Boston councilor wants to lower city speed limit

In this Aug. 29, 2014 photo, drivers enter the town of Waldo, Fla., where motorists can encounter many different speed limits in a roughly two-mile drive. The AAA auto club named the tiny town between Jacksonville and Gainesville one of only two ?traffic traps? nationwide. The other town is nearby Lawtey. Now Waldo is facing a scandal over its traffic tickets. (AP Photo/Jason Dearen)

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To the drivers zooming down Dorchester Avenue or other neighborhood streets: Be warned.The city is trying to slow you down.

//[1].jpg 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.

// 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.

Kinder Morgan shelves $3 billion pipeline project

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

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

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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.

// 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.

// Twitter exec, congressman, human rights activist to speak at UMass commencements

Two UMass campuses announced commencement speakers.

Bridgewater State Hospital is not really a hospital, says Yvonne Abraham.

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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.

Critic?s Notebook

//,OkierieteOnaodowan,AnthonyRamos,andLin-ManuelMirandainHamilton.jpg 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.

Harriet Tubman Park in the South End honors the runaway slave who helped free others.

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Putting Tubman on the $20 bill resonates in Boston

Tubman has deep ties to Massachusetts, the center of the abolitionist movement.


// On transgender rights, Charlie Baker is no Curt Schilling

Give Governor Charlie Baker a break on the so-called bathroom bill.

// ESPN fires Curt Schilling after Facebook comments

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


// 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.

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.