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Lorraine See held a sign at the "Fight Anti-Asian Hate” event at Quincy City Hall Plaza.

Protesters in Boston and Quincy denounce anti-Asian racism

Four demonstrations organized by different groups unfolded throughout the day, including a rally at Peters Park in the South End that culminated with a march to Chinatown and drew several hundred supporters.

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 16. The top Senate Republican, who has spent his career fighting campaign finance limits, has taken a lead role in challenging Democrats’ sweeping voting rights bill.

Republicans love democracy*

How dare you suggest otherwise. *Terms and conditions apply.

Patrick M. Rose Sr., president of the Boston Police Patrolmen's Association, testified during a 2016 body camera hearing at Suffolk Superior Court.

For years, the Boston Police kept a secret: the union president was an alleged child molester

Despite 1995 evidence, Patrick Rose kept his badge, worked on child sexual assault cases, and ascended to power in the police union. He went on to allegedly molest five other children.

A vial of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

Mass. to receive fewer Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses following manufacturing snafu

Massachusetts is due to receive about 12,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine this coming week, as US Centers for Disease Control data show a drastic reduction in the national distribution of the life-saving drug following a manufacturing error that spoiled millions of doses

Veterans made sure that their flags were uniform before the ceremony at the Puerto Rican Monument Plaza.

Puerto Rican veterans honored for their service at National Borinqueneers Day ceremony

A small crowd gathered at the Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial in Boston’s South End Saturday afternoon to honor a group of soldiers who, for the first time, will be recognized with a national holiday.

Former US Attorney General Ramsey Clark in 1974.

Ramsey Clark, former attorney general and rebel with a cause, dies at 93

Ramsey Clark, who championed civil rights and liberties as attorney general in the Johnson administration, then devoted much of the rest of his life to defending unpopular causes and infamous people, including Saddam Hussein and others accused of war crimes, died Friday at his home in Manhattan, New York. He was 93.

June Newton in 2011 in Berlin

Australian portrait photographer June Newton dies at 97

In 1970, after having moved to Paris with her husband, June Newton started her own career as a photographer under the pseudonym Alice Springs and soon became a well-regarded artist herself focusing on portraits.

Ray Lambert, a combat veteran of the D-Day invasion, at his home in Seven Lakes, N.C., in 2014. He was an Army medic who survived multiple wounds on D-Day and was celebrated on the World War II battle's 75th anniversary.

Ray Lambert, D-Day survivor, WWII torch bearer, dies at 100

For many years, the diminutive businessman refused to talk about the horrors he had witnessed and experienced overseas. But as Ray Lambert aged and his fellow veterans began passing away, he felt a sacred duty to share his story, and theirs.

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For one of the entries in the album, Nancy Shohet West took a photo of a young bull (right) that joined the herd at her parents’ Carlisle farm.

How sharing photos helps bridge the 1,000 miles that keep us apart

After my daughter left for college last fall, I struggled with my inability to visualize her new surroundings.

After a year’s shutdown because of the pandemic, Pilgrim Hall Museum reopened this month.

Pilgrim Hall Museum reopens with new emphasis on women

The museum says its new exhibit “resets the 400-year story of Plymouth with a focus on the lives and legacies of ‘pathfounding’ women.”

"Save Webster Woods!" signs displayed along Langley Road in Newton in 2016.

Newton, Boston College spar in court over value of Webster Woods

Boston College trustees and Newton officials are wrangling in Middlesex Superior Court over the value of about 15 acres of Webster Woods that the city took through eminent domain more than two years ago.

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Developers will seek changes for a mixed-use residential, retail, and business project at the MBTA's Riverside station that was approved by Newton's City Council last year.

Newton to hold public hearing on updated Riverside proposal that includes two life sciences buildings

Newton’s Land Use Committee and Planning and Development Board will host an April 13 public hearing on a proposed life sciences building and other changes for the Riverside mixed-use development on Grove Street.

Fire crews from Somerville, Cambridge, and Malden battled a four-alarm fire in Somerville, near Davis Square.

Four-alarm fire in Somerville quickly extinguished

Fire crews from several communities converged on a four-alarm fire in Somerville on Saturday afternoon but quickly had the flames under control, officials said.

Marshalee Ellis-Kehlhem sang during a recent Sunday service held remotely from The Greater Framingham Community Church.

‘Death didn’t have the final say’: Easter delivers a message of hope after a year filled with despair

Even as they acknowledge the loss of life and economic devastation caused by COVID-19, some church leaders say there is reason to feel optimism and even joy this season.

Should Massachusetts require auto insurers to refund premiums with people driving less during the pandemic?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

Beverly Beckham: Love one another? It seems we have done everything but

We live in a world where when nature isn’t after us, our fellow man is. It didn’t take even half of the United States being vaccinated before mass shootings started up again.

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