Waltham fights against 195-unit apartment plan

Officials argue the city already meets a state threshold for affordable housing, and the Second Avenue proposal is too dense.

Centre Street Cafe in Boston has added a 3 percent charge to lift the wages of staffers like Lanita Ford and Mike Lankowski.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

For some restaurants, a 3 percent solution

Some restaurants are aiming to reduce the inequality of a two-tier wage system that allows servers to earn far more than their behind-the-scenes counterparts.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_8895A[1]-8908.jpg US faults MBTA for ending late-night ride service

Federal officials said the MBTA failed to follow civil rights guidelines in its decision to cancel late-night T service.

Pedestrians walked past The Soap Box laundromat where a Trump sign hung over the entrance in East Boston.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

In Eastie, Trump support stokes fear

?The fear is that he wins and then they grab you and send you back,? said one 19-year-old immigrant.

Yvonne Abraham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/abrahamy-10978.jpg Donald Trump is all that is man

The Republican candidate is the manliest man, a man among men. Hillary Clinton had better prepare herself.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/whitey%20goat.jpg ?Whitey? Bulger?s bid for new trial rejected

A federal appeals court on Friday rejected James ?Whitey? Bulger?s claim that his trial was a ?sham.?

Couple shoots themselves in front of patrons at Salisbury gun range

Two people died after intentionally shooting themselves in front of patrons at a gun range in Salisbury this week, authorities said.

Julia Medoff, 17, (right) studied for the new SAT with Winnie McCabe, 16, at Dover-Sherborn High School on Wednesday.

Jessica Rinaldi/globe staff

New SAT brings new challenges, same old pressure

The newly designed exam will be unveiled tomorrow. Is it an improved test?

11-23-2002 Boston, Mass 950 guests attended a dinner to honor tennis Sportscaster/Writer Bud Collins at the World Trade Center in Boston, the event raised 500,000 dollars for the Sportsmen's Tennis Club in Dorchester. Golf pro Jane Blalock of Boston, Channel 2 Emily Rooney, Tennis Star Billie Jean King and Honored guest Bud Collins. Library Tag 12012002 City Weekly

Some of tennis?s greatest players pay tribute to Bud Collins

Billie Jean King, Rod Laver, and Chris Evert were among those offering their remembrances.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/c8631b38-148a-40a5-b1d1-ca9d9734b63b-5993-ky5D--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg Carl Icahn cashes in on Hologic success

Icahn called his intervention in the Marlborough-based medical product company ?the quintessential example of activism at its best.?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/05/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/ffb68e756390497ba3565713744f2fee-bf10aa4836d24645b7617ab2b2b66842-0.jpg ?Prince of Tides? author Pat Conroy dies at 70

Pat Conroy, one of the country?s most compelling and popular storytellers, died Friday evening.

A narrow gorge along the Champney Brook packs a series of water- and ice-falls.

Michael J. Bailey/Globe Staff

Frozen waterfalls are worth the trek, especially in winter

Winter sculpts an exotic beauty. And with a pair of mountain snowshoes and a bit of an adventurous spirit, you will find many waterfalls are remarkably accessible.

Love Letters

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/goldstein-4831.jpg He?s 28 years old, and I am his first kiss

When he first kissed her she could feel he was shaking a little. She asked if he was OK and he told her he?s never kissed anyone before.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/05/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/42d3ac0fb18b4ad78edac9924b559e37-42d3ac0fb18b4ad78edac9924b559e37-0.jpg Red Sox want to bestow world?s best going-away present

To a man, the Red Sox don?t want David Ortiz to end his career in Game 162 on Oct. 2 against the Blue Jays at Fenway Park.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0305APPLE.jpg Apple is right to battle FBI over iPhone security

A concession of ?backdoor? smartphone access would ennable not just the FBI, but also hackers, including foreign governments.

Ground Game

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_8G3TI.jpg When ?Never Trump? became ?Maybe Trump?

Instead of stopping Donald Trump?s momentum last night, the other candidates on the stage stopped the #NeverTrump movement.

The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month, February 2016

A look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month.

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 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.


scott kirsner | innovation economy

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/scott_kirsner_150-5969.jpg Next-gen bike technology still peddling uphill

The story of electric-powered wheels is another example of how tough it is to turn game-changing concepts into products.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/Production/BostonGlobe.com/WebPages/Homepage/Components/allen-189.jpg An Australian lesson in telling the whole Catholic story

There are salt-of-the-earth folks, who quietly carry out a staggering variety of good works.