Progress seen on Market Basket sale

Arthur T. Demoulas’s $1.5 billion offer could lead to a deal by Sunday, the Mass. and N.H. governors said.

Two people shot in Dorchester; police pursuing suspect

One person had life-threatening injuries in the Saturday morning shooting, officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/03/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse__marian-2_metro.jpg Review sheds more light on Jared Remy case

More details emerged about why a prosecutor did not contest Remy’s release after his arrest last year on domestic violence charges.

A passenger leaves a vehicle used by the MBTA’s The Ride service.

New requirement keeps many older users off The Ride

A move by the MBTA to crack down on fraud has led to a sharp drop in the number of older users.

Cynthia Riggs and Howard Attebery wrote notes to each other in a simple code in 1950. Inside an envelope that traveled from his house in San Diego to her post office box on Martha’s Vineyard, he added one new message, also in code. “I have never stopped loving you.”

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe staff

More than 60 years later, a love note from a familiar stranger

Separated by distance and time, a couple found the words to connect again.

The Patriots ran onto the field ahead of Friday’s preseason game against the Panthers.

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It's go time for Patriots’ offense

The third preseason game is a good barometer of the team’s progress, and the offense looked stellar.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/farragher_20140719.jpg Rooting for the return of Salisbury’s glory days

It’s been awhile since Salisbury’s heyday, but there are signs the seaside town could be on the way back.

Derek Gauger painted the foul lines in the outfield at Fenway Park.

The Jobs of Summer

Groundskeeper gets his dream job at Fenway Park

Derek Gauger has come a long way from trying to cut patterns into grass while mowing neighbors’ yards in South Paris, Maine.

Opinion

opinion | Philip S. Balboni

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/19/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/04182011_18foley-7908849.jpg Tribute to James Foley’s courage and dedication

GlobalPost’s Philip Balboni writes that Foley was among the most courageous journalists he has ever known.

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