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Springfield grapples with surge in overdose deaths

Some are surprised by the recent data, while others see evidence for it every day. But no one has a simple explanation.

7 arrested at anti-abortion rally on Boston Common

About 100 counterprotesters jeered at more than 100 anti-abortion activists during a tense three-hour period.

Rhode Island

In a state full of crumbling bridges, $22 million Providence River span stands out

Proponents say it?s a bridge to the future. Those opposed say it?s a bridge too far.

A priest?s response to R.I. bishop?s tweet: ?I am here to beg you . . . not to leave?
Passions were raised in the state after Bishop Thomas Tobin advised Catholics to avoid Pride Month events, noting ?they are especially harmful for children.?

R.I. bishop faces backlash over tweet


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The Twin Cities have a beautiful new soccer stadium. Why doesn?t Boston?

Minnesota United?s $250 million venue shows what could be built here, and why it?s been so difficult to make happen.
Revolution win in Bruce Arena's debut as head coach

Thomas Farragher
In Maine, an island haven for illustrators is a big draw
The Illustration Institute on Peaks Island is a fledgling and unusual artist organization.

This week in TV: ?Handmaid?s Tale,? ?Black Mirror,? and ?Big Little Lies? return
Globe critic Matthew Gilbert?s guide to what?s on television his week.

David Price exorcised another demon at Yankee Stadium
Prior to Sunday night?s win, the lefthander had pitched six times in the Bronx for the Red Sox and was 0-6 with a 9.79 earned run average.

Red Sox top Yankees, 8-5, to avoid sweep

Adrian Walker
From life on the streets to marbled floors: An unusual culinary program offers a way forward
Students from NECAT ? part culinary school, part social service agency ? are headed to work in the grandeur of the billion-dollar Encore Boston Harbor casino.

17-year-old shot, pushed out of vehicle in Methuen

A 17-year-old boy was shot and pushed out of a vehicle in Methuen Sunday afternoon, according to police.
Chesto Means Business

The rush is on: to double offshore wind power, that is

Governor Charlie Baker?s administration made it official on Friday: The state will continue to solicit bids for offshore wind power for years to come.

Maryetta Dussourd remembered by fellow activists at Cathedral of the Holy Cross

Activists calling for accountability within the Catholic Church remembered Dussourd, who worked for decades to get justice for victims of sexual abuse.

Legendary New Orleans chef Leah Chase dies

Ms. Chase transformed the restaurant bearing her father-in-law?s name from a sandwich shop where black patrons could buy lottery tickets to a refined restaurant where people of all races dined.

?The Bachelorette? episode that filmed in Boston airs Monday
The ABC reality show posted preview clips Sunday of the date between Hannah Brown and Jed Wyatt, which took place all over Boston.

?The school has a soul?: Urban College of Boston graduates reflect on their journeys

Any time we travel anywhere, part of the fun for me is finding the best coffee. Let me tell you what buckles my knees.

Barack Obama makes an appearance at Game 2 of the NBA Finals
The former president headed north of the border to catch the Raptors and Warriors in action.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Is the future of retail on the move, literally?

Woburn startup Flexetail offers a mobile store to bring companies? products to customers.

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Now that?s a good story: news revival in Berkshires

Local owners bought The Berkshire Eagle in 2016 and have sunk money into the paper, doing everything from hiring more reporters to improving the quality of the Eagle?s newsprint.

In the Great Marsh and other coastal wetlands, climate change is harming delicate ecosystems
Scientists have documented other worrying signs for the marsh, which stretches from Cape Ann to southeastern New Hampshire.

As candidates descend on California, Kamala Harris struggles to defend her home turf
Harris? rivals wooed California?s hordes of enthusiastic Democrats and deep-pocketed donors in the days before and after the state party?s convention, fighting to poach her support.

Lyndra Therapeutics? incoming CEO is used to running tough races
Patricia Hurter will become Lyndra?s chief executive on Sept. 3, the company announced Monday. She will replace Amy Schulman.



Rob Gronkowski dispels comeback rumors: ?You can put them to rest?

While speaking to reporters at a charity event, Gronkowski said he?s staying retired.