Boston detective forced to retire 14 years after injury

Detective Delores Facey, a 19-year veteran, said she wants to keep her job and is mystified that she has been forced to leave for an injury that never hindered her work.

Hunt for a Boston Public Schools chief accelerates

The panel overseeing the recruitment hopes to reach a goal of hiring a superintendent who could be on the job by September.

Three in contest for governor striving hard for visibility

Anonymity is a daily challenge for first time candidates like Joe Avellone, Don Berwick and Juliette Kayyem, who regularly have to introduce themselves on the trail.

Outdoor Church invites homeless in on Easter

On Easter, like every Sunday, the Outdoor Church of Cambridge ministered to the homeless.

Father of Jeremiah Oliver believes others helped dispose of boy’s body

Jose Oliver said he believed the child’s mother, her boyfriend, and others close to the couple were involved in the child’s death.

A banner on the Boston Athletic Association building welcomes runners to Hopkinton.

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Proud host Hopkinton prepares for Marathon like no other

People in Hopkinton know that this year’s race will be different, yet this town that has hosted the start of the event for 90 years is determined to preserve its traditions.

People were seen through an advertisement near the Boston Marathon finish line on Sunday as the city was awash with sunshine and determination.

On Marathon eve, a day of blessings, memories, pasta

On the day before the first race since the bombings, Boston was awash with sunshine and determination.

Adrian Walker

Ken Feinberg’s ‘rough justice’ for Marathon victims

In the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon attack, Ken Feinberg assumed overseeing financial compensation for hundreds of victims.

BAA medical director Aaron Baggish was one of the first responders.

For doctor, memories of carnage flood back in pre-Marathon run

For BAA medical director Aaron Baggish, a pre-Marathon run required as much emotional stamina as physical, especially as the past blurs with the present.

Visually impaired runner to be guided by NPR radio host

Peter Sagal, the 49-year-old host of the Chicago-based show “Wait, Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me!”, will run with a Littleton man.


Mr. Carter, landing a right against Luis Rodriguez at Madison Square Garden in 1965, was charged with three murders in 1966. In his song “Hurricane,” Bob Dylan championed the innocence of Mr. Carter, who spent 19 years in prison.

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, at 76; boxer wrongly convicted of murder

Mr. Carter was convicted twice on the same charges of fatally shooting two men and a woman in a Paterson, N.J., tavern in 1966. Both verdicts were overturned.


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Rene Khachadourian with a lamb-shaped cake, one of his bakery’s annual Easter offerings.

Easter brings brisk business to bakeries

In the back room of Antoine’s Pastry Shop in Newton, where the walls gleam with Peeps-yellow tiles, Frances Khachadourian spoons custard into round pastries.

Starts & Stops

Starts & Stops

Despite what a first glance might suggest, the flag on the side of this train is really forward. Flags must face the direction of travel.

US flags on new trains draws attention

Despite what a first glance might suggest, the flag on the side of new commuter rail locomotives is really forward. Flags must face the direction of travel.

MCAS results

Sortable Data

// 2013 MCAS rankings by district

Results for each of the state’s districts in English, math, and science, sorted by grade.

Arrest of Aaron Hernandez



Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is charged with the murder of Dorchester man Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.

JFK: 50 Years Later

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A five-part series examining the profound impact of former President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

The Boston Marathon bombings

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Coverage of deadly blasts that shook the city, and the ensuing manhunt resulting in the death of an MIT police officer, the death of one suspect, and the capture of another.

Casino gambling in Mass.



Globe coverage of the state’s implementation of resort gambling following the 2011 law legalizing casinos.

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