A growing group of Boston-area tenants are fighting rent increases from real estate investors who are looking to make a profit.
The Mashpee Wampanoag would pay the state 17 percent of gambling revenue from a Taunton tribal casino under a new deal with Governor Patrick.
Shake Shack’s local fans await a burger bash
Fans expect the line to be out the door when the chain’s first Boston-area outpost opens Wednesday in Chestnut Hill.
Christopher L. Gasper
WBC is a home run for everyone but the US
The World Baseball Classic has been the equivalent of background noise on the American sports scene this month.
Boy Scouts a surprise success in Boston
After a campaign by the local division of the Boy Scouts, there are more than 700 boys in roughly 25 Cub Scout packs in Dorchester, Mattapan, and Roxbury.
On balance, the Iraq war was worth it
The invasion 10 years ago ended the reign of a genocidal tyrant, struck a shaft of fear into other dictators, and led to democratic self-government in Iraq.
The FBI and the Gardner Museum received a flood of tips, as new details emerged about the turning point in the investigation of the heist 23 years ago.
Air files on Internet activist’s case, father asks
The father of Aaron Swartz said MIT should make public all internal documents related to the federal case against his son.
Jets 3, Bruins 1
Bruins give in to Jets, blow another late lead
The Bruins gave up a third-period lead for the fourth time this month in a 3-1 loss to the Jets in Winnipeg.
Middlesex DA will leave office next month
Gerard T. Leone is vacating one of the state’s most coveted elected offices to join the Boston law firm that hired Scott Brown.
Nation & World
10 years after US-led invasion, peace evades Iraq
Iraq closed a painful decade just as it began: with explosions reverberating around the capital.
Elizabeth Warren to write book on middle-class
The book’s working title is “Rigged,” and is being pitched as a first-hand account of the senator’s battles for the middle class.
Biogen’s MS drug wins 15-year patent
Federal officials gave Biogen Idec 15-year patent protection for its pill Tecfidera, which is awaiting US regulatory approval.
What’s up at Boston-area art galleries
“The Game’s Afoot: Video Game Art” at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery features art games for viewers to play.
Photo Gallery | From the Archives
What began as an observation of the anniversary of Evacuation Day in 1901 morphed along the way into a celebration of Boston’s Irish traditions.