With city slow to act, hopes for taxi reforms dim

Ten months after calls for an advisory panel on Boston?s taxi industry, no committee has been formed and little has changed.

Evan Horowitz

The saga of Demoulas? Market Basket

The saga of the Demoulas family is like a drama from antiquity, with warring cousins, hand-to-hand combat, and a wayward son.

Legislative leaders file bill to counter buffer zone ruling

Top elected officials are rallying around legislation aimed at limiting intimidation outside abortion clinics.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kleinr_27hernandezpic_11-13305.jpg Hernandez loses bid to suppress search evidence

A judge said the seizure of surveillance footage was justified given the evidence that police had collected before asking for the warrant.

SJC rules for superintendent in teacher?s firing

The state?s highest court ruled that the authority of school superintendents to discipline teachers cannot be undermined by arbitrators.

Barbara Bennison earned $23,000 last year by renting two rooms in her South Boston condo.

David L Ryan/Globe Staff

Many hasten to turn their bedrooms into inns via Airbnb

The promise of relatively easy money is making innkeepers of people throughout the Boston area who never thought they?d be in the hospitality industry.

Jon Lester is having his best overall season at 9-7 with a 2.65 ERA, 29 walks and 134 strikeouts in 129 innings.


Jon Lester has shown control with contract situation

?I want to play for [the Red Sox] for the rest of my career ... It?s all I?ve known. I don?t like the unknown,? Lester said.

Players such as Jon Lester appreciate that Red Sox manager John Farrell (above) hasn?t changed his approach. Jeff Curry/USA Today

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Red Sox manager John Farrell hasn?t changed his approach

Farrell, leading the American League in the All-Star Game, is remaining positive despite his team?s position in last place.

Boston, MA 7/14/2014 Fabien Fieschi (cq),left, Consul General of France in Boston shaking hands with Frank Pagliuca (cq) after Pagliuca (midde) and Norman Grossman (cq)(seated) were awarded the French Legion of Honor for their service in World War ll at the State House on Bastille Day on Monday July 14, 2014. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)

Two local WWII heroes are given France?s highest honor

Norman Grossman of Hingham and Frank Pagliuca of Brockton received the award for their service in France during the war.

Diver in Kelp Forest at Cashes Ledge.

In a briny preserve, fish and controversy thrive

Cashes Ledge, long closed to fishing, could reopen, but that?s setting up another battle.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/10/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/brockton.jpg A brief history of hating cities

The anti-urban impulse once crossed party lines, says historian Steven Conn.