Bridgewater restraints use rose, even after death

Statistics provided to the Globe show that the psychiatric facility increased its reliance on restraints and isolation over the past decade.


// Boston edges out Cambridge for startups

Boston last year outdid Cambridge for venture capital deals in the tech world — a previously-unheard-of feat.

A mass prayer was held in Kuala Lumpur as the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane continues.

Pulses reported in search for missing plane not verified

Vessels carrying deep-sea black box detectors were rushing to the site of an ‘‘important and encouraging’’ lead, the head of the multinational effort said.

Clay Buchholz was pulled from the game in the fifth inning.(Jared Wickerham/getty Images)

Brewers 7, red sox 6 | 11 innings

Buchholz stumbles in loss

Logan Schafer doubled in Khris Davis with the go-ahead run in the 11th inning, letting the Brewers escape with a 7-6 win over the Red Sox.

Yvonne Abraham

Help wanted for Boston’s public schools

It is important that the new superintendent understand the city’s greatness and craziness, but he or she need not be from here.

Sound archivist Mason Vander Lugt worked in Andover on a recording of President Eisenhower’s inaugural address.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

Technology saves echoes of past from silence

A revolutionary image-scanning technology has the power to pull sound from rare and fragile recordings without touching them.

Sophomore Daniel Caballero of Chattanooga, Tenn., is working his way through Wesleyan on the three-year plan.

Wesleyan bucks trend, lets students graduate in 3 years

The Connecticut university appears to be the most elite school yet to embrace the idea.

Traffic on Route 1A in East Boston, already an issue, could get worse if a casino is approved for the Suffolk Downs site.

Traffic will be factor in Boston casino choice

Which infamous Boston bottleneck will get the bulk of new casino traffic: Route 1A in East Boston or Sullivan Square in Charlestown?

Kimberly and Gary Cooper extended their home search north from Andover and wound up buying a house in a new subdivision in Bradford.

Home buyers face tight inventories, rising prices this spring

Despite rising prices and bidding wars, homeowners still remain reluctant to put up for-sale signs, frustrating buyers and real estate agents.



// Challenging the boundaries, and definition, of ‘host community’

Gambling fans thought the battle had been won with the gaming law’s passage in 2011. Hardly.


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Pistons 115, Celtics 111

Pistons center Greg Monroe (10) drove against Celtics forward Jared Sullinger during the first half.

Celtics drop lead, fall to Pistons

After the Celtics played a masterful three quarters against the Pistons, they again collapsed when the moment required fortitude.


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The West Baden Springs Hotel atrium is 100 feet high by 200 feet across.

Indiana’s West Baden Springs Hotel, a restored gem

This National Historic Landmark, ranked by Condé Nast reviewers among the world’s “Best Places to Stay,” is a sophisticated indulgence about two hours off Interstate 70.