Heroin deaths galvanize families, authorities in Scituate

Susan Trachik lost her son Christopher (left) to heroin addiction.


Five deaths have been linked to opioids in Scituate this year, and officials fear more before the region’s drug crisis abates.

Tom Glavine(left)  was ushered into the Hall of Fame along with Braves teammate Greg Maddux (right) and their manager for many seasons in Atlanta, Bobby Cox.  (Mike Groll/Associated Press)

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Humble beginnings led to Tom Glavine’s Hall-of-Fame career

The pitching great saluted his hometown of Billerica during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Black smoke was blasted from Craig Wedge’s Ford F-350 Power Stroke pickup truck.

Diesel drivers defy EPA regulations by ‘rolling coal’

Coal rollers disable or discard their trucks’ pollution controls and modify their engines to blow smoke with the flip of a switch.

By 2012, the average annual premium had climbed to $974, just $9 below the average in 2007, the year before the state opened the market to competition.

Auto insurance rates bounce back up in Mass.

The deregulation of the state’s auto insurance market in 2008 resulted in savings for consumers, but it didn’t last long.

King Arthur’s in 1982, the year of a fatal brawl involving police.

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Chelsea closes King Arthur’s, ending a tawdry 37-year era

The strip club location just over the Mystic River made it irresistible to certain men on lunch break and criminals alike.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/16/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Hodges.jpg Plagiarism incidents undercut message to students

A number of high-profile adults have been accused of plagiarism recently, including two superintendents of Mass. school systems.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/28/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/Nic6355066-1881.jpg Strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull in fighting

Israeli jets hit three sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, the military said.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/25/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/boston-skyline150-848.jpg How Boston was shaped by what it didn’t win

The city tried and failed to host the 1980 alterna-Olympics, the 1976 World Expo, and NASA Mission Control. They ended up changing the landscape anyway.