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Cambridge official won’t allow suspect to be buried in city’s cemetery

The city manager said in a statement that the burial of bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev in the Cambridge Cemetery is not in the interest of “peace within the city.”

Senate hopefuls differ on NRA official’s manhunt remarks

NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre spoke about citizens “with no means to defend themselves” and asked “How many Bostonians wished they had a gun two weeks ago?”

Syria, Iran hint at possible retribution for Israeli airstrikes

Israel rushed to beef up its rocket defenses on its northern border against possible retaliation after carrying out two airstrikes in Syria.

Fears grow Slovenia could seek bailout

The country bought time by borrowing $3.5 billion on international markets last Thursday, two days after its credit rating was cut to junk status.

Stan Collinson and Daisy Nell provide music for the Manchester-Essex Conservation Trust’s 50th anniversary Big Walk.

Josh Reynolds for the Boston Globe

Globe North

A big milestone, ‘a beautiful place’

Since 1963, the Manchester-Essex Conservation Trust has worked to preserve the natural beauty of a 3,000-acre stretch of woods.

View of the water celebration on Boston Common October 25th 1848.


A civic question

Should big social services be public or private? Beneath the streets of Boston flows one answer.

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// 45th annual Walk for Hunger

About 35,000 people participated in today’s event, which featured a 20-mile walk, to benefit antihunger nonprofit Project Bread.

Summer movies preview

// Apocalyptic films loom large, but heroes and hilarity may rescue us

If there is a theme to the studio blockbusters coming out between Memorial Day and Labor Day, it is that Apocalypse is nigh, is here, or has already happened.


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On Hockey

The Bruins were on the edge late in the third period.

Maple Leafs put doubt into the Bruins’ minds

Better in most phases of the game, especially when it came to turning chances into goals, the Leafs left Boston with a trunkload of confidence.


Guillaume Leroux, left, and his partners started Val Caudalies southwest of Montreal in 2004 — where apple trees had grown. The winery opened in 2007 and produces 40.000 bottles a year of rosé, cider, and white wine.

A road trip on Quebec’s wine route

Thirty years ago, wine in Quebec was considered unpalatable or, at best, mediocre. Today, it’s coveted by Hollywood stars.