Hospital misses crucial warning. ?Alert fatigue? may be to blame

In the switch to electronic health records, doctors, nurses, and pharmacists are now bombarded with so many messages that some are missed, and that can lead to dangerous errors.

// Elderly man killed in hit-and-run crash in Allston; driver located

An elderly man was killed in a hit-and-run crash Wednesday afternoon in Allston, and police quickly located the driver for questioning, officials said.

Some of the Saugus lacrosse players who were suspended for smoking cigars after graduation.

Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe


Yes, suspending the Saugus athletes was dumb. But there?s something tone deaf about all this

If we?re going to criticize the selective enforcement of rules governing smoking, then the Saugus High School lacrosse team circa 2018 is an odd place to start.

People keep spotting huge snapping turtles in the middle of the road. Here?s why

It?s turtle egg-laying season. But be careful before you move them ? these things bite.

// ?The Rifleman? takes stand to testify against ?Cadillac Frank?

Stephen ?The Rifleman? Flemmi and Francis Salemme were partners in crime in the 1960s, but Flemmi secretly became an informant for the FBI in 1964.

On May 30, police began searching Stewart Weldon?s home and discovered the remains of three women.

Investigators conclude search of Springfield home where three bodies were discovered

Police had been searching the home of Stewart Weldon, who is being held on kidnapping charges in two separate cases.

// Trump commutes life sentence for drug offender championed by Kim Kardashian West

Alice Marie Johnson was convicted in 1996 on eight criminal counts related to a Memphis-based cocaine trafficking operation.

// Child rapist on verge of being released now facing charges of indecent exposure

Governor Charlie Baker said he will file legislation that would punish serial child rapists with a life without parole sentence.


// Proposed 600-foot tower doesn?t square with Boston?s waterfront dreams

Boston should not give up everything that makes it special just to prove it is no longer parochial.

Shirley Leung

// Happy birthday to me: 3½ hours at the RMV

I can live with an hour in line, but 3½ hours? C?mon, I could have flown to Chicago in that amount of time.

Lefty Jalen Beeks was the 374th pick in the 2014 draft.


The remaking of Jalen Beeks has landed him in the majors

When Beeks takes the mound for the Red Sox Thursday, it won?t be as the ground-ball pitcher that he was at Arkansas.

Renée Graham

// You can read the white rage in their MAGA hats

Yes, some white youths really were wearing them at the National Museum of African American History & Culture.


//[1] Kyrie Irving spotted out with DJ Chantel Jeffries

The pair were previously linked in 2016.

A Kate Spade & Co. store in New York in 2016; in general, her bags were constructed out of fun fabrics, rather than serious, heavy leather. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Michael Nagle.

Kate Spade is more than fashion ? it?s a feeling

I don?t know much about the woman who founded the eponymous brand in 1993, and who tragically died on Tuesday at age 55, but I know a lot about how Kate Spade products have made me feel.

Outgoing Harvard University president Drew Faust walked on campus at graduation last month.

Harvard president denounces proposed EPA regulations on use of scientific research

Drew Faust this week urged officials at the US Environmental Protection Agency to reject plans to restrict the type of studies regulators could use to craft new policies.

Ex-Irish bank chief who was extradited from Mass. has been found guilty of fraud

David Drumm, who lived in a multimillion home in Wellesley, was convicted in Dublin for his role in the collapse of the Anglo Irish Bank.

From left: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Anne Hathaway, Awkwafina, Rhianna, and Helena Bonham Carter in ?Ocean's 8.?

?Ocean?s 8? is a different take on the bling ring

While it hums along smoothly and delivers a reasonably enjoyable two hours at the movies, no one will mistake ?Ocean?s 8? for inspired.

// How to do Cape Cod on a budget

The good news is, you don?t have to be a one-percenter (or Kennedy kin) to have a total blast on that jacked arm of sand that lies over the bridge.

Love Letters

// He didn?t want kids, so I ended it. But now he says he?s changed his mind

Do I believe him and give this another chance, or stay with my new guy?

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.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Kerry Kennedy

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

Kerry Kennedy 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.

Real Estate

Recent home sales west of Boston (June 6)

ACTON: 6 Palmer Lane #6; Condominium Condo/Apt, built in 2000, 3,765 square feet, 10 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, on 22,010-square-foot lot.


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