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.

// 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.

// Some in Mass. still without power following last night’s storms

Roughly 1,200 Mass. customers were still without electricity Tuesday morning following last night’s powerful weather system that brought howling winds and heavy rain.

// 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.

Adam Himmelsbach

// Q&A: Brad Stevens on Cavs loss, Hayward and Irving recoveries, and more

The Celtics coach touched on a number of topics during an interview with the Globe.

// Junot Diaz is cleared in MIT investigation

Pulitzer-winning professor Junot Diaz has been cleared to return to teach this fall, a significant development in a contentious #MeToo case that has drawn national attention.

SOUTH ATTLEBORO, MA-- Arthur L. ( Butchie) Doe is escorted back to prison after escaping from a Central Falls, Rhode Island prison. 2/11/96.

Bill Powers


‘Butchie’ Doe, one of Charlestown’s most notorious criminals, dies

Doe’s death recalled another era when the neighborhood, now a sought-after destination for young professionals, was a more insular and violent place.

// Wedding bells are ringing, but justices of the peace aren’t getting the call

Justices of the peace, who long presided over non-religious weddings, are getting pushed out by one-day officiants. And they’re not happy about it.

// In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

President Donald Trump directed the US Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports on Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war.

// Redd’s restaurant in Roslindale is closing, owner says

The owner wrote in an e-mail the restaurant is closing “because the largest asset of this business, the liquor license, is going to be devalued tremendously” by a City Council initiative. 

// North-South rail link would cost $12b, maybe much more, study estimates

Adding four underground train lines between North and South stations and a new station could boost the cost to $21.5 billion, but double commuter ridership, new state study says.

JUNE 3, 1997: DANVERS: After a look around, woodchuck heads out for a walk on the grounds of the former Danvers State Hospital (now vacant). GLOBE STAFF PHOTO/JOHN BLANDING

Is a woodchuck stealing American flags from a cemetery in Western Mass.? Police think so

A curious critter is apparently to blame for the desecration and removal of American flags that were placed next to veterans’ graves in the town of Adams.

This 2017 arrest photo made available by the Miami Dade Dept. of Corrections shows Jahseh Onfroy, also known as the rapper XXXTentacion, under arrest. Onfroy was shot and killed, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Deerfield Beach, Fla. (Miami Dade Dept of Corrections via AP)

Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt, authorities said.

// Trump tells Pentagon to create a new military branch in outer space

President Trump promised the US will “be the leader by far” in space, and said he directed the Pentagon to create the “Space Force” as an independent service branch.

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.

U.S. Border Patrol agents conduct intake of illegal border crossers at the Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (U.S. Border Patrol)

US Border Patrol

Children’s wails sharpen outcry over border policy

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

Holding facilities at the McAllen, Texas, site.

Here’s what you need to know about children being separated from their parents at the border

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

// Nielsen becomes public face of Trump’s migrant family separation policy

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen offered a forceful defense of the Trump administration’s practice of separating families while erroneously insisting that it was not the result of a new policy.

// Mass. House seeks $450 million to prop up struggling community hospitals

The House bill aims to extend a lifeline to smaller hospitals without a direct hit on taxpayers.

Officials confirm whooping cough outbreak at N.H. high school

New Hampshire state officials say there are currently 22 diagnosed cases of whooping cough at a school in Exeter.

Opinion | Niall Ferguson

// The EU melting pot is melting down

The issue of migration will be seen by future historians as the fatal solvent of the EU.

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.

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