Academy head’s false credential draws scrutiny

Federal investigators will examine whether the chief of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences violated any laws by inflating her credentials in grant filings.

Chip Tuttle, chief operating officer of Suffolk Downs, unveiled the proposed casino and hotel project on March 27.


Boston, Suffolk Downs at odds on casino payments

The two sides remain “miles apart” on how much money a casino at the East Boston track should pay to the city.

Gabriel Gomez’s misstep in calling Rep. Edward Markey (left) “pond scum’’ underscored his inexperience on the campaign trail.

Missions clear for Gomez, Markey in debate tonight

The debate presents an opportunity for Republican Gabriel Gomez and Rep. Edward Markey to rewrite some of the emerging story lines of the Senate race.

Adrian Walker

Jumping back into the political game

Some are bound to break out of the pack of candidates for mayor of Boston, and Charlotte Golar Richie believes she can be one of them.

Manny Ramirez Jr., 17, works in the IMG Academy cage. The 6-foot-4-inch, 205-pounder is expected to be chosen in the MLB draft.


Draft hopeful Manny Ramirez Jr. trying to be himself

The son of the former Red Sox star is a graduating high school baseball standout who is expected to get taken in the middle rounds of the amateur draft.

A nation waits to see if Sidney Crosby and the Penguins can recover from the humiliation of Game 2 in Pittsburgh.

Dan Shaughnessy

Penguins have gone from favorites to flops

It’s hard to be humble as a fan when you watch the Bruins outscore the favorites on their home ice by a gaudy 9-1 in six periods of near-perfect hockey.

Ire rises over Mass. plan for electronic billboards

Former governor Michael Dukakis, Mayor Thomas Menino, and Mayor Joseph Curtatone of Somerville have stalled a proposal to introduce a slew of billboards.

The trial of ‘Whitey’ Bulger

// Defendant ‘Whitey’ Bulger meets potential jurors

The hundreds of people reporting for jury duty were startled to learn that one of Boston’s most notorious figures was seated just a few feet away.

ARPA-E, a US agency that helps firms commercialize clean energy technologies, has awarded grants to 1366 Technologies of Bedford (top); FastCAP Systems of Boston, led by Riccardo Signorelli (left); and Agrivida of Medford, headed by R. Michael Raab (right).

US agency fuels local clean tech companies

While other investors fade, Mass. green energy start-ups are getting much-needed infusions of capital from a little-known federal agency.

Special Reports

Special report

Bitten by Uncertainty

With tens of thousands of people contracting Lyme disease in Mass. each year, the Globe is taking an in-depth look at the disease, the patients, the debate, science and testing.