State business and government leaders say federal rules stemming from the national health care overhaul threaten to drive up insurance costs.
Organizing for Action is playing under a looser set of rules that allow it to accept unlimited campaign contributions and hide much of its activities.
Boston city councilor Bill Linehan will preside over his first St. Patrick’s Day breakfast this Sunday, a combination political roast and variety show.
Julia and Lydia Parzych were among more than 17,000 medical students across the country who learned where they will perform their residencies.
Stadium Sports Bar & Grill opens on State St.
The local chain hopes to offer fans a polished, downtown alternative to the city’s more casual pubs.
West Memphis 3 figure seeks solace in Salem
Damien Echols, one of the West Memphis 3 sentenced to death for the murders of three 8-year-old boys, now lives in Salem with his wife.
Celtics, Red Sox move toward digital tickets
Paperless tickets may be easier for the fans, but it could benefit the teams even more in fostering loyalty to the franchise.
Patriots add Adrian Wilson, re-sign Kyle Arrington
The Patriots turned their attention to defense on Friday, re-signing Arrington and adding Wilson, a veteran safety.
‘Wicked Single’: Pahty hahd
Really Boston couldn’t ask for better branding than this show, which provides a glimpse of the kind of nightlife some of us have and all of us secretly want.
Patriots add depth at receiver by signing Donald Jones
Getting Jones, who had 41 catches for 443 yards with the Bills, may influence whether the Patriots keep Brandon Lloyd.
US taps new judge for ‘Whitey’ Bulger case
Denise J. Casper was randomly selected Friday to preside over the complex case of James “Whitey” Bulger.
Nation & World
Vatican defends pope against Dirty War accusations
Critics say Pope Francis knew about serious human rights abuses during Argentina’s “dirty war” in the 1970s but failed to do enough to halt them.
Mitt Romney gives first speech since his election defeat
In his first public speech since losing the presidential election, Romney suggested the Republican Party can bounce back to “larger victories.”
Long Wharf eatery OK, court rules
The Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that a restaurateur can open a casual eatery on Long Wharf, rebuffing a challenge from North End neighbors.
Photo Gallery | From the Archives
What began as an observation of the anniversary of Evacuation Day in 1901 morphed along the way into a celebration of Boston’s Irish traditions.