner of the Back Bay

Developers are eyeing lots near Mass. Ave. and along the Mass. Pike for a pair of residential towers.

World Series Game 1: Indians 6, Cubs 0

// Bats, pitching on point for Indians in series opener

Cleveland ace Corey Kluber went six innings, and catcher Roberto Perez homered twice.


// Where’s the love for the Indians?

The lovable-loser Cubs understandably get the attention, but Cleveland’s underdog story is compelling, too.

// Vertex to test new class of cystic fibrosis drugs in patients

Vertex said its new class of “triple combination” drug candidates could nearly double the number of cystic fibrosis patients its medicines can treat.

// Winthrop Square Garage site could host some of Boston’s tallest buildings

Millennium Partners, which hopes to break ground by next fall, would pay the city as much as $102 million for the right to build there.


// Edible offerings for Día de los Muertos

Lolly’s Bakery offers the traditional pan de muerto. “It’s similar to a panettone,” says owner Elvia Patricia Guzman.


// The story behind the antique diving helmet at haley.henry

Hanging from the ceiling, it has been turned into a light

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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.