WooSox in Polah Pahk? PawSox headed to a new home

The Pawtucket Red Sox have concluded a lengthy search for a new home by choosing Worcester for a modern ballpark, leaving its long-time home of Pawtucket, R.I.

People still talk about the 38 Studios debacle, years later.

Talking Points

The ghost of 38 Studios haunts Pawtucket

The computer game company run by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling failed spectacularly in 2012, and taxpayers were on the hook for millions.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/30/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/silFutures05A.jpg ‘We do not shrink from adversity’ — Worcester’s other team not pleased with WooSox

It seems everyone in Central Massachusetts is ecstatic with the Red Sox’ minor-league baseball club’s move to Worcester. Except for the Bravehearts.

A rendering of the proposed ballpark.

Beyer Blinder Bell

Here’s a look at the renderings of the Triple A Red Sox ballpark in Worcester

The new ballpark will be called Polar Park.

Alex Speier

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/tlumacki_larrylucchinomccoystadium_business110.jpg Red Sox needed a new Triple-A facility to help develop big leaguers

Though Red Sox players had few complaints about the facilities at Pawtucket, the organization wanted to modernize the experience for top minor leaguers.

David Hogg, co-author of #NeverAgain, discusses the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during an interview in New York, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Fourteen students and three staff members were fatally shot and multiple others wounded during the school massacre, on Feb. 14, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)


Maureen Dowd, David Hogg, Joi Ito announced as speakers for HUBweek 2018

The New York Times columnist, Parkland shooting survivor, and MIT Media Lab director are just three of the notable figures slated to appear at this year’s event.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/15/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/editorialpresshero3.jpg Finding a collage of passion, struggle, and patriotism in editorials about the free press

They are written by those who have answered a calling, a public service, and continue at it, regardless of financial pressures, technological changes, and political cross-currents that buffet them daily.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/cb1-8691.png Colbert weighs in on Globe-led #FreePress editorials

Late night host Stephen Colbert weighed in on a Boston Globe-led drive of newspapers across the country to support the free press -- and had a chance to try out his Boston accent, too.

People lined up to cross into the United States to begin the process of applying for asylum near the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico. A federal judge Friday called on the US government and the American Civil Liberties Union to come up with a plan to address the rights of parents and children to seek asylum.

US judge calls for plan to address immigrant asylum rights

The judge said ‘‘hasty’’ deportation of children after family reunifications would deprive them of their right to seek asylum.

Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Trump needles Cuomo again for saying ‘America was never that great’

Hours after the president’s latest tweets, the governor told reporters that he was ‘‘inartful’’ in his earlier remarks.

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It’s not just audiotapes.



How to get over a bad vacation

Here are some tips from workplace and travel experts to help you avoid feeling cheated out of some much needed time away, and to ease into a busy week without feeling more harried than usual.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Clipboard-14843-19507.jpg A new skirmish in Harvard admissions case

Minority student and alumni groups at Harvard University are pushing back against what they consider an attempt to exclude their perspective from a lawsuit that seeks to eliminate race as a consideration in admissions.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_13rachelle-7_metro.jpg Mother of Bella Bond cited for second alleged probation violation

Rachelle Bond received probation last year for her role in the death of her 2-year-old daughter, Bella, whose remains washed ashore on Deer Island in 2015.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/1016131647MA_ENT_rescue9.jpg Four residents, cat rescued from Brockton house fire

Seven people suffered minor injuries as firefighters rescued four residents and a cat from a blaze in a Brockton home Friday morning.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/shark1-19431.png Beaches closed in Eastham, Barnstable after great white shark sightings

Coast Guard Beach in Eastham was closed to swimmers for an hour Friday afternoon after a great white shark was spotted swimming 50 yards offshore.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Clipboard-19465.jpg Second State Police trooper to plead guilty in overtime fraud case

Kevin Sweeney, 40, of Braintree allegedly stole $11,103 in overtime.

Matthew Ireland

Thunderstorms rumble across Mass., and Saturday looks wet, too

A thunderstorm that was moving through the Boston area around 6 p.m. Friday could bring pea-sized hail and winds of up to 40 miles per hour, as well as frequent lightning and heavy rainfall.

