Marathon Bombings

Slain bomb 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.

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New Mass. report suggests ‘foreclosure crisis is over’

The Warren Group, which tracks local real estate, said there was a sharp drop in foreclosure activity in March.

Senator John McCain will be in Boston next week for a high-dollar fundraiser at the Fairmont Copley Plaza.

John McCain to raise money for Gabriel Gomez in Boston

The US senator from Arizona will be in Boston next week for a high-dollar fund-raiser for Gomez, a fellow Navy veteran.

Bangladeshi soldiers stood at the site where a Bangladesh garment-factory building collapsed on April 24.

Death toll in Bangladesh collapse at 1,127 after search ends

The search for the dead ended Monday at the site of the worst disaster in the history of the global garment industry.

Two found shot to death in car in Chelsea

Police are investigating after two people were found dead in a car early this morning.

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

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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.


US workforce continues to dwindle

The total number of unemployed, underemployed, and people who want to work but have stopped looking is nearly 14 percent of the workforce — nearly double the official rate of 7.5 percent.

The Walk for Hunger is one of several fund-raising events held in the spring. Some groups say they have lost donors because of fund-raising on behalf of the Marathon bombings.

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.

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

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.

Patrice Bergeron was stuffed by Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer in this shot Sunday.

Bruins vs. Maple Leafs | Game 7, 7:00 p.m.

Bruins need Bergeron’s line to step up

The goal-scoring touch of Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, and Tyler Seguin has gone missing, and the Bruins need it badly to survive Monday’s Game 7.

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Album Review | Folk-Blues

Kevin Haugh CD a shot of authentic roots rock

Haugh’s debut, “Straight In,” is a loose ramble through horn-stoked rock, barroom blues, and raucous country.