Car-sharing pilot may take precious city parking spots

Boston is launching a program that could gobble up at least 200 public parking spaces in an effort to promote car-sharing.

// Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016

The former Mass. governor suddenly dropped a three-week flirtation that seemed to be gaining momentum.

// Suddenly, N.H. is anybody’s race

Initial interviews suggest that the Romney coalition, built over eight years, will likely diffuse among several candidates.

Jeb Bush and his grandfather, Prescott Bush, at Jeb’s graduation from Andover in June 1971.

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Jeb Bush shaped by troubled Phillips Academy years

Bush almost ran aground at the Andover prep school, and it would take four years for him to straighten out.

Mass. could see up to a foot of snow following Sunday storm

Meteorologists had enough confidence in the forecast to issue a winter storm watch for areas south of the Mass. Pike.

Thomas Farragher

// A special place at Children’s Hospital endangered

One of Boston’s most treasured and least known green spaces, the Prouty Garden, is about to be bulldozed to make room for a hospital expansion.

The sale of South Shore Hospital in Weymouth was part of the proposed settlement.

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Partners ruling could have national implications

The decision rejecting Partners’ acquisition of three hospitals is casting doubt on expansion strategies at hospitals nationwide.

Super Bowl XLIX

Team jerseys on game day are a must for superstitious fan Matt Quesenberry of Easton and his wife, Sara, and kids, Benjamin, 3, and Georgia, 15 months.

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For Patriot fans, luck is just part of the game plan

Fans prone to superstitious thinking will be dictating who can sit where, if Mom can enter the room during a riots drive — even what the dog can wear.


// For Robert Kraft and Roger Goodell, air still isn’t clear

In his remarks at the Super Bowl, the NFL commissioner pledged to get to the bottom of Deflategate.

// US agents tackle fake Super Bowl items

Authorized to seize counterfeit goods on sight, agents uncovered $100,000 worth of apparel last weekend alone.

Penguin Pizza manager Keith Patrick tossed Buffalo wings in hot sauce on Thursday.

Noshing picks for your Super Bowl Sunday

We asked a few takeout favorites what they are stocking up on to pull off a win.

D.J. Flaschen and his mother, Deborah,  at 3LPlace Life College Residence.


Making a place for disabled young adults to live, learn

A family’s project to help a son with autism highlights the lack of options for such young adults, a problem that is likely to grow.

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Red Sox Truck Day: Behind the wheel

Every February for almost two decades, Al Hartz has been driving the moving van that hauls the club’s equipment from Fenway Park to Fort Myers, Florida.

Chris Laudani, a bartender at the Back Bay Social Club, shoveled snow from the Boston Marathon finish line.

Tsarnaev defense cites finish line shoveler in seeking venue change

The coverage of the man “symbolizes the unprecedented level of public feeling” over the Marathon bombing, attorneys said.


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// A practical approach to middle-market housing

If Boston is to provide adequate housing for the backbone of its population, several parties need to make concessions.

The Big Picture

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The road to K-pop stardom

Some Koreans often put up with punishing schedules in the hope of one day making it big in the music industry.

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