A largely ignored opioid crisis in city neighborhoods

James H., a recovering heroin addict, has been a resident of the Dimock Center in Roxbury since September. Roxbury has one of the highest rates of addiction, but James says he has found effective help.


There?s much publicity about the scourge in the suburbs, but it?s been wreaking havoc on Boston proper for years.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/13/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/tlumacki_billy_sbarbershop_north228.jpg The best haircut in Lowell, and a place of hope

In the back room at Billy?s Barbershop, a resource center helps men reclaim their lives from the clutches of addiction and incarceration.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/586852192.jpg In N.H., Trump calls Clinton ?unstable?

?I think that the people of this country don?t want somebody that?s going to short circuit up there,? Donald Trump said at a rally in Windham.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_goodswim2_met.jpg 3 decades later, a major milestone for Boston Harbor cleanup

The oldest active case in the federal court system in Mass. is coming to an end, and it seems all parties are celebrating.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/16/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/0221cancer.jpg A lab is liquidated, and so is decade of cancer studies

?It?s heartbreaking,? said one scientist.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

A new vibe amid Newfoundland?s chill and salt air: hope

The demise of the Grand Banks fishery left tens of thousands out of work, desperate, and angry, but there?s been a renaissance.

Kevin Cullen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen-11783.jpg It?s time to talk about better police preparation

This is a conversation among cops that has been going on locally since the Marathon bombings.

The screen of a smartphone displayed the Pokemon Go app.

?Pokemon Go? players blamed for damage at Fairhaven fort

A fort destroyed in the Revolutionary War is again fending off attacks ? this time from gamers.

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama spoke with Representative Bill Keating, Democrat of Bourne, after Air Force One landed at Joint Base Cape Cod Saturday.

Timothy Tai for The Boston Globe

Obamas arrive at Martha?s Vineyard for 2-week break

President Obama began his seventh ? and final ? summer retreat to the island Saturday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/robbery.jpg Police in N.H. search for armed robbery suspect

The man robbed a TD Bank branch in Hudson, near the Mass. border, early Saturday, police said.

Devices on new gantries above the Massachusetts Turnpike will soon collect tolls. For now, they?re capturing data on driving speeds.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

What those gantries on the Pike are secretly doing

The devices will replace tollbooths on the roadway as the state makes the transition to all-electronic tolling.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_8483.jpg Another year, another ride to raise money for cancer research

More than 6,000 riders are taking part in this year?s Pan-Mass Challenge, which started Saturday in Sturbridge.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/30/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/chin072916SuffolkUniversityBuildings_Biz1.jpg What?s ahead for Suffolk University?

The Boston school is preparing to search for what will be its seventh president since 2010.

Nick Cafardo I on baseball

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/07/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/05460270-9601.jpg Sitting out didn?t sit well with David Ortiz

Despite experiencing stiffness, the Red Sox slugger doesn?t regret playing first base against the Dodgers.

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/27/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/opener0807citgo.jpg The untold story of Boston?s iconic Citgo sign

Meet the man who designed one of the city?s most-recognizable landmarks.

The country?s newest, most boisterous national monument

The national monument is a fully operational Greenwich Village gay bar that was recently given federal recognition as a cornerstone of LGBT history.

Ideas | John McMillian

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/04/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/0807_beatlemania.jpg Diagnosing Beatlemania

The sounds made at Beatles concerts have been compared to the nerve-shredding cries of pigs being brought to slaughter.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/xxsotrekker10.jpg What?s she doing on the beach with that weird thing on her back?

Save the Harbor/Save the Bay is teaming with Google Maps to digitally capture scenes of 19 miles of beaches in Greater Boston.

2016 Olympics

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/b61a0ddd7f85425696a69e0b26531d96-b61a0ddd7f85425696a69e0b26531d96-0-9536-k0EE--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg It?s no leap to say US gymnastics is the favorite in Rio

Four years after winning gold in London, the American women?s team is even better now.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/07/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/586848754.jpg US men?s basketball team opens in predictable fashion

Kevin Durant scored a team-high 25 points in a 119-62 victory over China.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/gasper_20131019.jpg Ashleigh Johnson?s water polo goal: Defend the title

The ebullient goaltender is in Rio as the backstop for a US team that is favored to repeat.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160607_BH__ErikaSchickel3.jpg The unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation

The Globe found 15 instances of retaliation at New England private schools against students or employees who raised concerns about sexual abuse by staffers.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight-9497.jpg Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

The 2016 Rio Olympics opening ceremonies

The Rio Olympic Games officially got underway Friday night with Opening Ceremonies at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.