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An employee held a button in support of former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas at Indian Ridge Country Club in Andover.

Market Basket spat swings to golf club

Two decades of fighting between Arthur T. Demoulas and his cousin Arthur S. Demoulas has spread from the produce aisles of the Market Basket supermarket chain to the putting greens of the Indian Ridge Country Club in Andover. The club was taken over by Arthur T.’s father in 1977 and is still owned by the company.

Thomas Karp (front), defense lawyer for accused rapist Ashton Davis, was at West Roxbury District Court.

Accused rapist held in Arboretum attack

A judge freed the 23-year-old man less than two months ago over the objections of prosecutors.

Mass. drops flawed marijuana applicants

State health officials announced Friday that, after a further review, it has eliminated 9 of the 20 applicants it had given initial approval for medical marijuana dispensaries, including both in Boston and three run by former Massachusetts congressman William Delahunt.

Mass. cracking down on medical marijuana caregivers

Massachusetts health officials this week cracked down on a Reading-based company that has been selling marijuana to hundreds of patients around the state, warning that state regulations prohibit any caregiver from selling cannabis to more than one patient.

The governor toured Bio Tech International Convention in San Diego, where he urged firms to look at Massachusetts.

Patrick is chief salesman at BIO

Governor Patrick made his last sales call on the biotechnology industry’s biggest gathering.

The Nation

US to reduce its stockpile of land mines

FILE This Oct. 9, 2003 file photo shows soldiers from the U.S. Army's 720th Military Police Battalion watching as a mine sweeper look for weapons in a hole they dug during a raid on a farmland just outside Tikrit, Iraq. The Obama administration announced Friday that the US will no longer produce or acquire anti-personnel land mines and plans to join an international treaty banning their use. (AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo, File)

By Rick Gladstone

The announcement was stronger than the previously stated position of the Obama administration.

Funding OK’d for suicide barrier at Golden Gate Bridge

More than 1,400 people jumped to their deaths since 1937.

By Sudhin Thanawala and Terry Collins

Bridge officials approved a $76 million package for a net system that would prevent people from jumping to their deaths.

Review confirms wide VA problems

White House chief of staff Rob Nabors.

By Jim Kuhnhenn

A review ordered by President Obama concluded that medical care for veterans is beset by “significant and chronic system failures.”

The World

Ukraine’s president signs trade pact with EU

President Petro Poroshenko (center) at the European Union summit in Brussels on Friday called the finalization of the trade agreement “a really historic date for Ukraine.”

By Andrew Higgins and David M. Herszenhorn

Petro Poroshenko accepted a pact rejected seven months ago by his predecessor.

Vatican defrocks archbishop on child sex abuse charges

Jozef Wesolowski is the first papal nuncio known to be  removed from the priesthood.

By Laurie Goodstein

It’s the first time a top papal envoy has been convicted of sexual abuse.

Protesters jam Kabul’s streets over Afghan election

By Azam Ahmed

Thousands of supporters of candidate Abdullah Abdullah demanded that claims of election fraud be addressed.

Editorial & Opinion


Will Walsh boot a chance to boost housing in Hyde Park?

The 27-unit apartment building, seen in this artist’s rendering, would be right next to the Fairmount commuter rail station.

By Lawrence Harmon

The proposed development near Fairmount station is precisely what the city needs right now.


Health, justice, lunch

The West Cottage farm is on a former abandoned 1.4-acre lot in Roxbury.

By Renée Loth

The vanguard of Boston’s locavore movement may well be in places like a small Roxbury farm.

OPINION | Alan Berger

US shouldn’t let Iraq be bargaining chip with Iran

President Barack Obama speaks about the deteriorating situation in Iraq last week.

By Alan Berger

Iranian negotiators may have much to ask Washington for in Iraq, but they have very little to offer.


Mass. drops flawed marijuana applicants

Good Chemistry of Massachusetts had proposed a dispensary on busy Boylston Street.

By Kay Lazar and Shelley Murphy

Nearly half the 20 applicants given initial approval for dispensaries have been eliminated after a second review.

Market Basket spat swings to golf club

An employee held a button in support of former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas at Indian Ridge Country Club in Andover.

By Casey Ross and Erin Ailworth

The Demoulas family feud has spread to the putting greens of the Indian Ridge Country Club.

Patrick is chief salesman at BIO

The governor toured Bio Tech International Convention in San Diego, where he urged firms to look at Massachusetts.

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

Governor Patrick made his last sales call on the biotechnology industry’s biggest gathering.

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Mass. cracking down on medical marijuana caregivers

By Shelley Murphy and Kay Lazar


State trooper charged with OUI after crash

By Melissa Hanson


Power outage stops rides at Canobie Lake Park

By Melissa Hanson

Narragansett, R.I.

Calamari named state’s official appetizer

By Jennifer McDermott

cape characters

Rob Costa of Art’s Dune Tours

By James Sullivan


B/SPOKE adds to cycling craze in Boston

Cofounders Ryan Olsen and Mark Partin are set to open B/SPOKE indoor cycling studio next week on Federal Street in the Financial District.

By Jack Newsham

At least eight indoor cycling studios have opened here in the last three years.

Feds largely back utilities on transmission profits

Attorney General Martha Coakley is viewing options for ‘further litigation.’

By Erin Ailworth

The decision allows regional utilities to maintain the level of guaranteed profits for building transmission.

GM issues 3 more recalls covering 474,000 vehicles

General Motors extended its record-breaking string of safety problems, announcing Friday three more recalls, including a large one involving its top-selling vehicle.


Bobby Womack, 70; singer with brave second act

Mr. Womack also played as a session man in Memphis.

By Chris Talbott

Mr. Womack was a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn.

Mary Rodgers, 83; author was daughter of Richard Rodgers

Mary Rodgers danced with Jimmy Stewart at a party to celebrate the success of “Oklahoma!”

By Bruce Weber

Ms. Rodgers, the daughter of the famous composer, wrote music for several well-regarded Broadway shows.

Johnnie Walters, 94; IRS chief refused to target Nixon’s foes

Mr. Walters became the IRS commissioner in 1971.

By Emily Langer

Mr. Walters, by all accounts, didn’t participate in administration attempts to use the tax agency for political purposes.



Lifeless Red Sox routed by Yankees

David Ortiz reacted after striking out to end the top of the eighth inning.

By Peter Abraham

Limited to three hits, the Red Sox were shut out for the seventh time this season.


Dustin Pedroia vows he’ll get hot at the plate

The line drives aren’t falling in right now, says Dustin Pedroia, but “the storm’s coming.” AP Photo/Tony Avelar

By Dan Shaughnessy

“I’ll be the same player that I am — the same player that you’ve seen — until I’m dead, OK?’’ Pedroia says.


Bruins pick David Pastrnak at No. 25

David Pastrnak was selected 25th overall in the NHL Draft.

By Fluto Shinzawa

Forward David Pastrnak, 18, plays for Sodertalje in Sweden. He considers David Krejci his idol.

G: Family

Boston leads in young adult, children’s books

By Joseph P. Kahn

With its authors and academics, publishing houses and Horn Book, the city ranks high in the world of young adult and children’s books.

Children’s books and YA lit quiz

By Joseph P. Kahn

Test your young adult and children's book knowledge.

From the Archives

Cooling off in the city

By Leanne Burden Seidel and Lisa Tuite

With the hot summer months approaching, public fountains provide Boston residents with much-needed relief, and even some fun.