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Historic lightship’s beacon to shine for first time since 1975

The Nantucket Lightship LV-112, which once lit passage through the Nantucket Shoals, has been dark for years.

Haverhill man arrested for harassing woman walking dogs

Groveland police arrested a man for allegedly harassing and attacking a woman while she walked her two dogs on June 30.

Suspects arrested in Dorchester, Roxbury shootings

Police arrested two suspects within one hour early Sunday morning in two separate shooting incidents.

Mansfield man charged with threatening to kill Obama

The 28-year-old allegedly announced plans to murder the president on an FBI website.

Sleeping woman killed by errant rifle shot in Lawrence

The shooting death inside an apartment led to the arrests of three men who stand accused of heroin and cocaine trafficking.

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Deputy Ryan Chubbuck monitored the entrance to a residence on Lakeside Drive, where a couple was found dead Saturday.


3 deaths within popular family stun Maine town

The bodies found in two Boothbay Harbor homes were identified as Carol and Svend Jorgensen and their 40-year-old son, Eric.

Emmett Hayes, former UMass president Jack Wilson, and former governor Paul Cellucci attended a party in 2005 at the University of Massachusetts Club. The club will move to 1 Beacon St. this year and operate under new management.

Plush UMass alumni club losing money and luster

The club, which was supposed to pay for itself through memberships, has needed nearly $4.3 million in subsidies from UMass.

In June, Ron Cooper tried to break two world records on one day.

Is a Marblehead man one of the world’s strongest?

Ron Cooper, a mild-mannered 37-year-old financial planner, has broken multiple Guinness World Records.

// Police still looking to ID toddler found dead on Deer Island

Officials say they have ruled out two missing children suggested by anonymous tippers.

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.

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.