Milford vote could change the game in casino quest

With casino proposals on a losing streak in Mass., the last of 11 original gambling applicants faces the voters on Tuesday.

// Family of 4 dies violently in Arlington

Scott Jones, Mei Kum Jones, and their twin boys were found dead in their home. Authorities said the couple had been planning to divorce.

Construction activity and employment have jumped since August 2012, and now cranes are a common sight.

Boston-area projects lift construction workers

The local construction industry is once again booming, experiencing nearly the fastest employment growth in the nation.

Bonnie Raitt (left) surprised the Orpheum’s audience by inviting Bonnie Hayes, new on Berklee’s faculty, on stage.

Berklee brings in Bonnie Hayes

The veteran songwriter, who wrote “Have a Heart” and “Love Letter” for Bonnie Raitt, is the new head of the college’s songwriting department.

Doctors at odds on heart-disease risk calculator

Two Brigham and Women’s researchers are criticizing the risk formula used in a cholesterol treatment guideline issued last week.

Panther Robert Lester (38) intercepted Tom Brady’s pass intended for Rob Gronkowski, who was wrapped up by Luke Kuechly. A flag was thrown, but it was picked up, ending the game.

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Panthers 24, Patriots 20

Patriots on wrong end of late non-call

For the second time this season, the officials became the story line at the end of a Patriots loss, this time to the Panthers.

Flag picked up and game over, Tom Brady tries to state his case to referee Clete Blakeman.

Dan Shaughnessy

The last flag didn’t go the Patriots’ way

Monday night’s loss to the Panthers tested our faith, and everything that we know to be true about Patriot Football.

On Football

Patriots defense couldn’t stop Panthers at the end

The same problems that hampered the defense through most of the game came back to bite them on the Panthers’ final drive.

Dean Mozingo emptied motor oil from Kurt Busch’s car after a NASCAR event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in September.

Clean Harbors seeks boost from NASCAR link

The Norwell-based environmental services company is now helping make greener one of the world’s most popular sports: NASCAR.



// Get rid of this downtown garage — and one more

The behemoth Government Center Garage is set to go, and the Harbor Garage should be next.


Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh and Governor Deval Patrick met privately in the governor’s office at the State House Monday.

After a break,Walsh centers on work

Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh met with residents Monday night in Dorchester to talk about their priorities and, earlier in the day, with Governor Deval Patrick.