Mayors want Olympic events for their cities

The Boston Olympics are being pulled in every direction by local power brokers who want to reap the economic benefits.

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Some schools in the region are considering Saturday classes or school through the end of June to make up class time.

Patrons departed Forum Restaurant Saturday during its last day of business on Boylston Street in Boston.

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Patrons gather to bid farewell to Forum

The Back Bay restaurant, which was damaged in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, was set to close for good Saturday.

A graveyard for space savers in Somerville.

Storm on Sunday expected to bring 3 to 6 inches of snow

Snow is forecast to begin late Sunday afternoon and continue into Monday morning, meteorologists said.

Ellen Shultz of South Boston and Doris Rooney of Weymouth ate hot dogs at Sullivan's on Saturday.

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Snow on the ground and in forecast, but Sullivan’s opens

The opening of Sully’s on Castle Island is a herald of warmer weather, although it might not feel that way this year.

Mayor Marty Walsh spoke to about 100 Bostonians about issues for older citizens at Faneuil Hall Saturday morning.

Walsh hosts forum to hear concerns of the elderly

In a Saturday forum, residents were vocal about transportation woes and the need for more community resources.

Youth hockey team, staff escape roof collapse at rink in Canton

The roof on a Canton ice rink collapsed this morning during a youth hockey team’s practice, but no one was injured, police said.

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Two schools in Hyde Park, and schools in West Roxbury, South Boston, and Jamaica Plain face the ax under the city’s plan.

This ‘coyote’ may be actually be a man’s pet dog.

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Man says ‘coyote’ spotted on Boston Harbor likely his dog

A Jamaica Plain man says what the Coast Guard thought was a coyote could be his missing dog, a breed that “moves like a wild animal.”

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Nick Cafardo | On baseball

What should Red Sox do with Allen Craig?

He’s a professional hitter, but he only had a .128 average in his time with the Red Sox last season.

Charlie Titus started at UMass-Boston in 1974.

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Charlie Titus of UMass-Boston changed players’ lives

Titus coached basketball at the school, and had an impact on hundreds of players, for 39 seasons.

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Opposites may attract, but that attraction can make for some very stressful moments when deciding what to do, where to go, and how to pace a trip.

Wakefield’s small-town feel is enhanced by its recreational options, including Lake Quannapowitt.

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location, location, location

What is it like to live in Wakefield?

“Wakefield has about 25,000 people, but it still feels like a small town,” one resident said.

Gillette Stadium in Foxborough is tax-exempt.

Tax exemptions can cost towns

Some believe that exemptions for properties owned by nonprofits leave homeowners and businesses paying more than their fair share.

Trendspotting: More men heading to the spa

The proportion of spa-goers who are male has shot up from 31 percent less than 10 years ago to 47 percent, according to the International Spa Association.

Senator Elizabeth Warren attends a US Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing Feb. 24.

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Can Elizabeth Warren be the new Ted Kennedy?

The senator has yet to grab hold of the deal-making piece of Kennedy’s mantle.

The Big Picture

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Roll out the barrels

As demand for oil rises, photographers worldwide document how the barrels are used once the fuel is gone.