Banks in Mass. accused of violating foreclosure rules

Despite increased scrutiny, many banks are still not adhering to basic legal requirements when foreclosing on properties, according to housing attorneys.

In West Roxbury, signs for Conley and Connolly compete.

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Will Conley, Connolly confuse voters in mayoral race?

Voters would never get tripped up by the similar sounding names of Daniel Conley and John Connolly. Right?

No pause in political fund-raising in Mass.

Democratic fund-raisers are plying the state in what campaign-weary contributors say is the busiest non-election-year summer in memory.

// 3 groups say they topped Henry’s bid

Three of the groups that lost out in the bidding for The Boston Globe say their offers were higher than John Henry’s winning $70 million bid.

From left, Andrew Lawless, Morgan Yeager, Dan English, and Ghia Parow put their backs to a tug of war at Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown.

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Gay, transgender teens bond at Cape program

Camp Lightbulb is the only summer camp for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender teens in Massachusetts, says founder Puck Markham.

Shane Victorino held a little impromptu meet-and-greet with some of the 37,611 Fenway Faithful in Sunday’s game.

Christopher L. Gasper

Shane Victorino not afraid to sacrifice his body

There is hardly a nook or cranny of Fenway Park that the Red Sox’ intrepid right fielder hasn’t flung himself into this season.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute students work on an Atlas robot, which was delivered as part of a Pentagon project.

Teams vying to give brawny robot a brain

Teams from local universities are competing in a $2 million contest to expand the capabilities of a man-shaped robot named Atlas.

Runners compete in the 2012 Boston Marathon.


How much exercise is too much?

Growing evidence shows that overdoing endurance training may damage your heart and shorten life expectancy. But don’t hang up your running shoes just yet.


opinion | Marcela García

// Mayoral candidates pursue Latino voters in unprecedented ways

From a few conversations at the Puerto Rican parade, it’s clear that Hispanic allegiances are all over the map.


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