Three survivors took the stand on the trial’s first day and spoke in vivid detail about experiences they had rarely shared.
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Residents voted against adding fluoride to the water to prevent tooth decay.
The Latin Kings leader plotted to murder two “renegade” gang members, prosecutors said.
The school committee appointed Tommy Chang, currently an instructional area superintendent in Los Angeles, on Tuesday.
The state Supreme Judicial Court ruled Wednesday that law enforcement officials can perform tests on samples of DNA without a search warrant, as long as the evidence was obtained lawfully, officials said.
A Maine legislator wants to require the state to include products that threaten the health of pregnant women when it sets rules about potentially toxic products.
Biddeford’s fire chief is retiring this month after 42 years with the department, the last six-and-a-half as chief.
Tsarnaev appeared on the opening day of testimony as he did during jury selection: quiet and low-key.
No matter how great Tommy Chang’s achievements here, boatloads of Bostonians will inevitably deride him.
A 55-year-old man was arrested in the shooting of a teenager Tuesday night near 100 Magazine St. in Roxbury.
Rebekah Gregory testified and then wrote that sitting near Dzhokhar Tsarnaev “was somehow the crazy kind of step forward that I needed all along.”
Lee Gilliam was accused of beating his ex-girlfriend and holding her against her will.
An in-store camera at Marathon Sports on Boylston Street captured the explosion of one bomb and reaction of bystanders, customers, and store employees.
Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held as scheduled but will follow an altered route because of snow, officials said.
Survivors described their experiences and prosecutors showed an in-store video of one of the explosions in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Microscopic metals and chemicals from the tailpipes of vehicles harm the health of people nearby, local researchers said.
Milder temperatures have led to falling ice and snow, damaging several vehicles.
A homeless man was arrested on Tuesday night for allegedly stealing aircraft warning lights from the top of the Zakim Bridge.
Voters in Vernon have approved spending money to move the town preschool.
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Survivors of the Boston Marathon terror bombings broke into tears as they testified at the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Officer Jared MacDonald was escorted home in a procession by fellow officers on Wednesday morning to continue his recovery process.
Frustoso Barros was convicted on charges that he plotted to murder two “renegade” gang members, prosecutors said.
Governor Charlie Baker unveiled his first budget proposal this afternoon, and it is all about the deficit.
Jose F. Martinez is scheduled to be arraigned on three counts of rape, and four counts of indecent assault and battery.
The mayor on Wednesday delivered his strongest and most passionate case for Boston’s pursuit of the Games.
The Massachusetts governor will discuss his plan for balancing the state’s finances.
One of two female suspects accused of stealing a donation jar for a young girl suffering with cancer was identified in New Bedford.
A Ruger pistol provided to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by a friend was the gun the brothers used to kill Collier, prosecutors said.
After four minutes, the alleged Marathon bomber turned right, while everybody else’s head jerked left, looking down Boylston.
If DePaola is overwhelmed by the what ails the T, he hasn’t let on.
Prosecutors described victims and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, both before and after the bombings.
Governor Baker said his plan released Wednesday also makes key investments in education, transportation, and to cities and towns.
The vice president will be in the Boston area Tuesday for an intimate fundraiser for the DNC.
A witness told police that the MBTA bus operator punched and kicked the 43-year-old man in Lynn.
A defense attorney for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sought to shift blame for the attack to his older brother during opening statements in the trial.
The southeastern coast of Mass., which could see 4 to 6 inches on the ground, will be hit the hardest.
The judge ruled again that prosecutors cannot tell the jury that Hernandez allegedly shot a friend in 2013.
The ice may look stable, but officials say it can give way unexpectedly, and “could be dangerous and deadly.”
“This is definitely one of the biggest trials ever in Boston — maybe the biggest,” said Marissa Babin, who arrived outside court around 5 a.m.
Heavy layers of snow caused some 20 roof collapses across the state Wednesday.
An investigation is underway after a blind man was struck by a car and seriously injured in Watertown on Tuesday, officials said.
A New Hampshire man stuck his dog in a kennel and shot it dead with a hunting rifle after it bit a 4-year-old boy, police said.
Brown University says an unidentified laboratory performed an inaccurate test to determine whether a female student was drugged at a fraternity party on campus.
The Martin Luther King Jr. K-8 School in Dorchester was evacuated briefly Tuesday morning.
An emergency medical service vehicle caught fire and exploded Tuesday morning on Interstate 93, in Quincy, State Police said.
Visitation restrictions are going to be lifted at the New Hampshire Veterans Home following concerns over the flu.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two women who stole a donation jar that contained money for a girl suffering from cancer.
NASA has given $5.6 million to the school to build and test an imaging device that will detect planets capable of supporting life.
Today is Wednesday, March 4, the 63d day of 2015. There are 302 days left in the year.
Adrian Madaro will face independent candidate Joanne Pomodoro in the special election on March 31.
Newly selected Boston Public School Superintendent Tommy Chang is poised to move across the country, leaving a school district that has performed similarly to Boston in terms of academic achievement.
An adult female died tonight after jumping off the Tobin Bridge, authorities said.
Ridership on MBTA subway lines has sometimes exceeded normal levels in recent days, transit officials said.
The Los Angeles administrator has gained a reputation for a quick mind, collaborative approach, and a strong conviction.
An investigation is underway after a blind man was struck by a car and seriously injured in Watertown on Tuesday.
In the midst of one of the snowiest winters on record, Globe photographer David L. Ryan captured aerial scenes from around the region.
Republican Governor Paul LePage said that eliminating the tax on military pensions is vital to attract veterans to Maine.
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The purchase will allow the company to use its preferred design for the entrance to its $1.6 billion casino resort in Everett.
Last week, a video surfaced on YouTube documenting the tagging of an antique trolley at the Boylston stop.
The judge doesn’t believe that Philip Chism paid adequate attention to his Miranda rights.
The school plans to name the media and conference center in its new Sunset Boulevard building after the actor, writer, and director.
Concerns about the safety of the roof forced the evacuation of the Bridge School in Lexington Tuesday morning, officials said.
The board that oversees the T also expressed skepticism about issuing refunds for poor service, saying repair and upgrades take priority.
Coastal communities in Massachusetts are seeing more ice on the water than they have in years.
What the jury, and we, will probably never discern is anything close to a comprehensive answer for this: Why?
Three men pleaded not guilty to charges including illegal possession of weapons and ammunition and drug trafficking, prosecutors said.
Rebekah Gregory took to her Facebook page to discuss her breakup with Pete DiMartino.
The 30-year-old woman is charged with the murder of Maria Sanchez, who was stabbed to death at a house party last October.
Ten women and eight men were selected to serve on the jury in the Marathon bombing trial.
Milder, wetter weather brings the specter of standing water in streets where catch basins remain covered.
Transit Police arrested eight suspected dealers during a two-week operation targeting people selling heroin and crack cocaine.
The process for next year starts tomorrow, when Governor Charlie Baker releases his proposal.
The committee will ensure public input in Boston’s bid and examine possible impacts on the city’s neighborhoods.
Riders will soon be able to pinpoint the locations of trolleys and get accurate arrival information on their smartphones.
Three men and a woman in their 20s pleaded not guilty to several charges after a fight broke out behind the Stoney Brook Village Apartments.
Organizers say they want the parade to proceed as scheduled in South Boston, where mountains of snow have turned driving and parking into a free-for-all.
With 10 women and eight men selected as jurors, each side in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will provide an opening statement.
The charges against Gordon Fox follow an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid on the Statehouse.