Tentative deal reached between Stop & Shop, striking workers

Union member Bob Berman (right) spoke with Bishnu Joarder of Roxbury, who agreed not to cross the picket line and shop at the Stop & Shop in South Bay.

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After a 10-day strike, Stop & Shop and its workers have reached a tentative agreement, bringing an end to a work stoppage that crippled New England’s largest grocery chain.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner041119METRO12greenline32.jpg Making tracks: Pace of work on Green Line extension project is picking up

There are no new tracks or stations yet, but the pace of work is picking up on the long-delayed extension project.

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Celtics 110, Pacers 106

Celtics pull away late, finish off series sweep

Marcus Morris and Gordon Hayward had big games off the bench as Boston pulled away to win Game 4. Up next: it’s likely the Bucks.

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Bruins 4, Maple Leafs 2

Bruins show pluck, force Game 7 vs. Maple Leafs

Brad Marchand scored twice as the Bruins survived some shaky minutes at the outset and a late third-period Toronto push.

“It just disappeared,” David Lettvin, Denise Lettvin’s husband, said of her John Hancock monthly annuity. “We had no idea why.”

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Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

An annuity check arrived every month for nearly 40 years. Then it ‘just disappeared’

An annuity set up decades ago by Denise Lettvin’s mother vanished last year without explanation from John Hancock, which managed the fund.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/14baby04.jpg How did little Ridhima die? Murder trial pits dueling accounts of shaken baby deaths

A medical examiner ruled the girl died from blunt force and violent shaking. Then she changed her mind.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/kirsner_new.jpg For some startups, there’s no buzz needed

Lost in all the buzz about big tech companies that are going public are reliable smaller operations like Poll Everywhere, whose customers include McDonald’s, Google, and Harvard.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/745f0ade428245f0a8b3634cdd871fdd-1a8c4d59e0034eba9d371ce9507c0e17-0.jpg Trump taking Russian help was fine, Rudy Giuliani says

President Trump’s personal lawyer insisted the president’s 2016 campaign did nothing wrong; a top Democrat in Congress said some actions taken by Trump are “impeachable,” if proven.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/65a162a7-69c4-45d1-aa5c-c532f69d4bf4.jpg How Trump’s trusted fixer came to turn against him

Michael Cohen was at a breaking point. He told friends he was suicidal. He insisted to lawyers he would never go to jail. Most of all, he feared that President Trump, his longtime boss, had forsaken him.

Candidates to serve as Boston’s next school superintendent include (from left) former Minnesota education commissioner Brenda Cassellius, Miami-Dade County Public Schools chief academic officer Marie Izquierdo, and Cathedral High School principal and former Randolph schools superintendent Oscar Santos.

Huge challenges await Boston’s next schools chief

The issues facing the winner are immense and raise a critical question: What kind of superintendent does the 56,000-student system need to guide it?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/1138495806.jpg Shock, sadness across region after bombings in Sri Lanka

Immigrants and local leaders spoke out Sunday after the deadly bombings, which killed nearly 300 people.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/new%20homepage.jpg More than 200, including Americans, are killed in Sri Lanka bombings

The blasts marked the worst violence to hit the South Asian country since its civil war ended a decade ago. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said “several” Americans died.

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 21: David Price #10 of the Boston Red Sox throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on April 21, 2019 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

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This is what we expected from the Red Sox all along

The Red Sox’ three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Rays was reminiscent of tough victories achieved during last year’s championship run.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Rinaldi17weld04.jpg Trump’s strategy is to turn Americans into ‘nationalists who hate everybody else,’ Weld says

Former Massachusetts governor William Weld, who is challenging the president in the 2020 Republican primaries, blasted the president Sunday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/senter0002.jpg For wealthy people or well-connected, college admissions are easier

The glare of the admissions scandal has obscured the vast ecosystem of other ways that the connected get a leg up — all of which are perfectly legal.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Clipboard-6142.jpg 13 passengers hospitalized after arriving at Logan

The group included students and chaperones who were returning from an April vacation trip when they fell ill on a flight from Miami.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/1144184555.jpg No joke: A comedian will be Ukraine’s next leader

Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s only political experience consists of playing a president on TV.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/katelyn.jpg ‘Going out with no regrets’: One last performance from UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi

Ohashi — nicknamed ‘‘the Perfect 10’’ — ranked first nationally and scored six perfect 10s in floor exercise this season, with video of her routine drawing more than 117 million views.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/20/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AFP_1FS9W6.jpg Teens held in Northern Irish journalist’s death are freed

The 18- and 19-year-old men were released from police custody Sunday without being charged.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Rinaldi190421Feature01.jpg Work week will start with rain, and it’s sticking around

The weather pattern appears as if it’ll hold until Wednesday, when we’ll get a respite — a brief one — from damp conditions.

Greg Shell on evening economic disparities

As managing director of the Bain Capital Double Impact Fund, Greg Shell works to identify and fund companies that offer profitable models for addressing critical social problems.

Special reports

The house at 212 Forest St.

He bought the fencing coach’s house. Then his son got into Harvard

The Needham house was assessed at $549,300, but sold for nearly a million dollars. The buyer, who never lived a day there, would sell it 17 months later at a substantial loss in what may become the next chapter in the national debate over fairness in college admissions.

Munch Madness

Munch Madness | Final

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/munch.jpg And the Munch Madness winner is . . .

Beloved Boston bakery Flour takes the cake over Sarma to clinch Munch Madness 2019.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Season Two: How do you meet someone?

Dating in 2019 is…complicated. Frustrating. Sometimes completely exhilarating. In Season 2 of the podcast, Meredith Goldstein goes deep on one of her most-asked questions.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Baseball-108-Stitches-C-6305.jpg 108 Stitches

Follow the Sox as they try to repeat as world champs, with insight and analysis from the Globe’s beat writers and columnists. Sign up here.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Photos: The 2019 Boston Marathon

An estimated 30,000 runners competed in the 123rd Boston Marathon.

Spring House Hunt

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/12sellersxref.jpg The things home sellers do that can turn off buyers or kill a sale

A hot housing market forgives a lot of mistakes, but that doesn’t stop sellers from undermining their own home sale.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/19/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/GettyImages-2716382-1024x576.jpg Opinion: My polio-stricken mother’s advice to parents: immunize your kids

My mother survived polio in 1949, but it paralyzed both her legs and one arm and she later died from its complications.