Long-simmering abuse charges roil Maine city

Stephen Michael Dodd.

Suzanne Kreiter/Boston Globe

Emboldened by one man’s courage, several other men have emerged to allege that officer Stephen Dodd molested and raped them.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_chang2_met.jpg New Boston schools chief announces transition team

Tommy Chang’s transition team will consist of more than 30 members who represent a wide cross-section of the education sector.

In testimony in 2006, Janet Vogelsang focused largely on Zacarias Moussaoui’s confusion over identity and his struggles growing up in a fractured, volatile home.

Defense team faces task of trying to humanize Tsarnaev

Janet Vogelsang delves into the troubled lives of heinous criminals to try to convince jurors not to impose the death penalty.

Kevin Cullen

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Let’s remember the people who really matter, not Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Ex-worker sues software firm Jenzabar Inc. on bias charge

The defendants do not dispute firing her on religious grounds, but claim a religious exemption from antidiscrimination law.

United Teen Equality Center outreach team Johnny Chheng and Jonathan Lunde greeted Angel Garcia (right) when he was released from the Middlesex House of Correction in North Billerica last winter.

Offering ex-convicts a hand up after prison

Research shows the first 72 hours after release offer a window when an ex-convict can sometimes be set on the path toward rejoining society.

Jared Quirk.

Rockland mourns teen who died while on trip to Greece

Jared Quirk, who died Friday while walking in Athens with his classmates, was remembered as “a good, sweet kid.”

Yvonne Abraham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/abrahamy_20131010.jpg Dispense with medical marijuana alarmism

Father Joe Quinn, a Franciscan friar in great pain, has been held hostage by the debacle that is the state’s medical marijuana program.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT I ON SECOND THOUGHT

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As part of a sociology class, Kevin Paul Dupont visited the prison where the former Patriots star is now located.

Expo 76 plans called for floating platforms on Boston Harbor built around a water plaza.

Jan Wampler

Dreams and doubts collided in plans for global ‘Expo’

The public argument over Expo 76 can be seen as the present written in the past, a nearly 50-year-old first draft of the debate over the 2024 Olympics.

Boston Marathon coverage

Former Boston Marathon women’s champion Rita Jeptoo received a two-year ban for doping.

Drug testing seen as positive step for marathoning

The Abbott World Marathon Majors will pay for out-of-competition testing for approximately 150 top runners.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/14/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/rita778.jpg Jeptoo scandal angers, frustrates clean marathon competitors

Some female elites believe Rita Jeptoo’s two-year suspension from competition doesn’t go far enough.

Henry Richard ran down Boylston Street in the YES relay team. His brother Martin was killed in the marathon bombing.

Henry Richard among runners at pre-Marathon youth relay

For some, the annual race marked the last time they saw Richard’s brother, Martin, before he was killed in the Marathon bombings.

Cycling a Zwift Island route you can join from home.

ZWIFT

Zwift Island a hot destination that doesn’t actually exist

Cyclists can connect their stationary bicycles to a computer game and see themselves as an avatar pedaling around a virtual 3-D world with other players.

Bob Ryan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/18/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/ryan90-6899.png There’s life in the storied Celtics franchise again

With tanking talk behind us, the Celtics are a nice team and fun to root for, but they are still far from being great.

The Celtics and Cavaliers split four games this season.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Celtics in playoffs is much more fun than lottery

The fact that the Celtics are matched up against the mighty, talent-laden Cavaliers only makes this series more enjoyable.

BU’s Jack Eichel, the Hobey Baker Award winner, is likely headed to Buffalo as the second overall pick in the draft.

Bruins pick 14th, Oilers are No. 1 in NHL Draft lottery

It’s the Bruins’ highest draft pick since they selected Dougie Hamilton ninth overall in 2011.

All Things Catholic | John L. Allen Jr.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/19/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/allen-774.jpg Aid groups help victims of anti-Christian violence

Two-thirds of the world’s Christians live in the developing world, where they’re often convenient targets for anti-Western rage.

Marathon trial podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/28/BostonGlobe.com/Special/Advance/Images/podcast.jpg Episode 19: What to expect in penalty phase of Tsarnaev trial

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

Opinion

Greg Watson

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/03/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/AP927020168749.jpg Is Cuba the future of farming?

The small country’s success in sustainable agriculture now has the rapt attention of US interests.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Coachella 2015

Music fans gathered to hear a wide variety of musical styles at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.