Globe survey finds issues that split mayor race

The Globe questionnaire sizes up the views of the 12 candidates seeking to replace Mayor Menino on a range of topics.

// Interactive: The Boston mayoral candidates

Get to know the candidates, read about them in the Globe’s coverage, and compare and contrast where they stand on key issues.

In break with field, Bill Walczak opposes a casino

The former health care executive became the first mayoral candidate to aggressively oppose a casino at Suffolk Downs.

Adrian Walker

Let whole city vote on East Boston casino

Most of our prospective mayors don’t think the rest of us are “affected” enough to even deserve a vote. This is democracy?

The Graves Island Light Station near the entrance to Boston Harbor has no plumbing or utility services, and getting to the front door requires a climb on a 40-foot ladder.

Graves Island lighthouse not your average fixer-upper

The Graves Island Light Station, which went on the auction block in June, presents a formidable challenge for anyone looking to buy it.

Jake Peavy will help solidify the rotation as the Red Sox wait for Clay Buchholz to return from the disabled list.

File/Reed Saxon/AP

Red Sox acquire Jake Peavy in 3-team deal

The Red Sox gave up Jose Iglesias and three lower-level prospects in a trade that nabbed them the White Sox righthander.

Righthander Jake Peavy was the compromise candidate for the Red Sox.

Christopher L. Gasper

Wealth of prospects giving Red Sox options

In acquiring Jake Peavy, GM Ben Cherington helped a very good Red Sox team while not sacrificing building blocks from the Next Great Red Sox team.

// Detective in Alemany case ignored calls, says Davis

The officer demoted by Commissioner Edward Davis failed to return calls from a crime lab on a September 2012 assault involving Edwin Alemany.

// MIT report’s findings mixed in Aaron Swartz case

A review found MIT did not press authorities to prosecute the Internet activist, who committed suicide, but it raised concerns about university policies.


Derrick Z. Jackson

// Motor City hustle

Michigan taxpayers will fund a new hockey arena for Detroit even as the city around it totters.