Politicians criticize radio station’s shutdown

“I’m incredibly disappointed,” Governor Patrick said of the decision by federal agents to shutter an unlicensed radio station in Grove Hall.

Gambling panel stands up to Boston mayor

Regulators will go forward with a hearing to determine if Boston deserves more influence over two proposals on its border, despite Mayor Walsh’s boycott.

Runners picked up their official numbers for the Boston Marathon at the Hynes Convention Center on Friday.

Marathon bib pickup tinged with memories

Runners poured into the long hallway in the Hynes Convention Center where tables were lined with boxes holding bib numbers for the 118th Boston Marathon.

A reenactment of the opening battle of the American Revolutionary War has taken place on the Lexington Battle Green every Patriots Day since the 1970s, Police Captain Manny Ferro said.

Police step up security for Patriots Day event

Attendees are asked to put their belongings in clear or mesh bags for the annual reenactment of the Battle of Lexington.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_19Oliver1_MET.jpg Body of child discovered along highway

A body discovered in Sterling was consistent in height and weight with a missing Fitchburg boy, but has not been conclusively identified, an official said.

Somerville officials outraged at child pornography charges

“Allegations like this strike fear and doubt into your hearts,” said Mayor Joseph Curtatone on the arrest of a former city teacher.

Robert Yearwood carried a wooden cross as the Rev. Rainey G. Dankel led dozens of parishioners around the Back Bay. They stopped at the Marathon bombing and Beacon Street fire sites.

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Back Bay churches mark sites of sorrow

A Good Friday observance served a dual purpose: to remember Christ’s crucifixion, and to remember the losses that have struck the neighborhood during the last year.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/14/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0416oped_gagen1.jpg For Watertown residents, normal will never be quite the same

A lingering strangeness remains in the strangers snapping pictures of the famous driveway and in memories that are inescapable.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_donahue.jpg One year later, officer’s recovery continues

A year after MBTA Transit Police officer Richard Donohue was shot in the frenzied shootout, he remains plagued by persistent pain and is unable to work.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_danny1_met.jpg Carjacking victim describes his life one year after Tsarnaev encounter

For 75 minutes that began on April 18, 2013, he feared for his life, a prisoner in his own Mercedes, held at gunpoint by Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/collier150-12945.jpg Sean Collier remembered as one of ‘brave ones’

“Sean was an example to all of us,” said MIT Police Chief John DiFava at Friday’s ceremony for Collier.

Mr. Cook wrote the hit “Peanuts” after hearing a neighbor refer to her young daughter as Peanut.

Little Joe Cook, at 91; his falsetto on ‘Peanuts’ a huge hit

A galvanizing presence, Mr. Cook drew all ages and all races into the Cantab Lounge in Cambridge.

MCAS results

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/school2-12863.jpg 2013 MCAS rankings by district

Results for each of the state’s districts in English, math, and science, sorted by grade.

Arrest of Aaron Hernandez



Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is charged with the murder of Dorchester man Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.

JFK: 50 Years Later

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A five-part series examining the profound impact of former President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

The Boston Marathon bombings

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Coverage of deadly blasts that shook the city, and the ensuing manhunt resulting in the death of an MIT police officer, the death of one suspect, and the capture of another.

Casino gambling in Mass.



Globe coverage of the state’s implementation of resort gambling following the 2011 law legalizing casinos.

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