Celtics co-owner could take lead on Olympic effort

Steve Pagliuca would succeed John Fish as Boston 2024 chairman, and Larry Lucchino would sign on as an adviser.

Pine Street Inn guests call the South End home.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

South End gentrification makes for variety of residents

The Pine Street Inn shelter is going to great lengths to be a good neighbor to the incoming luxe condos and high-end retailers.

Yvonne Abraham

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The folks that run the Long Island camp are determined that, bridge or no, it will go on, as it has since 2007.

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The officers? identities and the specific circumstances surrounding the deaths were not immediately disclosed.

Highway workers set up barricades Saturday to reconfigure traffic lanes at the Casey Overpass in preparation for its demolition, slated for May 18.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Casey Overpass that looms over Forest Hills to come down

The overpass, considered by some a vital link and others an antiquated barrier, shuts down next weekend.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

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On this Mother?s Day, consider all the time she spent keeping you safe and happy.

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The city will be making way for ducklings on Boston Common this Mother?s Day, which will benefit from summer-like temperatures.

Kevin Cullen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/10/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/cullen-1395.jpg Nun prepares her case for Tsarnaev jury

A judge must decide whether a 76-year-old Catholic nun can testify as part of the effort to save Dzokhar Tsarnaev from a death sentence.

In Mass., public financial disclosure reports are not so public

The state agency that is supposed to inform the public about politicians? financial ties instead puts up roadblocks.

Allen Webster was among the pitchers in recent years who failed auditions in the Red Sox? starting rotation.


Red Sox have struggled to develop starting pitchers

The Sox haven?t gotten a full season in the rotation from a graduate of their farm system since Felix Doubront.

John L. Allen Jr. | All things Catholic

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While any pope would embrace those groups because of Catholic social teachings, Francis seems to feel a special biographical tug.

Johnny Clark, 22, and Kevin Jagmohan, 16, walked through Dorchester. Jagmohan aspires to become a Boston police officer.

City officials hope cadet program can revive police diversity

The city?s police cadet program, which provided a pipeline for city youth to join the force, ground to a halt in 2009.

At Good Clothing Co. in Mashpee, founder Kathryn Hilderbrand (left) reviewed patterns with Aiste Zitnikaite.

Mashpee firm revives tradition of clothes ?made in USA?

Good Clothing Co.?s Kathryn Hilderbrand wants to rekindle the region?s clothing heritage.

Musical polymath Aucoin is a star in ascendancy

Composer. Poet. Conductor. There doesn?t seem to be much that Medfield?s Matthew Aucoin can?t do.

Tom Brady?s suddenly available flyweight agent has been crying foul to every media outlet.


A hard rain?s a-gonna fall on Tom Brady and the Patriots

The Patriots have done nothing to inspire mercy from the NFL since the Wells Report was released.

Governor Charlie Baker held a press conference to speak about a special panel he assembled for his plan to overhaul the MBTA.

Starts & Stops

Showdown looms on MBTA overhaul

Both the Mass. GOP and the Boston Carmen?s Union are summoning their legions to a Monday hearing for Governor Baker?s overhaul bill.

Maine Governor Paul LePage wants to shift the state?s tax system from a reliance on the income tax to consumption-related taxes.

States debate whether to tax income or consumption

Several GOP governors? proposals are prompting discussion over which is the best and most fair way to raise revenues.

The benefits of slow parenting

?Doing too many things is overwhelming... I don?t want to do it all. It leaves me empty versus feeling fulfilled,? said South Shore mom Lindsay Miller.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/10/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/wowair150-945.jpg WOW air trusts more fliers will buy into bargain rates

Travel writer Chris Muther recounts his experience taking WOW air?s new service from Boston to Europe.

Marathon trial podcast

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This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.



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Even if Boston doesn?t get the Olympics, a planning process that incorporates the park?s needs will help guide the park into the 21st century.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Venice Biennale art exhibition kicks off

The prestigious event in Italy starts this weekend, exhibiting contemporary artists from 89 countries.