Law & Order: Man stabbed in Pleasant Street neighbor dispute

Law & Order features information released by the office of Attorney General Maura Healey, Massachusetts State Police, Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr., and the police departments of Worcester, Auburn, Boylston, Grafton, Holden, Leicester, Millbury, Paxton, Shrewsbury and West Boylston. (Sourced from municipal websites, social media and press releases.)

Activists argue racism, stereotypes fuel immigration debate

Representatives of immigrant advocacy groups called Monday for collective action in the face of negative stereotypes and a political power dynamic they said can stymie their agendas.

Worcester’s Chandler elected acting Senate president amid Hefner harassment probe

The election of Chandler, Sen. Stanley Rosenberg’s top lieutenant, and the adoption of an order green-lighting the Senate Ethics Committee investigation marked the culmination of a marathon day of closed-door talks between Democrats and Republicans in the wake of allegations against Rosenberg’s husband.

On Beacon Hill: Sins of the husband [+video]

All other dealings on Beacon Hill last week got blocked out like an eclipse by the bombshell report in The Boston Globe that Senate President Stanley Rosenberg’s husband of one year, Bryon Hefner, had allegedly sexually assaulted at least four men. Plus, McGovern, Markey, marijuana money and tainted convictions.

On Beacon Hill: Birds of a feather?

With the governor’s expected re-election bid up ahead and the persistent partisan roadblocks of the Trump era lurking, things are about to get interesting. Plus, Warren, Healey and the State Police scandal.

On Beacon Hill: Around the turn they come

The Legislature came down the homestretch last week with blinders on, looking to finish what it could before the holiday recess, while Gov. Charlie Baker had his eye on next year – which happens to be his re-election year – as he filed new legislation and took executive action to ramp up the fight against opioid addiction. Plus, McGovern, Baker, Moore, Warren and the State Police scandal.