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Police vow to find alleged T tagger after video surfaces

Last week, a video surfaced on YouTube documenting the tagging of an antique trolley at the Boylston stop.

Judge throws out confession of Philip Chism in murder of Danvers teacher

A judge ruled that Philip Chism’s confession to police that he killed his Danvers High School teacher cannot be presented to jurors.

Alumnus Bill Bordy donates $2.5 million for Emerson’s LA program

Emerson College alumnus Bill Bordy, a Hollywood actor, writer and director, has donated $2.5 million to the school’s Los Angeles internship program, the performing arts college announced Tuesday.

Casino developer Wynn Resorts buys land from MBTA to include in Everett casino project

Casino developer Wynn Resorts has closed on land the company had long been seeking from the MBTA, which will allow the company to use its preferred design for the entrance to its $1.6 billion casino resort in Everett, according to Wynn Resorts.

Lexington Bridge School evacuated due to roof concerns

Concerns about the safety of the roof forced the evacuation of the Bridge School in Lexington Tuesday morning, officials said.

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Wesley Reid of Milton helped shovel out the docks at the MIT Sailing Pavilion last month.

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Two more winter storms headed toward Mass.

The storms will bring snow, rain, and sleet, and possibly make this winter season the snowiest on record in Boston.

// Baker seeks to end film credit, boost working families

Governor Baker’s proposed budget would kill a controversial tax credit and expand one for low-income workers.

Evan Horowitz

// State budget questions you were too embarrassed to ask

The process for next year starts tomorrow, when Governor Charlie Baker releases his proposal.

// State officials wary about early retirements

A top legislative leader and a top union official expressed apprehension about Governor Charlie Baker’s plan.

Aaron Hernandez on trial



The former Patriots tight end is charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.

US v. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his now-deceased brother, Tamerlan, allegedly set off explosives at the Boston Marathon.

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.

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.

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//[1].jpg A sampling of what gets produced in New England every day

Yes, we write software and design websites. But the New England economy chugged along for almost 400 years on the strength of other products.

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.