Vermont base for new fighter jet raises questions

Was Vt. chosen as the new home of F-35 jets because Senator Patrick Leahy is a powerful political ally of the National Guard?

Mass. Senate OK’s $800 million transportation bill

The Senate overwhelmingly approved a transportation bill seen as a compromise between a House measure and Governor Deval Patrick’s proposal.

Stephen F. Lynch worked on the Polaroid building in Waltham in the 1970s.

Born to high iron, Stephen Lynch forged his own way

As he runs for US Senate, Lynch maintains that his 18 years as an ironworker instilled in him an understanding of America’s working men and women.

Facing questions, DAs suspend outsourcing of bad check cases

Until recently, six Mass. district attorneys were allowing debt-collection companies to use official stationery to accuse people of passing bad checks.

After their children moved out, Christine and Shawn Corr downsized from a Colonial in Concord to a condo in Charlestown.

living longer, living better

Empty nesters enjoy the freedom of downsizing

A growing number of empty nesters are finding the challenges, strain, and sometimes elation of dismantling homes they have lived in for decades.

LESLIE COBER-GENTRY for The Boston Globe

Innovation Economy

Increasingly, tech firms are crossing river

A year ago, it was rare for tech companies to land in downtown Boston, but now, the low rents and short leases are luring them.

Dejen Gebremeskel, of Ethiopia, won the men's race in the Boston Athletic Association 5K on Sunday morning. Thousands of runners participated in the event, finishing at the same place as Monday’s Boston Marathon.

Smith, Gebremeskel win BAA 5K

Kim Smith was the women’s winner and Dejen Gebremeskel was the top male finisher at Sunday’s Boston Athletic Association 5K.

Shalane Flanagan is capable of becoming the first American woman to win Boston since 1985.

Shalane Flanagan carries local pride into Boston Marathon debut

Marblehead’s Flanagan could become the first American woman to win Boston since 1985.

Dwarfs outrunning expectations in Boston Marathon

Juli Windsor and John Young have known casual cruelty, but the first dwarfs in Boston Marathon field know nothing of giving up.


Steven Keller and Nancy Levandowski, longtime “passionate” Denny’s fans, were married this month in Las Vegas at a flagship Denny’s restaurant with a wedding chapel.

Denny’s opens Las Vegas wedding chapel

Those seeking a unique setting in which to exchange vows need look no further than Denny’s, which has opened a flagship restaurant with a wedding chapel in Las Vegas.