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Former Boston Mayor Menino has advanced cancer
Investigators are hoping to learn the cause of the deadly explosion that leveled two New York City apartment buildings now that most of the rubble has been cleared away.
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Yvonne Abraham No marching a fine line now in South Boston
The weeks-long saga of summits and recriminations between parade organizers and the gay activists they have excluded for two decades has been painful to watch.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
Longtime Boston Mayor Menino has advanced cancer
The Boston Globe reports that doctors found "an advanced cancer of unknown origin" that had metastasized.
Thomas M. Menino began an intravenous chemotherapy regimen early this month.
Former mayor Thomas M. Menino has been diagnosed months after leaving office with an advanced form of cancer that has spread to his liver and lymph nodes, a jolting discovery that he described as the most profound challenge of his life.
Relative arrested in killing of West Roxbury man
Boston police arrested the adopted son of a West Roxbury man found killed in his home Friday morning, said Jake Wark, spokesman for the Suffolk County district attorney's office.
Just In: Arrest made in slaying of West Roxbury man
A 33-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the slaying of his 66-year-old father whose body was found in his West Roxbury home yesterday, law enforcement officials said.
OpinionWill Mass. legalize marijuana before happy hour?
In much of the country, low-cost beers in the early evening are a mainstay of office bonding - perhaps even the unsung lubricant of a schmoozy new economy.
Boston housing market reaches record highs
According to Zillow's home value index, median sale prices - values that fall in the middle of a range of numbers rather than taken as an average of all prices - were $418,300 for February 2014.
Officials say 9 displaced in early morning E. Boston fire
A two-alarm fire early Saturday on Bennington Street in East Boston caused an estimated $350,000 in damage and displaced nine people, according to the Boston Fire Department.
Just before St. Patrick's Day, enjoy 'A Little Bit of Ireland' on March 15-16
Just before Saint Patrick Day, get into the spirit of the Green with a variety of Irish talent on March 15-16!-slide0 Channel your inner Lord of the Dance & learn a few key Irish step moves for St. Patrick's Day.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Boston-area to do list
Boston is full of medical professionals, and many are multitalented folks. The doctors, medical students, research scientists, nurses, and therapists in the Longwood Symphony Orchestra are a case in point.
Four suspects arrested in Broadway T assault; warrant issued for another alleged attacker
Four suspects have been arrested in connection with a violent beating on a Red Line train at Broadway station Sunday night, Transit police said.
No injuries when Boston commuter ferry gets stuck
The Coast Guard says there are no injuries or damage after an MBTA ferry ran aground on a sandbar in the Boston Harbor area near Hingham.
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Customers line up for soda bread and other treats at Greenhills Irish Bakery in Dorchester on a recent Saturday morning.
Gays Unlikely to March in St. Patrick's Day Parades Despite Push From Mayors
The joke, Brendan Fay recalls, was that peace would come to Northern Ireland before gay people like him would be allowed to take part in New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade.
Who Are Massachusetts' Most Wanted Criminals?
Every day, police solve crimes in all our communities. But when suspects get away, Massachusetts law enforcement officers turn to the public for help.
Boston police probe W. Roxbury death
Police received reports of a death at 105 Perham St. at 8:26 a.m., according to police spokeswoman Rachel McGuire.
Banker & Tradesman
Cornerstone Realty Arranges Financing For Multi-Use Boston Building
Cornerstone Realty Capital recently arranged $3.15 million in financing for a client to build a mixed-used building in Boston.
Graphic: CIC's Boston outpost
The first mainstage concert of the Boston Early Music Festival was also the North American debut of Mozart's own violin and viola.
Boston police say woman was carrying baby in car seat - and gun, drugs in diaper bag
A 24-year-old Dorchester woman allegedly had a gun and drugs hidden in the diaper bag slung over her shoulder as she carried her baby in a car seat past officers who were arresting her boyfriend on a warrant.