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Racism allegations put Museum of Fine Arts in the spotlight

The museum found itself under siege as educators, politicians, and civil-rights activists assailed the reports of disturbing behavior during a Dorchester school?s field trip. 3 hours ago
Renée Graham: An unexpected lesson about racism Walsh: ?We can?t have institutions in our city . . . being disrespectful like that?

Racism at the MFA is not an isolated event. It?s a microcosm of life in America
The racism on display at the MFA for the Leadership Academy students is not an isolated event. It?s an ongoing exhibit.

Dan Shaughnessy
John Havlicek tribute celebrates a champion of sport and of life
At Trinity Church, Celtics legends and family friends gathered to say farewell to the great Hondo.

Russell, Cousy among icons at Havlicek service

mystery cleaner
Burglars broke in, took nothing, and cleaned . . . and cleaned . . . and cleaned
In what might be the best home invasion ever, they also left an exceptionally well-crafted toilet paper origami rose.

Your view: Creepy cleanliness or unblemished blessing?

State?s prisons come under scrutiny from feds

Critics have long contended prison officials send too many inmates into solitary confinement and keep them there too long. 3 hours ago
Walker: Little action on vow to reduce use of solitary 2016: SJC adds limits on use of solitary confinement

Pelosi questions Trump?s fitness for office, suggests an intervention

Pelosi openly questioned President Trump?s fitness for office Thursday, suggesting a family or staff ??intervention.?? Trump responded by calling her ??crazy.??
Here's where Mass. delegation stands on impeachment

John Henry, owner of Red Sox and the Globe, considered buying Everett casino

Henry, who was backed by a group of potential investors, quietly investigated buying the Encore Boston Harbor hotel and casino in early 2018 and again last month. 8:38 p.m.
Shirley Leung: The high-stakes poker game that Wynn Resorts and MGM just lost

Arlington pediatric nurse charged with possession of child pornography
Peter Sahagian, 61, of Arlington, allegedly possessed a thumb drive containing pornographic images of young females, officials said. 2 hours ago

Lawyer: Deal close in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits

Weinstein has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women. A person familiar with the negotiations said the deal would be worth $44 million. 38 minutes ago

?There?s light at the end of the tunnel,? says Maine marijuana regulator, as businesses lose patience

Two and a half years after Maine voters legalized marijuana, industry leaders say they are tired of debating policy, and just want to get started.
Mass. cannabis panel approves change in marijuana company ownership

From Boston Calling?s undercard, 15 artists who could make headlines

This year?s roster below the top line is packed with excellent acts from all over the musical spectrum.

Peter Abraham | On Baseball
Spot starter Ryan Weber gave Red Sox exactly what they needed
Weber?s performance should resonate for several days. The Sox had used their bullpen for 26.1 innings in the previous five games.

Rafael Devers stays hot as Sox rout Jays (again)

A mystery at the aquarium: How did 2 baby anacondas arrive in an all-female exhibit?
The two babies are a result of parthenogenesis, an extremely rare form of nonsexual reproduction.

Bruins get through scrimmage unscathed
Breaths were held briefly for Brad Marchand, who jammed his left hand. But Boston?s leading scorer did not miss a shift. 3 hours ago

Jamie Collins glad to be back on the job in Foxborough
Regarding his return to the Patriots, the linebacker said, ?I?m just trying to pick up where I left off.?

Dorchester Vietnam Veterans Memorial vandalized again
Repairs to the memorial were just completed Wednesday after it was previously vandalized in October. 2 hours ago

Kevin Cullen
The soul of the Seaport
Eric Emond, a driving force behind the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial, was killed in Afghanistan last year. The memorial will be rededicated Friday, and Emond will be on everyone?s mind.

In Somerville, a ?wood magician?s? sanctuary
For artist-carpenter Tim Lorenzo, being creative is a messy business.

Aquinnah Tribe struggles with Vineyard vision
The town of Aquinnah?s latest attraction could be 250 video slot machines inside a 10,000-square-foot aluminum-frame building with a stretched fabric roof. 3 hours ago

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Red Sox 8, Blue Jays 2

Rafael Devers stays hot as Red Sox rout Blue Jays again

Devers had two more hits in the series finale, and Ryan Weber worked six innings for the win.