TD Garden owed $13.8 million, they struck a deal for $1.65m

A group of teenagers discovered the venue had failed to live up to its obligations to hold three fund-raisers a year to benefit the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

The Trump presidency

// Special counsel in Russia probe reportedly impanels grand jury

The grand jury is located in Washington, according to a Wall Street Journal report, which cited people familiar with the investigation.

FILE -In this March 22, 2017 file photo, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice speaks during a town hall meeting, at WSAZ's studio in Huntington, W. Va. Justice is switching parties to join Republicans as President Donald Trump plans a visit to the increasingly conservative state. Justice's plans were confirmed to The Associated Press on Thursday, Aug. 3, by a Democratic Party official with knowledge of his plans. (Sholten Singer/The Herald-Dispatch via AP, File)

Democratic West Virginia governor switches to GOP

Jim Justice told about 9,000 Trump supporters at a rally in Huntington that he will be changing his registration Friday.

// Trump called N.H. a ?drug-infested den?

?I won New Hampshire because New Hampshire is a drug-infested den,? President Trump privately told Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto.

// Secret Service vacates Trump Tower command post in lease dispute with president?s company

The Secret Service has vacated its command post inside Trump Tower following a dispute between the government and President Trump?s company.

// Former Trump advisor details tie to data firm, transition pay

Michael Flynn has disclosed new income and consulting roles that he previously left off his public financial filing.

Visitors surround the statue of the Wampanoag leader Massasoit, which overlooks Plymouth Harbor.


?Hear Ye, Hear Ye? ? Plymouth isn?t so disappointing, after all

A first-person account of a trip to Plymouth Rock and plantation, as part of the Globe?s summer tourist series.


// Berklee students and grads create a noteworthy niche: music for videogames

They?ve worked on Super Knight Quest, Mondrian, Call of Duty, Halo, and many others.

// Warren scores a win on bill to make hearing aids cheaper, easier to buy

Breaking through the Senate?s near-constant gridlock, Elizabeth Warren on Thursday scored a rare bipartisan legislative win.

In honor of his G.O.A.T. status, the Patriots decided to bring in some surprise guests to help celebrate Tom Brady?s 40th birthday.

Patriots brought in some real goats to celebrate Brady?s birthday

In honor of his G.O.A.T. status, the Patriots decided to bring in some surprise guests to help celebrate Tom Brady?s 40th birthday.

// Mass. has more repeat lottery winners than any other state

Some people redeem so many winning tickets that they raise questions about the integrity and oversight of the $5 billion state lottery.

John Kelly will face enormous challenges wrangling Trump

?I told John he?s going to need a big bottle of Scotch to deal with that chief of staff job,? said former secretary of defense Leon Panetta.

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// Red Sox offense connects for victory over White Sox

Rookie third baseman Rafael Devers knocked out his third home run.

// Fire damages Union Oyster House

The fire started on the first floor and crawled to the second floor dining room, a manager said.

Nestor Ramos

// He thought he was dying, but highway chief paved his own road to salvation

Tom Tinlin needed a lot of things to go his way when a blood vessel in his brain burst in April. Fittingly, one of them was traffic.

Boston, MA - 5/5/2016 - School Superintendent Tommy Chang listens to a speaker during an announcement held by Mayor Walsh to announce the record-breaking enrollment numbers for Boston summer learning programs at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA May 5, 2016. Topic: Reporter:

Boston public schools warn families about online game reported to encourage teen suicide

Reports, which may have originated in Russia, about the online game say it leads youth through a series of steps over the course of 50 days that culminates in suicide.

Michelle Carter receives 15 months in jail; will remain free pending appeal

A judge sentenced Michelle Carter to two and a half years, with 15 months to serve and 15 months probation, for goading her boyfriend to kill himself in a high-profile texting suicide case. However, he allowed Carter to remain free while awaiting appeal.

// Protestors seek release of MIT janitor detained by immigration authorities

Dozens of people gathered to ask ICE to release Francisco Rodriguez, who missed the birth of his son this week.

04carter - (08/03/2017- Taunton, MA) Judge Lawrence Moniz reviews a book of sentencing guidelines while sentencing Michelle Carter for involuntary manslaughter for encouraging 18-year-old Conrad Roy III to kill himself in July 2014. Thursday, August 3, 2017. (Matt West/Boston Herald)


In the Michelle Carter case, the eyes have it

Judge Lawrence Moniz took great pains to explain that his job was to find that delicate balance between rehabilitation and punishment.

In Portland, Ore., on Wednesday, the high of 103 degrees shattered the 1986 record for the day, which was 96 degrees.

David Epstein

Why does record heat keep hitting the West?

The same weather pattern that broiled West Coast earlier this year is back, roasting cities like Portland, Ore. with record temperatures.

// Nonprofits? future cloudy as their Beacon Street home is sold

Former American Congregational Association building is home to dozens of small social service agencies.


// A cross-country bicycle trip of a lifetime ? delayed 40 years

John Sweeney averaged 65 miles a day, mostly along Route 20, a 3,365-mile ribbon of asphalt that is the longest road in the United States.

// Fire put out at 86-story residential skyscraper in Dubai

Firefighters brought under control a blaze that broke out early Friday in one of the world?s tallest residential towers in Dubai.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// Rhode Island?s novel approach to opioids: access to treatment for all inmates

It?s the first state in the nation to offer medication-assisted treatment to its entire prison population ? in hopes it will reduce recidivism.