Tommy Chang chosen as new Boston school superintendent

Tommy Chang, a finalist to be the next Boston schools superintendent, attended a forum with students and teachers at English High School in Jamaica Plain Feb. 24.

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Chang has been working for the past three years as an administrator in the Los Angeles school district.

Fort Myers, FL - 03/03/15 - In honor of Peter Frates, the former Boston College Baseball player who was stricken by ALS and who started the Ice Bucket Challenge to promote awareness and raise money for ALS, Boston Red Sox players and Boston College players wore his number 3. Red Sox Spring Training Game 1 vs. Northeastern University at Jet Blue Park. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 04Red Sox, LOID: 8.0.2826364469.


The amazing Pete Frates story continues to inspire

The Red Sox wore No. 3 Tuesday, in honor of the former BC baseball star who has become a fund-raising force for ALS research.

Boston Red Sox's Shane Victorino slides into second base as Northeastern second baseman, Kieth Kelly catches the ball during a spring training exhibition baseball game, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Fort Myers, Fla. Victorino was out on the play. (AP Photo/The News-Press, Andrew West) MAGS OUT; NAPLES OUT; NO SALES


Shane Victorino must do a selling job this spring

With no apparent room in the Red Sox outfield, he’ll have to show other teams he can stay healthy.


// Steps to take before the snow melts

Before you start to worry about flooding, take a deep breath. The outlook isn’t as dire as it seems.

Chef-owner Michael Scelfo preps a plate while wearing an apron at Alden & Harlow.

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Devra First

Is the customer always right?

The conduct of two women at Alden & Harlow, and a posting by the chef-owner, led to an online debate about his response.

// Couple injured in Marathon bombing announces split

Rebekah Gregory took to her Facebook page to discuss her breakup with Pete DiMartino.


// Scenes of snow-covered Mass. from the air

In the midst of one of the snowiest winters on record, Globe photographer David L. Ryan captured aerial scenes from around the region.

The idea of offering a rebate to MBTA riders because of shutdowns, delays and cancellations of service during snowstorms this winter ran into opposition at the MassDOT board of directors meeting.

John Blanding/Globe staff

MBTA would need $6b to upgrade, agency says

The figure to update its equipment, facilities, and other infrastructure is more than five times the T’s current budget.

Madaro tops Ruggiero in East Boston election

Adrian Madaro narrowly defeated Joe Ruggiero in the Democratic primary for state representative.

Wesley Reid of Milton helped shovel out the docks at the MIT Sailing Pavilion last month.

Snow expected to change to rain overnight

Two to three inches of snow is forecast tonight, followed by sleet and then rain Wednesday morning.

Benjamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel, spoke to Congress Tuesday.

Evan Horowitz

What are the alternatives to a deal with Iran?

Opposition to a possible agreement leads to the question: What’s next?

// Judge tosses teen’s confession in death of Danvers teacher

A judge ruled that Philip Chism’s confession to police that he killed his Danvers High School teacher cannot be presented to jurors.

December 16, 2014; Redwood City, CA, USA; USOC chairman Larry Probst (left) and USOC chief executive officer Scott Blackmun (right) address the media in a press conference following the USOC board of directors meeting at Hotel Sofitel San Francisco. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Boston officials can woo IOC voters but can’t buy them

The days when Olympic bid cities could give enticements ended with the Salt Lake City scandal.

// Congress passes Homeland Security funding bill

Congress is sending President Obama the bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through year’s end, without conditions.

The Big Picture

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Documenting one family’s home birth experience

For Ashley Bennett, having her second child at home in Medford was an opportunity to be encouraged and supported.