New Boston schools chief lays out priorities

In a sit-down with the Globe, Tommy Chang said he supports expanding pre-kindergarten and overhauling troubled high schools.

Devin McCourty confirmed to the Globe Sunday night that he has decided to re-sign with New England.

Devin McCourty staying with the Patriots

A league source said the safety?s deal is for five years and $47.5 million, with $28.5 million guaranteed.

A federal case that questions how Foxborough police handle intoxicated eventgoers could soon go to trial.

Alcohol policy at Gillette faces test

A federal case that questions how Foxborough police handle intoxicated eventgoers could soon go to trial.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Technical phase next for Marathon bombings trial

In the trial?s next phase, investigators will use witnesses? scene-based evidence to determine the bombs? force, structure, and origin.

A saga in Saugus: Charges split town

These days it?s politics ? not the neon-lit Route 1 ? that divides Saugus.

Charter school foes decry plans to challenge cap

Opponents called the effort misguided and harmful to the majority of students who attend traditional public schools.

With temperatures in the 40s on Sunday, the snow piles that plagued Boston for weeks have started to melt.

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Spring-like temperatures this week before cold moves in

Forecasters are expecting partly sunny days and warmer temperatures during this coming workweek.

EMC Corp. will hold a strategy summit in New York on Tuesday, hoping to convince Wall Street it really is on the right track.

EMC to face critics who worry it?s stagnating

The largest tech company in Mass. will hold a New York summit to convince Wall Street it really is on the right track.

Stephen Pasceri spent more than an hour at Brigham and Women?s Hospital on Jan. 20 before fatally shooting Dr. Michael Davidson.

Brigham shooter was troubled, held deep anger

The killer of Dr. Michael Davidson, a beloved Brigham surgeon, seemed like an ordinary man who snapped. A deeper look provides a much darker picture.

Janice Sage acquired the inn in an essay contest 22 years ago, and she wants to pass it on the same way.

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Innkeeper-to-be must show the ?write? stuff

Wanted: new owner for a classic Maine inn. Experience: whatever you?ve got. Requirements: 200 words of pithy persuasion.

Jim Braude is only the second host that ?Greater Boston,? a show begun in 1997 on WGBH-TV, has ever had.

?Greater Boston? host Braude brings varied career to new job

Jim Braude debuts as host of the WGBH-TV show Monday with a heavy dose of politics, with guests including Governor Baker.

Coastal Carolina's Tristian Curtis, center, and Elijah Wilson, center right, go up for a rebound while pressured by Winthrop's Tevin Prescott during the second half of the Big South Conference Championship NCAA college basketball game Sunday, March 8, 2015, in Conway, S.C. Caolina Coastal won 81-70. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)


Up to college athletes to take advantage of scholarships

The real exploitation comes when colleges fail to educate student-athletes who won?t become pros.

Fort Myers, FL - 03/02/15 - Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello, talk with Boston Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart as they prepare to take starting pitcher's bunting drills. Red Sox Spring Training. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 03Red Sox, LOID: 8.0.2826364469.

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Team chemistry very evident at Red Sox spring training

From players arriving early to impromptu fishing expeditions, these Red Sox appear to laying the foundation for a successful season.

Palm trees were planted at Revere Beach to transform it into Miami Beach for a scene in ?Black Mass.?


Good riddance to the Mass. film tax credit

Promoters of this blatant, state-run bribery program always put a Hollywood glow on any downside.

Congregants have held vigil at the St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church in Scituate since it was officially closed in 2004.

Scituate congregation vows ongoing legal fight to maintain church

The vow came on the eve of a deadline from the Boston Archdiocese to end a decade-long vigil at the closed church.

Boda Borg will offer 18 themed ?quests? at its Malden Square site, and could include a tree like the one challenging a customer in Sweden.

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Real-life quests coming to Malden

Boda Borg, an indoor adventure company founded in Sweden, will open its first US location in Malden this summer.

Newcomers at the Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary in Lincoln include three goats who were born during the first blizzard of the year.

Barnyard newborns signal first sign of spring

Five baby pigs and five baby goats were born at the Natick Community Organic Farm last week.

Hikers on a trail in the Wachusett Mountain State Reservation.

location, location, location

What is it like to live in Princeton?

Princeton is a town with rich history that frowns upon overdevelopment, lets its dogs roam free, and is proud of its small class sizes and absence of traffic lights.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 01: Former University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow walks onto the field during the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Tim Tebow may participate in NFL?s veterans combine

The quarterback has not played in the NFL since being cut by the Patriots in August of 2013.

Marathon trial podcast

// Day 2: Icons of the bombing take the stand

This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.


Stephen Kurkjian

// Boston?s lost art

Thieves stole the Gardner paintings 25 years ago; the city?s leaders could help get them back.

The Big Picture

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Holi Celebrations 2015

Holi is a festival that marks events in Hindu mythology and provides photographers with a colorful visual feast.