Today is Saturday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2015. There are 124 days left in the year.
Timothy Sullivan, a postal worker from Raynham, claimed a $4 million prize just one day after getting married.
On Friday, organizers behind the Twitter handle @Dukakis2016 began touting the former Mass. governor’s record.
State Police and prosecutors in Bristol County are assisting in the search for a Rhode Island man who disappeared in a black Infiniti on Aug. 10.
When Pope Francis speaks in Philadelphia this fall, he’ll sit before thousands on a Catena chair built by Tom Moser.
Group aims to show that good food can work as well as medicine
Local groups have launched a small pilot study of how “medically tailored” meals can affect people with diabetes.
The end of a long-simmering war on Beacon Hill
Suffolk University is poised to open a new $62 million building on Beacon Hill, expanding its already substantial footprint in the area.
“We want to be transparent, and we want to show that what we do is the right thing so I’m not opposed to it,” said Colonel Richard McKeon.
Lowell Police Department is negotiating with its police union over a 30-day trial of police body cameras.
Samuel Stanford allegedly took a colleague’s gun from department headquarters less than two weeks after his termination.
Samuel Blumenfeld, at 89; conservative writer and phonics advocate
Mr. Blumenfeld, of Waltham, wrote books promoting his “Alpha-Phonics” method of teaching children to read.
SUBURBAN HANDBOOK: SCHOOL SPIRIT
Most school districts can’t put brakes on bus fees
School officials say bus fees are needed to cover the rising cost of transportation amid continuing budget shortfalls.
Starts & Stops
Project digs deep into how pedestrians, motorists, cyclists use Boston spaces
A local urban designer wants to collect data on how people are moving around downtown Boston.
The number of reported bicycle accidents has increased in recent years, and fatalities have more than tripled.
Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.