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Wareham

Man arrested on 6th DUI charge

A man was arrested on his sixth charge of driving under the influence of alcohol on Friday, after police chased his car and pursued him on foot into the woods.

Trial ordered over possession dispute at Scituate church

A judge ordered that the issue of a 10-year-long standoff between parishoners at a Scituate church and the Archdiocese should go to trial.

Shelter won’t be fully ready until summer at earliest

Despite Mayor Walsh promising a shelter for those displaced from Long Island by April, the site remains a construction zone.

Rockport barbershop closing is the end of an era

When Julian opened his shop in 1955, haircuts were a dollar, and he shared his building with a tailor and cobbler shop owned by his father-in-law.

Providence

Governor lobbies to rebuild, modernize Rhode Island schools

Governor Gina Raimondo said rebuilding and modernizing schools will help spark an economic recovery and strengthen the state.

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03/25/2015 ROCKPORT, MA Copy photo of Walt Julian (cq) in his Rockport barbershop in 2014. (Courtesy of Julian Family) caption by aram boghosian

Courtesy of Julian family

Rockport barbershop closing is the end of an era

When Julian opened his shop in 1955, haircuts were a dollar, and he shared his building with a tailor and cobbler shop owned by his father-in-law.

Workers installed new “Do Not Enter” signs on South Boston streets in February.

One-way streets gain favor in South Boston

Now that most of the snow has melted, some residents are not ready to say goodbye to one-way streets.

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Tests performed following the infant’s death suggest that she died after being shaken while in the care of the woman, Pallavi Macharla, 40.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Film tax credit is a flop

The multi-million dollar handout by state taxpayers is a bogus tax credit that no longer makes sense if it ever did.

US v. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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

Aaron Hernandez on trial

Coverage

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

Obituaries

From left, Senator Sam Ervin of North Carolina, Mr. Shaffer, Robert McCandless, and John Dean discussed top secret documents during a break in the Watergate hearings in 1973.

Charles Shaffer at 82; attorney for John Dean during Watergate

Before his high-profile representation of Dean, Mr. Shaffer served as a Justice Department lawyer during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.

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.

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.

Data desk

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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

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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.

Capital

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/12/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/BG_Moments_final2-7646.jpg 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.