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Wakefield man faces over 100 child sex abuse charges

John Burbine allegedly videotaped himself as he abused 13 children whose ages ranged from eight days to 3 1/2 years old.

Officials find problems at three more compounding pharmacies

The Massachusetts pharmacies have received cease and desist notices from state health officials.

MBTA driver in crash held second full-time job

The Green Line operator fired over last week’s crash at Boylston Street Station also worked overnights at the Boston Housing Authority.

Morsi refuses to rescind disputed constitution

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi vowed not to tolerate anyone working for the overthrow of his government.

Jessica Biel, Noah Lomax, and Gerard Butler in “Playing for Keeps.”

Dale Robinette


‘Playing for Keeps’ a mis-prioritized romantic comedy

Gerard Butler plays a washed up Scottish sports star who drives mothers crazy when he begins coaching his son’s soccer team.

A recent game between UMass and Northeastern University at Matthews Arena. Some local teams are drawing fewer people to rinks.

As NHL lockout drags, no gain for colleges and minors

In the Bruins’ absence, fans are not flocking to college and minor league games. In fact, attendance is down or flat.

From the Archives | Photo Gallery

// The attack on Pearl Harbor

The attack on Pearl Harbor left over 2,400 dead, 68 of them civilians, after waves of Japanese carrier-based fighters and bombers turned the naval base in Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor into an inferno.

Olive Another as Herbie (left) and Jesse James Wood as the title character in “Rudolph the Red Necked Reindeer.”

Stage Review

‘Rudolph the Red Necked Reindeer,’ a classic with a twist

In creating the play, Ryan Landry had to out-weird the original.



On Dec. 10, Scott Schuman will appear at Wellesley College to explain his street style in relation to the work of featured photographers at a Davis Museum exhibit.

The Sartorialist: Birth of an image maker

Scott Schuman, the street fashion photographer behind The Sartorialist blog, didn’t expect to settle into his career.