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Mastrodonato: Xander Bogaerts signs with Padres as Red Sox let another franchise icon slip away

Jon Lester, Mookie Betts and now Xander Bogaerts. While John Henry, Tom Werner and rest of the Red Sox ownership group have been able to bring four trophies to Boston…

Pozniak: Medical responders unsung but vital heroes

The recent  horrific crash of a bus carrying Brandeis University students, followed by the horrendous Apple store crash in Hingham, got me thinking about the important role emergency medical technicians…

Editorial: U.S. history too important to sideline

Massachusetts played a significant role in the history of our country – and residents want students to learn about it as part of a well-rounded education. When asked by the…

Lucas: Biden may not have last laugh in primary changes

I’d avoid New Hampshire too if I were Joe Biden. Who needs to be treated the way Granite State Democrats treated President Lyndon Johnson in 1968? That was when a…

Steve Clifford: Kevin Durant reminds me of Kobe

Before he took the Charlotte Hornets head coaching job this summer, Steve Clifford spent a season as a player development consultant for the Nets. That gave him an up-close and…

Xander Bogaerts agrees to 11-year, $280 million contract with Padres

The Xander Bogaerts era in Boston is over. The 30-year-old shortstop is switching coasts, opting to agree on an 11-year, $280 million contract with the San Diego Padres, according to…

‘Empire of Light’ shines as charming tale of May-December romance

MOVIE REVIEW “Empire of Light” Rated R. At AMC Boston Common, Landmark Kendall Square, Coolidge Corner and suburban theaters. Grade: B+ A portrait of a mixed-race, May/December (maybe more like…

Dear Abby: ‘Great’ boyfriend has serious anger issues

Dear Abby: I have been with my boyfriend for three years, and it has been great. However, he has serious anger issues that affect our relationship sometimes. It started with…

Lowry: Some spies should be left out in the cold

The “Twitter Files” released by Elon Musk give us a more fine-grained understanding of how and why the social media company decided to censor the Hunter Biden laptop story. This…

Set the holiday scene with great food, drink, home scents

The holidaze keeps rolling on. And while we’re all about getting our friends and family fabulous presents, there’s an equally crucial task at hand: Gifts for ourselves. So what to…