Two children honored for roles in 911 calls

Two Mass. children were honored as heroes Thursday for making life-changing calls to the emergency system in separate incidents.

David Krejci increased the Bruins’ lead with this shot in the third period.

Bruins 3, Sabres 1

Bruins win 2 straight for first time since Jan.

After winning at Toronto on Tuesday, the Bruins skated past the Buffalo Sabres tonight.

A fire engulfed four homes Thursday afternoon on Humarock Beach Road in Scituate, destroying three and severely damaging the fourth.

Three beach homes destroyed in Scituate blaze

A fire whipped by gusting winds destroyed three houses and damaged a fourth in Scituate, on the heels of an earlier three-alarm blaze in Milton.

Boston Scientific to buy Cameron Health

The Natick-based firm will exercise an option to buy the privately-held California company, which is developing an implantable heart defibrillator. Senate rejects plan to fast-track Keystone oil pipeline

The Senate sided with President Obama, who has said more time is needed to assess the environmental impacts of the pipeline from Canada to the US Gulf Coast.


movie Review

Robert De Niro makes the most of ‘Being Flynn’

Filmmaker Paul Weitz relocates Nick Flynn’s 2004 memoir from Boston to New York, but that isn’t the reason the film feels directionless, writes Globe movie critic Ty Burr.

Movie Review

‘The Forgiveness of Blood’ sees through teenage eyes

A modern Albanian teenage boy comes to terms with the medieval laws governing his family’s blood feud. It’s a coolly furious movie.

exclusive friday preview | Tv review ‘Game Change’ more complex than a caricature of Palin and McCain

HBO’s portrayal of the Republican side of the 2008 presidential campaign isn’t a Sarah Palin hatchet job. But it’s no love letter either, writes Sarah Rodman.


‘Reflections of a Rock Lobster’ retells a teen’s gay rights fight

This is a lively and incisive adaptation of Aaron Fricke’s memoir about his 1980 battle for the right to bring a male date to his Rhode Island high school’s prom.

“In an institution characterized by gridlock and partisanship, Scott Brown is a much-needed breath of fresh air.”

Senator Olympia Snowe 

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Join Dave Russo, Anthony Scibelli, Tony V, Jimmy Tingle, and Lenny Clarke for a talk about the city’s comedy scene. Laughs guaranteed.


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Boston University students Leora Kaufman, Helen Chen, Helen Petty, Brent Coisman were at the

Boston revels in record-high temps

The temperature at Logan Airport climbed to 68 degrees just before 1 p.m. today, breaking the previous high mark for March 8 of 67 degrees, set in 1995.


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NC State 78, BC 57

Boston College is 9-22, the most losses in school history.

Eagles dropped by Wolfpack

Boston College reached a new record for most losses in school history after falling to North Carolina State in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.


“To win the GOP nomination, Romney must walk away from the equity principle behind Romneycare and Obamacare, and so he does.”

Joan Vennochi 


“The story of St. John’s University reflects the power — and the threat — that such an education still represents to a proud nation that nevertheless hungers for new ideas.”

Patricia Wen  on the lost liberal arts university of China