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Dorchester man is indicted in crash that killed teen bicyclist

A Dorchester man who was driving without a license has been indicted in the crash that killed an 18-year-old bicyclist in May, the Suffolk district attorney’s office said.

Brookline students disrupt school board meeting over fired teacher

Students of a popular teacher who was allegedly fired for using profanity marched through the meeting Thursday night.


Prosecutors defend charge in rape case

The conduct of a former student at an elite New Hampshire prep school convicted of sexually assaulting a freshman days before he graduated justifies a felony conviction of using a computer to lure her for sex, prosecutors said.


Diver found in harbor identified

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police have identified a man whose body they recovered after he dove under a fishing boat in Portland Harbor and never resurfaced.

Advocates mark one year since Long Island Bridge closing

Several dozen people converged outside City Hall on Thursday, demanding more action to help homeless families.

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Aziza Robinson-Goodnight held up a giant xerox photo of herself and daughter August, 15 months, as volunteers pasted pictures of neighborhood residents on a wall outside the Boston Public Library in Roxbury.

Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff

‘Inside Out’ art project puts murals of residents’ faces onto public buildings

Boston has seen a recent surge in public art, with prominent works popping up all around the city.

Yvonne Abraham

// Confessions of a driver who can’t stop looking at her phone

My phone has gotten smarter, and I’ve gotten dumber.

// Huntington Theatre faces uncertainty as BU plans sale of building

Boston University will sell Huntington Theatre’s building, and the performance company said it might buy it.

// Healey defends Teamsters union

The state’s attorney general highlighted the union’s work on behalf of children with disabilities and its endorsements of female candidates.

// What’s in a dumpling? In this case, an identity

A Weston restaurant is suing a rival, saying a trio of dumpling pirates copied recipes and trade secrets.

Unified school lottery raises fears among parents

A proposal to combine lotteries for Boston’s district and charter schools has been met with mixed reactions.

Yvonne Abraham


Abraham is a Metro columnist. Her work appears on Thursdays and Sundays.

Kevin Cullen


Cullen is a columnist for the Metro section who previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

Thomas Farragher


Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Adrian Walker


Walker has been a columnist for the Metro section since 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death


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

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder



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