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Madelyn Lee Nicpon.

Tufts University student remembered as a ‘true light’

Madelyn Nicpon was participating at a charity fundraiser at a private home around 5 p.m Saturday when she choked on a hot dog, a law enforcement official briefed on the case said.

Michael Stephens, left, with Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza.

Providence City Council raises concerns about new civilian administrator job with police department

Instead of giving the civilian position its final approval, the Council questioned Michael Stephens’ involvement with the hiring committee for the police major job to which Stephens was originally appointed

Annissa Essaibi George held hands with supporters as Deacon Kenneth Kelly from Holy Tabernacle Church said a prayer before a press conference highlighting her plan to close the racial wealth gap alongside Black community leaders.

Polls looking grim, Essaibi George continues to woo communities of color while Wu tries to stay above the fray

Polls show City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George trailing City Councilor Michelle Wu across every racial group, even among white voters, among whom she does best. Still, polls have pointed to pockets of opportunity among communities of color.

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John F. Casey in 2016.

Former Boston Grand Prix CFO pleads guilty to dozens of fraud charges

John F. Casey, 57, formerly of Ipswich, pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston Thursday to more than 30 charges related to schemes to defraud equipment providers, small business financing firms, and the federal government, including taking more than $676,000 in pandemic relief funds, officials said.

Jana Pickard-Richardson, with her children, Téa, 10, and Clió, 7, in tow, turned onto Glenway Street on her e-bike.

Increasingly popular e-bikes are everywhere — and live in a legal gray zone in Massachusetts

Now, some lawmakers are pushing a bill that would bring the state in line with most others in regulating the very expensive e-bikes as bikes.

Boston man arrested after attempting to break into two separate Brookline homes over two days

Miguel Angel Martinez, 48, of Boston had his bail revoked for an unrelated incident during his arraignment Thursday in Brookline District Court, officials said.

The new bike path on South Water Street in Providence, by Plant City.

Memo to cranky Providence residents: Real cities have bike lanes

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation actually thought it would be wise to whine to the Federal Highway Administration about Providence's bike lanes.

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Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller, left, is running for a second term this year and faces a challenge from Amy Mah Sangiolo, right, a former Ward 4 Councilor-at-large. LEFT: PAT GREENHOUSE / GLOBE STAFF RIGHT: SANGIOLO CAMPAIGN

Meet the candidates in Newton’s mayoral race

Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller and former City Councilor-at-large Amy Mah Sangiolo are running for the city’s top job on the Nov. 2 municipal ballot.

Newton, MA., 21/28\2018, Newton City Hall.
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Meet the candidates in Newton’s contested at-large City Council races

In Newton, contested races for several at-large City Council seats will be decided by voters on the city’s Nov. 2 municipal election ballot.

Newton, Ma., 08/12/2019, Newton City Hall. 
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Meet the candidates in Newton’s contested ward councilor races

Four contested races for local ward seats on Newton’s City Council will appear on the upcoming Nov. 2 municipal ballot.

Newton City Hall

Newton early voting for municipal election begins Monday, Oct. 25

Newton voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballots early in the city’s Nov. 2 unicipal election for mayor, City Council, and School Committee, according to the city.

Haitian migrants walked carrying food rations at a migrant shelter and dining rooom where they await their immigration resolution, in Monterrey, Mexico. Haitians who lived for as many as 10 days in squalid conditions under a bridge while confined at the southern US border filed a civil rights complaint Monday.

Haitians file civil complaint, demand investigation into ‘inhumane detention conditions’ at US border

The civil rights complaint calls for an immediate remedy to the “inhumane and squalid conditions, including overcrowding and malnourishment” at the southern US border,

Susan Knowles of Boxford, left, and Jane O’Maley of Rockport paint during a class at Cogswell’s Grant in Essex.

Painting ‘en plein air,’ Greater Boston artists capture fall’s glory

Whether they’re painting the wind-tossed ocean or a bustling street, artists express the same awe at watching the world turn in front of their eyes.

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17zobeckham - Left to right: Larry Curtin, age 8. LeRoy Curtin, age 3, Jimmy Curtin, age 9.

A daily phone call, and the love that endures

LeRoy is my father’s youngest brother, the last of the Curtin clan, my grandmother’s baby, my only living uncle.

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