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2 Boston men indicted in boat accident in which woman lost her arm

Benjamin Urbelis and Alexander Williams were indicted on charges related to a boating accident in which a young woman’s arm was cut off.

New fiscal year begins with no state budget deal

The Senate and House each passed its own spending proposal months ago, but the chambers have yet to reconcile their differences.

Man shot on Fessenden Street in Mattapan

The man has potentially life-threatening injuries, said Detective Lieutenant Mike McCarthy.

Paul Revere bell returned to meetinghouse in Barnstable

A piece of American history returned to the 1717 Meetinghouse after a monthslong refurbishment in Ohio.

On first day as Boston schools chief, Chang hears student concerns

“I’m no longer superintendent in waiting. I’m done waiting,” Tommy Chang told a meeting of student leaders Wednesday.

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The condos would be built on Old Harbor Street on South Boston’s east side, replacing this shrine to the Virgin Mary.

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South Boston residents object to latest condo proposal

The plan calls for a nine-unit complex on the site of a garden and shrine to the Virgin Mary.

More storms are moving in from the west.

Tornado warning issued for parts of Essex County

The warning by the National Weather Service covers northeastern Essex County until 4:30 p.m.

Campers filled the top deck of the ferry en route to Long Island for the first day of Camp Harbor View.

Bridge gone, but thanks to ferry, Camp Harbor View open

A ferry carried hundreds of Boston youths to Long Island on Tuesday for the 2015 opening of Camp Harbor View.


// For Al Irish, 95, Cape Cod League is still his passion

There’s no place Irish, the heart and soul of Cape Cod baseball, would rather be than at a Falmouth Commodores game.

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.


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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.