Baker pledges $37m for Bridgewater hospital changes

During the State of the Commonwealth address, the governor will address the facility, which has been under fire.

// NRA files lawsuit over ban on assault weapons in Mass.

The Massachusetts chapter of the National Rifle Association filed a civil complaint in federal court in Boston on Monday.

Dave Epstein

// The nor’easter is here. What you should expect

The storm started moving through town on Monday.

Governor Charlie Baker in his office at the State House.

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Charlie Baker wasn’t at the Boston protest. Here’s why.

The governor said it wasn’t a conscious choice he made not to attend Saturday’s event, which drew 175,000 people.

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// Charlie Baker can’t go MIA on Trump forever

The governor was a no-show at the Boston Women’s March. At some point, the new president will force him to take a stand.

President Trump

// Here’s what Donald Trump did on his first day as president

The busy day seemed to put the Trump presidency on more solid footing after a wobbly weekend performance.

// Once again, Trump says fraud cost him millions of votes

The president said he would have won the popular vote if not for the votes of undocumented immigrants living in the US.

// ‘SNL’ writer is suspended after tweet about Trump’s son, 10

Katie Rich deleted her account, reinstated it, and then “sincerely” apologized for the comment.

// ‘Alternative facts’ quip from top Trump aide sparks mockery

The Internet went wild after Kellyanne Conway made the comment on a Sunday news show.

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As cars evolve, gas stations are falling behind

With more hybrid, electric, and possibly driverless cars hitting roads in coming years, gas stations are under pressure to adapt to the needs of the industry, but can they?

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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was in disbelief after winning his first Super Bowl, in 2002 against the Rams. It began an extraordinary run of success for Boston’s sports teams.

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Do we appreciate Boston’s magical run of sporting success?

The Patriots’ victory in Sunday’s AFC Championship game was the latest high point in a 15-year stretch.


// We feel pity, not hatred, for Atlanta

The Falcons are irrelevant. The only two sports that matter in town are college football . . . and spring college football.


// Steelers’ defensive game plan was atrocious

Never have we seen so many wide-open receivers running down the field in a playoff game.


Sounding the alarm on Alarmgate

Every sentient American outside of New England, and all the crack investigators in Roger Goodell’s office, know why the Patriots won.



// Taking the hard way across the country (off-road by bike)

The REAL Ride, a 5,000-mile ride from Seattle to Boston, will raise funds for an alternative high school in Boston.

This box spring contained $17.5 million in cash related to the TelexFree pyramid scheme, according to federal officials.

US Department of Justice

This box spring contained $17.5 million — in cash

A man who recently led authorities to $17.5 million in cash stuffed into a box spring appeared Monday for a hearing in Boston.

// What it looks like inside a shuttered power station

The developers who now own the L Street Power Station site in South Boston gave the public a peek inside the property.

// The state’s biggest purchaser of health insurance wants to cap payments to hospitals

The Group Insurance Commission spends more than $2 billion a year to provide health coverage to state employees, retirees, and their families.


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Opinion & Ideas

Charles Taylor

// Calling a lie a lie

Journalism that refuses a reasonable and obvious judgment has abandoned not journalistic ethics, but common sense.

Special reports

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Tom Brady: Superfreak?

We break down, body part by body part, what science suggests the average 39-year-old human encounters, and how Brady might be defying those expectations.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.


The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

// The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can’t Mass. do the same?

The story behind ‘Spotlight’

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Real Estate

6 kitchen island ideas for the middle of your dream kitchen

Everyone knows kitchen islands are versatile. They lend extra countertop storage space, play the role of low-key kitchen table, and serve as a perfect backdrop for buffet lines—all while often providing additional space for prepping, seating, and even home-working on school nights.