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07/21/2018 East Boston Ma -East Boston is seeing growth in housing and other developments. New construction on Decatur Street and Liverpool Street in the shadow of older housing. Reporter:Topic

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe staff

Don’t let Eastie become Southie, residents say

Community leaders have called for a temporary halt to the development that has taken over East Boston, until a master plan can be put in place.

Malcolm Butler on the bench during Super Bowl LII while Bill Belichick patrols the sideline.


I had to ask about Malcolm Butler, and Belichick just didn’t want to go there

The Butler question has greeted me every day since Super Bowl LII. But it seems we will get no answer.

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Experimental Alzheimer’s drug significantly slowed patients’ cognitive decline, buoying hopes for treatment

The drug, from Cambridge-based Biogen and Eisai, a Japanese company, performed markedly better than a placebo.

Boston MA., 10/02/17, Senator Will Brownsberger is leading the charge for a nation-leading criminal justice bill. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Lawmakers move to repeal Valor Act

The controversial law allowed veterans to avoid criminal charges simply by citing their military service.

// US and Europe forestall trade war with preliminary agreement

President Trump said the Europeans agreed to work toward lower tariffs and other trade barriers, and to buy billions of dollars of US soybeans and natural gas.