DA promises wide review of decision to let Remy go

Jared Remy had been arrested for allegedly slamming his girlfriend, Jennifer Martel, into a mirror just two days before prosecutors say he killed her.

After recent attacks, safety tips on hailing a taxi

Police are giving straightforward tips on how to distinguish licensed cabs from the unlicensed vehicles that ply the road.

Councilor at Large John Connolly’s campaign will get a cash infusion from Stand for Children, an education group based in Oregon that likes his positions on charter schools.


John Connolly campaign to get $500,000 push

The mayoral candidate will get a cash infusion from Stand for Children, an education group that likes his positions on charter schools.


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev injuries detailed in documents

New court documents provide gruesome details of the injuries that the alleged Marathon bomber suffered before his capture.

Sam and Vivian Berman moved into Five Fields in Lexington 61 years ago; their son David now lives next door.

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An era fades at Five Fields in Lexington

With more than 60 years gone by, two pairs of original settlers are departing the community, which was born of design and idealism.

“The stores need lots of tender love and care.” says Shaw’s and Star Market president Shane Sampson (left), with employee Byron Toney.

Shaw’s, Star Market face a long road back

Under new owners, the grocery chains are spiffing up tired stores, cutting prices, and adding inventory in a difficult bid to reverse falling sales.

Jon Lester (11-7) scattered six hits, walked two, and struck out three. He threw 115 pitches.

Red Sox 7, Giants 0

Jon Lester, Red Sox blank Giants

Lester pitched one of his best games of the season, taking a shutout into the ninth as the Red Sox beat the Giants, 7-0.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/08/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tick90-10837.jpg Lyme disease figures soar, mostly in Northeast

New estimates indicate that Lyme disease is 10 times more common than previous national counts showed, the federal government announced.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/07/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_14convention27_MET.jpg High cost of political exclusion

The state’s ethics rules need to be changed to help ensure a political class that is representative of the public.