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Father and daughter, Joseph and Anna Trustey drew the world close with wit and warmth

Joseph F. Trustey, 53, and Anna Kathleen Trustey, 18, both of Wenham, who died July 29 in an airplane crash while visiting colleges she might attend, drew others to them through their wit and warmth


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David Grossman, lawyer dedicated to helping others, dies at 57

Grossman, of Newton, had directed the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau since 2006, providing free counsel to indigent clients.

Makeup artist powders past and future presidents

No one has been closer to the faces of presidential power for the last 20 years than Kriss Blevens, a Manchester-based makeup artist for politicians. This is her time to shine (or not, if you’re in her chair).

Boston is rife with untracked tax breaks

Boston has granted some 140 tax breaks for about 600 parcels of land over the past several decades, a Globe review found.

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Tammy Gladney and Eddie Magee enjoyed a drink at the Beachcomber, which will close early next month after 56 years in business.

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Beachcomber joins the ranks of local venues to close

The popular Quincy bar that’s been a mainstay for music on the South Shore since 1959 will shutter its doors in September.


// Take away this bully’s badge

It’s hard to imagine Mayor Michael J. McGlynn welcoming Stephen LeBert back to the police force after what he did on Sunday night.

// Robert Breest, imprisoned for four decades, loses his bid for a new trial

Recently analyzed DNA evidence is “not so conclusive to warrant a new trial,” a New Hampshire judge ruled this week.

// Dorchester man found not guilty of murdering close friend

A jury on Friday acquitted Peter Carvalho following a two-week trial that centered around one of the bloodiest gang feuds in the city.

// Expert testifies that local priest who raped child remains a danger

The testimony comes as prosecutors move to keep Ronald Paquin in prison even though he has completed his sentence.

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.

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.

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.

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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.