Newcomers oust experienced Boston city councilors

Andrea Joy Campbell greeted wellwishers at her election night party at the Blarney Stone in Dorchester.

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Annissa Essaibi George and Andrea Joy Campbell knocked off the two longest-serving councilors, Stephen Murphy and Charles Yancey.

// Marco Rubio and Chris Christie show gains in N.H. poll

Donald Trump holds a slight lead over Ben Carson in the latest WBUR survey of New Hampshire Republicans.

// UMass irked by Senate?s denial of funds for faculty raises

The move has caused tension between two allies, UMass president Marty Meehan and state Senate President Stan Rosenberg.


A debatable sales pitch for vitamins in Donald Trump?s past

The Trump Network claimed its customized vitamins and scientific testing kits would yield health benefits, but many experts say it was selling bad science.

// Globe?s owner unveils site focused on health, life-sciences

STAT will focus on science research and development, as well as hospitals, biotechnology, and political stories related to science and medicine.

// DraftKings puts Mass. tech sector back on the map

CEO Jason Robins has been cheered for turning the firm into this city?s Uber ? and for resisting calls to relocate out west.

// Seth Moulton wants review of veterans shelter deaths

Many residents at the facility said the three men?s deaths were linked to opioid overdoses.

?It?s time,?? said Douglas Owen about the sale of his family farm, which opened 80 years ago in Needham. He is selling the land to the town, which plans to build an elementary school there.

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A (chicken) coup for Needham, a loss for the community

The town is celebrating the purchase of a 10-acre tract for a new school, but many are saddened that Owen?s Poultry Farm will disappear.

Sponsored by Rockland Trust

This small business is making it big

The DIY couple behind Rustic Marlin is taking their artisanal business out of the garage and into commercial space.

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?I?m not into this to accuse people,? said Massachusetts General Hospital?s Dr. Alice Newton.

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Pediatrician is at the center of storms on child abuse

Alice Newton, a doctor at MGH, is admired by many but reviled in some legal circles.

//[1]-5094--90x90.jpg Volunteer consultants aim to be ?capitalist peace corps?

Main Street Partners has helped more than 75 small businesses, including restaurants, gyms, dance studios, and pet stores.

Stars 5, Bruins 3

// Bruins lose Chris Kelly to broken leg, then game to Tyler Seguin, Stars

Kelly is expected to miss 6-8 months with the injury, making former Bruin Seguin?s outburst all the more painful.


// Restoring old Southie police station hasn?t been easy

With the century-old building being converted to veterans? housing, keeping some of its history intact has turned out tougher than expected.

// With CEO pick, L.L. Bean goes in unprecedented direction

Veteran retail executive Stephen Smith, 45, is the first outsider to run the Maine-based company in its 103-year history.


A side of science

Pumpkin spice aroma ? no pumpkin required

With a little help from food science, pumpkin spice everything has tapped into our collective nostalgia.


// What could possibly derail the Patriots this season?

While they appear unbeatable, here are five questions to keep in mind for the rest of the season.


// The skinny on the ?Skins: What the Patriots can expect

Washington comes in with a 3-4 record, and has been particularly struggling in the running game.

Cambridge, MA., 11/03/15, New England Venture Capital Association is naming new executive director, Jody A. Rose. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

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New NEVCA director steeped in startup culture

Jody Rose heads the New England Venture Capital Association, a big player in promoting the region?s technology and life sciences sectors.

// Cambridge?s Chew is a studio, lab, and kitchen

Chef Adam Melonas?s new innovation lab is looking to change the way food companies create snacks, breakfast foods, juices, and more.

// San Francisco voters reject limits on Airbnb

The company, an alternative to pricier hotels, is waging similar battles across the US.

The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month, October 2015

A look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month, including fall colors, presidential candidates, and other events.



// Haverhill woman sues Google over contractor distinction

A client represented by a Boston lawyer is accusing Google Express of misclassifying workers as independent contractors.


// Amid leaks scandal, new Vatican book exposes greed and waste

?Merchants in the Temple? paints a picture of a bureaucracy entrenched in a culture of mismanagement, waste, and secrecy.