Mass. pension board to examine bonus proposal

State pension fund directors will take up a proposal next week that would provide larger bonuses for staff investment professionals.

Man who burned Brewster church ‘mentally ill,’ family says

The family of the man arrested for allegedly burning down a Cape Cod church says that he is mentally ill. Adam Finnegan, 29, is set to be arraigned Monday.

Everett topples Barnstable to claim Division 1A title

A few inches separated Barnstable from connecting on an attempt to tie the score in the fourth quarter at Gillette Stadium Saturday afternoon.

Jovan Belcher of the Kansas City Chiefs.

Chiefs player kills girlfriend, commits suicide

The Kansas City Chiefs’ Jovan Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend, and then later killed himself at the Chiefs’ training facility early Saturday.

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A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


We like to Watch: Fall season report card

In this episode of “We Like to Watch,” Matthew Gilbert and Sarah Rodman give us their report cards on the fall television season.

// Which TV shows will survive?

Here’s a mid-term performance evaluation, both in terms of quality and ratings quantity.

// Deciding the TV fates of the fall season’s free agents

While many actors wait to suss out their next move, we did some fantasy recasting.

The Mayflower Inn in Connecticut.

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Oh little towns of Bethlehem — in New Hampshire and Connecticut

What the Nutmeg and Granite states have in common.

Holiday gift guide

The Globe’s complete guide on where to find the best music gifts, DVDs, books, and more. Plus, the top spots to shop around New England.


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The self-serve model has helped revive business, according to a TCBY regional director.

TCBY will try again in Massachusetts

TCBY plans to open 15 to 25 self-serve shops in the Boston area over the next few years, saying that giving customers more control has revived the business.