Prince in concert in 1985.

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A groundbreaking artist, Prince astonished right to the end

There was never a time, not even a passing moment, that Prince didn?t matter.

// Pop superstar Prince dies at 57

Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era, was found dead at his home.

//[1]-1396.jpg Prince was a virtuoso guitarist, and this video proves it

He blew away the crowd with his blazing solo on ?While My Guitar Gently Weeps? at George Harrison?s posthumous induction.

Prince performed at the Worcester Centrum on October 20, 1988.

Archive Music Review | Oct. 21, 1988

Prince puts on a royal show at Centrum

Prince pulled out all the stops during a 2 1/2-hour knockout that crossed Broadway theatrics with the gleeful buoyancy of ?The Wizard of Oz.?

// In honor of Prince, Zakim Bridge lights changed to purple

The move comes as Governor Baker?s office said the governor believes Prince?s ?Purple Rain? is one of the best albums of all time.

Six major developers filed proposals for towers they want to put on the site of the Winthrop Square Garage, including this rendering from a partnership of Lend Lease, Hudson Group, and Eagle Development.

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Developers pitch for chance to build Winthrop Square tower

Six major developers filed proposals for towers they want to put on the site of the Winthrop Square Garage.

// Key witness in trial on Wynn land deal won?t take the stand

Jurors will instead see a photo of real estate attorney Paul Feldman as a recording of his grand jury testimony is played.

// Warren chides SEC over disgraced fund manager

?This decision raises serious questions about the SEC?s ability to protect investors,?? the Massachusetts senator wrote.

// White House credits Cambridge girl for helping bring Tubman to $20 bill

In 2014, a 9-year-old Cambridge girl wrote President Obama to ask why there ?aren?t any women on the dollars of the United States.?

Uber settles cases with concessions

The San Francisco headquarters of Uber.

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Uber has reached a settlement in a pair of class-action lawsuits in California and Massachusetts.

// Officer fatally shoots man in Everett

An Everett police officer fatally shot a knife-wielding man at a busy intersection on Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

// Could Boston have a Latin Quarter of its own?

A move is gaining steam to rebrand part of Jamaica Plain to honor the Latino community.

// Baker sends signals he wouldn?t veto transgender bill

The governor still hasn?t taken a formal stance on legislation that would prohibit discrimination against transgender people in public accommodations.

// Terror suspects allegedly planned a US ?martyrdom cell?

Federal prosecutors say Usaamah Rahim, who was shot in Roslindale, was in contact with ISIS overseas.

Man arrested for threatening to ?shoot up? Lowell school

The posts on a Pawtucket Memorial webpage prompted evacuation at the school, police said.

// Wentworth students help Hyde Park YMCA get in shape

A hands-on project capped a semester-long effort to add sorely needed public seating and transform a dead space.

R.I. to open one-third of its polling locations for primary

But with the presidential primaries marching on for both parties, the state could have relatively high turnout.