Why Boston Latin alumni are miffed at superintendent

The alumni association is unhappy that any changes to the school?s admissions policy might be discussed behind closed doors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/9b28c3333f5e4698a550e9fe41d146a2-9b28c3333f5e4698a550e9fe41d146a2-0.jpg Charlie Baker?s team getting into gear for 2018

While this year?s state legislative races are a concern, the governor?s gang is more focused on his reelection bid.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/03/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/tlumacki_trumpinboston_metro172.jpg We once supplied the stars; now we supply the understudies

Massachusetts used to groom presidents and party nominees, not the No. 2 on the ticket.

The sign outside the Gloucester Supply Center has generated criticism of and support for the shop owner.

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Gloucester ammo store?s sign criticized for its ?ugly timing?

Some town residents say they are uncomfortable after the shop recently posted a ?WE SELL AMMO? sign out front.

Another gator caper in Lowell

In a repeat of an incident from 2012, a reptile was found wandering the city?s streets on Sunday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_04georgetown-1_metro.jpg ?I was trying to save my son,? grief-stricken dad recalls

Peter Carter said he doesn?t know why a pregnant heifer trampled his son, George, while the child was walking her.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/jesse150-11327.jpg Attempt to free stuck boat turns into a tragedy

Jesse Loubier dove into the water in Quincy to untangle a mooring line and instead became trapped underwater, officials said.

An ice arena (front left), office building (right), and New Balance world headquarters (rear) will anchor the Boston Landing complex in Brighton.

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On the edge of the city, a transformation

A nondescript stretch of Brighton wants to join other outer parcels that have become big draws for Boston companies and workers.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/01/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/04northpoint1biz.jpg Long-stalled work at Cambridge complex to begin soon

NorthPoint has seen fits and starts over the decades. There?s a new plan to transform the old rail yard site.

NBA free agency

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It looks like the seven-time All-Star will announce the decision on where he?ll land sometime Monday.

How this Worcester horseshoe company stays in the game

St. Pierre Manufacturing Corp. is the last mass producer of horseshoes in the US, putting out thousands per year.

Fourth of July

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tai_20160702_orchestrator_metro_02.jpg Behind Boston?s Fourth of July broadcast, he is the conductor

If Glenn Weiss does his job correctly, no one watching the celebrated event on television will notice him.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/WALKER_20150704_POPS_5006x.jpg Anticipation grows for today?s Esplanade events

Gates open at 9 a.m., with the Boston Pops concert starting at 8 p.m.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/nickanddemi.jpg Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato please Boston crowd with hits

The event Sunday night was billed as a rehearsal for the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular concert and fireworks show slated for Monday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/hatch.jpg What?s open, closed on Fourth of July

Here?s a rundown of what?s open and closed on Independence Day.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/29/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/HarvardShootingTeamPhoto.jpg Behind college gun clubs, a Connecticut backer

The National Shooting Sports Foundation has given $1 million to 100 US schools to start the clubs.

Famed trial lawyer F. Lee Bailey in his Yarmouth office.

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F. Lee Bailey?s tough times

The famed lawyer owes $5.2 million to the IRS. He?s filed for bankruptcy.

Opinon | Sharon McNally and Jack Connors

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/04/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/30campharborview09.jpg A haven from racism for our inner-city youth

Camp Harbor View on Long Island promotes a culture of inclusiveness.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/allison150-11321.jpg Their mission to save the lives of others

Martha and Ivan Warmuth, whose daughter was struck and killed by a duck boat, believe her death was preventable.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/01/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/070116_DevensCars_05.jpg Hoping self-driving cars don?t leave Mass. on the side of the road

The state is home to a world-class robotics industry, but testing of the cars isn?t allowed on Mass. roads.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/22/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/westbarnstable1sandyneckboardwalk.jpg Taking a vacation? Your co-workers will manage just fine.

Certainly, our contributions at work are valuable. But why don?t we apply the same thinking to our families?

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/28/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0704oped_declaration.jpg The Declaration of Independence

Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes.

Globe investigations

Families in fear

The state?s plan to close psychiatric hospitals has had unintended consequences.

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.