Alone in New England, a Tea Party governor eschewed Medicaid expansion, calling it welfare. The state’s poor and disabled call his stance heartless.
An $850 million plan to return South Station to bygone glory
Governor Deval Patrick is pushing for an expansion project as one of the major components of his sweeping transportation plan.
The storm, which should arrive Saturday afternoon and intensify overnight, could bring up to 6 inches of snow within Route 128, and 10 inches in hilly areas near Worcester.
Report of a gunman inside MIT unfounded, authorities say
Cambridge Police said that the scene was clear after a report of a person with a gun on campus.
Cardinal O’Malley ready for conclave to choose the next pope
Cardinal Sean O’Malley will attend the resignation ceremony of Pope Benedict XVI and take part in the conclave that will decide who replaces him.
Red Sox spring training, a rally for youth jobs funding, Chinese New Year festivities, and more of the best Boston Globe photos of the week.
Plymouth native emulates enemy in Air Force war games
Scott Snider, an Air Force pilot plays the enemy target, replicating what a foe might do.
Junichi Tazawa made major upgrade for Red Sox
Over 44 innings last season, Tazawa allowed 37 hits with five walks and 45 strikeouts. His fastball, once an average pitch, jumped to 95 and 96 on occasion.
Celtics 113, Suns 88
Celtics embarrass Suns with balanced effort
The Celtics gave Kevin Garnett the night off, plugged in a couple of green newcomers, and then rolled to their biggest win of the season.
Fujita said police won’t find a weapon, cousin says
Nathaniel Fujita told his cousin that police searching his home wouldn’t find anything connecting him to his former girlfriend’s slaying, according to testimony.
Nation & World
National parks plan for service cuts
As the clock ticks toward forced spending cuts and the vacation season nears, the National Park Service is gearing for the potential effects.
White House highlights travel disruptions
The White House on Friday warned of potentially severe disruptions in air travel if across-the-board spending cuts take effect in less than a week.
Industrial landscape has holes, MIT says
A new report urgently recommends that the nation rebuild its “industrial ecosystem” of manufacturers, suppliers, research, and skilled labor.
Lyric Stage cuts to the heart of ‘Stones in His Pockets’
In this two-actor, 15-character production directed by Courtney O’Connor at the Lyric Stage Company, there’s plenty to think about as well as laugh at.
A story of life, death, and hope in Boston’s most troubled neighborhood.