MBTA GM Luis Ramirez out after just 15 months

The switch will mark the fifth leadership change at the T under Governor Charlie Baker.

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Alternative Therapies Group could begin recreational sales as early as Saturday.

Grace Greene and her husband John (not pictured), have had to place about $10,000 dollars on their credit card, after a travel vacation issue.

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The Fine Print | Sean P. Murphy

After winning island vacation in silent auction, family feels taken

When they arrived at the Dominican resort, they were told they owed almost $10,000 more upfront for food and drink and could not check in until they paid up.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/KREITER12052018moulton1.jpg ‘She never takes credit for anything. And she does everything.’

Jean Moulton’s longtime role as special assistant to the chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party ends Tuesday.

The town hall in Dover, Mass. The highest earners in Massachusetts live in Dover, according to new Census data, with a whopping $204,018 median household income reported.

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Here’s how much money residents in each Mass. town make, according to Census data

New Census data also show where Massachusetts counties rank nationally in terms of median household income.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/DuF2-F3W0AAinl_.jpg Rider drags Christmas tree onto Red Line at rush hour. Fellow commuter unimpressed

Transit officials are reminding commuters to “use sound judgment” and think of other riders.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/RinaldiWorcester106.jpg Funeral for fallen Worcester firefighter will be Saturday

A funeral Mass for Christopher Roy is scheduled for Saturday at St. John’s Catholic Church in Worcester.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Bedford_170402_NEEDHAM_016.jpg Racist, homophobic, and anti-Semitic graffiti found at Needham High School

A student found racist, homophobic, and anti-Semitic graffiti in a bathroom at Needham High School on Tuesday morning.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wwii-23862.jpg Remains identified as Brookline pilot killed in WWII

In a statement, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency confirmed the remains of Army Air Forces First Lieutenant Allen R. Turner had finally been accounted for.

Trump threatens government shutdown in heated Oval Office meeting with Pelosi, Schumer

Arguing heatedly in public with Democratic leaders, President Trump threatened repeatedly to shut down the government if Congress doesn’t provide the money he says is needed to build a wall at the Mexican border.

House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Vice President Mike Pence, President Donald Trump, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., argue during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

5 of the most heated moments between Trump, Schumer, and Pelosi in today’s Oval Office meeting

From President Trump saying he would be “proud” to see a government shutdown to Nancy Pelosi accusing Trump of misrepresenting facts, here’s a look at the most contentious exchanges.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/BostonPollen.jpg Boston florist launches ‘art house’ retreat in Mexico to help creativity bloom

Stepping back from the daily grind can be tough. But Krissy Price, owner of Boston Pollen, wants to give artists a chance to unplug, get inspired, and collaborate with others.

Miami Gardens, FL 12-9-18: Miami running back Kenyan Drake is pictured as he heads for the endzone where he scored the game winning touchdown on the last play of the game. Miami stunned New England 34-33. The New England Patriots visited the Miami Dolphins in a regular season NFL football game at Hard Rock Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

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The worst losses, and where the Miami fiasco ranks among them

Readers helped out as we tried to determine if that was the worst regular-season loss in Boston sports history.


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While people are watching closely to detect any slippage in Tom Brady, perhaps we should be doing the same with his coach.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/25/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/neverett.jpg Tim Neverett will not return to the Red Sox radio broadcast team

Neverett said Tuesday that he chose to let his contract run out rather than continue to work for flagship station WEEI.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/d6458cd011644c94b8aa9ff7f0f7359c-d6458cd011644c94b8aa9ff7f0f7359c-0.jpg Is all that screen time hurting your child’s brain? New research raises troubling questions

A new study raises questions about whether screen time is affecting the structure of children’s brains.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Scot_Lehigh_150px-5958.jpg President Trump’s staff infection

Anyone of true talent has to be leery about working for Donald Trump, particularly in a White House staff job.

Opinion | Laurence H. Tribe

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/AFP_1BF56X.jpg Constitution rules out immunity for sitting presidents

Our country’s governing document makes good on the promise that no one is above the law.

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Renée Graham

The unraveling of Trump

President Trump is unraveling. This won’t end well.

Health & Wellness | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/07/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/Brain.jpg Why you shouldn’t be afraid of your aging brain

Yes, our cognition slows as we grow older, but some activities and even attitudes can help.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/07/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/COVER.%20The%20Noma%20Guide%20to%20Fermentation-9436.jpg The best cookbooks of 2018 — for giving or for keeping

This year’s offerings were personal, evocative, and focused on the joy of everyday cooking.


Special reports

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/01/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/laura1104alt-4761.jpg Help was a few feet away. Why didn’t they save her?

My wife, Laura Levis, did everything she could to save herself when the asthma attack began. She went to Somerville Hospital and called 911, too. How could she have been left to die just outside the emergency room?


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/its-all-downhill-24504.jpg It’s All Downhill

A weekly skiing e-mail with news and reviews from the slopes of New England and beyond. Sign up here.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month: November 2018

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a colorful sunrise, Christmas tree lightings, and high school sports.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/stat_PhRMA_ink_1st-1-1024x576.jpg Will Democrats in Congress keep the door open for pharma — or slam it?

Current and former staffers and lobbyists connected to the industry said PhRMA is struggling to preserve its clout.

Love Letters: The Podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/200_love_letters_bonus.jpg Love Letters: Until next year, my sweetheart

In a special bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein explores what happens to summer romance when the summer ends, and “Wet Hot American Summer” creator David Wain shares a girl-crazy memory from his own camp days.

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