Best Schools 2016

With charter school legislation on the ballot this year, the fight between the pro-charter and anti-charter faithful is reaching a fever pitch. Here’s what you need to know, plus our exclusive ranking of area high schools.

Features

The Storm Is Coming

Politicians and climate scientists know what needs to be done to save our city from impending doom. If only they would do it.

The Charter Choice

With charter school legislation on the ballot this year, the fight between the pro-charter and anti-charter faithful is reaching a fever pitch. Here’s what you need to know.

Departments

The Interview: Joe Kennedy III

The U.S. representative is fed up with gun violence and can’t understand why “compromise” is a dirty word in DC. But before the Camelot scion can change Capitol Hill, he needs to win in November.

Run the World

They sweat, they chant, they even hug. A month with November Project, the fitness cult taking over the planet.

News

The Demise of the Textbook Mafia

Textbooks are antiquated and incredibly expensive. With the industry facing extinction, Massachusetts is poised to revolutionize educational publishing.

Restaurants

The Rice Stuff

Boston’s sushi masters are on a roll: Whether you’re craving a melt-in-your-mouth morsel of traditionally prepared maguro or over-the-top fusion fun, you’ll find it here.

Dining Out: Juliet

A talented couple transforms a neighborhood café—serving up sunny, mainly Mediterranean flavors in a welcoming space that, so far, is best suited to daytime dining.

Fashion & Style

From the Same Cloth

Exley helps revive New Bedford’s textile roots with an elegant take on New England outerwear for the modern gentleman.

Pinned Down

Add a dash of whimsy to your look this fall with these eclectic pins and brooches.

Home & Property

Health

Arts & Entertainment