MBTA could raise fares 10 percent

A variety of fare increase proposals were presented to the T?s fiscal control board Monday. A decision is expected in March.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greig-9438.jpg Catherine Greig to plead guilty to federal contempt charge

The girlfriend of ?Whitey? Bulger refused to testify before a grand jury that is investigating whether other people helped Bulger while he was a fugitive.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/12/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_05lynnfire4_MET.jpg Some smoke alarms missing at site of fatal Lynn fire

The blaze claimed the lives of four people and burned so intensely that it destroyed evidence of how it started.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_abigail_hanna.jpg Babysitter accused of kidnapping toddler not competent, clinician says

Dr. Tammy Howe, a court clinician, said she did not believe Abigail Hanna is competent to stand trial.

FILE - This Oct. 26, 2009 file photo, comedian Bill Cosby, left, and his wife Camille appear at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts before Bill Cosby received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in Washington. Camille Cosby will answer questions under oath on Jan. 6, 2016, in her first deposition since dozens of women came forward over the last year with sexual abuse allegations against her husband. Attorney Joseph Cammarata said Bill Cosby?s deposition is scheduled Feb. 22, also in Springfield, where the defamation suit was filed. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Camille Cosby seeking to delay deposition

Camille Cosby, wife of Bill Cosby, is scheduled to give a deposition in a suit by seven of his alleged sexual assault victims.

Smith & Wesson stocks surge as market tumbles

Shares of the Springfield gun maker surged as President Obama met with Attorney General Loretta Lynch to discuss gun control measures.

?Surge pricing? charged for about a third of Uber trips on New Year?s Eve in Boston

Sixteen percent of trips nationally cost riders at least three times the normal rate, officials at the ride-sharing company said.

Resident finds grenade, brings it to Brookline police

The lobby of Brookline police headquarters was closed down by officials as they awaited the arrival of Boston police.

Mount Holyoke College president stepping down

President Lynn Pasquerella will become president of the Association of American Colleges & Universities.

Duxbury fire officials tweeted this photo Monday to warn drivers of the icy roads.


Seven-car crash among multiple accidents reported in Duxbury

The Duxbury fire department is urging drivers to use caution on icy roads Monday.

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Matthew Bromson of Connecticut was taken into custody Friday shortly before the start of the Winter Classic.

The First Folio of Shakespeare plays was displayed at the Globe theatre in London.

Matt Dunham/AP/File

Shakespeare?s First Folio set to go on US tour

?The Wonder of Will? exhibition will be making stops in New England this spring.

President Bill Clinton campaigned for his wife, Hillary Clinton, in Nashua, N.H., on Monday.

Bill Clinton campaigns for Hillary Clinton in N.H.

Former president Bill Clinton is hitting the road in New Hampshire to campaign for his wife.

Donald Trump spoke at a rally in Biloxi, Miss., on Saturday.

Donald Trump to hold rally in Lowell tonight

The event comes as the Republican frontrunner prepares to launch a paid media campaign in New Hampshire.

01/03/16: Miami Gardens, FL: Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is on his knees after he injured his injured ankle in the second quarter. New England fell to the Dolphins 20-10. The New England Patriots visited the Miami Dolphins in a regular season game at Sun Life Stadium. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic:Patriots


Tom Brady reportedly has sprained ankle

The Patriots quarterback said he?s ?doing all right? and will be ready for the playoffs.

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, left, talk with defensive coordinator Matt Patricia before their NFL football game against the New York Giants Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Dolphins interested in interviewing Patriots coaches, report says

Miami is seeking permission to meet with New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and defensive coordinator Matt Patricia.

Criticizing Nazi experiments was only one chapter in life of Dr. Robert Berger

Dr. Berger, of Brookline, was a cardiothoracic surgeon who wrote an analysis that debunked Nazi medical experiments. He died Jan. 1 at 86.

Mike Mullane, the firefighter's union stalwart, back in the day as a firefighter on Engine 21, Clam Point, Dorchester. Exact date and location unknown. (George Rizer/Globe Staff)


The Pope of Florian Hall

Mike Mullane was a tireless advocate for firefighters and working people throughout New England.

A rescued loggerhead turtle was rotated during an intake exam at the New England Aquarium Rehab Facility in Quincy.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

More than 500 sea turtles stranded this season

More than 500 sea turtles have been stranded this season. It was the second highest number on record, but down from 1,200 last year.

A Globe reporter carried a suit en route to an interview Sunday, after spending hours assisting with deliveries of the Sunday Boston Globe.

Globe, distributor trade blame as delivery woes persist

The day ended with no clarity about when all subscribers could once again count on getting their newspapers.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/eb0c72eb-9c29-48a4-90f5-620ebbbbd23a.jpg Michelle Wu elected president of Boston City Council

Michelle Wu ascended to the podium on a voice vote greeted with cheers before a standing-room only crowd at City Hall.

Body of missing country singer recovered from lake

Craig Strickland and a friend, Chase R. Morland, were reported missing on Dec. 27 during a duck hunting trip on the Kay County lake.

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Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/04/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Joanna_Weiss_150px-1485.png My dear, you will love ?Star Wars? because I said so

Here?s the tragedy of modern parenting: It?s a lot harder now to impose culture by force.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

Ground Game

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/12/29/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/499351058.jpg A campaign fundraising deadline that matters little

This time the difference between a pretty good and a pretty bad fundraising report isn?t much. If a candidate gets an extra million, it means virtually nothing.

Globe Santa

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Globe Santa delivers holiday gifts to local children in need.

Globe investigations

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight150x150-165.jpg Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

The supermoon rises behind Glastonbury Tor on Sept. 27 in Glastonbury, England. Tonight?s supermoon, so called because it is the closest full moon to the Earth this year, is particularly rare as it coincides with a lunar eclipse, a combination that has not happened since 1982 and won?t happen again until 2033. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The big picture

2015 Year in pictures: Part II

Photographs from July - December on a range of topics from around the world.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.


betaboston | tech lab

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/12/31/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Hiawatha-Bray-5753.jpg Dear FCC: Don?t fight Internet freebies

The FCC is casting a suspicious gaze on some US telecom firms that are handing out free Internet bandwidth to their customers.


The new Christian martyrs

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/12/22/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/12262011_26nigeria_photo-8138059.jpg A faith on the rise and under attack in Africa

Africa is also widely considered the most dynamic corner of the Christian map.