Occupy Boston ousted, dozens arrested

Boston police moved in on the Occupy Boston encampment early this morning, making arrests, tearing down tents, and bringing an end to the 10-week protest.

Menino sympathizes with Occupy Boston issues

Mayor Thomas M. Menino said he felt the movement had “a lot of good people” with “real concerns.”

Adrian Walker

Don’t lose those tents

Never mind the Dewey Square encampment, the better question might be what to protest next, and how.

Three people fatally shot in Cambridge

A former Bedford police officer shot and killed three relatives and later committed suicide in a domestic incident last night, officials said.

Romney hopes for an Iowa surprise

While Mitt Romney’s strategy is less visible than four years ago, he has laid the groundwork for a surprise because his aides believe they are far more organized than other campaigns.

Boston warns of recent rash of cellphone robberies

Boston and transit police have seen an increase in cell phone thefts throughout the city, officials said.

Target goes high-tech to stop increasingly savvy thieves

Security technicians at the Westborough Target are on duty 24 hours a day, looking for organized retail thieves, crooked employees, and amateur shoplifters.

4-28-11 Waltham, MA: Celtics forward Glen Davis talks to reporters before the start of practice. The Boston Celtics held a workout today at their Waltham practice facility as they get ready for Sunday's Game One of the NBA Eastern Conference Semi-Finals in Miami vs. the Heat. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) Section:sports Slug:unknown

Celtics ship off Davis to Orlando as camp begins

Glen Davis will be sent to the Orlando Magic in a sign-and-trade deal that will bring Brandon Bass to Boston.

“If you came through here, you probably experienced something great.”

Occupy Boston protester “Wildebeest” 


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Firefighters worked at the scene of a house fire on Arlington Street in Worcester yesterday.

Burned Worcester house cited for code violations

Authorities released a 30-page list of code violations against the property where a veteran firefighter was killed while attempting a rescue early Thursday.


Political Notebook

Perry makes more errors in interview

Rick Perry struggled to remember Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s name and misstated the number of justices on the court, lamenting the court’s “eight unelected’’ judges.

Nation & World

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On college football

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2011, file photo, Boston College head coach Frank Spaziani watches from the sideline in the third quarter of a NCAA college football game against Massachusetts in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Greater heights expected for BC

Football coach Frank Spaziani says he sees a clearer picture than anyone else. He sees a foundation being laid for not only next season but the year after that and beyond.


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Stage Review

Despite George Hamilton, ‘La Cage aux Folles’ drags

Even with the Hollywood legend in a starring role, the musical feels shallow and none of the performers seem able to do more than scratch the surface.

Diversity Boston


Black history through the lens of a smartphone

The vanished history of black people in Boston is visible again to anybody with a smartphone, thanks to a free “augmented reality’’ Black History app.