The patio at Casa Romero.

Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff

How to eat like a local on Newbury Street

A look at some of the street’s establishments that rise above the rest: for value, for charm, for sheer deliciousness.

Devra First

// Learning how to make Bertucci’s beloved rolls

Everyone seems to adore them but me. Can the restaurant’s executive chef change my mind?

// Parking prices will go up at 32 T stations, to as high as $10 a day — but drop at others

The MBTA moved to increase parking fees at many of its lots, though they’ll go down at some locations.

// Here are all the stations where the MBTA is raising or lowering parking rates

Is your commute about to get more expensive? Check this list for all the changes.

// Fans lined up in droves as Boston ‘Hamilton’ tickets went on sale Tuesday morning

They didn’t want to throw away their shot.

// Dunkin’ Donuts sign discouraging foreign languages removed after outcry

A Dunkin’ Donuts shop in Baltimore is no longer offering customers coupons if they report workers shouting in foreign languages to management.

A still image of footage showing the alleged assault and abduction attempt in Bridgewater.

‘The man chased me and he grabbed my wrists’: Terrified jogger describes kidnapping attempt

A woman who fought off an alleged kidnapping attempt in Bridgewater described the encounter that turned her jog into moments of terror.

Alison Reeves, 29, took Faith, her late brother’s beloved dog, for a walk in the Blue Hills.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

‘We want to shine a light on something no one wants to shine a light on.’ A sister turns her grief into action

After her brother’s suicide, Alison Reeves decided to turn her grief into action.

// Attleboro child scales ‘un-climbable’ pool ladder in video

The video, taken by an Attleboro family of their toddler climbing what is supposed to be a gate that keeps children from getting into a pool, has been viewed millions of times.

// Rebecca Parris, jazz singer of uncommon range and emotional depth, dies at 66

Ms. Parris wove together jazz inflections, freewheeling scat singing, and an endless palette of vocal shadings into something all her own.


// Trading Rafael Devers makes little sense. Here are all the reasons why

Devers is too valuable to the Red Sox moving forward to be anything more than the subject of speculation and rumors.

SUPER BOWL SLIDER6 Minneapolis, MN - 2/4/2018 - Tom Brady end of the 4th quarter of Super Bowl LII. The New England Patriots play the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, 2018. (Stan Grossfeld/Globe staff

Ben Volin | On football

The more Tom Brady talks, the more it seems to be about leverage over the Patriots

All the talk of retirement could be just Brady flexing his muscles and extracting some concessions from the Patriots.

Waltham 06/08/18- The Celtics brought in rookies to a workout at their Waltham practice facility. Danny Ainge watches from above. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)

Christopher L. Gasper

Celtics are in an enviable position of strength this offseason

For the first time in years, they don’t need a major roster move, not even with Kawhi Leonard out there.

Soda industry fires salvo at Harvard researchers over sugary drink study warnings

In a statement, the American Beverage Association decried what it called the “misleading labels” being advocated by a group of Harvard researchers.

// Bucks’ Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

An attorney for the Milwaukee Bucks guard filed suit in federal court alleging excessive force and unlawful arrest.

Opinion | Jim Smith

// Cities and towns face a million-dollar cannabis question

While the majority of the communities are delaying their decisions, there is mounting recognition that there is not much to be afraid of.

Body of priest exhumed to establish whether he fathered a child decades ago

Jim Graham with a picture of the Rev. Thomas Sullivan, who he contends was his father.  Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

For 25 years, Jim Graham has tried to prove he is the son of a deceased Catholic priest. A DNA sample from the priest’s exhumed body should offer a morbid end to his search.

// In a stinging rebuke, ballot question on ‘millionaires tax’ is rejected

The Supreme Judicial Court’s ruling delivers a crushing defeat for progressive activists and organized labor and removes a volatile issue from this fall’s election.

I-495 in Westford closed in both directions after electrical fire

The major interstate was closed in both directions after an electrical transformer on a utility pole caught fire in Westford.

MISSION, TX - JUNE 12: U.S. Border Patrol agents take into custody a father and son from Honduras near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018 near Mission, Texas. The asylum seekers were then sent to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing center for possible separation. U.S. border authorities are executing the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy towards undocumented immigrants. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions also said that domestic and gang violence in immigrants' country of origin would no longer qualify them for political-asylum status. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)


Falsehoods. Obfuscation. Spin. Nothing the White House tries quiets outcry over migrant kids

Accused of inhumane actions, the president and his team have cycled through myriad explanations for the disturbing sights and sounds from the southern border.

// Here’s what you need to know about children being separated from their parents

Nearly 2,000 children were separated from their parents during six weeks in April and May.

// What separation from parents does to children: ‘The effect is catastrophic’

‘‘There’s so much research on this that if people paid attention at all to the science, they would never do this,’’ one expert said.

// What’s next for Mass. progressives now that the ‘millionaires tax’ has been tossed out by court?

Interviews with key groups and activists suggest things are still in flux, but there are some obvious places where they will make efforts.

Students from Gann Academy in Waltham created an exhibit on the history of people with disabilities in the United States. The exhibit is on display at the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation. From left: Elianna Gerut, Gabe Rosen, Ben Schwartz, and Sarah Levin.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

‘The history of disability was to hide it,’ but Waltham students bring it to light

A unique course at Gann Academy asked students to creating a museum-worthy exhibit on the history of people with disabilities in America. It’s on display though early September.

// Got open warrants? Do yourself a favor — don’t evade T fares

Jonathan Walsh was spotted “piggybacking” behind a paying rider Friday and things quickly took a turn for the worse, police said.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Rachelle G. Cohen

// Misguided millionaires tax was a nonstarter

Massachusetts just dodged the economic bullet of the so-called millionaires tax.

Special reports


// Why Facebook and Google should pay you for your data

Users’ clicks and posts built Facebook and Google’s online empires. Isn’t it time they got paid for their labor?



Watch ‘Runnin’,’ a STAT documentary

“Runnin’,” now available for purchase on Vimeo, takes an intimate look at a group of friends in Somerville who came of age as the opioid epidemic took hold and morphed into a national nightmare. It retraces the lives of friends lost, and one last member of the group struggling to avoid the same fate.

Globe event

Seattle’s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she’s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic



// Calling all foodies

Our new weekly summer newsletter, “Eat. Drink. Eat some more,” gives you 15 weeks of recipes and restaurant tips. Find out more.

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//$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

US border policy controversy

Customs and border patrol officials in the United States are enforcing Presidents Trump’s strict immigration policies on the Mexico border, causing widespread protests. At least 2,000 children have been separated from their parents since April.


// Play the crossword

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