State official looks for limits on legal marijuana sales

State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg said retail sales should be delayed if the marijuana ballot question passes.

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling looks on after being introduced as a new member of the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame before a baseball game between the Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park in Boston. Schilling is defending himself after making comments on social media about transgender people, saying he was expressing his opinion. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)


ESPN fires Curt Schilling after Facebook comments

The sports network fired Schilling on Wednesday, a day after he posted controversial remarks.

// Social-media advice to Curt Schilling: Step off the mound

The former Red Sox standout could learn a lot about social media from his own approach to pitching.

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a recent campaign stop in Philadelphia.

Matt Rourke/AP

Women will be on Hillary Clinton?s vice president list

The development injects Senator Elizabeth Warren?s name into the speculation about who Clinton will choose as her running mate.

Mary Holmes?s case is pending in US District Court. She accuses two transit officers of brutality and violating her right to free speech.

Roxbury woman adds MBTA as defendant in civil rights lawsuit

A Roxbury woman alleges that two transit officers beat her and used pepper spray on her during an altercation two years ago.

Harvard to welcome Air Force ROTC back to campus

Harvard has had frosty relations with cadet programs but has been renewing partnerships with the military.

Yvonne Abraham

// It?s time to fix Bridgewater State Hospital

Calling Bridgewater State Hospital a hospital would be laughable if it weren?t so tragic. It?s actually a prison.

// Red flags preceded fraud allegations at Jay Peak Resort

Two of Vermont?s most prominent businessmen are accused of misuse of more than $200 million raised from investors.

Kinder Morgan shelves $3 billion pipeline project

The pipeline was controversial natural gas project proposed through Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Joan Marcus

Critic?s Notebook

How ?Hamilton? helped shape policy on US currency

Musical theater rarely finds itself in the red-hot center of policy disputes, but it?s been there recently.

Anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman is seen in a picture from the Library of Congress taken photographer H.B. Lindsley between 1860 and 1870. The U.S. Treasury has decided to replace former President Andrew Jackson with Tubman on the U.S. $20 bill, and will put leaders of the women's suffrage movement on the back of $10 bill, Politico reported on Wednesday. REUTERS/Library of Congress/Handout via Reuters FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO ARCHIVES. NO SALES

Harriet Tubman to replace Andrew Jackson on $20 bill

Alexander Hamilton will remain on the face of the $10 bill.

04/20/16: Boston, MA: The Red Sox Mookie Betts gets a hand from teammate Xander Bogaerts (2) following his bottom of the second inning two run home run that put Boston ahead 5-0. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Tampa Bay Rays in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic:Red Sox-Rays


Porcello pitches seven innings as Red Sox defeat Rays

Rick Porcello was solid, and Mookie Betts homered and scored three runs.

Paul McCartney performed on opening night of his ?One on One? tour in Fresno, California.

Paul McCartney to return to Fenway

McCartney will perform again at Fenway Park this summer, more than three years after his last concert there set a record.


Obsessing over ?Game of Thrones?? Take a deep breath.

Like other titans of American entertainment, the HBO series has become prey to cultural over-love.


// A question for the Bruins: Who?s in charge?

The leadership issues in the front office are just as acute as any in the dressing room.

Boston, MA: 04-20-2016: Boston Marathon runner Ari Ofsevit during media availability in the intensive care unite of the Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Mass. April 20, 2016, where he was receiving treatment after collapsing near the finish line of the race. He was steadied on his feet by fellow runners. Looking on are emergency room nurse Patricia Burchell and Dr. Matt Mostofi (right), Associate Chief of Emergency Medicine at the hospital. Photo/John Blanding, Boston Globe staff story/Astead Herndon, Metro ( 21runner )

Runner says kindness ?captures the spirit? of Marathon

Ari Ofsevit was able to express his gratitude to the medical professionals who helped him back to health.

// Kelly Ripa a no-show on ?Live!? after news of Michael Strahan?s departure

Ripa was said to have been upset that she?d been kept in the dark about Michael Strahan?s departure.

Boston, MA - 09/23/15 A look at the unusual/interesting scaffolding on the side of the former John Hancock building. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Metro, Reporter: In caps, Topic: xxFeature, LOID: 8.0.4216683554.

Mural on Boston landmark to be removed

The mural mysteriously appeared last fall on the side of 200 Clarendon Street, the tower formerly known as the John Hancock building.