Since buying a pair of Kendall Square start-ups earlier this year, Twitter has been steadily building its East Coast headquarters in Cambridge.
State Representative Linda Dorcena Forry won in the state Senate race in the First Suffolk district, and Jay Livingstone won the Democratic primary in the state House race in the Eighth Suffolk district.
Evelynn Hammonds, who faced criticism for authorizing searches of e-mail accounts, will return to teaching.
Home values in the Boston area increased by 6.7 percent in March compared with the same time last year, according to data released.
The audit is the latest study finding that the state did not do nearly enough to ensure that welfare benefits went only to qualified recipients.
Who wants to jump into an icy mud bucket (called an “Arctic Enema”) or slither through a dirty field full of voltage? Lots of people, it turns out.
Tough Mudder obstacle course
Why do participants take on the Tough Mudder challenge? They provided answers during the event in Senaca, Ill.
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Red Sox can’t solve Phillies pitching
Phillies starter Cliff Lee allowed one run in eight innings and Jonathan Papelbon pitched a 1-2-3 ninth to shut down the Red Sox.
Menino set to undergo uncommon prostate procedure
Mayor Thomas Menino will have surgery on his prostate in a procedure that is less commonly used than other treatment options, doctors say.
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True Mex and Tex-Mex, day and night in Kendall
Beantown Taqueria’s managers, who grew up in Mexico City, thought the authentic flavors of their childhood would translate to a fast-casual concept.
Bombing survivor wants to thank man who came to her aid
Beth Roche said a man in blue told her that everything was going to be all right just after the first bomb exploded at the Boston Marathon.
RED SOX NOTEBOOK
Clay Buchholz will return to rotation Friday
The Red Sox also activated Franklin Morales off the disabled list and sent Alfredo Aceves to Pawtucket.
Amid limited budgets, colleges grapple with merit-based aid
Critics say a shift by colleges to offer more merit scholarships to attract top students is leaving financially strapped students on their own.
Nation & World
Large explosion after train derails near Baltimore
An explosion collapsed buildings and rattled homes a half-mile away after a cargo train derailed.
Gomez hits Markey over tax votes
Gabriel Gomez is arguing that Edward Markey’s voting record, including 271 votes in favor of higher taxes, has harmed small businesses.
US home prices see largest jump since 2006
Prices jumped 10.9 percent in March as a growing number of buyers are bidding on a tight supply of homes, driving prices higher.
“The instinct to preserve the Copley Square shrine is understandable, even noble. But the question of how to preserve spontaneous memorials is raising new kinds of problems for archivists, pitting the limits of our capacity to preserve against our unlimited capacity for testimony and grief.”Ruth Graham, on the challenge of preserving memorials