Larry Edelman | Analysis

What the Stop & Shop picket line says about 2020

Joe Biden spoke at a rally in Dorchester organized to support striking Stop & Shop employees.

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The parade of pols backing the striking workers underscores the pivotal role the issue of economic security will play in the coming campaign.

Some shelves at a Stop & Shop in Malden were empty on Friday.

Stop & Shop?s sales are taking a big hit during strike

An analysis of mobile phone location data found that most weekly shoppers are going to other stores ? and many may never return.

// Stop & Shop, striking union workers continue negotiations

Talks went late into the night Friday.

// If you leave the house today, make sure you have an umbrella

The National Weather Service has issued two statements warning residents of high winds and heavy rainfall.

A handout picture released by Jess Lowe Photography on April 19, 2019 and taken on May 19, 2017 shows journalist and author Lyra McKee posing for a photograph in Belfast. - Journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead overnight during riots in the Creggan area of Derry, Northern Ireland, in what police on April 19, 2019 were treating as a terrorist incident following the latest upsurge in violence to shake the troubled region. (Photo by Jess LOWE / JESS LOWE PHOTOGRAPHY / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT

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Two men arrested in connection with killing of journalist

Police in Northern Ireland say they have arrested two teenagers in connection with the fatal shooting of a journalist Lyra McKee during rioting in the city of Londonderry.

Kevin Cullen

// Absolute madness and the shadow of a gunman in Derry

Lyra McKee, a journalist of great empathy, represented the new Ireland. But someone who represented the old one shot her dead.

President Trump ?created a message for some people, and he hit a nerve,? said Abigail Rigney of East Brookfield.

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In Massachusetts, outrage is a matter of geography

From Harvard Square to the birthplace of Connie Mack, the reaction to Robert Mueller?s work was told in a bifurcated tale of two distinctly different communities.

More Mueller report coverage

// Elizabeth Warren calls for impeachment proceedings against President Trump

The US senator and presidential candidate is calling for lawmakers to start the impeachment proceedings.

// Mitt Romney says he?s ?sickened? and ?appalled? by Mueller report details

?Reading the report is a sobering revelation of how far we have strayed from the aspirations and principles of the founders,? the former Mass. governor said.

// Beverly man accused of sending threatening letters to Trump sons avoids prison

Daniel Frisiello?s friends and family gasped and began crying upon hearing the decision by the judge, who is known for handing down tough sentences.

Indiannapolis, IN - 4/19/2019 - (4th quarter) with 22.3 seconds left in the game and the win in hand Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) applauds his team's effort. The Indiana Pacers host the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of Round 1 of the Eastern Conference Playoffs at Bankers Life Field House. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Adam Himmelsbach, Topic: 20Celtics-Pacers, LOID: 8.5.1024795915.

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It took a while, but revived Celtics are riding their defense

After an up-and-down season at the defensive end, Boston has risen to the challenge in shutting down the Pacers.

Boston-04/19/2019 The Boston Bruins vs Toronoto Maple Leafs game 5- The frustration shows on the Bruins bench with less than a minute left in the game, as coach Bruce Cassidy looks on behind (left to rt) Noel Acciari, Sean Kuraly and Danton Heinen. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)


The Bruins need more will and skill to extend series to Game 7

Instead of taking control of the series, the Bruins were way too polite, short on purpose, urgency, and pugnacity.


// Unexpected loss in Game 5 puts Bruins in jeopardy

Dreams of a Grand Slam of Bling in Boston have faded just a bit.

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 19: Mitch Moreland #18 of the Boston Red Sox gets a handshake from third base coach Carlos Febles #52 after hitting a solo home run during the top of the eighth inning of their game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on April 19, 2019 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Joseph Garnett Jr. /Getty Images)


Mookie Betts, Red Sox show what they were, what they can be

Still searching for a 2019 series victory, the Red Sox opened three games at division-leading Tampa with a vintage performance.

// The new casino in Everett dominates the skyline. Not everyone?s a fan

Even as the state tries to decide whether Wynn Resorts can keep its $2.6 billion casino, the building itself stands out.

Chesto Means Business

// Cape Air on course for seaplane takeoff in Boston

The Hyannis-based airline has acquired the assets of Shoreline Aviation, a Conn. company that billed itself as the East Coast?s biggest seaplane operator.

Editorial Cartoon | Christopher Weyant

President Trump and William Barr take on the Mueller report

Cartoonist Christopher Weyant envisions President Trump?s and Attorney General William Barr?s interpretation of the Mueller report.


// The Mueller report: reading between ? and outside ? the lines

With the redacted report out, views on the Trump presidency remain divided.


// A long-awaited expansion for Boston?s immigrant defense fund

A public legal defense fund in Boston to help low-income immigrants fight deportation is a much-needed step in the right direction.

4-17-19: Danvers, MA: Chris Keohane, (right), the owner of the Fresh Food Culinary Center, chef Nicholas Escoto (left) and owner Sam Kanter (center) are pictured during the preparation of the food for

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Take a look at the origins of ?420? on the unofficial marijuana holiday

It?s the cannabis industry?s favorite time of year: April 20.

Brookline, MA, 03/7/2019 -- A worker demonstrates weighing out flower inside New England Treatment Access in Brookline. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 08brookline Reporter: marijuana

Local business sues Amesbury, alleging mayor unfairly blocked marijuana application

CKR Natural Solutions says Amesbury officials asked the firm to cover the cost of repaving and widening a busy rotary.

Dinner with Cupid

// Blind date: ?I felt the need to wax enthusiastically about candlepin bowling?

Will these seasoned daters foul or pick up a spare?

Greg Shell on evening economic disparities

As managing director of the Bain Capital Double Impact Fund, Greg Shell works to identify and fund companies that offer profitable models for addressing critical social problems.

Special reports

The house at 212 Forest St.

He bought the fencing coach?s house. Then his son got into Harvard

The Needham house was assessed at $549,300, but sold for nearly a million dollars. The buyer, who never lived a day there, would sell it 17 months later at a substantial loss in what may become the next chapter in the national debate over fairness in college admissions.

Munch Madness

Munch Madness | Final

// And the Munch Madness winner is . . .

Beloved Boston bakery Flour takes the cake over Sarma to clinch Munch Madness 2019.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Season Two: How do you meet someone?

Dating in 2019 is?complicated. Frustrating. Sometimes completely exhilarating. In Season 2 of the podcast, Meredith Goldstein goes deep on one of her most-asked questions.


// 108 Stitches

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The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Photos: The 2019 Boston Marathon

An estimated 30,000 runners competed in the 123rd Boston Marathon.

Spring House Hunt

// The things home sellers do that can turn off buyers or kill a sale

A hot housing market forgives a lot of mistakes, but that doesn?t stop sellers from undermining their own home sale.


// Opinion: My polio-stricken mother?s advice to parents: immunize your kids

My mother survived polio in 1949, but it paralyzed both her legs and one arm and she later died from its complications.