Why Vt. maple producers are afraid of this company

Employees worked at steam fired evaporators at the Maple Guild in Island Pond, Vermont.

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The transformation in Vermont?s maple sugar industry since the start of the new century has been seismic.

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Ron Unz wants to make Harvard tuition free for undergraduates and questions its use of race in admissions.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/18stationgraphicjb1.jpg Three developments for three Boston train stations

In a city seemingly blitzed by new buildings, among the largest are those slated for North Station, South Station, and Back Bay Station.

At least 7 injured in Georgetown car crash

Seven people were injured Sunday in Georgetown after an SUV slammed head-on into another vehicle, officials said.

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The Ohio governor is clinging to the hope that GOP discontent will leave delegates with one clear choice: him.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/200_donald_trump_pageant.jpg The pageant of Donald Trump?s dreams

A pin-up calendar competition was one of Trump?s first show business forays. Claims of sexism and lawsuits came next.

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Charles Storey had suggested that admitting women to the secretive final clubs could increase sexual assaults.

People wait beside a fallen tin roof in Pedernales, Ecuador on Sunday.

After Ecuadorian earthquake, a rush to reach loved ones

?I feared the worst,? said Ekatherina Beltran, 29, of Framingham, who has family in Ecuador. ?I was so scared.?

2016 Boston Marathon

Dave Fortier of Newburyport, who suffered hearing damage in both ears, embraced Elizabeth Bermingham, a fellow bombing survivor.

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Bombing aftermath

State seeks to help those with hearing problems from Marathon bombings

Hearing loss and tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, continue to plague those who were close to the blasts.

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There?s no slowing down Yoko Nakano, who traveled from Japan to compete in Monday?s race.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/marathondance.jpg On eve of Marathon, a festive atmosphere in Copley Square

On Monday, the finish line is reserved, but on Sunday afternoon the spot was fair game.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Lee_met_pastafeed3.jpg Runners, friends eat up atmosphere at Marathon pasta dinner

It?s certainly not a normal pasta dinner when the grocery list includes 3,000 pounds of pasta and 2,800 quarts of tomato sauce.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160417_KDB_MARATHON_FEATURES_003.jpg A spectator?s guide to the Boston Marathon

Here are some tips on road closures, MBTA schedules, where to watch, and what temperatures to expect along the race route this year.

James Michael Curley, one of Boston?s most compelling 20th century figures, in 1949.

Jamaica Plain Historical Society

Trove of Curley photos come home to JP

A collection of old negatives of James Michael Curley, the legendary political titan and notorious rapscallion, have been posted online.

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The attorney for the fund briefed board members Friday on ?constitutional? reasons for privacy.


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Celtics other than Isaiah Thomas and Marcus Smart were a combined 4 for 19 from long range in Game 1


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Avery Bradley?s hamstring injury puts the Celtics in a difficult position.

Ground Game

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/15/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/05259452.jpg Biggest moments in the 9 Democratic debates

The matchup between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in Brooklyn Thursday night may well have been their final one.

The Big Picture

Return to Palmyra

Syrians returned to the destroyed city of Palmyra this week after being forced to flee almost a year ago during intense fighting.