Quincy earns National Community Development Association honors
Quincy has earned recognition from the National Community Development Association for its efforts to educate the public about some of the city’s federally funded initiatives.
Perplexing death still troubles Vt. town
If a retired Vermont Supreme Court justice is right, the forsaken farmer found a way to haunt the fields in Newbury forever.
Boston 2024 counting on corporate America for $1.52 billion
Some critics say the revenue estimate could be too ambitious — with no way to insure against shortfalls.
BU professor teaches a lesson in offensive speech
Boston University should stand by Saida Grundy, whose race-based views have sparked controversy.
Wynn Resorts threatens to file defamation suit against Mayor Walsh
The company behind the Everett casino says Walsh made “false statements and untrue innuendo” in filings for the city’s lawsuit against the state gaming commission.
Hillary Clinton ropes reporters
Shielding the former secretary of state from reporters’ questions has become something of a specialty her political operation.
Writing and living with an eye on the future in ‘Legacy’
Daniel Goldfarb’s smartly layered new play examines our need to strive for some kind of immortality, however illusory.
2 men charged in Burlington hotel killing
Derrell Fisher and Epshod Jeune targeted escorts during a crime spree, the Middlesex prosecutor said.
Jim Webb brings a crucial voice to presidential race
The former senator’s stands apart from the one-dimensional career politicians cluttering the field.
‘The Next Next Level: A Story of Rap, Friendship, and Almost Giving Up’ by Leon Neyfakh
Leon Neyfakh has known the obscure rap artist Juiceboxxx since their teens, and “The Next Next Level’’ uses their friendship to ask: What makes an artist?
Historic lightship to shine for first time since 1975
The Nantucket Lightship LV-112, which once illuminated the passage for ships through Nantucket Shoals, is the oldest ship of its kind.
Hundreds of thousands hear Francis at first Mass in Ecuador
Hundreds of thousands of faithful waited for hours under a broiling sun in a large dirt field in Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city.
Mixed reviews for MBTA’s new parking payment system
Commuters now have to pay by phone or buy a permit instead of inserting money into an “honor box.”
Five takes on Greece
A look at what opinion writers around the world have to say about the Greek financial crisis.
There’s no business like Hershey Felder’s business
Hershey Felder’s latest one-man show, about Irving Berlin, makes its East Coast premiere at the Cutler Majestic Theatre.
Renaissance at this Boston school shows that everything’s possible
In just a few years, the Trotter school has gone from being one of the state’s worst to one of its best.
Putting teeth into Mass. public records law
It is encouraging that Maura Healey has moved swiftly to start making good on her commitment.
Ambition, unity on show at Boston Hip-Hop Fest
Returning on July 11 for the first time since 2006, the Boston Hip-Hop Fest shows growing ambition and increased cooperation among local artists.
Dorchester blast that sounded ‘like a bomb’ alters boys’ lives
The two children, one who lost a hand and another with serious burns, were hospitalized in fair condition Monday.
Despite ban, Mass. still faces fireworks injuries
More permissive jurisdictions nearby allows for fireworks to easily cross the border.