Latest news


Ashland man to plead guilty to terrorism charges

Rezwan Ferdaus faces up to 17 years in prison on charges that he plotted to crash remote-controlled planes loaded with plastic explosives into the Pentagon.

Superintendent regrets failure to discipline headmaster

Boston schools Superintendent Carol Johnson says she made a mistake when she chose not to discipline a headmaster accused of domestic assault.

Kayaker likely wasn’t chased by great white shark, expert says

The kayaker who raced to shore in Orleans may have been chased by a plankton-eating basking shark, the state’s shark expert said today.

// Poll: Romney voters motivated by opposition to Obama

While a new poll shows Mitt Romney is tied with President Obama, fifty-nine percent of likely Romney voters characterized their decision as a vote against Obama.

Kelly Tharp of Cohasset prefers her iPad for shopping over other devices or in-store buying.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

Shoppers using tablets spend more online

The ease and flexibility of popular hands-on tablets like Apple Inc.’s iPad and Samsung’s Galaxy Tab are ushering in a new era of online impulse buying.

“Ballplayer: Pelotero” tracks two young Dominican prospects as they prepare for the signing date for 16-year-olds.

Bobby Valentine’s documentary stirs up controversy

The Red Sox manger says his film, “Ballplayer: Pelotero,” reflects reality, despite Major League Baseball’s objections to the portrayal of recruiting in the Dominican Republic.

Ray Allen looked for the pass in Game 5 of the Celtics’ Eastern Conference Finals playoff series against Miami.

Bob Ryan

Bashing Ray Allen for leaving is just wrong

The idea that the former Celtic should be greeted upon his return as anything other than a beloved alum is sadly disturbing.

Boston Capital

More angst over the European economy

Investors are anxious to hear what large US companies say about their business elsewhere, particularly in Europe, where economies are slowing or completely stalled.


Tags in this section:

G Force

Fruitlands’ new director embraces the eclectic museum

Before she became the executive director of the Fruitlands Museum in Harvard last week, Wyona Lynch-McWhite headed the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton.