Tierney’s brother-in-law found guilty in gambling case

The brother-in-law of US Representative John Tierney was found guilty today of racketeering for running an offshore gambling business.

Kraft, Wynn: No Foxborough casino if residents object

In an interview today, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and casino mogul Steve Wynn said they wouldn’t push for a casino if Foxborough residents don’t approve.

Boston Bruins' Benoit Pouliot (67) celebrates with teammates as he returns to the bench after scoring a second period goal past Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury during an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)


BRUINS 3, Penguins 1

Bruins stay hot on the ice

The Bruins again dominated, this time against the conference-leading Penguins.



What does your bookshelf say about you?

In “Unpacking My Library,’’ Leah Price, a Harvard English professor and a scholar of book history, gives us direct access to the personal libraries of 13 contemporary writers.

Stage Review

Streamlined show still full of kick

The Rockettes’ eye-high kicks remain impressive, and their famous numbers return in all their glory at the Wang Theatre.

Mayoral aide Barney Frank, left, confers with Mayor Kevin White, right. White was mayor of Boston for 16 years.


Kevin White’s best legacy

Barney Frank’s impending exit from Congress is a milestone not just for him, but also for the remarkable set of civic leaders who came of age working with Boston Mayor Kevin White.

“If we can’t solve them, we shouldn’t do this deal.”

Robert Kraft,  on residents’ casino concerns


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Muslim center opens in Back Bay

About 200 people attended the opening reception Friday night of a new Muslim cultural center in a space on Newbury Street that formerly housed an art gallery.


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On Football

Rob Gronkowski on track to be one of NFL’s greatest

Gronkowski hardly ever drops a pass, and there’s almost nothing he can’t do on offense. But it’s his exemplary work as a blocker that has drawn him legendary comparisons.


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In “The Mortified Sessions,’’ Eric Stonestreet recalls his childhood desire to be a clown. The series allows famous people to recall their early years

Actors recall early embarrassments

“The Mortified Sessions,” at 8 p.m. tonight on the Sundance Channel, has actors looking back and sharing personal moments.

Diversity Boston

Diversity Boston

Boy Scouts seek to expand their membership in the inner city

Since the start of the year, the Boston Minuteman Council, a division of Boy Scouts of America, has been pressing to curb the race divide that marks its membership.