Woman killed by manhole cover mourned by colleagues

A car was seen on I-93 after  it was struck by a manhole, killing the driver.


State crews will inspect hundreds of manhole covers and grates after a woman was struck and killed on I-93 during the morning rush hour.

Five officers were involved in the incident, some of whom were taken to a Bosotn hospital for evaluation due to stress, Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans said.

One dead in officer-involved shooting in Dorchester

Police Commissioner William B. Evans says the officer repeatedly ordered a man with a gun to drop it.

The site for the planned Everett casino.

New challenge to Everett casino filed by Somerville

Somerville’s mayor says public benefits of the casino are far outweighed by harm to waterfront.

Judge orders new trial for man convicted of killing 10-year-old in 2002

A man convicted of fatally shooting 10-year-old Trina Persad was granted a new trial Friday.

70-year-old man charged in Wareham homicide ordered held without bail

John Wittey is accused of fatally shooting another 70-year-old man.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_winthropsq1_biz.jpg Long-stalled Winthrop Square Garage project takes another step

BRA officials said they will seek formal proposals to redevelop the garage within the next two weeks, with responses due by the end of March.

New records system takes bite out of Partners earnings

The state’s largest network of doctors and hospitals said quarterly operating earnings fell to $12.8 million from $74.1 million a year earlier.

Mario Puzo’s 1965 Olympia typewriter with manuscripts and versions of both Godfather I and II screenplays.

RR Auction

Startling truths about ‘The Godfather’ in Mario Puzo archive

Online bidding has begun for the 45-box archive, which Boston-based RR Auction estimates will sell for more than $400,000.

Fort Myers, FL - 02/28/15 - Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez and Boston Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart move between training fields to take batting practice. Red Sox Spring Training. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 01Red Sox, LOID: 8.0.2826364469.

Alex Speier

Vazquez, Swihart trying to catch on with Red Sox pitchers

Here’s a look at how the five anticipated Red Sox starters have fared with each of the catchers on the roster.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/160212_WALKER_CraftBeer_15153x.jpg Beer distributor reviewing options after suspension

State regulators found that Craft Brewers Guild had engaged in a kickback scheme to get retailers to carry its products over rivals.

Customers must put their faith in the staff’s recommendations when buying certain books at the Harvard Book Store.

A blind date with books in Harvard Square

Some recommended titles at the Harvard Book Store are wrapped in brown craft paper, asking readers to put their trust in the tales within.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/2016-02-12T034744Z_1828259408_GF10000305302_RTRMADP_3_MUSIC-KANYEWEST.jpg Kanye West clearly has a thing about Taylor Swift, and she wishes he’d drop it already

Kanye insists he didn’t diss Taylor. She says otherwise.

Your Home | Makeovers

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/newton0214mag1.jpg How to design a stylish basement

For style blogger and author Erin Gates and her family, livability is attractive, too, in their Newton home’s basement.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/RenderingWashingtonWalnut.jpg Plan would replace Newtonville block with mixed-use development

A six-story complex would replace eight buildings that now house Karoun Restaurant, Boston Ballet School, and other businesses.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/BCOM/Images/300240inkblock012016.jpg Ink Block building to go condo

The BRA approved changing the building from apartments, as it was originally planned.

Analyzers made by Magellan Diagnostics Inc., of Billerica were approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2006 for use in doctors’ offices.

Billerica company loans portable lead testing machines to Flint doctors

A privately held Billerica company has loaned dozens of its portable lead testers to doctors in Flint, Mich.

Adrienne Anderson receives her police badge from her father, Eric Anderson, a retired State Police lieutenant.


A second generation of police, called to duty

Amid a national debate about body cameras and police misconduct, why young police recruits sign up for duty.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/509647734.jpg Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton spar over Obama’s legacy

President Obama’s name was mentioned 33 times during the debate, the first since Sanders trounced Clinton in the New Hampshire primary.

The Big Picture

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Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday 2016

Historians say Mardi Gras dates back to Roman times, when the newly converted Christians retained vestiges of a pagan festival as a period of celebration before the penance of Lent.

Globe investigations

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight150x150-165.jpg Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/2016-02-12/Boghosian_28Kirsner_photo3_BIZ.jpg RunKeeper acquired by ASICS, will become subsidiary of shoe brand

One of Boston’s original mobile success stories is now part of a big sports-apparel company.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight-9497.jpg Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.


Pope Francis wore a traditional Mexican hat received as a gift from a Mexican journalist.


Pope dons sombrero as he travels to Mexico

A Mexican journalist presented Pope Francis with a traditional hat as the pontiff departed from the Vatican Friday.

Globe Insiders

Design New England

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/03/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/bath.jpg Immersed in the View

A seaside location sets the tone for a free-flowing master bathroom with partitions and angles — but no doors to restrict sightlines.