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Lex Andre Daluz, owner of Marvelous Cuts, shaped up Amalex Veiga's hair.

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Jeneé Osterheldt | Commentary

Revealing the barbershop for what it is: a black man’s safe space

The barbershop provides a safe space, a place to nurture solidarity, a place where black boys and men can let their guards down.

The South Bay expansion has added apartments, shops, a movie theatre, and other stores.

Housing at a shopping mall? It’s becoming more common in Mass.

With estimates that one in four malls could close by 2022, older properties are following the mixed-use playbook to stave off obsolescence.

Legislative leaders to collect 3 pay bumps in 2019

House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Karen Spilka are already among the highest-paid legislative leaders in the country.

A woman ran on William J. Day Boulevard on Thursday. Massachusetts has “conditions that create health,” such as access to healthy food and places to exercise, said Dr. Sandro Galea, dean of the Boston University School of Public Health.

As life expectancy falls across US, Mass. bucks trend

Life expectancy has slowly slipped nationwide, but here it’s inching upward. State health officials attributed the news to years of health promotion efforts and near-universal insurance.

Rachael Rollins joined Nativity Preparatory School students during mock trials at the Moakley Federal Courthouse.

How much will incoming Suffolk DA Rachael Rollins shake things up?

The ascension of Rollins, who pledged to stop prosecuting low-level crimes, raised apprehension in law enforcement circles and excitement among advocates for reform.