Globe Magazine

As rents soar in Boston, low-income tenants try to stave off eviction

Tenants, landlords, and attorneys wait to hear their cases called in Courtroom 10 in Eastern Housing Court.

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With an estimated 43 evictions a day in Massachusetts, should the state guarantee legal help to renters who can’t afford an attorney?

// Another winter storm is heading toward Mass.

Parts of the state could get up to 3 inches of snow Wednesday afternoon into Thursday morning.

//[1]-26251.jpg Here’s what to expect from the storm hitting Wednesday into Thursday

From when the storm will start to how much snow to expect, here’s a look at what forecasters are saying about the impending system.

Christy Turlington walked the runway at Marc Jacobs’s New York Fashion Week show.

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Redefining middle age, one catwalk turn at a time

When supermodel Christy Turlington closed out the Marc Jacobs show last week at New York Fashion Week, she reminded us that women need not disappear when they hit a certain age.

Photo illustration by Lesley Becker; Adobe; Globe file photo

Photo illustration by Lesley Becker; Adobe; Globe file photo

Opinion | Michael D’Antonio

Trump, the projector — pasting his own flaws on others

Trump’s biographer says the president indulges in projection because he thinks he should be better than he is.Trump indulges in projection because he thinks he should be better than he is.


// Shouldn’t we be a bit more concerned about Xander Bogaerts leaving?

His contract is up after this season, and there is no shortstop in the Red Sox organization ready to take over.

// Manny Machado reportedly agrees to 10-year, $300 million deal with Padres

The Padres did not confirm the deal, presumably because it is pending a physical.

// Police investigating tip that Smollett, 2 brothers were together in elevator on night of attack

Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the person who lives in the building or was visiting someone there reported seeing the three together that night.

Dining Out

// Fool’s Errand is a choose-your-own cocktail party

At Tiffani Faison’s grown-up snack bar, find canapes for days and a welcome bit of weirdness in the Fenway.

// Amesbury teen who died in snowmobile crash is remembered as a leader in school and hard worker

Troy Marden was killed on Saturday night when the snowmobile he was riding on Thompson Lake in Poland, Maine, hit a snowbank.

Roger Stone after leaving federal court in Florida last month.

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Judge orders Roger Stone to court over Instagram post

President Trump’s confidant posted a photo of the judge in his criminal case with the crosshairs of a gun.

Senator Bernie Sanders.

Bernie Sanders announces he’s running for president again

The Vermont senator formally announced he will run for president again, telling his supporters he plans to defeat the “most dangerous president in modern American history.”

President Donald Trump.

Trump slams California over lawsuit against border wall

President Trump criticized California’s lead role in a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a US-Mexico border wall.

// Sex offender held without bail on charges of kidnapping pre-teen girls in Cambridge

Lionel Ivan Brathwaite Jr. was charged with two kidnapping counts, according to authorities., and was ordered held until a dangerousness hearing.

Former stripper who killed man in Chicopee motel room in 1994 gets paroled — again

Pamela Osl, who bludgeoned a 65-year-old man to death in a drug and alcohol-fueled haze in 1994, was recently granted parole for the third time, records show.

// ‘#MeToo’ spray-painted on statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

Police in Florida want to know who painted “#MeToo” on the leg of a statue depicting a sailor and a dental assistant kissing at the end of World War II.


// Jill Abramson slated to speak at Harvard Book Store

Abramson, former executive editor of the New York Times, will talk about her controversial new book “Merchants of Truth.”

Alabama newspaper advocates for resurgence of KKK

A small Alabama newspaper recently called for mass lynchings and suggested that the Ku Klux Klan should return to ‘‘clean out’’ Washington.

// ‘Ghost Bike’ ceremony to be held for Paula Sharaga, victim of Fenway crash

Cyclists from the Greater Boston area will honor Paula Sharaga on Sunday, Feb. 24. Sharaga was killed Feb. 15 while riding her bike.


// Lawmakers push FDA to allow CBD-infused food products

A bipartisan group of Congress members is pushing the Trump administration to provide a legal pathway for food products infused with cannabidiol.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Season Two: How do you meet someone?

Dating in 2019 is…complicated. Frustrating. Sometimes completely exhilarating. In Season 2 of the podcast, Meredith Goldstein goes deep on one of her most-asked questions.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Special reports

They were the top of their class at Boston public schools. Then life happened

Read a multi-part investigation into how and why the lives of promising Boston valedictorians didn’t quite turn out the way they expected.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Smartphone society

In a world where the smartphone is now ubiquitous, photographers capture daily life in which the personal device is part of the moment.

Real Estate

//$medium-9070.jpg Are we ignoring — or outright banning — an easy affordable-housing fix?

Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region’s housing shortage.


// With insulin prices skyrocketing, there’s plenty of blame to go around

A review of insulin’s history makes it clear that drug makers, their generic counterparts, doctors, and FDA all share blame for the broken market.