Study links opioid deaths to workplace injuries

Construction workers, farmers, fishermen, and others employed in workplaces where injury is common die of opioid overdoses at rates five or six times greater than the average worker.

Amrhein's Restaurant.

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Amrheins in Southie up for sale; could go for $20 million

The iconic property on West Broadway has been on the market for about a month and is expected to fetch a pretty penny once a buyer closes on the site sometime in the fall.

Shirley Leung

// Spate of eatery closings brings worries of a bubble bursting

The closing of Cambridge?s Les Sablons sent chills through the industry as a growing list of experienced owners call it quits on some spots.

// Maine?s contest to succeed Gov. Paul LePage is tied, poll finds

Businessman Shawn Moody, a Republican, and Attorney General Janet Mills, a Democrat, each had 39 percent in the survey released by the Suffolk University Political Research Center.

// US senator presents letter to Putin from Trump

Senator Rand Paul delivered the letter from President Donald Trump to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Russian leader?s spokesman said Wednesday.

// Ohio, Kansas races are deadlocked, but Trump claims Ohio victory

Two high-stakes races that tested President Trump?s clout and cost both parties millions of dollars were too close to call early Wednesday.

Neil and Maureen Ferris sought to be reimbursed about $1,500 by Norwegian Air. They were offered $54. ?I really expected them to reimburse me,? Neil Ferris said. ?It feels like a case of mistreatment.?

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Left holding their bags after a ruined 50th anniversary trip

Neil and Maureen Ferris planned a two-week trip of a lifetime in Europe, but they never expected Norwegian Air would lose their luggage.

The Northern Avenue Bridge has been closed to vehicles since 1997 and to pedestrians since 2014.

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The Northern Avenue Bridge is being replaced, and the city is debating just who will be allowed to use it

Should a new Northern Avenue Bridge in Boston have car access, or would that only worsen traffic in the Seaport?

// New York congressman charged with insider trading

The indictment against Republican US Representative Chris Collins claims he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades.

// A respectful back and forth between Capuano, Pressley

Representative Michael Capuano and City Councilor Ayanna Pressley ventured into touchy issues at Tuesday?s debate, but there were no personal attacks.

At the Studio Allston Hotel, the lobby pops with color.

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Inside Boston?s hottest hotels, from bleak to chic

Travel writer Christopher Muther slept around so you don?t have to. A look inside Boston?s hottest hotels.


// Same old story: Red Sox go the extra mile for a victory

Mitch Moreland?s 10th-inning homer put Boston back on top after Craig Kimbrel blew the save in the ninth.


// Part of Bill Belichick?s coaching genius is overcoming some of his moves as GM

Sometimes we give Belichick double credit for coaching around roster holes that he created.

// An American couple found many moments of kindness while cycling the world. Then came Day 369

The couple, both 29, were biking with a group of other tourists in southwestern Tajikistan. It was there that a carload of men believed to be associated with the Islamic State group spotted them.

Photo Essay

// Crews top off Boston?s newest skyscraper, One Dalton

Workers, developers, and local officials gathered to mark a milestone in the construction of the Four Seasons One Dalton.


// The original Aerosmith tour van found in Western Mass.

?It?s been like 40 years since we?ve been in this thing.?

Bostonians hate the weather year round ? and we have the memes to prove it (you?re welcome)

The only thing consistent about New England?s climate is our ability to find something to complain about.

Boston, MA - 2/22/2017 - A poppy seed bagel from Exodus Bagels in Jamaica Plain sits in a studio in Boston, MA, February 22, 2017. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

Maryland mom tested positive for opiates after eating bagel

A Maryland woman has discovered that eating a poppy seed bagel before giving birth carries serious consequences.

// 152-year-old covered bridge in New Hampshire once again damaged by vehicle

Last month, officials said an oversized box truck caused thousands of dollars in damage to the bridge.

// Cows aid police in nabbing suspect that tried to hoof it

When a suspect made a break across a field populated by a herd of 16 cows, the bovines helped officers in Florida make the arrest.

//[1].jpg What it?s like to stare into the gaping maw of a great white shark that?s lunging right at you

Shark expert Greg Skomal reflected on his encounter with one of the predators off Cape Cod last week.

// Once again, fan favorite Jerry Remy finds himself battling cancer

Remy, 65, has suffered multiple recurrences of lung cancer. NESN said Remy will be absent from Red Sox broadcasts while he receives treatment.

The author with her family. From left: Lily, 14; Wyatt, 12; the author; her husband, Rob; Rory, 12; and Sam, 17.

Globe Magazine

Happier parents do these 10 things

Raising children shouldn?t rob us of joy. Here?s how one mother restored her sense of contentment.

//[1]-11671.jpg ?Obama! Obama!?: Barack is back on the Vineyard

Unlike Alan Dershowitz, it appears the former president shouldn?t be worried about getting the cold shoulder on the island.

// Jim Brown, always the activist, says he wouldn?t kneel during anthem

The NFL legend has spent much of his post-playing career fighting for social justice and change.

Opinion & Ideas


// For better elections, give ranked-choice voting a chance

Ranked-choice voting has been praised as a fairer, more democratic alternative to the status quo.

Special reports

// TSA tracking travelers like terrorists in secret surveillance program

Air marshals are conducting a new domestic surveillance program, tracking people as they fly and move through airports. It might be illegal.


// This Week in Politics

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// Drug prices could be a winning issue for Dems ? if only they had a plan

With the midterms ahead, candidates still haven?t figured out the best way to talk about high drug prices.

Globe event

// Seattle?s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she?s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.


// More about Last Seen: The Largest Unsolved Art Heist ever

A true-crime podcast about the most valuable ? and confounding ? art heist in history: the theft of 13 irreplaceable artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

Real Estate

Rhode Island sailing program has home on Newport Harbor

Sailing is to Newport, Rhode Island, as?fishing is to Gloucester, Massachusetts, clamming is to Cape Cod, whaling is to the island of Nantucket. Which is to say, it?s iconic and defining.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

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

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Real Estate


//$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.

The Big Picture


The Big Picture

Summertime festivals around the world

Photographers capture communities gathering at events organized to celebrate a variety of cultural observances.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.