Charter school demand in Mass. disputed

A state tally showing more than 53,000 students on charter school waiting lists is overstating demand, according to a Globe review of state data.

Friends fight to recover money from Belmont businessman

In July, Massachusetts securities regulators charged Jack Cranney, 71, with stealing $10.4 million in an alleged Ponzi scheme.

Stephen F. Lynch, atop his South Boston home in 1997. Today, he represents the Eighth Congressional district.



Rep. Stephen Lynch shifted views, but not local focus

The Democratic Senate candidate’s work on the ground, rather than in Congress, has become the hallmark of his career.

Outside money attacking Stephen Lynch in Senate race

Thomas Steyer, a billionaire California hedge-fund executive, has poured $400,000 into the Massachusetts race so far.

The flag was readied Sunday for its Opening Day unfurling.


Dan Shaughnessy

Red Sox clicking as they open at Fenway today

The winning Red Sox have made good on their winter pledges and they come home with heads high and infinite promise.

Girlz Radio in Dorchester has a role in the campaign for young women.

Boston tries to deter girls from violence

City officials, alarmed by a string of high-profile cases, are launching a public service campaign aimed at girls who may be headed toward violence.

Emilie Jean Baptiste, Nadaise Pierre Chery, and Ismahane Darsi, in an ESL class at the Immigrant Learning Center in Malden.

Boom in immigration fuels state population rise

An immigration boom helped increase the Boston and Cambridge populations by about 55,000 people from April 2010 to July 2012.

Dr. Joseph Madsen led the surgical team (left) at Children’s Hospital.

High-tech imagery helps surgeons combat epilepsy

Once a last resort for epilepsy because it was so difficult and risky, surgery is now a more viable option for patients of all ages.

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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.