Beacon Hill’s top leaders say they want to pass legislation this year, and Friday’s hearing is the latest sign they intend to tackle one of the state’s most controversial issues.
New England Treatment Access’s opening on Saturday marks a new era in Greater Boston: Marijuana will be accessible to Bostonians who rely on public transit.
Brookline Selectman Neil Wishinsky will buy the first recreational marijuana products from New England Treatment Access.
Meet the lawyers representing Robert Kraft in the spa case
Kraft’s team includes a former special counsel to President George W. Bush and a member of Aaron Hernandez’s defense team.
Chesto Means Business
Officials are essentially deciding whether to establish an entirely new citywide zoning code — but one that just applies to 100-percent affordable residential projects.
James Pindell | Ground Game
4 takeaways from when Beto’s flash mob took N.H.
Beto O’Rourke campaigned in New Hampshire for the first time this week, and the first-in-the-nation primary hasn’t seen anything like it.
Carter on Friday became the longest-living president in US history, another milestone as he continues a rich post-presidential life.
With a 5-year deal, Chris Sale isn’t going anywhere
The deal keeps the Red Sox ace in Boston until 2024 and is worth $145 million.
Chad Finn | Sports Media
It’s been 15 years since McDonough called games as a Red Sox broadcaster.
Something happened that summer of 2006 in the Berkshires — something small, a sweet moment — that Mike Garland has never forgotten.
Connections | Magazine
Watching my son on the baseball field was frustrating — until I realized I had the game all wrong.
Can I ask to not be seated at his table? Plus, runny-nose season.
Ideas | Michael A. Cohen
We poured billions into Middle Eastern wars. What if we’d spent the money differently?
The Iraq War ultimately made Americans less safe, and should be seen as one of the greatest lost opportunities in contemporary American history.
John McCain’s Republican colleagues quail before The Great Trumpkin.
Opinion | Stephen Kinzer
We used to overthrow foreign leaders the old-fashioned way: with our military. The new approach is just as egregious — and ineffective.
Dinner with Cupid
Will this cycling advocate find a worthy biking companion?
The top 32 restaurants have advanced to the second round of Munch Madness. Vote to keep your favorites in the running.
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
Students stage global protest to speak out on climate change inaction
Students worldwide skipped classes Friday to protest their governments’ failure to act against global warming as part of the “Fridays for Future” movement.
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Boston College stuns UMass
Eagles goaltender Joe Woll shuts out the Minutemen.
Remains of Pittsfield sailor killed in Pearl Harbor attack formally identified
The remains of a Navy sailor from Pittsfield killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor have been formally identified, military officials said Friday.
12 must-see open houses in Greater Boston this weekend (March 23-24)
Spring has finally arrived and the house hunt is on. From a commuter-friendly condo in Quincy to a 5,000-square-foot house in Wellesley, there are plenty of open houses taking place this weekend. Check them out: Under $500,000 328 Copeland St.
Democrats say they’ll fight for release of Mueller’s complete findings
House Democrats are concerned that President Trump’s attorney general may withhold evidence of any wrongdoing uncovered by the special counsel.
Nation & World
Trump, who ‘likes’ Kim, reverses new sanctions on North Korea
Trump’s press secretary said Friday the president doesn’t think the sanctions are necessary.
Stocks slide lower as economic growth worries spread
The sell-off in stocks knocked more than 300 points off the Dow Jones industrial average and put the benchmark S&P 500 index on track for a weekly loss.
John Roberts: the focus is on the man in the middle
Joan Biskupic’s biography of the chief justice comes as interest in the Supreme Court is sky high.
Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region’s housing shortage.
Despite the failure of yet another experimental drug, diehard supporters of the amyloid hypothesis insist the idea is still sound.