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King Boston Executive Director Imari K. Paris Jeffries is leading efforts for the memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King on the Boston Common.

Episode 11: Guests discuss the intersectionality of being Black and Asian

The Globe’s Greg Lee and Allana Barefield cohosted this month’s episode of “Black News Hour” and discussed with guests the intersectionality of being Black and Asian during AAPI Heritage Month.

Roslindale man arrested for alleged rapes in 2013 and 2007

Irving Pierre, 40, turned himself in to police at 4:15 p.m. Thursday and was placed under arrest on two outstanding warrants issued out of West Roxbury District Court and Dorchester District Court, police said in a statement.

Flags, wreaths, words of remembrance and love are seen on the grounds of the Holyoke Soldiers' Home where 84 veterans died in a massive COVID outbreak in 2020.

State to pay $56 million to settle lawsuit brought by families of veterans who got COVID-19 at Holyoke Soldiers’ Home

Families of 84 veterans who died in the 2020 COVID outbreak will receive a minimum of $400,000 each under the settlement, which still must be approved by a federal judge.

Servers deliver food to diners in the streetside seating area at Thistle & Leak on Union Street in Newton Centre.

‘It adds a whole different vibe to the downtown’: Al fresco dining returns to Greater Boston

The pandemic may have eased, but outdoor dining is returning for another season in many Greater Boston communities, as restaurants look to continue — and possibly make permanent — an amenity relished by customers and invaluable to their businesses.

Does Massachusetts have a coyote problem?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

Beverly Beckham learned to garden from her neighbor, Katherine. In the spring, Katherine’s garden was a Monet that included a blanket of yellow and red tulips.

I found joy in the garden, following my mother’s path

It took me a while to love gardening and I might never have, if one day she couldn’t garden anymore.

This owl landed on the hood of a Westford police cruiser on April 30.

A feathered visitor appears on the hood of a police cruiser

An owl lands on the hood of a police cruiser, a water gun is mistaken for a firearm, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

The Fort Revere Tower on Telegraph Hill was first built in 1903.

Residents vote to restore Hull’s Fort Revere Tower

Fort Revere Tower on Telegraph Hill at the far end of Hull will get a $2.2 million makeover, thanks to a Town Meeting vote on May 2.