Martha’s Vineyard is roiled by ouster of CEO of island’s hospital

The Martha's Vineyard Hospital has only 25 beds but is deeply valued by the community.

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Residents embraced Joseph Woodin’s open style in leading the hospital, which has just 25 beds but is considered vital to the island.

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// Arrests on Cape Cod show Kennedy family’s worst traits

The Kennedy family is admired and respected, but also disliked by some because of the brash, entitled behavior on display Sunday night.

Felix G. Arroyo (left) was placed on paid administrative leave from his $130,000-a-year job in the administration of Mayor Martin J. Walsh (right) last month.

Police now investigating allegations against Felix G. Arroyo

A detective said Wednesday the department is aware of allegations that Arroyo grabbed the neck of a female subordinate who had accused him of repeated sexual harassment.

// Group of nine states announces aggressive plan to cut emissions

The move is one of the broadest efforts to address climate change since President Trump said the US would withdraw from the Paris accord.

// Will legal pot be a chance for minority business owners?

The dearth of black pot entrepreneurs is a warning to Massachusetts, where advocates and lawmakers have trumpeted the industry’s potential for communities of color.

Here’s how to prevent sex abuse at N.E. schools, groups say

Two groups began their review after a Globe Spotlight report found at least 67 private schools in New England faced sexual abuse accusations since 1991.

// Watch: Video shows former security guard assaulting homeless man at TD Garden

Video footage was released by the MBTA following a public records request from the Globe.

// Trump’s science envoy quits in letter with embedded message: ‘I-M-P-E-A-C-H’

Daniel Kammen’s most biting message may have come in a hidden acrostic; the first letter of each paragraph spelled out ‘‘I-M-P-E-A-C-H.’’

// Wall Street Journal editor admonishes reporters over Trump coverage

Gerard Baker has faced unease and frustration over the newspaper’s coverage of President Trump, which some journalists say has lacked toughness.

// Trump’s escalating media attack puts journalists on edge

President Trump’s angry condemnation of the media heightened the fear among journalists that verbal attacks could lead to physical attacks.

// The feud between Trump and McConnell is threatening the GOP agenda

The escalating tension between the two men is threatening the GOP’s re-election prospects and its ability to govern.

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Run for Cover Records founder Jeff Casazza.

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The Boston indie label all the kids are talking about

Starting in high school with a $1,000 loan, Jeff Casazza has steadily built Run for Cover into one of the most exciting new labels in indie rock.


// Red Sox again defeat Indians

Mitch Moreland got the Boston offense going with a solo home run in the fifth inning.

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: Rajai Davis #11 of the Oakland Athletics steals third base in the ninth inning against the New York Mets on July 23, 2017 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)


Red Sox acquire outfielder Rajai Davis, and that’s a good thing

With Jackie Bradley Jr. on the disabled list, the Red Sox needed help and got it in Davis, who has speed and experience.

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, from left, San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Eli Harold, quarterback Colin Kaepernick, center, and safety Eric Reid kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif. What started as a protest against police brutality has mushroomed a year later into a divisive debate over the future of Kaepernick who refused to stand for the national anthem and now faces what his fans see as blackballing for speaking out in a country roiled by racial strife. The once-rising star and Super Bowl quarterback has been unemployed since March, when he opted out of his contract and became a free agent who could sign with any team. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Colin Kaepernick supporters demand action from NFL

The supporters, who claim the QB is being blackballed, want him signed before the season begins.

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 09: Jayson Tatum #11 of the Boston Celtics looks to pass against the Portland Trail Blazers during the 2017 Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 9, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)


Celtics’ blockbuster deal puts youth movement on fast track

In acquiring Kyrie Irving, the Celtics and Brad Stevens will be relying on their young cornerstones more.

Boston MA 3/1/17 Boston Celtics Isaiah Thomas drives to the basket on Cleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving during first quarter action at TD Garden. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: Celtics pics reporter: Adam Himmelsbach


It’s great to see Celtics go big-time with Kyrie Irving deal

Never mind hoarding draft picks, this blockbuster makes them major players right away.

TV Critic’s Corner

//[1].jpg Tig Notaro says it’s hard to see Louis C.K.’s name in her show’s credits

It turns out that the much-noted relationship between the two comics has not weathered well.

According to the Cape Cod National Seashore, a shark bit into a standup paddleboard around 10 a.m.

‘I turned and paddled faster than I ever have in my life’

Cleveland Bigelow III had already caught some waves off Marconi Beach in Wellfleet. Then the shark struck.

Griffin Newman as Arthur and Peter Serafinowicz as the Tick.

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Television review

Superhero spoof ‘The Tick’ comes to the rescue

The new series is a lighthearted take on an overdone genre, with an amiable if not very bright oddball leading the way.

// N.H. voters, advocates sue to block voter registration law

Civil rights advocates say the new rules amount to intimidation designed to discourage thousands of young residents from voting.

Prince William (left) and Prince Harry spoke of their responses to the death of their mother, Princess Diana.

Princes William and Harry speak candidly about Diana’s death

In an interview marking 20 years since their mother was killed in a car crash in Paris, the princes are paying tribute to the actions of their father in breaking the tragic news.


// ESPN Radio jock Ryen Russillo arrested in Wyoming

The former Comcast SportsNet regular is charged with criminal entry.

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// Priests’ children live with secrets, sorrow

A Globe review finds the children are often denied love and support and pressured to keep the scandal secret. And the church has done absolutely nothing to help.


// Play the crossword

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Opinion & Ideas


// Dreamers are part of US — don’t bargain with their lives

At a time when the nation sorely needs bipartisan, high-minded leadership, the fate of the Dreamers poses a new test of conscience.

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// How a doctor built demand for a detox device, without proof it works

The Bridge has taken off as a “pain-free” way to detox from opioids. But the evidence is flimsy.