Report details failures in run-up to Marathon attack

The report stops short of laying blame for the missed opportunities to scrutinize Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s activities.

Tewksbury explosion sends three to hospital

The cause of the explosion and subsequent two-alarm fire is under investigation.

The proposed fare hikes will be discussed at public comment hearings scheduled for April.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

MBTA proposes fare hikes

The T’s proposal raises fares for subway and bus rides by 10 cents, and monthly subway and bus passes by $5.

$3m settlement reached in Bridgewater death

The settlement follows a February Boston Globe story detailing the death of Joshua K. Messier as he lay strapped to a bed while seven prison guards stood by.

Even on cold nights, people line up outside Giacomo’s.

Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff

Dining Out

Is dining in the North End worth the wait?

Dining in the North End can be both Old World and distinctly, precisely local. And yes, waiting out front on the sidewalk is part of the experience.

Report: More Mass. children living in poverty

Childhood poverty is one of the key indicators of later health problems, concludes the report.

Linda and Justina Pelletier.

‘Permanent’ custody of Conn. teen awarded to Mass.

The court’s ruling leaves it up to the Department of Children and Families to decide if or when Justina Pelletier should be returned back home.


Conventional wisdom for state GOP

Republicans saw things from their point of view at their state convention, and they adhered to that vantage point.


Victoria Reggie Kennedy and Olympia Snowe

// Washington can be fixed

The forces of polarization can be defeated — but it will require bold action and a comprehensive prescription for change.

Food & dining

Cheap Eats

Garnachas (left) and fish tacos (below left) are among the items on the menu at Tenoch Mexican, recently opened in the North End by Andres (below, at left) and Alvaro Sandoval, who also own the original in Medford.

Tenoch Mexican wins over naysayers in the North End

Garnachas and fish tacos are among the items on the menu at Tenoch Mexican, recently opened in the North End by Andres and Alvaro Sandoval.