Hernandez family to get copies of suicide notes

Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez testified during Aaron Hernandez’s double murder trial last month.

Josh Reynolds/Globe Staff

A judge ordered the notes be released to the family after an emergency motion was filed demanding they be able to “know their loved one’s final thoughts.”

// Aaron Hernandez’s funeral being held today

A lifetime’s worth of aspirations and transgressions will be laid to rest in Connecticut, five days after Hernandez was found dead in his jail cell.

// Aquarium says tower project puts its future at stake

The nonprofit is seeking a financial guarantee from developer Don Chiofaro, who wants to build on the current Harbor Garage site.

// Probation Dept. corruption case ends — finally

An appeals court ended the long saga of the public corruption case of former Probation head John O’Brien and two top deputies.

Dave Epstein

// A spring nor’easter will dump heavy rain on the area this week

As April days go, Monday will be one of the best. And as April days go, Tuesday and Wednesday will be two of the nastiest.

Adrian Walker

//[1]-10237.jpg No one wants to pay to fix this crumbling garage, and that’s telling

The unwillingness of officials to take responsibility says much about the way they view UMass Boston.

// 13-year-old girls still missing in Methuen

Methuen police are continuing to search for two 13-year-old girls who were last seen on Saturday.


// Border tax plan pits local chocolate boutique against Paul Ryan

This lobbying brawl pits many national retail chains against an array of corporate titans.


// Another accuser, former Boston reporter, comes forward in Roger Ailes case

CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota, who once worked at Fox News, says Ailes started criticizing her work after she rejected his advances.

Wild turkeys had the run of Pudding Brook Drive in Pembroke.

Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe/File

It sounds silly if you’ve never encountered them, but beware of local turkeys

“Turkeys may attempt to dominate or attack people that they view as subordinates,” MassWildlife said.

// Why is this house listed for $6 million? Location, location, location

Virginia Luscinski wants to cash in on the “sacrifice” she’s made in the years she’s spent living in the shadow of the South Bay Center.

Dave Epstein

// Remember last fall’s king tides? They’re coming back

Every month of the year has a maximum tide cycle, but during some months tides rise higher than others.


Orioles closer Zach Britton is on the DL with a forearm strain.

Orioles reliever questions Pedroia’s handling of Machado incident

Zach Britton said Dustin Pedroia could have prevented Matt Barnes’s apparent retaliation pitch.

Dustin Pedroia has a long history of playing through injury.

Alex Speier

Whether or not he lands on DL, Pedroia’s injury a concern

Throughout his career, most of the stretches of Pedroia’s worst production coincided with injuries.

The Trump administration

Border wall will ‘take food out of the mouths of babies,’ Pelosi says

Democrats say negotiators could avert a government shutdown if President Trump stepped back from his funding demands to build a border wall.

Sunday's best

Tom Brady’s relationship with Best Buddies has changed in recent years. The organization has become a major source of funding for Brady’s own charitable goals.

Paul Marotta/Getty Images/File

Tom Brady gives much to Best Buddies, but has taken millions for his own charitable trust

The star’s relationship with Best Buddies International has changed in recent years.


// Jury felt a heavy burden in Hernandez case

Lindsey Stringer, the jury’s forewoman, describes the emotional weight of being immersed in the trial for so many weeks.

// Who’s speaking at this year’s local college commencements?

It’s commencement season, and time to cue up the speakers who will offer graduates’ wisdom on navigating the real world.


Music Review

// Aimee Mann in exquisite form at the Wilbur

Sunday night’s performance was heavy on new material, but it helps when the new material is so good.

Trump Today

// The border wall is back

The White House wants money for the wall to be included in a spending bill that must be passed by the end of the week, but opposition remains.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Michael Dukakis and Michelle Wu

// Moving Winthrop Square proposal out of the shadows

We don’t have enough information to know if this proposed tower and legislative compromise is the best solution.

Special reports

Summer of ‘67

// The summer that changed Boston

The nation was splintering, and Boston wasn’t immune. But something was happening here.


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// Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// WATCH: It’s the mother of all human health issues

Human climate tampering could cause nasty disruptions to the relative stability we’ve had until this point in our history.