In the war vs. loud leaf blowers, a strategic retreat

A landscaper at work in Arlington, which has some limits on blowers.

Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff

Leaf blower opponents have shifted from seeking bans to educating the public about the issue and encouraging landscapers to try alternatives.

3 bodies are found in home in Bedford, N.H.

Police responded to a 911 call Saturday reporting a deceased woman in a Bedford, N.H., home and found three people dead inside.

Karla and Juan Ayala live on Juan’s $23-an-hour pay in a mobile home in Glenwood Springs, Colo., along the same Roaring Fork River that runs through Aspen.

Chris Council for The Boston Globe

Colo. area puts nation’s wealth gap in sharp relief

The chasm between the super-rich and the working poor is widely seen as the greatest division in America. Yet there is no consensus on what to do.

Kevin Cullen

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Angelo West knew the gun he was carrying was a ticket back to jail, and he wasn’t going out like that.

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Those who served under John Moynihan said he always worked shoulder to shoulder with his soldiers and wasn’t afraid of action.

Jerry Remy’s Fenway restaurant to reopen

After closing mysteriously earlier this month, the eatery will reopen just in time for the Red Sox home opener.

A baseball field in Portland, Maine, was still snow-covered and closed on March 19.

After snowy winter, New England braces for mud

Mud season is a rite of spring, when the frozen ground melts, dirt roads turn into a mucky morass, and potholes gape through roadways.

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Andreas Lubitz sought treatment for vision problems that may have jeopardized his ability to continue working as a pilot.

The Commons at the former air station in Weymouth.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

Impasse over road stalls development at Weymouth base

Its latest developer has signalled it will pull out unless the state spends millions of dollars to extend the access road through the property.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy-7124.jpg Christian Vazquez’s injury is a sad, scary development

The Red Sox are anxious about the man they expected to bat ninth and catch 140 games this season.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/TiernanBrady04A.jpg The greening of gay marriage in Ireland

A May 22 vote could make the deeply Catholic nation first in the world to approve a national popular referendum on same-sex marriage.

Globe magazine

Inside the battle for Boston’s country music soul

A brash radio newcomer, WBWL/The Bull, takes on a legacy station, WKLB, spurring a good ol’ throwdown.

Sullivan’s looking to expand to Hingham

A second location would be an evolution for Sullivan’s, which opened on Castle Island in 1951.

A monument to Kennedy and the power of the Senate

The interactive, $78 million Edward Kennedy Institute is devoted to selling visitors on Kennedy’s belief in the power of public service.

James Normil (left), earns credit for his degree by demonstrating skills through self-paced online projects that are then graded.

Ideas

Bringing a charter-school approach to college

Supporters say such programs could give more people a route to the middle class, but opponents worry they could increase inequality.

errol morris

A filmmaker ponders the verité in cinema

“No art form can give us truth on a silver platter,” writes filmmaker Errol Morris as he examines the relationship between film and reality.

Dining Out reviews

Where should you eat this week?

Whether going on a first date, planning a perfect proposal, or looking for a good bar scene, you have options. Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

Marathon trial podcast

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

Opinion

JOAN VENNOCHI

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The senator will affect a Clinton campaign, regardless whether the Mass. Democrat runs for president.

The Big Picture

Anees Mahyoub/Reuters

Yemen tumbling into chaos

Militants of the Islamic State claimed responsibility of a horrific attack on Shi’ite mosques in Yemen last week.