Father?s labor of love puts 5 kids through BC

Fred Vautour polished a mirror as he cleaned Boston College?s Robsham Theater.

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Next month, Fred Vautour?s triumph will be complete: The night-shift custodian will have put all five of his children through BC.

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What people say when they get arrested

Culled from BPD records, these phrases say a lot about the harder edges of city life.

State orders four Arbour facilities to correct violations

The state ordered four Arbour Health System psychiatric facilities to correct ?significant patient care and life safety violations.?

Ernest Hemingway?s son tours new exhibit at JFK Library

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is opening a major new exhibit Monday on the life and work of Ernest Hemingway.

33 Mass. water systems test over federal lead limit

They include Malden, Winthrop, Chelsea, Marlborough and New Bedford.

Rain expected in Boston, and snow on Cape and Islands

Cape Cod may see wet snow, although little accumulation is expected.

Bob Ryan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/bob_ryan_20131006.jpg Ranking the 10 members of this year?s Basketball Hall of Fame class

Shaquille O?Neal and Allen Iverson are the unquestioned headliners of the group.

Larry Day took medications that cured him of hepatitis C.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

For hepatitis C patients, no cure for high drug prices

Some patients must wait until their livers begin to fail to get medication that can eliminate the virus.

Kevin Cullen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/09/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/cullen-2219.jpg A generous spirit rises after brush with death

Jack Doherty was playing hockey in Weymouth when his heart stopped beating and he hit the ice.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/09/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/chin040916Senators-Bruins_spt24.jpg It?s time for Claude Julien to go

The Bruins have to rebuild, and Julien might not be the guy for a team of youngsters.

hawks 118, celtics 107

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/2016-04-10T010052Z_237959102_NOCID_RTRMADP_3_NBA-BOSTON-CELTICS-AT-ATLANTA-HAWKS.jpg Tired Celtics can?t catch Hawks

Paul Millsap carried Atlanta with a 31-point, 16-rebound performance.

Producers Gabriel Kuttner (left) and Daniel Berger-Jones watching rehearsal of their ?[Expletive] Shakespeare? production.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff


The hit ?[Expletive] Shakespeare? is growing

The theater-company-that-cannot-be-named is expanding around Boston and to other cities.

Furry enthusiasts attending the Eurofurence 2015 conference in Berlin.

Furries are finally having their moment

Furries are the most maligned members of the geek tribe. But they?re unfairly scorned.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160331_WALKER_holyoke_4951x.jpg Skateboard park brightens hard-pressed Holyoke

Holyoke skateboard park is an unlikely urban oasis in one of the state?s poorest communities.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_barbara_anderson.jpg Barbara Anderson was the voice of limited taxation in Mass.

Ms. Anderson, who held a highly visible and influential role in Massachusetts politics for more than three decades, died Friday at 73.


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FILE - In this May 13, 2014 file photo, a Google self-driving car goes on a test drive near the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Self-driving cars are more likely to be a threat than a boon to public safety because of unresolved technical issues, engineers and safety advocates told the government Friday, countering a push by innovators for expedited government approval. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Experts caution self-driving cars aren?t ready for roads

Self-driving cars are more likely to hurt than help public safety because of unsolved technical issues, engineers and safety advocates told the government Friday, countering a push by innovators to speed government approval.