Could a smaller Kendall Square blossom in Dorchester?

UMass Boston bought the former Bayside Expo Center property out of foreclosure in 2010 for $18.7 million.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

UMass Boston envisions the former Bayside Expo Center site as a bustling business district that will bring big names to the school?s doorstep while giving it much-needed cash.

Evacuation is ordered as worries about approaching hurricane rise

Hurricane Florence is expected to blow ashore late Thursday or early Friday, then slow down and wring itself out for days, unloading 1 to 2½ feet of rain.

This incredible video shows a plane going through the eye of Hurricane Florence

The video shows the plane straining against choppy winds and grey clouds for several seconds ? only to emerge into a calm, open area with blue skies.


// Fifteen years? Figure out a faster way to fix the T

Massachusetts deserves better. Reliable transit is ? and will be ? a key to the region?s continued success.

Opinion | Mary Connaughton

// Turnpike traffic will soon get a lot worse

MassDOT can and should do more to reduce Pike commuters? pain.

// State could pay ?north of $10 million? to reimburse defendants in drug lab scandals

A state attorney estimated that reimbursements could be $10 million or more for defendants whose convictions were tainted by drug lab scandals involving Annie Dookhan and Sonja Farak.

// Chris Pappas emerges as winner in crowded N.H. primary field

Pappas edged out 10 other Democrats seeking to replace retiring Representative Carol Shea-Porter. Also, Molly Kelly won the right to face incumbent Governor Chris Sununu.

Man allegedly urinated on American flags in Somerville veterans cemetery

Somerville police are investigating allegations that a man entered the cemetery and defiled flags he had uprooted from the World War II memorial.

The Rev. Christian Ohazulume, an extern priest from Nigeria, was arraigned at Quincy District Court on Tuesday. He pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery of a child under 14.

Archdiocese sidelines hospital chaplain after abuse allegation

The Rev. Christian Ohazulume faced arraignment Wednesday for the alleged sexual abuse of a child in 2007 in Randolph.

A town-by-town look at the most popular cars in Mass.

Jeeps on Nantucket. Subarus and Silverados in the Berkshires. Accords in Lawrence. We took a town-by-town look at the most popular cars in the state.

Matthew Reese, a bookseller at Porter Square Books, sorted through a stack of pre-orders for the Bob Woodward book ?Fear.?

Five key takeaways from Bob Woodward?s new book, ?Fear?

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist?s book on the Trump White House hits shelves today.

Boston, MA: 9-11-18: As he rounded first base, the Red Sox Brock Holt erupts as he sees his bottom of the seventh inning pinch hit three run home run clear the fence. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Toronto Blue Jays in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

Jim Davis/Globe Staff

Red Sox 7, Blue Jays 2

Let the playoffs begin: Red Sox clinch berth for third straight year

Brock Holt hit a three-run pinch homer in the seventh and eight pitchers combined to limit the Blue Jays to five hits.

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

// First things first with Chris Sale?s return

The ace was scheduled to pitch two innings in his return from shoulder inflammation, but was limited to five batters and 26 pitches.

10/09/2013 HYDE PARK, MA A school bus stopped to pick up students along Neponset Valley Parkway (cq) in Hyde Park. Boston Public School buses were on the roads again following yesterday's strike. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

It isn?t just Boston that has school bus problems

The company that oversees Boston?s school buses hired drivers from companies that serve neighboring communities, causing headaches in those places.

// ?We treasure their memory?: President Trump remembers Sept. 11 victims at event in Pa.

The somber remembrance was in Shanksville, where an airliner crashed while passengers and crew members tried to regain control of the aircraft from hijackers.

Photos of 9/11 ceremonies in the Boston area

Ceremonies occurred today in Boston and elsewhere in the area to mark the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

Suffolk Country Sheriff

Adrian Walker

The color of justice in Suffolk County may soon be black

A year ago it would have been hard to envision Suffolk County law enforcement led by a black district attorney, Boston police commissioner, and county sheriff. That scenario may become reality.

// State workers can keep their names and salary secret under this policy

A broad 2007 policy allows workers to request their information be withheld if they or a family member have been victims of any crime prosecuted in court.

New Lions coach Matt Patricia didn?t have any answers for the Jets Monday night.


Matt Patricia?s dreadful debut, and other Week 1 observations

The Lions were dominated by the Jets? defense, which may have had an unusual advantage.

New England Patriots wide receiver Riley McCarron (17) fumbles the ball on a punt return during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

After costly muffed punt, Patriots release Riley McCarron

The receiver was released a day after making a major mistake in the season opener.

Suzi Parks has a complaint about Avis' extra charge for use of toll roads.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Sean P. Murphy | Fine Print

How Avis can charge customers a fee for tolls, even if the driver doesn?t take a toll road

Suzi Parks has no problem paying tolls like everyone else. But she hates that she is charged an extra $3.95 ?service fee? each day just because she went through a toll once.

// Cynthia Nixon put lox on a cinnamon raisin bagel, and the Internet exploded

Kellyanne Conway?s husband tweeted ?Lox her up?? as #bagelgate took Twitter by storm.

// Rosenberg asks judge to dismiss parts of civil lawsuit against him

Stanley Rosenberg, former president of the state Senate, faces a lawsuit that alleges that he knew Bryon Hefner posed a risk.

// Follow these 12 steps for VIP treatment at a high-end restaurant

Here?s how to ensure that your experience will be memorable, even if you?re not a VIP.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Laurence H. Tribe

// The chaotic aftermath of invoking the 25th Amendment

It could unleash a dangerously destabilizing power struggle over the presidency rather than decisively ousting Donald Trump.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Until next year, my sweetheart

In a special bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein explores what happens to summer romance when the summer ends, and ?Wet Hot American Summer? creator David Wain shares a girl-crazy memory from his own camp days.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Real Estate

// Fall House Hunt: Tips for making that winning offer

Buyers who know what sellers want can craft a winning offer in a crowded field without putting themselves at risk.

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.

The Big Picture

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month, August 2018

Here?s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: staying cool in the summer heat, installing a new police commissioner, spotting sharks on the Cape, campaigning politicians on the trail, and flipping gymnasts at the US championships.


// Play the crossword

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