At Fort Point studios, artists feel betrayed

Midway Studios was a cherished housing enclave for artists until hopes were dashed and a military helmet firm moved in.

GOP candidates take aim at Afghanistan policy

Mitt Romney said Sunday that President Obama should listen more to his military commanders. Meanwhile, also on a Sunday television show, Rick Santorum said the US should commit to winning the war or “get out.”

Once a model, state medical board lags badly

Thousands of records of physician malpractice and misdeeds are routinely expunged, leaving the public in the dark about whether to trust their doctor — or find another.

Harvard Pilgrim set to launch a lower cost network

The insurer is forming what they call a “focused network’’ of medical care groups that excludes Partners HealthCare System Inc. and other high-priced providers.

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For the Kennedy clan, he is Generation Next

Joseph P. Kennedy III brings the best name in the game to his race for Congress, but the unpretentious manner, academic pedigree, and drive are all his own. Manufacturers seek skilled workers

As manufacturing rebounds and becomes more technical in Massachusetts, skilled workers are now in high demand.

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Cartoon: On St. Patrick’s Day

Sage Stossel is articles editor of The Atlantic Online and author of the children’s book ‘‘On the Loose in Boston.’’

Sunday baseball notes Lucchino sees long-term role with Red Sox

Red Sox president/CEO Larry Lucchino has a greater role in baseball operations than he did in the later years of the Theo Epstein regime.

“I don’t think it should be a cakewalk because of the name, of course. But I think he is going places and I would like a photo of him.”

Charlie Shapiro,  on Joseph P. Kennedy III’s race for Congress

Globe Insiders

To Grammar’s House Spring cleaning for grammar rules

Grammar’s House can get a bit cluttered sometimes, often with rules that are capricious, spurious, or flat-out erroneous.


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Lord Sassoon, commercial secretary to the UK Treasury.

Expanding firms hear London’s call

Lord Sassoon, commercial secretary to the British Treasury, recently toured three financial centers in the United States: Boston, Chicago, and New York.

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“We just hope it doesn’t affect our mission. We are trying to reduce our forces here and that could affect that.” — Sergeant Ricardo Panchana

In Afghanistan, trust among allies erodes

Hard-earned trust has frayed between Afghan allies and US and NATO troops, eroded by violent incidents after the accidental burning of Korans by American soldiers.


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Bruins 3, Flyers 2

Bruins snap losing streak

The Bruins finally turned in an honest performance that better represented their game’s foundations. Appropriately, they earned a 3-2 shootout win over the Flyers.


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Glasgow chefs put fresh accents on Scottish fare

Glaswegian chefs have taken creative liberties with fusty standards, swapped fried for fresh and, in the process, exchanged the title “cook’’ for “chef.”


“They say all things must end, but the wrangling over Mitt Romney’s support for an individual health insurance mandate persists without letup.”

Jeff Jacoby 


“If the Solutrean hypothesis becomes widely accepted, it would mean that the sea played a central part in human expansion. And in the matter of ‘who came first,’ it would mean that all the Americas have a new origin story to contend with.”

Gareth Cook