High-pay housing director resigns

Governor Deval Patrick demanded the resignation of the Chelsea Housing Authority’s executive director after reports that he makes $360,000 a year.

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Boston collector fills an art gap at MFA

John Axelrod’s passion for art collecting has led him to acquire, and then give, nearly 700 works to the Museum of Fine Arts.

Sveum hopes Sox will wave him in

The hitting coach of the Brewers was at Fenway Park yesterday to interview for the job previously held by his friend Terry Francona.

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Filene’s Basement going out of business

Filene’s Basement survived two bankruptcies and the loss of its flagship Downtown Crossing store, but the Boston institution is now closing its 21 remaining shops.

Banks likely to try range of new fees

Banks have been steadily raising fees to make up for losses from the weak economy, troubled housing market, and tougher regulations since the financial crisis in 2008.

Tech Lab

New tablet makes most of 4G service

This latest challenger to the iPad 2 won’t make much of a dent in Apple Inc.’s revenues. It suffers from a rather frumpy design and a painfully high price.

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Joshua Green

Romney’s dangerous temptation in Iowa

Of all the scenarios before Romney, his attempting to win Iowa and failing is surely the worst one, since it would shatter the aura of inevitability around him.

“Here’s someone whose publicly funded salary is close to the US President’s for managing 1,415 apartments, while the President manages the leading country of the free world.”

Senator Charles Grassley,  on Michael E. McLaughlin


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Finishing touches

State and city leaders are launching a new effort to adorn highway ramps that mar the appearance and physical continuity of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway.

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Patriots notebook

Coach has their back

When he wasn’t getting grilled about Julian Edelman’s arrest, Bill Belichick was challenged on last Sunday’s play of cornerbacks Antwuan Molden and Phillip Adams.


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‘Nova’ tours edge of modern physics

Mind-boggling ideas about space, time, and work at the frontier of modern physics are presented in tonight’s “The Fabric of the Cosmos,’’ a new NOVA series.