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Melrose student found to be harrassed based on race

The US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has determined a Melrose middle school student “had been subjected to harassment based on race” in 2014.

Seabrook, N.H.

Police seek sex assault suspect

Douglas Blinn, 44, has been seen in Merrimac, Haverhill, Portsmouth, N.H., and Ossipee, N.H., within the past week.Douglas Blinn, 44, has been seen in Merrimac, Haverhill, Portsmouth, N.H., and Ossipee, N.H., within the past week.

This day in history

Today is Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left in the year.

Mother of girl who died in foster care dies of apparent drug overdose

Jessica Conway was pronounced dead after being found at a Worcester apartment Wednesday afternoon, police said.

3-year-old boy struck by vehicle in Lynn

A 3-year-old boy was in critical condition Wednesday night after being struck by a vehicle in Lynn, officials said.A 3-year-old boy was in critical condition Wednesday night after being struck by a vehicle in Lynn, officials said.

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Cameron Esposito savored the waning days of summer at the Mirabella Pool in the North End.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

In North End, a final splash to savor summer’s ease

A snapshot of a summer that once had stretched out with endless possibilities, but now grows later by the minute.

State Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack.

Yvonne Abraham

A look at the T from the inside

The MBTA is even more of a mess than the state’s transportation secretary thought it was.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel parishioners occupied the building and held services while fighting to keep it from closing.

Boston archdiocese sells closed East Boston church for $3 million

The news triggered a fresh wave of anger and sadness from former parishioners, who had waged a decadelong fight to save Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

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Law enforcement descended on Millis after the gunman shot at a police vehicle and then drove away.

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Senator Elizabeth Warren didn’t provide many details about her recent lunch with Vice President Joe Biden and would not say if she would finish her term.

Boston's 2024 Olympic bid

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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

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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

Coverage

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

Data desk

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

Coverage of Thomas Menino

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

Globe Investigations

Special section

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

Special Report: The Longest Road

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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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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.