Boston bidders hope time is right for frugal Games

The Boston 2024 group is planning a low-cost Olympics that builds as few structures as possible and uses temporary venues.

Towns working to ease electric bills

With Mass. bracing for sharp increases in electric bills, several communities are joining a regional effort to help bring relief.

Nude man falls through ceiling at Logan, assaults bystander

A 26-year-old naked man fell through the ceiling into a ladies’ bathroom before running out and biting an elderly man, police said.

A small crowd gathered outside the John F. Kennedy birthplace in Brookline this afternoon to commemorate the 51st anniversary of his assassination.

Group gathers to commemorate death of JFK

On the 51st anniversary of his assassination, a small crowd shared memories at the former president’s Brookline birthplace.

Residents stood in line  to receive a Thanksgiving meal basket for families in need.

In Dorchester, hundreds stand in line for Thanksgiving baskets

Groups prepared almost 2,000 bags for distribution containing items, including a turkey, for a Thanksgiving dinner.

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Avery Miraglia, 13, (left) and his father, Joe, of Ashfield were on the lookout for a wild turkey in April.

In pursuit of wild turkeys

Turkeys may stroll through suburban neighborhoods this time of year, but it’s no easy task to take one from the woods in time for Thanksgiving.

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Preparing your home for winter can save you money and energy and take some of the snap out of the biting cold.

Crimson quarterback Conner Hempel (14) is at the center of the onfield celebration after Harvard defeated Yale, 31-24. Barry Chin/Globe Staff

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Win in The Game a ‘career-maker’ for Harvard players

In their 131st meeting, Harvard beat Yale, 31-24, giving the Crimson their 17th perfect season.

“Foxcatcher” director Bennett Miller (above) and star Steve Carell (top and right) both say that there was a lot in the film that was intentionally not stated. “I think sometimes what is not spoken is so much more powerful,” says Carell.

Steve Carell wins in ‘Foxcatcher’

To play upper-crust wrestling enthusiast John E. du Pont III, Carell underwent a physical and seemingly spiritual makeover.