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Off-duty Stoneham police officer helps rescue N.H. pilot after glider crashes in Lake Winnipesaukee

An off-duty Stoneham police officer helped rescue a 78-year-old New Hampshire man after his ultralight glider plane crashed into Lake Winnipesaukee on Sunday

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz; made the Talmud more accessible

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, a towering scholar of the bedrock Jewish texts who spent 4 1/2 decades writing a 45-volume translation of and commentary on the Babylonian Talmud and made it accessible to hundreds of thousands of readers, died Friday in Jerusalem. He was 83.

Italy’s pioneering comic actor, Franca Valeri, dies at 100

Franca Valeri, an elegant, ironic and versatile actor who pioneered female comic roles in Italy’s post-war years and helped the nation laugh at its foibles, has died at 100.

James E. Mahoney, a bank executive who ‘made the world a better place,’ dies at 67

Bank of America executive Jim Mahoney “did his best work in crunch times,” a colleague said, and quietly worked to help those society had forgotten.

Globe union members rally for a new contract

Members of the union representing Boston Globe employees, who have worked for more than 19 months without a new contract, rallied Sunday outside Fenway Park to demand a new agreement with newspaper owner John Henry.

A postcard from the pandemic: no day at the beach

Kara Hartnett, 58, who with her husband, David, 61, own the Mainsail Motel and Cottages, has never seen anything like the summer of 2020. No one has.

Horace Clarke, standout in a dismal Yankee era,

Horace Clarke, a dependable though light-hitting second baseman for the New York Yankees who became indelibly and ingloriously associated with the team’s lean years in the 1960s and ’70s — what some sardonically labeled “the Horace Clarke era” — died on Wednesday at his home in Laurel, Maryland. He was 82.

As COVID-19 cases creep up, Mass. doubles down on slowing the spread

Starting this week, new limits on gatherings begin as part of stepped-up efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus.

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River racers will paddle their own canoe in their own time

This year's virtual "Great River Race" invites boaters to take part in the North and South Rivers Watershed Association's fund-raising paddle race any day through the month of August.

With art and stories, Lynn’s young people are sharing their truths

Beyond Walls has invited youths to creatively relate their experiences during the months of the pandemic and nationwide protests over racial injustice.

A late bloomer in swimming, Anne Kaduboski now coaches for Bentley

The Dedham High graduate is now an assistant swimming and diving coach at Bentley.

Vigil planned for Eurie Stamps Sr., who was shot by Framingham police in 2011

Eurie Stamps Sr. will be honored during a vigil Saturday, Aug. 15 at the city’s Memorial Building.

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