She sought a fresh start in Maine. Her story had a horrific finish

 Police found the body of 47-year-old Kimberly Mironovas early Sunday in her home in Litchfield, Maine.


Kimberly Mironovas left suburban Ashland for Litchfield, Maine. Now her son and two other teens are accused in her killing.

// ‘When he did come up, she sounded scared’

Lukas Mironovas and two friends are accused of strangling and stabbing his mother.

// Veteran WBZ news reporter Lana Jones dies at 62

Jones, 62, was a familiar voice on WBZ News Radio 1030.

Boston, MA -- 3/12/2018 - Senator Ed Markey speaks during a press conference held to announce new federal gun safety legislation. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 13guns Reporter:

Markey calls on nuclear regulators to protect plants against rising seas

Markey expressed “serious concerns” about how Pilgrim plans to store spent fuel.

2 men in custody after allegedly firing shots at Haverhill police

Police said the suspects led officers on a chase through northern Mass. and southern N.H. before their vehicle crashed.

// Prosecutors say Bryon Hefner engaged in a pattern of assaults

Hefner, estranged husband of the former state Senate president, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a number of charges, including sexual assault.

The US Supreme Court will be asked Wednesday to consider a core question of President Trump’s rise to power.

Supreme Court will rule on Trump’s motive for travel ban

The president’s lawyers insisted the ban had nothing to do with religion.

// Board hears from irate students about Mount Ida closure

Parents and students voiced a deep sense of betrayal over the closure of Mount Ida College.

// Lexington’s Shire agrees to Takeda offer

Shire is headquartered in Ireland but has most of its operations in Lexington.

// Danish inventor convicted of reporter’s murder, gets life

Peter Madsen denied murdering Kim Wall but confessed to cutting up her body and throwing the parts into the sea.

Automatic for the people: Logan to study if a train (or monorail) should replace shuttles at the airport

Officials will spend $15 million to design and study the feasibility of a “people mover” like the trains or monorails used at other busy airports.

NBA Playoffs: Celtics 92, Bucks 87

The Celtics’ Al Horford brought the TD Garden fans out of their seats after hitting a 3-pointer to give Boston a 77-70 lead.


It got hot on the court, but Al Horford kept his cool

While tempers flared, the oft-criticized Celtics big man led the way in the Celtics’ Game 5 victory.

A scene from the second season of “The Handmaid’s Tale” on Hulu.

Television Review

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ remains dark and bold

“The Handmaid’s Tale” isn’t easing up to attract more viewers. And you won’t easily shake the opening sequence of the second-season premiere, on Wednesday, especially if you’re a Red Sox fan.

Stock market volatility is back, and it is leaving older investors anxious about their retirement plans

Many retirees, and people nearing retirement, are well aware of the market’s recent volatility. But financial advisers warn against worrying about every up and down.

// Today’s rain will get worse for Wednesday evening commute

It’s starting slow, but the rain will intensify this afternoon and during the Wednesday evening commute, possibly creating hazardous conditions on roadways.

// Compromise bill advances to allow dental therapists, a new kind of provider, in Mass.

Advocates say these workers, called dental therapists, would provide much-needed routine dental care, particularly to low-income patients.

// Republicans unsettled by narrow win in Arizona

The GOP held onto an Arizona US House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year.

// The police were called when a white man said 5 black women were golfing too slowly

A York, Pa., golf course told five black women that they were playing too slowly. The owner later called police.

Ground Game

// Believe it or not, a New England state is the only one to never send a woman to Congress

If asked to guess, it’s a safe bet that few Americans would have put this state anywhere on their list of possibilities.

// Near-standing ‘seats’ might be the awful future of flying

The next generation of airline seating involves standing in tight quarters.

Boston Globe Managing Director Linda Pizzuti Henry


Linda Pizzuti Henry tops Boston Magazine’s ‘Most Influential People’ list

Mayor Marty Walsh, Governor Charlie Baker, and Attorney General Maura Healey also made the top 10.


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// ‘Regifting’ transplanted kidneys could ease the organ shortage

A surgeon has transplanted three “regifted” kidneys from previous transplant recipients who died — breaking an unspoken taboo.


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These cars are solid picks for college graduates

The only thing more tearful than the goodbyes of dropping a freshman off at college are the four years of tuition, rent, food and books that follow. The College Board pegs the average annual cost, overall, at in-state institutions at $25,290.