Judge hearing casino repeal case tied to track

Robert Cordy worked as a lobbyist in the 1990s for a company vying for a casino license near Boston.

Stephen P. Crosby has come under fire for past actions — including a recent appearance at a private party at Suffolk Downs, a potential casino location.

Candidates for governor want gambling panel chair to resign

Stephen Crosby withdrew from deliberations on the Boston area casino license amid claims of bias.

Yvonne Abraham

No sure bet on casinos

Repealing casino legislation would say nothing about the business climate here, but it would say something about the voters.

Bill Downing, who operates Yankee Care Givers, said he was running his business out of his home until police told him he was going to be robbed.

Marijuana ‘caregivers’ getting little oversight

Some entrepreneurs are hawking cannabis on the Internet — and operating in a legal gray area.

John Slattery makes his debut as a film director in “God’s Pocket,”  a dark period comedy set in Philadelphia starring the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman and John Turturro.

There’s more to John Slattery than Roger Sterling

As director of “God’s Pocket,” Slattery, a son of Boston, extends himself beyond the “Mad Men” character.

Connie O’Reilly (right), and daughter Debra, who is one of 15 children.

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Megamoms celebrate Mother’s Day

They are the other kind of teen moms, the vanishing breed: women with 13 or more children.


Bruins set the tone early

We at long last saw the heavy-hitting Bruins who dominated the NHL late in the regular season.

Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban (left) tangled with Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron during the third period Saturday.

Tough, wet night for Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban

Brad Marchand and Milan Lucic stayed close to Subban all night, and Subban was squirted in the visor with water twice by Shawn Thornton from the Bruins bench.

The Somerville Theatre is celebrating its centenary with a gala — black tie encouraged.

Somerville Theatre celebrates a century in showbiz

The milestone is no small accomplishment, coming at a time when many cinemas have struggled to stay afloat.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/03/21/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/menino.jpg The numbers are in: Menino was a great mayor

Shortcomings notwithstanding, the overall conclusion is that the former Boston mayor did remarkably well.


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Bruins 4, Canadiens 2

Loui Eriksson beat Carey Price in the third period to add to the Bruins’ lead.

Bruins defeat Canadiens in Game 5

Two power-play goals in the second period set the tone, and Boston gained a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.