Hancock to return to the Back Bay from the Seaport

This move is one of the first big changes under new chief executive Marianne Harrison, who was promoted by parent company Manulife Financial Corp. last fall.

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Michael Brady was arraigned Monday and pleaded not guilty to one count of operating under the influence of liquor.

Abby Roleau carried her 5-month-old son, Bradley, on her back as she and Trent Roleau put labels onto their maple syrup.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff


A sweet romance in pursuit of their maple-coated dream

A young couple in Vermont has gone all in as they try to run their maple syrup farm. It?s a labor of love ? with an emphasis on labor.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/68a00610119d4ce195d6fb0dcf1d0aa7-68a00610119d4ce195d6fb0dcf1d0aa7-0.jpg Polish national sentenced to 8-10 years in prison for torturing ?Puppy Doe?

The sentencing brings a long-awaited reckoning in a case that had infuriated animal rights activists.

Boston Latin Academy senior Jasmine Cardichon applied to 19 schools to ensure she had as many choices as possible and would get enough financial aid offers that she could afford college.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Spring is in the air, and so is rejection for high school seniors

For every victorious video of a student being accepted to elite colleges, there are multiple students simultaneously being rejected from those very same schools.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davis_rmv2_met-14699.jpg A second day of long lines at RMV offices

Employees at the downtown Boston RMV were warning motorists of three-and-a-half-hour wait times.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/04brookfield_04-14473.jpg Man arrested for misleading investigation in West Brookfield murders

Mathew Locke was taken into custody and held on $10,000 bail on the charge of misleading the police, officials said.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Scot_Lehigh_150px-4726.jpg Rick Santorum plays an edifying role on CNN

Rick Santorum provides a valuable window into modern conservative thinking.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Tlumacki_debgoldberg_metro397.jpg Lottery approves controversial HQ move to Dorchester

The unanimous vote by the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission came after a lengthy debate fueled largely by complaints by SEIU 888.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/muradov.jpg Man stabbed after shopping cart bumped into suspect inside Star Market, witnesses say

Matthew Muradov allegedly attacked the man inside the Star Market in Auburndale, slashing him more than once.

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Alex Speier

Launch angle is all the rage, and the Red Sox are taking a swing at it

J.D. Martinez is the poster boy for the benefits of hitting baseballs in the air, and some of his teammates want in on that action.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/DZSueuVWkAAgaDv.jpg Bill Belichick serves reporters goose eggs for breakfast

There are important questions surrounding the Patriots, but their coach had no answers.

/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Woodcut1755%20(1).tif Researchers find evidence of 1755 earthquake ? at bottom of Lynn pond

Researchers say they?ve found evidence of the 1755 Cape Ann earthquake, the largest to hit New England in recorded history, in an unlikely place.

Shirley Leung

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/leung-7237.jpg When passion is needed, Baker is nowhere to be found

In unsettling times, we look to our leaders for comfort and guidance. Other politicians get that. Our governor doesn?t.

Fort Myers, FL 2/13/2018: Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts is pictured at the Player Development Complex at Jet Blue Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

?I ain?t getting this one, boys? says Mookie Betts as a fly ball went over his head

The Red Sox right fielder showed a touch of comedic timing in a candid moment during an in-game interview.

The news that Facebook's Android app has been collecting call and text histories is yet another black eye for the social media giant.

Here?s how to find out what Facebook knows about you

What exactly does Facebook know about you? That?s the question that gained a little more urgency over the weekend.

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It?s not enough to wow diners with exceptional food. Design has to be interesting, too. But when elements of that design become too interesting, diners tend to walk off with them.

An ivy geranium bloomed in the Boston Parks Department greenhouse.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

Behind the scenes of Boston?s blossoming

Every year without fail, dozens of tulips pop up in the Public Garden and throughout Boston, but they don?t just grow on their own.

Loren Zitomersky (far left) starting a 10K race in Santa Monica, which he ran backward. He plans to run the Boston Marathon backward on April 16, 2018.

One man?s quest to run the Boston Marathon backward

It?s hard enough to qualify for ? let alone run ? the Boston Marathon. Now, try doing it in reverse.

Dinner With Cupid

Blind date: ?Social norms dictate guys pay, I am aware of that?

Their dinner together began with compliments. It didn?t end that way.

Love Letters Podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/17057_LL_Podcast_Episode2Graphic_A_2.png Breaking up was easier before social media

Splitting up used to be much easier. You just avoided each other at the mall. Now? Not so much. Listen to Episode 2 of Meredith Goldstein?s new Love Letters podcast.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Voice_02.jpg The voice of the MBTA returns for new Silver Line announcements

With the extension of the Silver Line to Chelsea debuting soon, Frank Oglesby Jr. was asked to lend his voice to the transit agency once again.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/680925114.jpg Gisele Bundchen talks concussions, fashion, and her love of Munchkins

?I cannot have one,? Gisele Bundchen said about the tiny doughnut holes. ?I have to have, like, 10.?


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/DylanRives_names_01_art.jpg Gronk goes full Gronk in Miami

The Patriots tight end climbed onto Shaquille O?Neal?s shoulders at a at Miami Music Week event.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/amazon3.jpg Parts of the Amazon, once thought empty, may have been home to 1 million people

The new study joins a growing body of research suggesting the Amazon was more populated than once believed.

Debuting Love Letters: The Podcast


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/21/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/LoveLetters-Podcast-AlbumArt-7096.png The Love Letters podcast: How to get over an ex

Is rebound sex empowering, or does it leave you feeling lonelier? Meredith Goldstein investigates.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


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It?s come down to 8. Which local restaurant will win?

What tastes are on top this year? Tacos, tapas, sticky buns, dim sum, oysters, and more. Make your picks here.

Opinion & Ideas

A Lighter Take | Debra A. Klein

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/AFP_13A22E.jpg How is Zuckerberg feeling about his testimony? Happy/sad/wow/litigious

Before we get started, we?d just like to harvest, um, gather a little information.

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The fashion industry is built on glamour and allure, but many models, especially the very young, know it for something else: sexual exploitation and abuse.


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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Houston%20opioids.jpg Why Houston wants nothing to do with the massive national opioid lawsuit

Harris County, Texas, the country?s third largest, is fighting to keep its case in state court.