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Marycatherin DeFazio takes comfort being close to water. She often sits on the benches at Salmon Falls in Shelburne Falls.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

‘I’m a shell of who I used to be.’ A female prison guard’s tale of torment

First she was assaulted by her husband, then bullied by colleagues at work. A female prison guard found that the system put her on trial, not her tormentors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Rinaldi09snowmobile01.jpg Across Maine’s vast network of trails, adrenaline and solitude collide

Ten people, including four from Massachusetts, have died this winter in snowmobile crashes, matching Maine's highest fatality total in 16 years.

Elizabeth Warren takes a road less traveled: to the South

The Massachusetts Democrat’s trip to the Deep South is one in a series of unorthodox campaign moves that have struck some as risky, and others as refreshing.

“I will take experience over status any day of the week,” said Chase Andrews, an Endicott College junior who has had three internships and is applying for others.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

Can you ever hope to find success and happiness if you don’t go to an elite college?

Hint: Yes.

Sports

MIAA D4 BOYS’ BASKETBALL | WORCESTER TECH 55, ABINGTON 52

Milestone victory for Worcester basketball as Tech hangs on

Worcester Tech celebrates after defeating Abington for the D4 state championship, on March 16, 2019. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

By Karl Capen

Worcester Tech holds off Abington to win the first state basketball title by any city public school.

MIAA D1 BOYS’ BASKETBALL | LYNN ENGLISH 64, PUTNAM 57

Alonzo Linton, Lynn English deliver win for the ages

Worcester, MA--03/16/2019--Lynn English forward Jack Rodriguez (10) goes up for a lay up while being defended by Putnam forward Naishawn Jernigan (3) during the MIAA D1 boy's basketball final in Worcester, MA on Saturday evening. (Nathan Klima for The Boston Globe) Topic: 17schholycross Reporter:

By Nate Weitzer

Linton scored 27 points with 12 rebounds in his final high school game, winning the Bulldogs their first Division 1 state championship since 1939.

MIAA D4 GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | CATHEDRAL 65, HOPKINS 36

Amani Boston, Cathedral cap season with girls’ D4 crown

Cathedral teammates celebrate with emotion, after defeating Hopkins 65-36 for the D4 state championship, on March 16, 2019. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

By Greg Levinsky

The senior guard scored 17 points in her “last hurrah” to spark the Panthers.

More Stories

MIAA D2 GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | PENTUCKET 43, NORTHAMPTON 26

Dominant defense carries Pentucket to D2 title

By Jenna Ciccotelli

MIAA D1 GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | BRAINTREE 71, SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL 50

Braintree reigns supreme again in girls’ Division 1

By Nate Weitzer

MIAA D2 BOYS’ BASKETBALL | TECHBOSTON 69, TACONIC 54

TechBoston turns it on in third for second straight title

By Karl Capen

MIAA D3 BOYS’ BASKETBALL | DOVER-SHERBORN 71, BISHOP STANG 56

Dover-Sherborn boys turn it on to capture D3 crown

By Jake Levin

MIAA D3 GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | HOOSAC 66, ST. MARY’S 50

Hoosac denies St. Mary’s girls in Division 3 final

By Greg Levinsky

Sunday Arts

Buzzsaw

College-admission scandal lesson: Just because celebrities have great images doesn’t mean they’re actually great people

William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman have been linked to the college admissions scam.

By Matthew Gilbert

In light of the college admissions scam and so many other recent scandals, it’s time to remember what we already know.

Travel

In Slane, a not-your-average Irish distillery

Chef Georg Heise at George’s Patisserie in Slane.

By Liza Weisstuch

Since 2002, high-end premium Irish whiskey grew an eye-popping 805 percent. That’s little surprise considering there are 21 distilleries operating in Ireland today and 26 more in planning or already under construction.

CHRISTOPHER MUTHER

Avoid gate lice and wear your headphones: The dos and don’ts of airport etiquette

Images in the style of airport safety cards show the dos and don’ts of airport etiquette: people in line to speak with a TSA agent, people talking too loudly on cell phones, people crowding a baggage claim gate, people listening to music on headphones, people falling off chairs at the airport bar, kids making a mess in the waiting area, people blocking an escalator, people crowding the gate.

By Christopher Muther

Helpful hints on how to make everyone’s airport experience less stressful. These tips are common sense, but common sense seems to depart from airports more regularly than Delta shuttles to New York.

Chilling out at a cozy spa: Where to bliss out, warm up, and get your glow back

Swaddled in hot sheets during a detoxifying herbal wrap at Gurney’s Seawater Spa in Newport, R.I.

By Diane Bair and Pamela Wright

New England’s inn-based spas offer a place to escape into a cocoon of cozy, featuring luscious seasonal treatments that will make the long road to summer a bit more comfortable.

Magazine

Spring Travel | Magazine

New England travel destinations that will make your kids smarter

By Jon Gorey

Instead of collecting plastic souvenirs, stick close to home for family-friendly experiences you won't forget. Soak up maple syrup production in Vermont and pad around with penguins in Connecticut.

Spring Travel | Magazine

Houston is a food lover’s paradise

By Michael Andor Brodeur

Take it from a Boston expat: The sprawling Texas city is more than just heat, humidity, and Halliburton. It’s a culinary melting pot.

Spring Travel | Magazine

Greece’s lesser-known Cyclades islands are made for hopping

Oia in the morning - Oia, Island of Santorini, Greece.

By B.J. Roche

Secluded coves with emerald waters and dramatic rock formations await the curious traveler willing to venture off the typical island itinerary.