Stalled site on Rte. 128 is sold

A new team of developers plans to resurrect a long-stalled effort to build a new community with homes, offices, stores and a hotel along Route 128.

Buildings in the Syrian neighborhood of Homs showed signs of damage on Friday.

Syrian troops, rebels step up attacks, killing 9

The bloodshed comes as the UN Security Council considered whether to send the first wave of military observers to monitor the fragile cease-fire.

Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney was killed during a drug bust-turned-shootout on Thursday.

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Michael Maloney recalled for kindness, love of his work

Maloney was eight days from retirement as police chief of Greenland, N.H., when he was killed on Thursday. The town remembers a leader who “lived and breathed the job.”

Humble hero could get lofty honor

Decades after Thomas J. Hudner Jr. crashed his own plane in the hope of saving another aviator, Massachusetts’s two US senators are pushing to name a warship after him.

Hub man auctions collection of Titanic accounts

Andrew J. Cannata will auction letters and cards written by Titanic survivors that he began collecting in 1969.

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Marathon day temperatures are a hot topic

With forecasts predicting 80-plus-degree weather, Boston Marathon runners, race organizers, and medical personnel are preparing for worst-case scenarios.

The tribulations of marathoners’ children

They dread the running clothes, but, deep down, children take great pride in parents who persevere up Heartbreak Hill.

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// Red Sox bring a big win home

They’ve been playing in the old yard for 100 years now, but rarely has a win felt more urgent or welcome for the Sox and their unsettled fans.

A reminder of a fried season

To celebrate the new Red Sox season, Popeyes proclaimed its role in history with a new banner: “4 out of 5 Pitchers Prefer Our Chicken BEST.’’


Edible Boston

The city’s public orchards are a wealth of healthy, local produce, and are free for all.


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Boston OK’s Seaport apartment complex

The 197-unit apartment building across from the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center will add to a flood of new residences planned for the Seaport district.

Nation & World

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A man held a sign with an image of the Israeli flag and a photo of presidential candidate and former intelligence chief Omar Suleiman in Tahrir square in Cairo on Friday.

Islamists rally against candidate in Egypt

Egyptians demanded the country’s ruling generals bar Hosni Mubarak’s former spy chief from running in next month’s presidential elections.


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Krejci banged up by glass

David Krejci was flattened by a pane of glass while celebrating Thursday’s win, but is likely to be in the lineup for Game 2 Saturday afternoon.


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Television Review

From left: Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, and Zosia Mamet.

HBO’s ‘Girls’ brings grimaces, grins

“Girls” is an angsty, younger bizarro take on “Sex and the City,” as viewers tag along in the lives of four very different twentysomething friends.