Housing director resigns after high salary criticized

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

After debit card fee flops, banks likely to try 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.

Witness: Mehanna called 9/11 hijackers ‘martyrs’

A witness in the trial of Tarek Mehanna, the Sudbury man accused of supporting terrorists, said that Mehanna called the World Trade Center towers “legitimate targets.”

Fenway High students rip proposed move

Fenway High School students and teachers argued that the plan to move the school to Mission Hill will destroy the character of the high-performing institution.

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.


Jetstream tablet won’t be mistaken for an iPad

Hiawatha Bray takes a look at the HTC Jetstream tablet computer that makes use of the AT&T’s speedy 4G LTE network.

NBPA president Derek Fisher

On basketball

Cracks may be showing in NBA players’ resolve

With games now being missed, players may be more worried about their individual futures. Said Glen Davis about a deal, “Take the 51% man and let’s play.”

Boston collector fills an art gap at MFA

The Museum of Fine Arts will pay collector John Axelrod well below market value for works by important African-American artists.


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FOR Business. Boston, MA 11/2/2011 A ramp at the intersection of New Chardon and North Washington St. Ramps to I-93 are photographed along the Greenway in Boston, MA on Wednesday, November 2, 2011. (Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff) Section: Business Slug: 01greenway Reporter: Casey Ross LOID: 5.0.426299454

Finishing touches eyed for the Greenway

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

Patriots coach Bill Belichick watched his team practice yesterday.

Bill Belichick won’t sell out cornerbacks

The Patriots coach was challenged on the questionable play of his cornerbacks last Sunday, but refused to blame players individually.