Opening arguments to begin in Bulger trial

The sweeping federal racketeering case against notorious South Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger is expected to last through September.

Gabriel Gomez, as in the first debate, was the more aggressive of the two, turning nearly every question into an attack on Representative Edward Markey and his nearly four decades in Washington.

US Senate race

Gomez makes bid for Democratic voters in debate

Gabriel Gomez embraced some Democratic initiatives in the Senate debate, but Edward Markey countered that, on too many issues, Gomez lines up with conservatives.

President Obama is to appear in Boston Wednesday to campaign for Representative Edward J. Markey.  He will attend a rally at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center.

Amid struggles, Obama hits trail in Boston

President Obama is headlining a rally for Senate candidate Edward Markey, but he arrives at a difficult moment in his presidency.

Income of Boston mayoral hopefuls varies

Roughly half of the candidates hoping to become mayor earn more than double the city’s annual median household income of almost $52,000.

Claude Julien has the Bruins playing the lunch-bucket style that fans have demanded for decades.


Claude Julien leads Bruins with simple style

The Bruins head coach, seeking his second championship in three years, has never been flashy, and likes his team to play with his gritty nature.

The Bruins honored the victims of the Marathon attacks when they hosted Boston’s first sporting event after the tragedy in April.

Dan Shaughnessy

A Bruins Stanley Cup would be extra special this year

A Bruins rolling rally — on the same street where the Marathon bombs exploded — would be a triumph that would match any victory our city has known.

Although he only signed with the Patriots Monday, Tebow Patriots jerseys can be preordered from the team’s official pro shop for $69.95 to $99.95. He will wear number 5.

Patriots capitalizing on Tebow marketability

Before Tim Tebow even had a number on the Patriots roster, his jersey was selling online at the team’s pro shop for $99.95.

// MBTA sets up disaster training center in tunnel

The new $10 million training center is designed to help emergency responders learn how best to react to dire situations within the T system.


Farah Stockman

// Teacher trafficking

The strange saga of Filipino workers, American schools, and H-1B visas.


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