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Globe photos of the month, June 2015

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month.

Georgetown police create safe zones for Craigslist sales

Two designated “Online Safe Zones” located outside of the department’s headquarters are monitored by police cameras.

Former US Senator Scott Brown now pitching diet and energy supplements online

Former US senator Scott Brown is now a distributor for a commercial diet and fitness plan

Brockton man fatally shot after allegedly pointing BB gun at police

The Brockton man allegedly pulled what appeared to be a concealed handgun from his back and pointed it at the officers.

$15 million lottery ticket pays off for group in Hanover

The $30 ticket was from the World Class Millions game, which offers the largest scratch and win prize for a Mass. Lottery ticket.

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Boston superintendent Tommy Chang.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

On first day as Boston schools chief, Chang hears student concerns

“I’m no longer superintendent in waiting. I’m done waiting,” Tommy Chang told a meeting of student leaders Wednesday.

A rendering of an Olympic stadium at Widett Circle.

Yvonne Abraham

Boston 2024 panel’s Widett Circle plan carries a huge risk

If Boston actually gets the Olympics, the Widett Circle proposal goes from an intriguing exercise in planning to super scary.

Rockport cottage owners win ruling over beach access

The decision is the latest twist in a landlord-tenant dispute that has been simmering between seasonal residents and officials..

Marty Meehan started his tenure as the president of the University of Massachusetts with a roundtable discussion in the Integrated Sciences Complex at UMass Boston.

Meehan takes UMass reins, pledges to raise system’s stature

Martin Meehan stepped down as president of UMass Lowell to take the university’s top job.

Boston's 2024 Olympic bid


Boston will compete with cities from around the world as it seeks to host the Summer Games in nine years.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings.


Senator Tom Kennedy (left and below) served in the State House for two decades.

Thomas Kennedy, 63; state senator turned obstacle into opportunity

Mr. Kennedy, of Brockton, who used a wheelchair after an accident, served on the Brockton City Council before going up to Beacon Hill.


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Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder



The former Patriots tight end was convicted in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.

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// Bike fatalities rise in Greater Boston’s suburbs

The number of reported bicycle accidents has increased in recent years, and fatalities have more than tripled.

Coverage of Thomas Menino


Globe coverage of former Mayor Thomas Menino’s life and legacy.

Globe Investigations

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// Recent investigative reports

Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.

Special Report: The Longest Road


At 17, the shadow fell: a devastating diagnosis of mental illness. Trouble, hospital, home, into the depths again. Now, he aims to make his way back.


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// Fourteen political moments of 2014

A mysterious fisherman. A geography blunder. A change of the guard at City Hall. Here’s a look at some of the top political moments of 2014.