Advocates seeking more Boston charter schools

Boston charter school operators and advocates are urging state education officials to lift a moratorium on new charter schools in the city.

The site of the old Shreve, Crump & Low jewelry store on Boylston Street.

Shreve, Crump & Low prepares for Newbury Street move

The luxury jeweler’s new flagship location will replace an existing store on Boylston Street that is set to close at the end of the month.

Mobster sentenced for role in organized crime ring

Darin Bufalino, who prosecutors say was an assistant to alleged crime boss Mark Rossetti, was sentenced to seven years on extortion charges.

Brown, Warren announce plans to release tax returns

US Senator Scott Brown’s campaign announced plans to release six years of returns, while rival Elizabeth Warren responded with plans to release four years.

Poll: Obama has big lead over Romney among young voters

The poll results from 18- to 29-year-olds, though encouraging for the president, indicate he is not as popular among young voters as he was four years ago.

A selection of oysters on the half shell. Mare’s rotating selection includes Wellfleets, Belons, Bagaduces, and more.

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At Mare Oyster Bar, fresh catch in the North End

Mare could be a great all-around seafood restaurant, but there’s nothing like waiting a painfully long time for food that’s merely fine.

A Japan Airlines Boeing 787 taxis to the runway at Logan International Airport in Boston on its inaugural, non-stop flight from Boston to Tokyo on Sunday. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

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A win for Massachusetts: Non-stop flights to Tokyo

The flights will pay dividends for the state long into the future, say Greg Bialecki, the state’s HUD secretary, and John Hiler of Natixis Global Asset Management.

Carrie Moyer’s “Frieze’’ (2009), acrylic and glitter on canvas, from “Interstellar’’ at the Worcester Art Museum.

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Carrie Moyer’s arts of seduction

Moyer’s paintings at the Worcester Art Museum are abstract works that undulate, simmer, and glow; they seem to inhale, and they might seduce.

BSO website to stream orchestra’s concerts

The Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Monday that it will begin streaming recordings of its concerts free on demand from its own website.

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Fighting binge drinking in innovative ways

Dartmouth College is attacking the problem of student drinking with a new weapon: a change in its culture of intervention.


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Carney Hospital taps Andrew Davis as new president

Davis, the former chief executive of the Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville, N.C., replaces Bill Walczak, who abruptly left earlier this month.


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Red Sox Notebook

Mike Aviles advanced safely to third on a hit by Dustin Pedroia in the first inning.

Bobby Valentine, Mike Aviles deny report of incident

On Sunday, a New York tabloid reported that there was a “very ugly scene’’ between the Red Sox shortstop and manager during spring training.


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Tooth Fairy economics

How much is a tooth worth these days? Some parents feel pressure to give an amount equal to their child’s peers. It’s keeping up with the Fairy Joneses.