Thousands mourn fallen chief

At least 3,000 mourners joined dignitaries, friends, and family to mourn Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney, who was killed during a drug raid last week.

//[1]-862--90x90.jpg Cape filmmaker pleads guilty to defrauding state

Daniel Adams admitted to larceny and filing false claims with the state to obtain $4.7 million in tax credits he used to finance two films he shot on Cape Cod.

Rev. Bradley M. Schaeffer

Rev. Schaeffer steps down from BC board

The Rev. Bradley M. Schaeffer left his post today amid criticism of his role in supervising a former Jesuit priest who allegedly molested dozens of children over 40 years.

Levon Helm performed on the mandolin during a performance at Helm's barn in Woodstock, N.Y. in May, 2010.

Levon Helm, The Band drummer and singer, dies at 71

Helm, the drummer and singer for legendary rock group The Band, was diagnosed with throat cancer in 1998.

New leader chosen for UMass Dartmouth

Divina Grossman, a vice president at Florida International University, pledged to bring her passion for partnerships to her new role as chancellor.

A female and her cubs illustrate the polar bears’ dilemma with melting ice in “To the Arctic 3D.,” narrated by Meryl Streep.


Movie Review | Janice Page

‘To the Arctic’ is visually riveting

Meryl Streep narrates this film, and we are left to wonder what she might have made of a script that was a better match for the unforced drama of its cinematography.

Alpha male Freddie (above) teaches a younger chimp about life.

Movie Review | Ty Burr

‘Chimpanzee’ plays to 6-year-olds, and Tim Allen fans

This “animal drama” has been whittled down from a wealth of wildlife footage into a pleasant, occasionally scary picture-book narrative aimed at children.

Bob Marley, who died in 1981 at the age of 36, emerged out of a Jamaican ghetto to become an international music star and an icon to his country.

Movie Review | Steve Morse

‘Marley’ a long, uplifting journey of reggae legend

Bob Marley became a reggae music legend, but this film happily does not try to turn him into a saint.

Taylor Schilling and Zac Efron in “The Lucky One.”

Movie Review | Wesley Morris

‘Lucky One’ an unfortunate union for Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling

Efron plays Logan Thibault, a Marine convinced that he owes his life to a photo of a pretty blonde.

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Bobby Valentine oversaw a sullen group after lifting Franklin Morales in Wednesday’s loss.

Injuries are killing the Red Sox

Ailments have taken too much firepower out of the lineup. The only hope the Red Sox have is to hang in there until players begin to come back.