Mass. manufacturers undergo a high-tech transformation

After a prolonged period of little or no growth, Massachusetts has emerged as a leader in what is known as advanced manufacturing.

// 7 more state troopers facing investigation for overtime pay theft

State Police are investigating another seven troopers for potential theft of overtime pay, bringing the total number of troopers facing scrutiny to about 40.

Springfield victims America Lyden (left), Ernestine Ryans (center), and Kayla Escalante.

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Here?s what we know about the Springfield victims

The bodies of the three women were found last week in the Springfield home where Stewart Weldon lived.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 04: Brandon Graham #55, Fletcher Cox #91, Malcolm Jenkins #27, Carson Wentz #11 and Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles stand for the national anthem prior to Super Bowl LII against the New England Patriots at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)


There are no winners in NFL?s anthem standoff

President Trump declared another victory by disinviting the Eagles, but the entire debate is falling on deaf ears.

Adrian Walker

// A major fight looms for Beacon Hill?s ?Prince of Darkness?

William Galvin has been in office for nearly as long as his opponent, Josh Zakim, has been alive. Is that longevity a blessing, or has it become a curse?

FILE - In this May 13, 2004 file photo, designer Kate Spade poses with handbags and shoes from her next collection in New York. Law enforcement officials say Tuesday, June 5, 2018, that New York fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her apartment in an apparent suicide. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

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Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead in apparent suicide

The fashion designer was found by housekeeping staff inside her Park Avenue apartment, authorities said.

Most Mass. state legislators don?t have an opponent this year

That sigh of relief? It?s the sound of more than half of all state senators and representatives who will not face any opposition on the ballot this year ? in a primary or in the general election.

Former editor says she does not know date of text exchange at center of legal dispute

A former editor asserted in court filings that The Boston Globe is trying to intimidate and silence her after she accused Globe editor Brian McGrory of sending an inappropriate text message.

Boston- 05/24/18-Kai Leigh Harriott was paralyzed when she was shot by a stray bullet in the back when she was three years old in Roxbury. She waves to a student at the Josiah Quincy School where she works in an after school program with children who have special needs and handicaps. She once attended the school after she was shot. She just turned 18, and will be graduating in June from high school. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Staff(metro)

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She was paralyzed by gunfire as a child in Dorchester. Now she?s graduating high school

Kai Leigh Harriott was paralyzed from the chest down after being struck by a stray bullet when she was 3 years old. Now, as she finishes high school, she is moving forward.

Boston MA 6/5/18 Boston Red Sox Xander Bogaerts (right) celebrates his solo home run with teammate J.D. Martinez against the Detroit Tigers during fifth inning action at Fenway Park. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: 03schtrack reporter:


Steven Wright, Red Sox are spot on against Tigers

Steven Wright pitched seven shutout innings, and J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts homered.

// We now know how Trump reacted when Tom Brady skipped the Patriots? White House visit

The Washington Post reported on the president?s past reaction amid his furor this week surrounding the Philadelphia Eagles? canceled visit.

The Boomer Issue | Magazine

// Stop giving so much money to your kids, and 8 more ways to afford retirement

Thanks to debt, divorce, needy children, and a host of other money-sucking problems, many boomers need to rethink their spending habits if they ever want to retire.

Cleveland, OH: 5-21-18: The Cavaliers LeBron James (left) brings teammate Kendrick Perkins (right) out of his seat follwoing a third quarter basket. The Boston Celtics visited the Cleveland Cavaliers for Game Four of their NBA Eastern Conference Finals playoff series at the Quicken Loans Arena. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

Kendrick Perkins: ?I don?t think I?m the problem that they want?

After a Game 2 confrontation with Steph Curry, the former Celtic told the Globe that players ?might want to pick another battle.?

Foxborough- 06/05/18- QB Tom Brady has a talk with Josh McDaniels during a passing drill. The Patriots held a minicamp at the Gillette Stadium practice facility. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)

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After offseason drama, normalcy again in Foxborough

On Tuesday, Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski were on the field in Foxborough. It was like neither had ever left.


// Fidelity sent back a $6,500 IRA payment because the postmark was smudged

Fidelity said Wendy Dodek missed the deadline to invest in her IRA because the smudged postmark from the post office was illegible.

Dining Out

// How does Fenway Eventide stack up to the original?

The Fenway seafood restaurant is a quick-service version of the Portland, Maine, original. Is it as good?

Dr. S. Walter Askinas


Dr. S. Walter Askinas, former dental school executive dean at Tufts, dies at 92

?He really taught more than just the procedure. He taught patient care,? said Dr. Lonnie Norris, a dean emeritus at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

// Mile markers dating back to the 1700s restored across Massachusetts

Colonial-era mile markers that have alerted travelers to their distance from Boston for centuries have been restored after several years of work.

// Want to stay sharp? New study says exercise may be key

Harvard researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found that nearly any type of exercise can improve cognitive and thinking skills.

// Bertucci?s has been bought by Planet Hollywood owner

Bertucci?s has a new owner, but the rolls and pizzas will remain the same. 

Globe event

// Smarter Cities, Smarter Skills

A Boston Globe event series on how technology and the tech economy are reshaping our world.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Kerry Kennedy

// What Bobby Kennedy discovered is still true: Our best hope is with our youth

Robert F. Kennedy?s daughter recalls how her father looked to young people for inspiration.


// Calling all foodies

Our new weekly summer newsletter, ?Eat. Drink. Eat some more,? gives you 15 weeks of recipes and restaurant tips. Find out more.

Special reports

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The face in the waves

Jaimee was beloved. Jaimee was struggling. Then Jaimee was gone. Her family threw everything into solving the first mystery ? who killed her. The second was so much harder. How could they live on without her?


// Opinion: the ?cruel joke? of compassionate use and right to try

The FDA?s compassionate use program and the new ?right-to-try? law can?t compel a company to provide an individual with its drug.


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