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High school principal Dr. Derrick Nelson died after donating bone marrow.

Fiancee sues over principal's death in bone marrow procedure

A hospital failed to adequately monitor and treat a New Jersey high school principal as his oxygen level plummeted during a bone-marrow donation procedure in February, a lawsuit filed Monday by his fiancee alleges.

Love Letters

He won’t explain the story behind the cheat

When answering these questions, he says he doesn’t know.

A cat named Rubio walked in front of the podium during a news conference in Albany, N.Y. Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing a ban on the practice of declawing cats. On Monday, New York became the first state to impose such a ban.

Looking to declaw your cat? Don’t look in New York anymore

New York became the first US state to ban the declawing of cats Monday, joining most of Europe, several Canadian provinces, and a growing list of American cities.

Is your egg done? No more guessing

OXO’s new Punctual Egg Timer and Piercer eliminates any guesswork and simplifies the process of boiling eggs.

Melissa Errico and Patrick McEnroe.


Patrick McEnroe supports P-Town tennis gala and cheers on wife, singer Melissa Errico, at Art House

Tony Award nominee Melissa Errico did more than sing in Provincetown this past weekend.

Jack’s Abby’s German-inspired House Lager features a shield along with checks of the Bavarian flag.


6 expert tips for reading a beer label

How to get the most out of your beer-buying experience.

Pretty, practical, and plastic-free food wraps

Designed by Easthampton mom Michelle Zimora, the reusable wraps are handcrafted with cotton fabrics in lovely designs coated with organic beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin.

Genius watermelon slicer, cubed

The new Slicester Watermelon Tool from Chef’n is worth adding another gadget to the kitchen drawer.

Ask Amy

Co-worker ponders paternity, race of child

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Boston, MA--02/05/2019--Tom Brady and his daughter, Vivian, talk during the Super Bowl Parade on Tuesday afternoon. (Nathan Klima for the Boston Globe) Topic: 06parade Reporter:


Video of Tom Brady and his daughter jumping off a waterfall even made The Rock queasy

“If Vivi is going to be an Olympic champion one day, it probably won’t be in synchronized diving.”

Vystar acquires Worcester’s Rotmans furniture store

The largest furniture and flooring store in New England, Rotmans Furniture and Carpet, has been acquired by Vystar Corp.

Ask Amy

Adult child feels obligated to care for abusive mom

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Sam Adamson, Lori Riddle, Hailey Hardcastle, and Derek Evans (left to right) at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem. The teens introduced legislation to allow students to take

Teen activists score mental health days for Oregon students

Oregon will allow students to take “mental health days” just as they would sick days, expanding the reasons for excused school absences.


A room of one’s own

Derby Street Shops caters to breast-feeding mothers’ needs with stylish privacy pod

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Brendan MacAllister

The 25 year old spends most of his time working three jobs. During his free time, he’s still hard at work — on his illustrations which he highlights on his Instagram.

hot ticket

One to add to your summer beach-read list

WHDH-TV investigative reporter Hank Phillippi Ryan discusses her 11th novel, “The Murder List,” on Aug. 20 at Brookline Booksmith.

love letters

I give off a ‘non-dating’ vibe

I was a late bloomer – didn’t date in high school and had my first kiss at age 19 – and I feel like I’ve been playing catch-up ever since.

Connections | Magazine

Decades later, memories from Mom and Dad

The letters stashed in an old desk stirred up painful memories — and reminders of my parents’ love.

The 2018 festival centerpiece creation.

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do the week of July 22-28

A sand sculpting festival, the Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts, Shakespeare, and more.

Style Watch

A canine connection is the driving force behind this Newport remodel

A kitchen renovation hinged on creating a space for entertainment — for dogs and humans alike.

Eli Prescott and Jael Witney.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ‘I am a devout Christian and he is an atheist. Classic!’

Can these two daters overcome the ultimate deal breaker?

Why drive to Newport when you can float instead?

Psst, visitors: Riding the ferry, a 65-foot catamaran named the Ocean State, is an easy and affordable way to get from Providence to Newport while taking in the beauty of the state and Narragansett Bay, deemed an “estuary of national significance,” by Congress.

Boston, MA - 7/15/19 The Ban Toi Beef Noodle Soup is served with a side of bean sprouts, basil, chili peppers, and lime. ($12.50) The new Ban Toi Restaurant (cq) is located at 1035 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 21quickbiteBanToi Reporter: Devra First

Quick Bite

Ban Tôi chef-owner Chieu Nguyen used to run a nail salon. Now he’s doing what he loves.

The new Dorchester restaurant’s offerings are tightly edited.


Sally’s Sandwiches at Blackbird Doughnuts, and a Craigie on Main pop-up at Alcove

Here’s some restaurant news you can use.

Miss Conduct

Advice: At a party, we were served vegan mystery food

The host refused to reveal ingredients. What should we have done? Plus, stuck waiting, and funeral rite.

Samantha Power, who wrote a book on U.S. roles in handling holocausts titled


Boston Book Festival announces 2019 headlining presenters

The festival announced its headlining presenters on Wednesday, including Samantha Power, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Candace Bushnell, and novelist Susan Choi.

