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Dobelle may face suspension at Westfield State

President Evan Dobelle deflected the blame for lavish spending accusations as retribution for disagreements with the board chair.

Michael C. Hall  (“Dexter”), James Gandolfini (“The Sopranos”), and Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”) played memorable roles in long-running series.

Lasting judgments are riding on ‘Breaking Bad’ finale

As the AMC drama heads into its final episode, millions of fans are nervously waiting to see how the epic tale concludes.

Condos without parking proposed near TD Garden

It is the first test of whether a city notorious for traffic-clogged streets is ready to embrace housing developments that discourage automobile use.

Charlotte Golar Richie won 13.8 percent of the votes, coming in third.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

In loss, city’s diverse candidates made a mark

While mayoral candidates of color fell short, their solid showing in the campaign is seen as another indicator of the changing Boston.

Connolly, Walsh seek backers among former rivals

The race pivoted from the crowded preliminary to the one-on-one final as Martin Walsh and John Connolly sought support.

// Public pianos in Boston

“Play Me I’m Yours” is a program in which pianos are placed in public locations throughout the Boston area, and anyone can play a tune.


Advisers call lease deal at Fenway ‘irresponsible’

The Red Sox say their use of Yawkey Way and Lansdowne Street generates about $4.5 million in revenue a year.

By Callum Borchers

The Boston Finance Commission said the $7.3 million agreement is a bad deal for the city.

Diagnostics firm’s shares soar in market debut

By Robert Weisman

Shares of newly public Foundation Medicine Inc., the seventh Mass. biotech firm to go public this year, nearly doubled Wednesday in their debut.

Mass. House votes to repeal ‘tech tax’

By Michael B. Farrell

The state House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to repeal the controversial tax on software services. The Senate is expected to take up the bill Thursday.