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.

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.

// Judge: US must accept new DACA applicants

The ruling is the toughest blow yet to Trump administration efforts to end deportation protections for young undocumented immigrants.

// Trump, associates rally around his pick to lead VA

Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson was besieged by complaints that he improperly dispensed drugs, created a hostile workplace, and was intoxicated on duty.

// Board hears from irate parents, students about Mount Ida closure

State Board of Higher Education members expressed fury and skepticism about the Newton college’s deal to sell its campus to UMass Amherst.

// Suspect in Toronto van attack expressed anger at women

Alek Minassian was a socially troubled computer studies graduate who briefly joined Canada’s military last year.

// 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.

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

Peter Madsen had denied murder and said Kim Wall died accidentally inside the submarine, but he has confessed to cutting up her body and throwing the body parts into the sea.

Logan Airport to study transit link to terminals, MBTA

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.

// The ‘will-he, won’t-he’ game is over: Gronk is coming back

There’s no more ambiguity. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said that he’ll be on the field in 2018.

// New drug might offer promise for progeria patients

Dr. Leslie Gordon, whose son died at 17, hasn’t found a cure — but she’s convinced that she and fellow researchers have hit on a promising treatment.

Older investors have an eye on retirement, and on market gyrations

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.

// Boston’s history (all of it, in chronological order) needs a home

For decades, Jim Vrabel has been meticulously documenting Boston’s history into a timeline. Now with over 40,000 entries, his biggest challenge is finding somewhere to put it.

// 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.

// Black female golfer asked to leave course said it was like playing ‘with targets on’

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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// DEA plan to stem supply of prescription drugs draws skepticism

The DEA could be allowed to tighten quotas issued to manufacturers if it suspects supplies are being diverted for misuse.


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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.