01/17/2019 Cambridge - Harvard University gate entrance. (cq) Jonathan Wiggs/Globe StaffReporter:Topic:

Two Massachusetts colleges ranked in top 10 of colleges that pay off the most

According to data compiled by CNBC, Harvard and MIT offered students a low net cost and high expected salary.

DEVENS, MA - 06/29/2019 A boy jumps into Mirror Lake on a Saturday afternoon. Erin Clark for The Boston Globe

Here are 7 ways to beat the scorching heat this weekend

With temperatures expected to reach well into the 90s this weekend, here are a few ways to stay cool.

Germany introducing mandatory measles vaccination for kids

The German government is proposing a measure to make measles vaccinations mandatory for children and employees of kindergartens and schools.

Love Letters

He told me he can’t commit to me

I enjoy spending time with him but now I am not so sure I should be.

Ask Amy

Toxic grandma strains family by asking for money

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Park it here on the Cape Cod Rail Trail

Feel like doing just a bit of the rail trail, or ready to go end-to-end? Here are some places to park your car for free.

A health worker wearing protective suits enters an isolation pod to treat a patient at a treatment center in Beni.

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people.

From left: Red Sox chairman Tom Werner, Red Sox president and CEO Sam Kennedy, pitcher Rich Hill, Dr. David Sweetser, and Hill’s wife, Caitlin.


MassGeneral specialist throws out first pitch at Fenway to raise awareness of rare disease research

Mass General specialist Dr. David Sweetser threw the first pitch at Sunday’s Red Sox vs. Dodgers game.

A Boston Globe employee took the FaceApp program for a whirl.

What is FaceApp, the program everyone is using to find out what they’ll look like as an old person?

The Russian-developed FaceApp is spreading like wildfire again, thanks to a reported update to its “old age” filter. But should users be concerned about privacy?

Love Letters

I’m shy. I don’t drink. I dislike dating sites. Help!

A studious 28-year-old wants to settle down but would rather not have to swipe right.

Ask Amy

Parents want passive son-in-law to step up

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

21capetrail - TheyÕve eliminated hairy road crossings on the Cape Cod Rail Trail by using bridges and tunnels. (Diane Bair for The Boston Globe)

Cool cruising along the Cape Cod Rail Trail

Traveling through the towns of Yarmouth, Dennis, Harwich, Brewster, Orleans, Eastham, and Wellfleet, the Cape Cod Rail Trail “passes through all types of neighborhoods: residential, commercial, woodlands, ponds, bogs, trees, fields, swamps and creeks.”

Casey Affleck stars in “The Finest Hours,” a 2016 film based on the 2009 book by Casey Sherman (who attended Barnstable High School) and Michael J. Tougias that chronicles an extraordinary and heroic rescue off Chatham in 1952 by the US Coast Guard.

Some of the Cape’s finest hours: On the big screen and printed page

Cape Cod has provided inspiration and settings to many a novelist and filmmaker. If you’re heading to the Cape this summer, you may want to check out a book or a movie before you go.

Sculptor Patrick Dougherty at a window of his stick sculpture,

Get stuck on sticks with a visit to ‘A Passing Fancy’

Over the last 30 years, Patrick Dougherty has completed more than 250 stick sculptures, or “stickworks,” all over the world, and involving community volunteers is a hallmark of his process.

Fans take in a game between the Brewster Whitecaps and the Chatham Anglers in Chatham.

Cape Cod baseball, where the grass is real and the price is right

The Cape Cod Baseball League is a summertime staple on the Cape. The best collegiate players in the country compete nightly before Major League scouts, and gems emerge from diamonds.

Winthrop, Massachusetts -- 7/06/2015-- A lobster roll at Belle Isle Seafood in Winthrop, Massachusetts July 6, 2015. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: 09platedpix Reporter:

Where to take your kids to eat this summer vacation

The season offers an excellent opportunity to explore the city with children. Food can be a rich part of the experience.

The Moultons at home.

The VIP Lounge | Seth Moulton

The VIP Lounge with Seth Moulton

We caught up with the presidential candidate to talk about all things travel.


Here, there, and everywhere

Here, there, and everywhere

Travel news — and gadgets — you can use.

Mr. Tamole team brings authentic tamales to town

For years, Andres Medina Carreto told his mother, Margarita Carreto, it’s not easy to come by authentic tamales in the Boston area, or for that matter, mole sauce like hers. Finally, she joined in a mission to solve that problem.

Special report

//[1].jpg Bitten by Uncertainty: A Globe report on Lyme disease in the Northeast

In 2013, the Globe took an in-depth look at the disease, the patients, the debate, and the science.


// The Love Letters podcast: Ditch the ex’s T-shirt, or wear it?

After a breakup, is it better to hold onto relics from the relationship, or to dump them?

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Spotify   |   RadioPublic


Dining Out

Dining Out reviews

// Where should you eat this week?

Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

Design New England

// Second Life

An architect turns his old barn in Newport, Rhode Island, into a light-filled multipurpose haven for family and guests.