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Hundreds volunteer to plant flags for the fallen on Boston Common

With help from hundreds of volunteers, Boston Common has again been transformed into a solemn display of patriotism with over 37,000 small American flags planted for the Memorial Day weekend.

Warren discloses past corporate legal work

Warren, who rails against big banks and tech companies as a populist candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination, also spent 20 years occasionally advising, representing, and serving as an expert witness for corporations. 36 minutes ago

Mario Batali facing criminal charges in alleged Boston assault

Celebrity chef Mario Batali has been charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly forcibly kissing and groping a woman in a Back Bay restaurant in April 2017.

?I pray for the president,? Pelosi says after Trump cuts short infrastructure meeting, blasts Democrats

Trump made an unscheduled appearance in the White House Rose Garden to say he won't negotiate with Democrats on policy while their inquiries continue.
Over in three minutes: Trump meeting with Dems goes bust in a flash

On impeachment, Trump holds all the cards. At least for now

Here is the truth: If Democrats begin impeachment proceedings, it is highly unlikely that Trump will be removed from office.

MFA apologizes after students from Dorchester school subjected to racism during field trip

The Museum of Fine Arts said students from the Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy were met with "a range of challenging and unacceptable experiences that made them feel unwelcome." 42 minutes ago

The Cape Cod bridges are a traffic nightmare. But plans for improvement are taking shape
State officials want to add or move several highway ramps, reconfigure rotaries, and create signalized intersections around the Bourne and Sagamore bridges. And the federal government is considering a complete replacement of those bridges.

Oak Bluffs plaque honoring Confederate soldiers to be moved to Martha?s Vineyard Museum
The Oak Bluffs Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday to move a plaque that honored Confederate soldiers into the Martha?s Vineyard Museum. 8:51 p.m.

Plaque honoring Confederate soldiers leads to controversy on Martha's Vineyard

Michael Chavis hits home run in 13th inning to give Red Sox win over Blue Jays
Mookie Betts had put the Sox ahead with his own solo shot in the 12th, before Rowdy Tellez answered for the Jays in the bottom of the inning. 22 minutes ago

Bruins will see a reflection of themselves in Blues
The combatants are similar in style, and both coaches are making their first Final appearance.

Ayanna Pressley asked Steven Mnuchin when Harriet Tubman would be put on the $20. He didn?t know

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he was focused on improving the currency to prevent counterfeiting.

Here?s what you need to know about shopping at Newton?s first recreational marijuana shop

Garden Remedies in Newton will start recreational marijuana sales Saturday on an appointment-only basis.

What we know about the death of 13-year-old Chloe Ricard

Much about the circumstances of the Amesbury teen?s death remains unclear, but police are investigating.

These are the best and worst times to travel this Memorial Day weekend

It?s almost Memorial Day weekend, which means you can cue the sunshine, backyard barbecues, and, of course, holiday traffic.
Chad Finn

Kirk Minihane, Entercom officially part ways

WEEI?s controversial morning sports talk show host ended his 10-year run by openly criticizing his co-host, Gerry Callahan, on his way out the door.

Second ambulance added, renovated EMS station opens in East Boston

The renovation came as part of a collaboration with Mayor Martin Walsh?s office, Boston Emergency Medical Services, and Massport.

Mass. lawmaker claims Purdue Pharma corrupted World Health Organization

Congresswoman Katherine Clark says the opioid maker influenced the global health group?s drug prescription recommendations.

Body of missing man found in Berlin, N.H.

The body of Tyler Supry, 27, who was last seen on May 9, was found on a trail Tuesday, officials said. an hour ago

Plymouth girl, family receive a life-changing home renovation

Abby MacCurtain has a severe neurological disorder that limits her speech and mobility. This week, Abby and her family celebrated the renovation of her three-bedroom home that will make it easier for her to navigate the space.

Mass. Senate rejects marijuana loan proposal for social equity applicants

Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz said the loans were vital to meet the Legislature?s own goals for the state?s cannabis industry to be diverse and inclusive.

Three years later, MBTA pension fund still has no permanent leader

Nearly three years after its director resigned, the MBTA Retirement Fund?s board has yet to name a permanent replacement, adding to the uncertainty surrounding a $1.5 billion system that?s long wrestled with criticism of its management.

Man allegedly strikes car carrying off-duty trooper, spouse in Bourne hit-and-run crash

The alleged hit-and-run crash occurred on the Sagamore Bridge around 8:10 p.m. Tuesday, troopers said.


In an age of school lockdown drills, children are playing a new version of ?cops and robbers.? Call it ?active shooter?

The drills are intended to save lives, but along the way, the trauma is invading kids? play and dreams.



Alex Speier

Looking at the Red Sox? meh performance against sub-.500 teams

The gap between the Sox and most of the teams ahead of them in the playoff hunt comes from a failure to bulldoze lesser opponents.