Newcomer Gomez vs. veteran Markey

Democrat Edward J. Markey and Republican Gabriel E. Gomez greeted supporters after winning their respective primaries Tuesday night.

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Gabriel E. Gomez has the potential to draw major national interest as he prepares to face Edward J. Markey, a congressman of 36 years.

// Democrats fear reliving 2010 race that elected Brown

Republican Senate nominee Gabriel E. Gomez’s runaway victory in Tuesday’s primary delivers an unwelcome jolt to Massachusetts Democrats.

// Dorcena Forry appears to win 1st Suffolk Senate primary

Linda Dorcena Forry declared victory over Nick Collins late Tuesday, holding a slight lead in the Democratic primary.


Markey, Gomez each have room to grow in Mass. Senate race

Edward Markey and Gabriel Gomez each have the chance to show Bay State voters who they are. And each, for different reasons, needs to do exactly that.

President Obama talked during a press conference at the White House on Tuesday.

Obama says FBI acted properly in bombing case

President Obama said an investigation will aim to determine if the US can better prevent future attacks by self-radicalized individuals.

John Young was greeted by his son, Owen, after the delayed achievement was completed. Juli Windsor (right) received a medal from her husband, Blake.

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First dwarfs to run Boston Marathon finish the route

Fifteen days later, under a similarly bright sun and with a gentle breeze at their backs, Juli Windsor and John Young finally crossed the finish line.

Carmen Blandin Tarleton had surgery in February.

Risky decision saves transplanted face

A Vermont woman, the victim of a lye attack whose immune system initially rejected her transplanted face, is now scheduled to reveal it.

// Landlord cited in wake of fatal fire

The owner of the building where a BU student died over the weekend was cited for allegedly allowing 19 people live in a two-family home.


Groups have said President Obama could be doing more to ease the number of low-level detainees held at the prison.

Obama renews his effort to close Guantanamo

President Obama said he would recommit himself to closing the Guantanamo Bay prison, a goal that he all but abandoned in the face of congressional opposition in his first term.

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ART production of ‘Pippin’ gets 10 Tony Award nominations

The American Repertory Theater’s circus-themed production was nominated for best revival of a musical, one of an impressive 10 nominations.

Food & dining

Cheap Eats

Littleneck clams with garlic and olive oil (top) over linguine and Sicilian rabbit (above center) at Vinny’s Ristorante, where waiter Pedro Castro (above left) explains the menu  to customers.

Find Sicilian specialties at the back of Vinny’s Suprette

At the rear of the store the shop ends and Vinny’s Ristorante, a small gem of a Sicilian-American restaurant, comes to life at lunch and dinner.