Mass. keeps mental health data from FBI gun checks

The state has not provided mental health records to an FBI database for gun background checks, the result of a law prohibiting such sharing.

US may tell Chelsea to repay $7m in grants

Federal officials may charge that the Chelsea Housing Authority filed misleading reports to obtain the money under former director Michael McLaughlin.

From his office in Burlington, Richard Wang, a security expert at Sophos, can determine where cyberattacks originate and which websites have been corrupted.


Mass. at center of a war on hackers

A long list of companies have had their critical systems protected by a cybersecurity company in the state.

Insurance for high-risk properties easier to get

Thousands of residents who once had to buy expensive home coverage from the Mass. FAIR Plan are increasingly able to find policies through other insurers.

Mayor Thomas M. Menino (shown speaking last year) said he is focused on the tone of this year’s address.

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Menino, State of the City speech will draw scrutiny

The focus for many will be less on what Mayor Menino says in his 20th State of the City address than on his physical presence.

Christopher L. Gasper

Rajon Rondo’s torn ACL a blow for the future

The Celtics are no closer to knowing if Rondo is the foundation they build around than they were before the season.

Book excerpt

// Job became more personal with Jon Lester in need

In the second installment of the preview of Terry Francona’s book, we learn about the former Red Sox manager’s experience when Lester was diagnosed with cancer.

Natan Odenheimer listened at a panel discussion hosted by Brandeis Visions for Israel in an Evolving World, a group at Brandeis University.

Group at Brandeis stirs debate on Israeli politics

More than 250 students from around the region met to discuss how they could make the campus dialogue more civil and focused on the future.