2 Dorchesters, 2 candidates: Walsh, Jackson and their different worlds

The candidates for mayor grew up less than 2 miles from each other in Dorchester but seemingly in different worlds. Above: Taft Street in Dorchester, where Mayor Martin J. Walsh spent his formative years.

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Marty Walsh and Tito Jackson are sons of Dorchester. Their respective neighborhoods not only shaped their visions for Boston but also exemplify the city?s trajectory, uneven and unfinished.

// Mayoral campaign enters its final days

The candidates began a final push to get their message before voters on Saturday, as they counted down the hours until the election.

// Trump lands in Japan, trade and North Korea on his mind

The president launched a 12-day, five-country tour through Asia Sunday with his arrival in Tokyo.

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Sexual harassment is pervasive in Boston?s restaurants

Interviews with more than two dozen people in the industry reveals the extent of the problem.

Yvonne Abraham

// In Everett, the mayor?s accusers wonder why nothing happened

Said one who accused Carlo DeMaria of harassment: ?I felt . . . like I wasted my time.?


Get Smart

As you turn back your clocks: A primer on daylight saving

It?s a seasonal rite: Turn those clocks back an hour every fall, as daylight saving time ends.

// State panel OKs report backing year-round daylight saving time

The commission also notes such a move only makes sense if a majority of Northeast states agree to align their clocks with Mass.

// VA secretary visits under-fire Bedford facility

David Shulkin toured the facility Saturday alongside members of the state?s congressional delegation.

// Rand Paul is the latest lawmaker to be targeted by violence

Paul?s 59-year-old neighbor faces fourth-degree assault charges, according to Kentucky State Police.

// A low-key rally on the Common takes on antifascism

People gathered at the Parkman Bandstand on Saturday to protest President Trump.

Starts & Stops

// The Blue Line-Red Line link is getting renewed interest

In the wake of the Amazon bid, more people are talking about filling in the main gap in Boston?s subway system.

// Rate of gun deaths rose again in 2016

The rate was about 12 per 100,000 people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

A Confederate flag hung outside a home in Yoe, a borough in York County, Pa.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff


A year after Trump?s election, York, Pa., is forever changed

The racially divisive reactions among teenagers at a Pennsylvania vocational school encapsulate the forces Donald Trump?s election has unleashed across America.

// Teen killed by truck in Dorchester ?wanted to make a life for himself?

Nineteen-year-old Antawani Wright Davis was ambitious and hoping to carve out a career as a model.


// Astros-Dodgers World Series enters an elite club

A flat Game 7 means it?s not the best of the best, though.

Magazine | A nonfiction novella

// Sex, spies, and the national anthem: The BSO scandal you?ve never heard of

One hundred years ago, one of the world?s top conductors was ensnared in a scandal involving patriotism and sex. It almost toppled Boston?s famed orchestra.

Powder Mountain has the lowest skier density of any major mountain in North America.

Ski Utah

Your Guide to Skiing 2017

The best (and wildest) little ski town you?ve never heard of

Ogden, Utah, an hour north of Salt Lake City, is undergoing a slow revival.

Ideas | David Scharfenberg

// 18-year-olds can barely rent cars. Are they old enough for jail?

Daniel Almodovar had just turned 18. Did that make him an adult?

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// Unofficial rules govern how, where to beg in Boston

Those who ?succeed? at panhandling often have a unique set of skills and follow a specific protocol.

// The Old Manse feels really old. And Concordians want it to stay that way.

Locals worry that a proposed visitors center outside the 247-year-old home will forever alter the historic property.

Scale model canoes at Harvard?s Peabody Museum.

David Lyon for the boston globe


The sites and cultures of indigenous New England

Thanksgiving lore does give props to Massasoit and Plymouth-area Wampanoag for bringing most of the food to dinner. But the Pilgrims are only a part of the story.


// Day job: Protecting Tom Brady. Side gig: Working toward MBAs.

Offensive linemen Ted Karras and Joe Thuney started the grad school program two weeks after the Super Bowl.


// For Bryce Aiken, an enduring bond with Kyrie Irving and Jayson Tatum

The Crimson?s young star spent part of his summer learning basketball lessons from friends Irving and Tatum.

// Three pro wrestlers diagnosed with CTE or similar disease

The wrestlers included Hall of Famers Mr. Fuji and Jimmy ?Superfly? Snuka.

// Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes, including billionaire Alwaleed bin Talal

Bin Talal?s arrest was sure to send shock waves through the kingdom and the world?s major financial centers.

// The Season Ticket podcast

Guest host Joe Sullivan welcomes a new Globe columnist, Tara Sullivan, to the show.

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Magazine | A nonfiction novella

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One hundred years ago, one of the world?s top conductors was ensnared in a scandal involving patriotism and sex. It almost toppled Boston?s famed orchestra.

Opinion & Ideas


// It?s Facebook?s world. Deal with it

When technology changes in radical ways, our laws, regulations, and social norms need an update, too.

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The Amazon bid

newsroom commentary

// Dear Jeff Bezos: Come and help us build a better Boston together

An open letter to the owner of Amazon, proposing a true partnership that rewrites the relationship between a city and the big companies that call it home.


// Can you design a home to foster good health? These students are trying

New interior design programs train students to use lighting, acoustics, and fabric to help people with medical conditions.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.