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The State Police have a barracks on North Liberty Street in Nantucket.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

For some State Police, it’s a posting in paradise

As broad cost-cutting measures and staff realignments continue to batter State Police on the mainland, sleepy island barracks on Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard continue to endure.

// For questions of presidential power, Brett Kavanaugh has several answers

His role in recent constitutional fights involving the presidency is expected to be a major focus of his confirmation hearings.

// A comeback role for Boston’s theater district?

A current flurry of activity and optimism suggests the downtown theater district could regain some of its former status as a proving ground for Broadway-bound productions.

// Free coffee — with a catch — is coming to Massachusetts

Shiru Cafe offers students free drinks in exchange for communications from companies that want to recruit them.

The World

Before Putin meeting, Trump blames predecessor for election meddling

An anti-Trump protest march in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Saturday drew 10,000 people.

By Jill Colvin

The White House said the president will keep his appointment with Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki.


‘He was totally engulfed in flames’: Witnesses recount blaze that injured two Everett firefighters

Firefighters worked to extinguish the blaze at a home on Morris Street in Everett.

By Laura Crimaldi

Everett firefighters Scott Dalrymple and Joshua Doyon suffered burns when they were overcome by an apparent flashover of flames inside a home that caught fire on Morris Street on Friday.

Free coffee — with a catch — is coming to Massachusetts

Lizzy Schmidt had a free cup of coffee at Shiru Cafe in Providence.

By Graham Ambrose

Shiru Cafe offers students free drinks in exchange for communications from companies that want to recruit them.

At Camp Kangaroo, grieving kids come together to talk, reflect, and play

Colin Carlson, 8, enjoyed a hug with Dawn, the therapy dog that visited the kids at Camp Kangaroo.

By Amelia Nierenberg

At a free weekend day camp, kids who have lost a parent or loved one come together to play, support each other, and talk about their loss.

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Yvonne Abraham

The truth about Lawrence

By Yvonne Abraham

Business & Tech

Work Space

This CEO doesn’t like to be cornered

Cambridge, MA - July 10, 2018: CEO David Schenkein passes his office at Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Cambridge, MA on July 10, 2018. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: business reporter:

By Jonathan Saltzman

David Schenkein’s office at Agios Pharmaceuticals reflects his life story and vision.


Angelique Kerber outplays Serena Williams, wins her first Wimbledon title

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Angelique Kerber of Germany (R) embraces Serena Williams of The United States after the Ladies' Singles final on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 14, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

By Christopher Clarey

Kerber defeated Williams in straight sets.


Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101

Singer Frank Sinatra and his wife Nancy.

By John Rogers

Mrs. Sinatra was the childhood sweetheart of Frank Sinatra who became the first of his four wives and the mother of his three children.

Sunday Arts

Quick Bite

What it’s like at Democracy Brewing, a worker-owned brewpub in Downtown Crossing

From left: Chef Ben Waxler, cofounder and brewing director Jason Taggart, general manager Courtney Bolinger, and cofounder and CEO James Razsa.

By Devra First

Democracy Brewing is as concerned with good working conditions as it is with good beer.

Elsie Fisher helps Hamilton’s Bo Burnham pass ‘Eighth Grade’

Boston- 04/26/18- Actress Elsie Fisher and director Bo Burnham at the Liberty Hotel. He directed the movie Eighth Grade that she stars in. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(arts)

By Isaac Feldberg

YouTube icon and comedy special star Burnham’s feature debut as writer-director opens in Boston on July 20.


A modern wonder — the electric bike — lets us relive the good old days in France

The authors taking a breather near a castle.

By Timothy Leland and Julie Hatfield-Leland

Can anything be more soothing than pedaling quietly along an empty lane through a copse of young poplars early in the morning, sun dappling the light green leaves overhead, the silence broken only by the faint whisper of your tire treads on the hard-packed earth?


Cooking | Magazine

Recipes: Switch it up with lamb burgers instead of beef

By Adam Ried

Lamb on its own is a flavorful alternative to traditional burgers. It’s also a perfect vehicle for interesting seasonings, from simple garlic and rosemary to anchovies and caper.

On the Block

For sale: Homes with air conditioning in every room

By Jon Gorey

Stay cool in the searing heat with climate control in Avon and Marion.


Letters to the editor of the Globe Magazine

Readers share their thoughts on music at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and our most recent Your Home issue.