An ‘ugly incident’ when Revere man indecently assaults young girl on Orange Line, police say

A male bystander prevented the man from fleeing the scene, police said in a statement.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Cash_1.jpg Former state representative gets 5 months added to embezzlement sentence for hiding $2.5m

A former state representative and Dartmouth selectman who’s currently serving a 70-month federal prison term for embezzlement was sentenced Friday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/SenateGOP.jpg There are many paths to defeat Elizabeth Warren (or at least her opponents hope so)

Shaped by money, style or both, the GOP’s US Senate primary has become a study in contrasting campaign trails among the three Republicans vying to face Elizabeth Warren.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/10/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/f44b3ce01a174ff0a2c03033d4ef0c14-f44b3ce01a174ff0a2c03033d4ef0c14-0.jpg Joe Biden cancels Friday Vineyard appearance; group says he’s under doctor’s orders to avoid travel

Any health issues for Biden, 75, would be significant, since his name has been floated as potential candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/iceharvesting013-1841.jpg ‘Ice King’ Frederic Tudor was one cool character

In the 19th century, a Boston entrepreneur who put the frozen cubes into your Cuba Libre “failed his way to success.”

Shirley Leung

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/asians-studio-2d7339da-a0b1-11e8-93e3-24d1703d2a7a-8640.jpg We waited a long time for a movie like ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ — and that’s too bad

Asian-Americans want to send a message to Hollywood: Our stories are as universal and enduring as anyone else’s, and the proof will be at the box office.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/IMG_0994.JPG Channel 7’s Bri Eggers has a new forecast: Idaho

The WHDH meteorologist announced in a Facebook video Friday that she and her family are moving “Idahome,” as she calls it.

Brady the beagle at Wollaston Beach in Quincy.

John Semerjian

Globe Magazine

See what #GlobeDogs have been up to this summer

Dog-friendly days spent under the sun at parks, beaches, and breweries.

Miss Conduct

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/miss%20conduct_logo-4392.jpg Advice: Socializing is stressful with my picky eater husband

His selective palate creates awkward situations. Plus, skinny-dipping rules.

Dinner With Cupid

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/15/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/cupid0819comp.jpg Blind date: ‘I appreciated that he was reading on his Kindle’

They share an alma mater, liberal politics, and an interest in law. But are they too much alike?

Opinion | Eric P. Lesser, Eric Paley, and Shirley Paley

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/Boghosian_29convention38_MET.jpg Governor Baker turns his back on the innovation economy

Massachusetts will be one of the last states without patent troll protections.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/16/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/f2e0f655258d4ceaaae02a51aaa5ad00-f2e0f655258d4ceaaae02a51aaa5ad00-0.jpg The Olympic dream not for every athlete

Nastia Liukin, Nancy Kerrigan understand the choice they made is a hard one

Opinion & Ideas

Editorial Board

Journalists are not the enemy

A central pillar of President Trump’s politics is a sustained assault on the free press. Journalists are not classified as fellow Americans, but rather “the enemy of the people.”

Special reports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/15/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner051518METRO07chelseabus505-19204-U832996319084rWB--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg This MBTA route showcases all of the T’s bus problems

The 111 is a rolling case study of all that ails MBTA bus service: overcrowding, delays caused by traffic and passengers who pay in cash, and frequent cancellations.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/25/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/statehouse150-3271.jpg This Week in Politics

A convenient digest of the top political news of the past week, delivered every Saturday. Sign up now.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/CF3A0977.jpg A women’s health firm pitched a much-needed drug. Men didn’t get it

Antiva Biosciences is getting a front-row view of the challenges involved in pitching a company focused on women’s health.

Globe event

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/08/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/SeattleTimes_10kirsner02_biz.jpg 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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/18/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/FlfQGTy9_585.jpg More about Last Seen: The Largest Unsolved Art Heist ever

A true-crime podcast about the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: the theft of 13 irreplaceable artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

Real Estate

Peek inside Olivia Culpo’s airy, chic Los Angeles loft

Rhode Island native Olivia Culpo lives on the West Coast these days, but she still brings a bit of “East Coast prep” to her Los Angeles loft. That’s according to interior design company Homepolish’s magazine, for which Culpo recently showed off her elegantly decorated Los Angeles space.


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SEC is said to subpoena Tesla after Elon Musk's tweet

Federal securities regulators have served Tesla with a subpoena, according to a person familiar with the investigation, increasing pressure on the electric car company as it deals with the fallout from several recent actions by its chief executive, Elon Musk.

Love Letters: The Podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/lovelettersalbum.jpg Getting over a breakup

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

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Real Estate


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/stan-fellows-home-nest-illustration$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

Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

The Big Picture

US Gymnastics Championships in Boston

This week, Boston will get a look at some of the best gymnasts in the world during the US Nationals, which runs Thursday through Sunday at TD Garden.


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Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.