Scooter driver dies after being struck by duck boat

043032016 Boston Ma . A women was killed in a accident with a Duck Boat on Beacon and Charles Street in Boston. Investigators look at scene. Boston Globe/Staff Photographer Jonathan Wiggs

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

A 29-year-old woman was struck as she and the duck boat turned onto Beacon Street in Boston. A man who was on the scooter was not seriously injured.

// IndyCar ticket buyers will get refunds for cancelled Boston race

Organizers of the cancelled IndyCar race in the Seaport announced that ticket refunds for the event would begin Monday.

MBTA power outage causes delays for riders

Riders should expect delays Saturday throughout the MBTA?s subway system, according to authorities.

// Another Everett hotel to open before Wynn resort

Gautam Sharma, president of Global Vision Hotels, said the future casino did not figure in the decision to open in Everett.

Leighanne Sturgis


A heartfelt portrayal of Anne Frank wins accolades for Beverly teen

?Theater is people getting on stage and creating a special world that only exists for that moment,? said Zehava Younger. ?There?s a magic you can feel.?

// Dr. Anita Vance, a longtime Newton psychiatrist, dies at 78

Her lifelong love of reading had a strong influence on her work as a therapist, friends say.


// What is it like to live in Milton?

Maggie Oldfield grew up on a country lane, amid horse barns, acres of woods, and open fields and just minutes to Boston.

(From left) Rachel Bartels, Cam Torres, Rachel Tondreault, Amy Thompson, Ana Bess Moyer Bell, and Paul Kandarian of the theater production ?Four Legs to Stand On.?

Suburban Diary

My son is a recovering heroin addict

Saying that ? out loud and before an audience ? is what I?ve been doing as an actor in a play about addiction, called ?Four Legs to Stand On.?

On Day 3 of NFL Draft, Patriots pick up two receivers and bolster defense

New England drafted WR Malcolm Mitchell, DB/LB Kamu Grugier-Hill, LB Elandon Roberts, OL Ted Karras, and WR Devin Lucien.

Malcolm Mitchell?s love of reading led him to author a children?s book

The newest Patriot did not enjoy reading as a kid. Then, in college, he got hurt and developed a passion for it.

// Kenya burns huge pile of elephant tusks, rhino horn

Kenyan officials burned the ivory and horn in a dramatic statement against poaching.

The scene of a mock accident simulation put on by Lexington High School to highlight the issues of underage drinking and impaired driving.

Kieran Kesner for The Boston Globe

New prom theme: Safety dance

The prom, which once melded a sense of innocence and Americana, has evolved into big business while also becoming a big security concern for educators.

// Let?s talk about Beyoncé?s ?Lemonade? dress

Perhaps the most extraordinary thing about ?Lemonade?? is how effortlessly it entangles personal and communal history.

Michelle Obama and Conan O'Brien's at the White House Correspondents? Dinner in 2013.

What it?s like to plan the White House Correspondents? Dinner

Staging a ballroom event is no easy task, especially when the one in question attracts some of the most powerful people.

// Muslim?s Labour candidacy shapes London mayoral race

The son of a London bus driver, Sadiq Khan has had a remarkable rise into the upper echelons of British politics.

Ground Game


// 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

Deadly fighting returns to Aleppo

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


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