Jared Remy charged with assaulting inmate

Remy, who is accused of killing his girlfriend in August, will be arraigned on the new charge later this month.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/maeda_05fire_met2.jpg Welders tried to warn others of Back Bay fire, officials say

The blaze, which killed two firefighters, was ignited by sparks from welders working at the building next door.

Ethan Crespo, 5, held a hedgehog at Crespo’s Crazy Critters in Gardner.

Hedgehogs increasingly popular as pets

Local breeders estimate they’ve sold about 2,000 hedgehogs — or “hedgies,” as enthusiasts call them — over the past two years.

Brandon Bass put defensive pressure on Henry Sims in the second period.

76ers 111, Celtics 102

Celtics unable to rise up against lowly Sixers

The Celtics were worse than the 76ers and fell 111-102 in their seventh straight defeat.


Even in defeat, a glorious day for Boston

A gathering of Boston institutions on the great green lawn reminded us why this is the greatest city in America — even when the Red Sox lose.

Grady Sizemore is out trying to score on a fly ball in the third inning. Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy makes the tag. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff


Red Sox drop home opener

The Brewers put up four runs in the top of the ninth inning to spoil what was otherwise a festive day at Fenway Park.

Gerald L. Chan has amassed a portfolio of properties that includes the Hotel Veritas on Massachusetts Avenue.

Billionaire buying into Harvard Square

Over the course of 18 months, Gerald Chan spent about $120 million to amass an impressive portfolio.

“There are limits to the amount of time and effort that the US can spend if the parties themselves are unable to take constructive steps,” Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters in Morocco.

John Kerry losing patience on Mideast peace talks

The secretary of state took an unusually pessimistic tone as he indicated the US may pull back from the effort.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/04/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Lawrence_Harmon-2089.jpg A thorough investigation is crucial to firefighters’ safety

More must be known about the decisions that led two firefighters into the basement of 298 Beacon St.