Boston, Mohegan Sun reach deal on Revere casino in principle

Mayor Marty Walsh

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

The deal has Mohegan Sun paying the city to offset a Revere casino, but would not allow East Boston residents to hold a binding vote, a source close to the administration said.

The Celtics? Rajon Rondo says he plays his heart out for the game, ?but business is business.? David Goldman/Associated Press

Rajon Rondo appears comfortable with Celtics? drafting of a point guard

?I don?t think nothing of it,? Rondo said about the team adding Oklahoma State?s Marcus Smart.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, left, appointed Chief Joseph E. Finn, at podium, as the next commissioner and chief of the Boston Fire Department.

Kevin Cullen

The chief point of character

Marty Walsh did the smart thing, not only in making Joe Finn the commissioner of the Boston Fire Department, but in making Finn chief, too.

Jeff Fleury (left) and Cooper Arnold watch a shot during the Eastern Massachusetts Championships of disc golfing at the Pye Brook Park Course in Topsfield.

Disc golf taking off in New England

Like all deceptively simple games, the devil is in the details. Formalized in the 1970s, the sport has been growing exponentially ever since.

Pope Francis.

Abuse victim calls pope meeting ?life changing?

Peter Saunders, 57, was one of six abuse victims who met with the pope Monday at the Vatican.

This 1997 photo shows then-Massachusetts Turnpike Authority Chairman James J. Kerasiotes at a groundbreaking in West Roxbury.

Former Big Dig chief charged with filing false tax returns

James Kerasiotes faces up to three years in prison, one year of supervised release, and a fine of $100,000.

A radar image showed storms in the area around 6 p.m.

Downpours, high winds, and tornado threats sweep through Bay State

A series of powerful thunderstorms rumbled through Massachusetts this afternoon, threatening to spawn tornadoes.

// Death, hazmat incident probed at Plymouth school

The wife of a school custodian said she had been notified by authorities that her husband had died.


// Dawn of the Web: an oral history

How did it feel when the Internet first arrived on your desk? What does a tidal wave look like from shore?