State trooper destroyed records to cover up OT scheme, feds claim

In a new court filing, prosecutors allege a former trooper destroyed copies of traffic citations as part of his scheme to cover up how he skipped hundreds of hours of overtime shifts.

// Lori Loughlin, husband want to delay first Boston court appearance in cheating scandal

A motion filed Thursday requested that their appearance be pushed back from March 29 to April 15 because their attorneys have scheduling conflicts.

// Man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to CNN, Trump critics

A Florida man has pleaded guilty to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Trump.

// Jared Kushner uses WhatsApp for official business, lawyer says

Kushner uses an unofficial online messaging service for official White House business, including with foreign contacts, his lawyer told lawmakers late last year.

Robert Kraft was one of 25 men nabbed in connection with the Orchids of Asia sting.

Can Robert Kraft beat the Fla. solicitation charges? Here’s what some legal experts say

The experts spoke after news broke that Kraft reportedly rejected a deal to have the charges dropped in exchange for admitting the government could prove him guilty.

// Your Uber and Lyft ride at Logan Airport may soon change

That ride to Logan may be getting more expensive — and it probably won’t be dropping you off in front of the terminal anymore.

Kevin Cullen

// Dee Kennedy saved victims of domestic violence, and families

Because she grew up in a big, sprawling household, Kennedy intuitively understood the redemptive power of family, and she spent her career trying to fix and restore families.

// First responders in gas explosions to be honored at Lawrence parade

The parade is scheduled to start Saturday at 1 p.m.

// Facebook acknowledges it stored millions of passwords in plain text for years

Facebook left millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company acknowledged Thursday after a security researcher exposed the lapse.

// Fall River teen charged with causing disturbance at Natick High School, shouting slurs

Police say a teenager drove through the front of the high school campus and shouted profanity, threats, and racial slurs. He also fired a paintball gun into the air.

// Police said a millionaire’s murder was a robbery. The truth led to an international hunt for ‘The Black Widow’

Finally, the contorted criminal case stemming from Adam Anhang’s 2005 death came to an end last week.

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Ty Burr

People, can we just try taking it slow, for a change?

Turn down the volume, take a deep breath, and look beneath the infospew.


// How to be a master thrift-store shopper

Second-hand shopping is all the rage right now. Here are some tips from experienced shoppers to ensure a successful trip to the thrift store.

// A rare hawk ended up in Maine but couldn’t survive the winter. Now it’ll live on in a museum

The bird, which has only been recorded twice in the United States, will be taxidermied and put on display for the public.

A person crossed the street in Boston last month.

Dave Epstein

Rain (and possible snow showers) will give way to sunny Sunday

The dry weather will continue through the evening commute, but there is rain on the way.


// Boston Calling organizers reveal new details about Memorial Day Weekend shows

It’s not just about the music.

Ariana Grande performed 28 songs during her 100-minute show at TD Garden Wednesday.

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Music Review

Ariana Grande showcases charm, voice at TD Garden

The show opened with Grande putting the full spotlight on her voice, but it quickly segued into a full-on pop fantasia.

Opinion | Michael D’Antonio

// Trump vs. McCain: Cowardice vs. courage

President Trump still resents John McCain’s independence and, even more, the senator’s authenticity.

Opinion | Alissa Quart

// A bigger scandal at colleges — underpaid professors

Why are we not distraught by the ordinary scandal of adjunct mania at universities?

Opinion | Margery Eagan

//[1].jpg I can buy pot, legally, a mile from my house. Still, it feels a bit weird

The marijuana store is just past the police headquarters on the right, the town library on the left, next door to the Little Children Schoolhouse day care.


// Samuel Adams’s latest brew is dedicated to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The brewery will celebrate with pints — and a planking contest.

// Here’s what’s going in the Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill space in Patriot Place

No exact opening date was given, except for a target of summer 2019.


// ‘The Bachelorette’ starts filming in Newport, R.I.

Will roses be given out in New England?

Movie Review | ★ ★ ★ ½

// Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ is a smart, funny, very scary night at the movies

His follow-up to “Get Out” also does us all a great service by handing the talented Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o a genuine starring role.


// Ground Game

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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.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Spotify   |   RadioPublic


Munch Madness

Munch Madness

// See which restaurants advanced to Round Two

The top 32 restaurants have advanced to the second round of Munch Madness. Vote to keep your favorites in the running.

Special reports

They were the top of their class at Boston public schools. Then life happened

Read a multi-part investigation into how and why the lives of promising Boston valedictorians didn’t quite turn out the way they expected.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Students stage global protest to speak out on climate change inaction

Students worldwide skipped classes Friday to protest their governments’ failure to act against global warming as part of the “Fridays for Future” movement.

Real Estate

12 must-see open houses in Greater Boston this weekend (March 23-24)

Spring has finally arrived and the house hunt is on. From a commuter-friendly condo in Quincy to a 5,000-square-foot house in Wellesley, there are plenty of open houses taking place this weekend. Check them out: Under $500,000 328 Copeland St.


3-20-19: Boston, MA: Derek Dunn during a dress rehearsal of the Boston Ballet production of

Things to Do

The Weekender: Frightening ‘Us,’ funny ballet, Phish-y music

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

Real Estate

//$medium-9070.jpg Are we ignoring — or outright banning — an easy affordable-housing fix?

Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region’s housing shortage.


// What was it like when mumps was rampant? Ask Greg

In 1957, 7-year-old Greg Cox got mumps, and it was the pits. A photo taken by his father captured what it was like, and took on a life of its own.