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Brush fires break out across Mass.

A high number of brush fires ignited this weekend, and officials warned there will be a heightened risk for more.

Will Middlebrooks celebrated in the dugout after hitting a home run off Dave Bush in the seventh inning, his third of the game.


Red sox 13, Blue Jays 0

Middlebrooks’ 3 homers help Sox to victory

The Red Sox’ Will Middlebrooks had three home runs against the Blue Jays, and Jon Lester pitched seven scoreless innings.

Celtics 107, Wizards 96

Celtics beat Wizards as Garnett, Pierce return

The Celtics and their fans received a glimpse of a lineup that Boston hopes will carry it through a prosperous playoff run.

Representative Stephen F. Lynch (left) and Representative Edward J. Markey


Markey, Lynch rivalry strains ties among Democrats

The Senate primary is causing tensions in the state’s all-Democrat delegation, with an awkward choice between Edward Markey and Stephen Lynch.

Current and former employees from the newsroom of The Boston Herald gathered at the old building on Harrison Avenue.

Current, former Herald staffers recall South End headquarters

The old Boston Herald building will stand for a few more days, but former and current employees said the memories that filled it will have a much longer shelf life.

Among the exhibits at the Cambridge Science Festival are (clockwise from top left): The Physics of Billiards; Visual-Eyes Art, a multimedia exhibit that explores animal vision and perception; and Sidewalk Astronomy, on the moons of Saturn.

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Cambridge Science Festival, by the numbers

The seventh Cambridge Science Festival runs Friday through April 21, bringing knowledge to more than 50 sites in Cambridge, Boston, and surrounding towns.

A police honor guard carried Officer Forbes McLeod’s casket after a service at St Joseph’s Church in Needham in February 1934.

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The Needham job

A homegrown documentary tells the story of three men who were executed after a 1934 bank robbery that left two officers dead.

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//[1].jpg Opening Day at Fenway

No matter how the fans are feeling about the Red Sox, devotees fill Fenway excited to cheer on the home team for the first game of each year.