Watertown sees liquor licenses as key to growth

Officials hope the 15 new permits will liven up the town?s restaurant scene.

The crowd at City Hall Plaza on the second day of Boston Calling in May 2015.

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Feds probe City Hall?s dealings with Boston Calling

The investigation is part of a probe into union tactics in Greater Boston.

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Spokeswoman Laura Oggeri said in an email that Walsh has ?reoccurring kidney stones due to a pre-existing condition.?

A service was held at the National Cemetery in Bourne for World War ll veteran Nicholas Pina, the last of six brothers from Marion who fought in World War II.

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Taps for the last of a true band of brothers

The last of six brothers from Marion who served in World War II was buried at the Massachusetts National Cemetery Friday.

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Promoters of an Indycar race in the Seaport this fall are peeling out of Boston and will not race here.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/farragher-10528.jpg Two Roxbury families have new homes, thanks to a benefactor

The man who made it happen stood beyond the reach of the news camera lenses.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/turner121015REGIONAL20weschool491.jpg Where, oh where, should Brookline build a new school?

The top contenders have fallen out of favor, and a consulting firm will be hired to examine others.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/lorenz_01webike_04.jpg With help, those with disabilities are learning to bike

ICan Bike held its second annual five-day program in Groton for children, teens, and young adults.

North Carolina State quarterback Jacoby Brissett runs the 40 yard dash at the NFL football scouting combine Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)

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What does the Jacoby Brissett pick mean for Jimmy Garoppolo?

The N.C. State quarterback was taken just two years after Garoppolo was drafted.

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The fan favorite made a statement in support of the QB at the NFL Draft in Chicago.

Red Sox 4, Yankees 2

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/chin042916RedSoxYankees_spt19.jpg David Ortiz blast in 8th beats Yankees

Ortiz?s homer to left-center came off Yankees star reliever Dellin Betances.

First Person | Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/14/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/Wechsler0501firstperson.jpg Former prosecutor Pamela Wechsler now makes her case in mystery novels

The author?s years in the courtroom informed her writing for ?Law & Order? and her new Boston-based mystery, ?Mission Hill.?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/AssortedPastries_CreditMikePiazza.jpg Get fresh: Locavores? ultimate New England road trip

With spring comes fresh crops, and for foodies who want to know where their steak and steak tomatoes were raised, it?s a great time to dine out.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/26/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/01twocities2.JPG City hopping in happening Canada?s two major destinations

The upcoming warm months are an excellent time to visit Canada, what with the dollar so strong and the prime minister so hip.

Snowboarder Shaun White has famously admitted to misplacing his gold medals a few times.

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What happens when US Olympic athletes lose a medal?

Olympic athlethes strive their whole lives to win a medal. But if they lose or damage their prize they?re stuck just like the rest of us, filling out an insurance claim form.

love letters

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/goldstein-5004.jpg She regrets ending the relationship

She?s cried herself to sleep almost every night since. She misses her best friend. She thinks she wants him back.

Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | Anna Badkhen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/0501_bahdken2.jpg In search of childhoods lost

The youngsters of Joal are born into a grown-up world indifferent to their age.

Ground Game


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/gop.jpg Indiana is not the solid red state everyone thinks it is

GOP presidential campaigns will quickly learn that Indiana politics are more complicated than they may appear.

The Big Picture

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Deadly fighting returns to Aleppo

Government airstrikes and insurgent mortar attacks escalated violence and destroyed a partial truce for Syria.


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