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Jack Callahan,19, is facing a murder charge stemming from the death of his father, whose body was pulled from Island Creek Pond in Crooker Memorial Park Duxbury in June.  Next to him on right is his attorney Kevin Reddington during a court appearance on June 29.

Duxbury teenager indicted on murder charge in father’s death described as baptism

Jack Callahan, 19, was indicted Friday on one count of murder in the June 28 death of his father, Scott Callahan, 57, the district attorney’s office said in a statement.

Janet Jemmott Moses, widow of Robert Parris Moses, outside St. Mary’s of the Annunciation Church after Saturday's service for her late husband.

Robert Moses, civil rights activist, remembered in Cambridge ceremony, jazz parade

Mourners gathered Saturday morning to honor the legacy of Robert Parris Moses, a civil rights icon who died last summer following a career that included supporting voter registration efforts in the deep South and improving math education for people of color nationwide.

Man injured after car slams into Brighton auto-repair shop

Police were called to 259 Cambridge St. in Brighton at 3:13 a.m. Saturday for a report of a car that crashed into a building, said Officer Kim Tavares, a Boston police spokeswoman.

Edwin Novas, arrested in the Dominican Republic in 2017 for Worcester killing, convicted of second degree murder

The jury found Edwin Novas guilty in the Christmas Eve 1999 slaying of 26-year-old Danny Nicasio outside a nightclub, the Worcester district attorney's office said in a statement Saturday.

Charles Sellers, historian who upset the postwar consensus, dies at 98

He was best known for his book “The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America, 1815-1846,” in which he argued that the rapid expansion of capital and industry during that period did more than just create a new economy; it altered everything, including the way people worshipped, slept, and even had sex.

Viet Nguyen stood in front of the Harvard College admissions office. He is leading an alumni donation boycott calling for an end to admissions preferences for the children of alumni at elite colleges across the country.

Boycott targets college admissions boost given to children of alumni at Harvard, other elite schools

A national group is launching a campaign to end “legacy” preferences, using an alumni donations boycott.

An old refrigerator is caught in the Tileston & Hollingsworth Dam in Hyde Park. The EPA this month proposed designating a 3.7-mile stretch of the Lower Neponset River as one of 13 new Superfund sites in the country.

The Neponset River, a hidden jewel of Boston, has become a tarnished gem

The natural splendor of the river remains something of an illusion because of pollution.

Man struck and killed on Route 6 in Harwich

Justin Small, 68, of Brewster, was walking in the eastbound lane shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday when he was struck by a pickup driven by a 22-year-old Connecticut man, State Police said.

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Members of the curriculum committee for the Duxbury Senior Center's LifeLong Learning program hold a planning meeting.

Live and learn through Duxbury’s senior center study program

This fall, senior center’s LifeLong Learning program is offering 15 courses in subject areas such as history, current events, religion, science, art, and literature.

Newburyport FISH is hosting the first annual Oysterfest in the Port.

Classic cars, and classical guitar

Gloucester is hosting the third annual Cape Ann Classic Cars on the Green on Oct. 2 from 9 a.m to 2 p.m.

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Melanie Baskind is now chief resident in pediatrics at the Univiersity of California San Francisco Medical Center.

From soccer and lacrosse at Framingham High, Melanie Baskind now excels in pediatrics

The 2018 graduate of Harvard Medical School is now a pediatrics chief resident at the University of California San Francisco.

Amber Payne, co-editor in chief of The Emancipator, spoke with Ibram X. Kendi, founding director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research, during a Globe Summit panel entitled "Fireside Chat: Building an Anti-Racist Society."

At Globe Summit, Ibram X. Kendi calls for bold action to dismantle racism

It’s not enough for people to say or believe that they’re not racist, Kendi said; they must be loud and radical about it, and actively involved in building a more equitable society.

The footbridge on Albemarle Road, a common pathway for pedestrians and students, was recently destroyed after the brook flooded and a car, swept up in the flood waters, collided with the bridge.

Newton begins building temporary replacement of destroyed Albemarle Footbridge

Newton officials began rebuilding the Albemarle Footbridge — a popular access point for pedestrians in West Newton — after a car, swept up in Cheesecake Brook flood waters, collided with it and left it in ruins.

Boston University student Nina Wilson picked up trash along a trail on Saturday, Sept.18.

‘It’s just really nice to be able to pick up all the garbage’

As summer closes and fall begins, trash remains a constant blemish on the earth. But Newtonians took initiative Saturday to clean up the litter around their city.

US Customs and Border Protection mounted officers attempted to contain migrants as they cross the Rio Grande from Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, into Del Rio, Texas, on Sept. 19.

‘Completely traumatized’: Local Haitian community members feel betrayed by US treatment of Haitian migrants

Fleeing a country plunged into deep turmoil by a devastating earthquake and the assassination of its president, Haitians are being detained and deported by the Biden administration, which is enforcing a Trump-era order to expel the migrants without allowing them to apply for asylum.

A man cast his shadow on a sign outside of a polling place in Everett on Tuesday.

Voters in Everett, Fall River, Lawrence, other cities make decisions in preliminary mayoral races Tuesday

Voters went to the polls in local preliminary mayoral elections in Everett, Lawrence, and other Greater Boston cities on Tuesday to narrow down crowded fields ahead of ballot votes in November.

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