Kevin H. White remembered across Boston

Tributes poured in from across the city today for Mayor Kevin H. White, who died last night at his Beacon Hill home.


Kevin White blazed a path from one Boston to the next

White's work and legacy was based on his belief that Boston could, for all its woes, be big in the world again.

FROM MERLIN ARCHIVE, DON NOT RESEND TO LIBRARY 4/5/68 --- Thomas Atkins left and Kevin White Right, speak with entertainer James Brown at the Boston Garden April 5, 1968. It was one day after the assasination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Atkins, Brown and White are credited with keeping the city quiet in the aftermath. 09SULLIVAN Library Tag 11092008 Books

From the archives: April 6, 1968

The mayor talks cool to city

One day after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Mayor Kevin White worked with Councilor Thomas Atkins and singer James Brown to encourage peace in a time of upheaval.

Mitt Romney targets familiar foes at rally

The GOP presidential candidate, along with actor Jon Voight and Senator John McCain, took aim at President Obama and rival Newt Gingrich at a rally this morning.

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The secret allure of the spoiler

Think you don’t want to know the ending to that movie? Think again.

“He was a giant among mayors.”

Thomas M. Menino,  on former Mayor Kevin. H. White

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Brown’s records from Guard released

Newly released records of US Senator Scott Brown’s more than 30 years in uniform have been heavily excised by the National Guard and do not shed light on other periods.

Nation & World

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A Syrian soldier, who has defected to join the Free Syrian Army, holds up his rifle and waves a Syrian independence flag in Saqba, in Damascus suburbs, January 27, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (SYRIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS MILITARY)

Arab League halts observer mission in Syria

The deputy chief of the Arab League says they have halted its observer mission in Syria because of increasing violence. At least 80 people have been killed in the past three days.


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Treats are in store at big chains

Starting in May, Polka Dog Bakery, with retail locations in the South End and Jamaica Plain, will be selling an exclusive line of products at Target stores nationwide.


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Martinez there for Brady

Tom Brady’s quarterback guru Tom Martinez is waiting for a life-saving kidney transplant, but still finds time to visit Brady and correct his mechanical issues.


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Tim Bergling, best known as Avicii,  was recently nominated for a Grammy. “I would never have assumed it would get this far,’’ the 22-year-old says.

Restoring euphoria to the floor

Swedish DJ Avicii has leapfrogged to the upper stratosphere of the dance scene over the past year, performing for massive crowds, and scoring a recent Grammy nomination.