You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Campatelli draws five challengers for register of probate post

Register of Probate Patricia Campatelli at her swearing-in in 2013.

Jeremy C. Fox for The Boston Globe

Incumbent Patricia Campatelli is currently suspended over allegations of wrongdoing.

 The 2013 deal gave the Red Sox permanent use of Yawkey Way on game days and air rights over Lansdowne Street.

Mayor Walsh no fan of deal with Red Sox

The Walsh administration is criticizing a 2013 deal that gave the team permanent rights on two city streets.

Evan Horowitz

As health care costs grow, everything else shrinks

Nearly a third of all the money in the budget that Governor Patrick signed this morning goes to health care.

Baker says he would set aside $300,000 for contraception

Charlie Baker has come under fire for comments on a ruling that restricts insurance coverage for contraception.

Weekly poll

Mass. economy on the mend, but voters worry about their wallets

Eight in 10 poll respondents say their personal financial situation is about the same or worse than it was a year ago.

More headlines

Tracking the stories that the Massachusetts political community is talking about on Twitter.
Each week SocialSphere, in partnership with The Boston Globe, ranks the most influential political voices on Twitter.
The week in politics and issues

Globe reporters

Recent work from Boston Globe political reporters.


Get the latest news by email

Select all you would like to receive:

Globe political quiz

// Capital Quiz: Presidential primary trivia

New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary has a long and colorful history. See how much you remember.

Joshua Miller

Joshua Miller covers politics for the Globe. A Massachusetts native and graduate of Bowdoin College, Miller worked in Washington, D.C., before joining the paper in 2013.

Jim O'Sullivan

Jim O’Sullivan writes about politics for The Boston Globe. Previously, he was White House correspondent and chief analyst for National Journal in Washington, D.C.

Globe opinion writers

Recent work from Boston Globe columnists.



You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week