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Some of the best sports photos in Boston history

The image of Bobby Orr flying through the air after scoring the game-winning goal in the 1970 Stanley Cup Finals at Boston Garden is indelibly imprinted into the minds of Boston sports fans. It has taken on renewed significance as the Bruins will face off once more against the St. Louis Blues on Monday for Lord Stanley’s Cup, for the first time since this historic frame was made. Here’s a look at some of the other best sports photos in Boston history. 36 minutes ago
JENEÉ OSTERHELDT

Racism at the MFA is not an isolated event. It’s a microcosm of life in America

The racism on display at the MFA for the Leadership Academy students is not an isolated event. It’s an ongoing exhibit.
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Racism allegations put MFA in the spotlight

The museum found itself under siege as educators, politicians, and civil-rights activists assailed the reports of disturbing behavior during a Dorchester school’s field trip.
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‘There’s light at the end of the tunnel,’ says Maine marijuana regulator, as businesses lose patience

Two and a half years after Maine voters legalized marijuana, industry leaders say they are tired of debating policy, and just want to get started.

John Henry, owner of Red Sox and the Globe, considered buying Everett casino

Henry, who was backed by a group of potential investors, quietly investigated buying the Encore Boston Harbor hotel and casino in early 2018 and again last month.
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John Havlicek tribute celebrates a champion of sport and of life

At Trinity Church, Celtics legends and family friends gathered to say farewell to the great Hondo.
Russell, Cousy among icons at Havlicek service

From Boston Calling’s undercard, 15 artists who could make headlines

This year’s roster below the top line is packed with excellent acts from all over the musical spectrum.

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Spot starter Ryan Weber gave Red Sox exactly what they needed
Weber’s performance should resonate for several days. The Sox had used their bullpen for 26.1 innings in the previous five games.

Rafael Devers stays hot as Sox rout Jays (again)

Vineyard bus drivers agree to hold off on strike
They will will instead wait to see what next week’s negotiating session brings.

Bruins come out of pre-Cup scrimmage A-OK
Breaths were held briefly for Brad Marchand, who jammed his left hand. But Boston’s leading scorer did not miss a shift.

Someone broke into his house. But they didn’t take anything ... they just cleaned it.
A Marlborough resident came home from work and was surprised to find his house had been thoroughly cleaned. But by whom?

Your view: Creepy cleanliness or unblemished blessing?

Dorchester Vietnam Veterans Memorial vandalized again
Repairs to the memorial were just completed Wednesday after it was previously vandalized in October.

Kevin Cullen
The soul of the Seaport
Eric Emond, a driving force behind the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial, was killed in Afghanistan last year. The memorial will be rededicated Friday, and Emond will be on everyone’s mind.

Wampanoag face opposition from inside and out on Vineyard bingo hall
The Aquinnah Cliffs Casino, which would feature 250 video slot machines, has stalled amid opposition from town officials and some local members of the tribe itself, who argue a casino will ruin the town’s tranquil beauty and close-knit feel.

Cannabis commission approves change in marijuana company ownership
State cannabis regulators unanimously approved the first large-scale change in ownership of a marijuana company after a vote on the matter had been postponed last week.

After shark attacks, is Cape Cod ready for tourist season?
Two shark attacks — including the state’s first fatal attack since 1936 — rattled beachgoers last year and sparked a still unresolved debate about how the vacation destination should respond. an hour ago

These are the best and worst times to travel this Memorial Day weekend
It’s almost Memorial Day weekend, which means you can cue the sunshine, backyard barbecues, and, of course, holiday traffic.

Fire up the grill: Your guide to a memorable Memorial Day cookout
Build your perfect menu from these reinvented grilled classics, complementary side dishes, and refreshing desserts.

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Recipes: Coleslaw gets a makeover
Memorial Day weekend is a great time to try these slaws and slaw-like salads inspired by the flavors of Greece, Thailand, and Morocoo.

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Plans to improve Cape Cod bridges could take as much as 15 minutes off summer Saturday delays

State officials hope upgrades like tripling the current width of the Bourne and Sagamore bridges could shorten summer Saturday delays and make the daily commute much faster the rest of the year.
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The fall of Mario Batali
The celebrity chef is scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Boston on charges that he groped and kissed a woman in a Back Bay restaurant two years ago.

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What we know about the death of 13-year-old Chloe Ricard
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Red Sox 8, Blue Jays 2

Rafael Devers stays hot as Red Sox rout Blue Jays again

Devers had two more hits in the series finale, and Ryan Weber worked six innings for the win.