Trauma survivor now acting as a beacon of inspiration

Muji Karim lost his legs in a fiery crash. Now he shows other survivors, including victims of the Marathon bombings, that there is life after injury.

Speaking from experience

Marathon bombing victims who lost limbs get help from someone who has gone through it.

Adrian Walker

A live problem in Mass. welfare system

A never-ending source of debate on Beacon Hill, welfare is back on the front burner after a state audit found fraud in the system.

// Mayor William Lantigua called before grand jury

Lawrence’s mayor will answer questions about funds missing from a city-owned parking garage managed by one of his close political allies.

Erik Lindblom, at the Captain Jefferds Inn in Kennebunkport, said, “It seems like the economy is finally working for us, not against us.”

New England tourism industry enjoying rebound

Tourism-related businesses said they had a strong Memorial Day weekend, and expect the rest of the summer to be even better.

// ‘Tough Mudder’ is a grueling test, a growing business

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.

Twitter taps area talent as it grows Boston footprint

Since buying a pair of Kendall Square start-ups earlier this year, Twitter has been steadily building its East Coast headquarters in Cambridge.

Nathan and Beatrice Ginsburt of Revere danced at the Wonderland Ballroom in November 1974.

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Wonderland and its dancers give way to time

The ballroom in Revere is headed toward demolition and a likely future as a hotel, and no one is rising to stop it.

Gabriel Gomez attacked Edward Markey’s record on tax increases at an auto body shop in Mattapan Tuesday. Markey, shown in Jamaica Plain, has focused on his differences with Gomez on gun control and abortion rights.

Gabriel Gomez opens new front in war on Edward Markey

A tax attack was the latest salvo from a GOP Senate candidate who has bounced from criticism to criticism against his Democratic opponent.