Old-line charities feel pinch of Marathon giving

Nonprofit groups report that the outpouring of financial support for bombing victims has crowded out other donations.

Police searched a Watertown neighborhood days after the Marathon bombings. The suspects repeatedly stopped in the area the night one of them died.

Slain bombing suspect knew Watertown terrain well

On at least a dozen occasions, Tamerlan Tsarnaev had visited friends at a home on Boylston Street, just a few blocks from the scene of his violent death.

Bob Gillan, a Quincy officer, swept the campus Sunday with Ronan, an explosives detection canine.

Rose Lincoln for the Boston Globe

UMass Dartmouth graduates passed a resilience test

The campus was thrust into the national spotlight because of student and Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

For Larry Aaronson, therapy and friends have helped.

Cambridge tries to heal from Marathon horror

Residents are confronting the fact that two of their own are the suspects in the bombing attack.

Laura Miola has worked for three decades at General Dynamics in Taunton.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Proposed budget cuts imperil defense jobs in Mass.

Defense contractor General Dynamics said the cuts would affect “hundreds’’ of employees at two plants in the state.

Christopher L. Gasper

Patrice Bergeron’s line needs to come to life

The trio of Bergeron, Brad Marchand, and Tyler Seguin has gone from dynamic in the regular season to dormant in the playoffs.

Jim Koch is lobbying for a change in the excise tax.

Big seller Boston Beer asks for small-brewer tax break

Jim Koch, the founder of Samuel Adams beer, is trying to persuade Congress to grant an excise tax break for his brewery, and others much smaller.

Casino firms face complications in Southeastern Mass.

The region remains a tricky bet for casino companies even after a ban on commercial development was lifted, specialists say.

Colin Hill is founder and chief executive of GNS Healthcare, which is among the leaders in using Big Data analytics in medical care.

Firm hopes Big Data can personalize health care

Kendall Square company GNS Healthcare is among the leaders in using Big Data analytics in medical care.


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