Boston Marathon coverage

Boston reclaims Marathon Monday

Boston, MA--4/19/2015--Pre-marathon features are photographed along Boylston Street, on Sunday, April 19, 2015. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: marathoncolor Reporter: Jan Ransom

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One runner said this year the city and the running community are taking back the historic race.

// New schools chief names transition team

Tommy Chang’s transition team will consist of more than 30 members who represent a wide cross-section of the education sector.

Body of Franklin man found in Hopkinton lake

Police believe Nicholas Horton was one of three people in a canoe that capsized on the lake late Saturday night.

A helicopter and a ship took part in a rescue operation off the coast of Sicily following a shipwreck.

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Hundreds missing as migrant boat sinks off Italy

Italian prosecutors said a Bangladeshi survivor said hundreds had been locked in the hold by smugglers.


// Randolph man charged with ‘upskirting’ at store

Police said they observed Terrell Anthony Skerrette, 28, follow a 45-year-old woman and take several photos

Workers boarded up storefronts damaged by the fire.

Fire causes $1 million in damage to Belmont businesses

At least six businesses were damaged in the fire and some could be closed for months.

Kingston, R.I.

Person killed after Amtrak train hits car on tracks

None of the train’s 207 passengers was injured, Amtrak officials said.

04/19/15: Cleveland, OH: Cleveland's Kyrie Irving had a big day offensively but he also contributed on defense, at least on this play as he goes horizontal to try and pry the ball away from the Celtics Marcus Smart. The Boston Celtics visited the Cleveland Cavaliers for Game One of an opening round NBA Playoff series at Quicken Loans Arena. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: sports topic: Celtics-Cavaliers (1)



Not looking good for the Celtics

Cleveland was not truly threatened. LeBron James, at times, looked bored.

Kyrie Irving shot 52 percent from the field.


Cavaliers roll past Celtics in Game 1

Isaiah Thomas led the Celtics with 22 points off the bench. Kelly Olynyk scored 12, and Marcus Smart added 10.

Orioles 8, Red Sox 3

// Rick Porcello struggles as Red Sox fall to Orioles

Porcello went five innings in the 8-3 defeat, giving up eight runs on 12 hits.

// Tim Tebow expected to sign with Eagles on Monday

Tebow hasn’t played in the NFL since 2012 with the New York Jets.

Elite marathon runner Amy Hastings Cragg shows the handles made with pipe cleaners on the water bottles she will use in 2015 Boston Marathon. She decorated the bottles on Saturday, April 18, 2015. (Shira Springer/Globe staff)

Water bottles are peformance art for the marathon

Elites make sure their bottles are distinctive so that they can grab them while on the run.

A mostly-empty Green Line car in service late on a recent Friday night.

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Weekend T riders face earlier trip home, but it could be worse

Instead of eliminating late night MBTA service, officials last week opted to scale it back.


//[1].jpg Dante Ramos: On-call shifts string retail workers along

Do unforeseen variations in sweater sales have the same urgency as a life-threatening crisis?

Kevin Cullen

// Listen to Bill and Denise Richard, and give him life in prison

Let’s remember the people who really matter, not Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Stephen Michael Dodd.

Long-simmering abuse charges roil Maine city

Emboldened by Matt Lauzon’s courage, several other men have emerged to allege that a Biddeford police officer had molested and raped them.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 19: What to expect in penalty phase of Tsarnaev trial

This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.


Greg Watson

// Is Cuba the future of farming?

The small country’s success in sustainable agriculture now has the rapt attention of US interests.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Coachella 2015

Music fans gathered to hear a wide variety of musical styles at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.