Full city apparatus at work in Marty Walsh’s reelection bid

“It’s not like Marty Walsh revived his campaign recently. His campaign has been moving like a 12-cylinder Cadillac for a long time.”

A new investigation at the elite St. Paul’s School found that 13 former faculty and staff members engaged in “substantiated” sexual misconduct.

St. Paul’s School admits 13 staffers engaged in ‘sexual misconduct’

In the sheer numbers of teachers implicated, the case ranks as among the most pervasive that has been substantiated at a regional private school.

Stone markers throughout the park identify each deceased victim with their name, date of birth, and picture.

Park memorializes fire that killed 100 at Station nightclub

Hundreds turned out for the dedication of the memorial park for the nation’s fourth-deadliest nightclub fire.

Maria Gomes and her son, Dasani Silva, a Trotter School fifth-grader. Dasani is among the students of color who are being encouraged to consider Boston Latin School.

Diversity gap at Boston Latin proving stubborn

The graduating class of 2023 is expected to look very much like the student body does now.

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Fall River man charged with murder in stabbing death of girlfriend

The man was arrested and charged while recovering from wounds he allegedly took during the murder.

‘We will step up patrols, but there is no threat to the city of Boston,’ Evans says

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said police will increase their patrols around concert venues and at this weekend’s Boston Calling festival.

Worcester police searching for driver who hit 3-year-old and then drove away

Worcester police are currently searching for the Marquis with the Massachusetts license plate 5NN395.

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Man who died exchanging gunfire with police in Chelsea had chased wife out of home

The Suffolk DA office will lead the investigation into the armed standoff that ended with a 38-year-old man dead.

Former House Speaker Sal DiMasi was released from prison in November. He’s shown after arriving at Logan Airport.

Judge ends home confinement for ex-speaker Salvatore DiMasi

Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi, convicted of federal corruption charges, is now free to move about Massachusetts without limit.

Man in Chelsea standoff presumed dead

The man shot at police officers and barricaded himself in a home that later caught fire.

Boston police beefing up concert security after UK explosion

The move comes after at least 19 people were killed at an Ariana Grande performance.

A group crossed Washington Street in Boston last week against traffic and outside the crosswalk.

Fearless, defiant, detested: Meet the Boston jaywalker

Woe to anyone who honks at them in frustration.

Haitians get reprieve but it may be short-lived

Temporary protected status will be extended, but Haitians warned to prepare for return to their country.

Get Smart: What’s the Facebook founder doing in New England?

You could say he “liked” New England.


Lottery results from Monday drawings

Students protested against the school’s policy before its board of trustees met Sunday.

Malden school defends controversial hair policy it suspended

Mystic Valley Regional Charter School said its rules would have withstood a court challenge, but it wanted to avoid a costly legal battle.

Nine injured in school bus crash in Yarmouth

All the injuries appeared to be minor, and eight students and the bus driver were transported to a local hospital as a precaution.

The Craigslist ads said Vermeer’s “The Concert” (left) was for sale for $50 million. Rembrandt’s only seascape, “The Storm on the Sea of Galilee,” was going for a relatively paltry $5 million.

W. Va. man charged with fraud in stolen paintings scam

The ads began popping up on Craigslist six months ago. A shadowy seller was offering two of the most valuable masterpieces stolen from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990.

Political Happy Hour: May 22, 2017

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A class study of the heroin epidemic

A college student’s academic paper on heroin and addiction was based on surveys and interviews, and intensely personal experience.

2 elderly women killed after being struck by vehicle in Sandwich

The women, ages 70 and 88, were in a crosswalk when they were struck.

Laura Mata Lopez (cq) of Forest Hills, NY, a school of nursing graduate pulls a poncho over her mortar board during the Boston College commencement, where the Keynote Speaker was Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe (Metro, Fox)

It’s a wet and waterlogged commencement at BC

When Boston College’s Class of 2017 reflects on their graduation, their first memory will likely be the weather.

Boston, MA - 5/22/2017 - Defense attorney Jonathan Shapiro (cq), right, introduces Michael McCarthy (cq) to potential jurors. From left are BC Law student intern Michael Patnode (cq) and co-counsel Mia Teitelbaum (cq). Jury selection begins for Commonwealth vs. Michael McCarthy (cq), in Suffolk Superior Court. McCarthy is charged with the murder of 2-year-old Bella Bond (cq). Judge Janet Sanders presides. POOL Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 23mccarthy Reporter: Nestor Ramos

Three jurors picked for trial of man accused of murdering Bella Bond

Drugs, demons, and the occult are among the issues jurors will weigh as they decide the fate of the man accused of killing the 2-year-old, lawyers said.

A heads-up from state officials: ‘Fawn-napping’ is illegal

If you see a baby deer by itself, don’t fret — and don’t intervene. It’s probably just fine.

Pedestrian seriously hurt in Watertown

The man was hit near Watertown Street and Aldrich Road.

Masked man robs bank in Lowell

The robbery happened around 1:37 p.m. at Sage Bank at 691 Rogers St., police said.

This day in history

Today is Tuesday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2017. There are 222 days left in the year.

Hyde Park, MA 122111 Planned restoration of the Everett Square Theatre photographed on December 21, 2011. Detail of balconies inside theater. (Essdras M Suarez/ Globe Staff)/ BIZ Library Tag 12312011 Business

Hyde Park theater can be rebuilt, but it’s an expensive idea

Boston College students did an analysis and said $10 million would be needed to bring the Everett Square Theatre back to its former glory.

Ice was used to keep the bear’s body temperature down.

Black bear startles Lawrence residents

The bear, a male yearling, was hiding under several boats when police tranquilized him.

Cambridge man arrested after gun found in car

Boston police said the man “repeatedly provided false information regarding his name and date of birth.”

This week won’t be perfect, but it’s not a wash out.

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Is the rest of the week going to be a washout?

This week’s weather won’t be perfect, but it’s not a complete waste.

Read the full report on sexual misconduct at St. Paul’s School

The report that detailed “substantiated” sexual misconduct at St. Paul’s School was done by a Boston law firm.

Actor Bill Cosby arrived at the Allegheny County Courthouse in Pittsburgh, Penn.

Fast Forward: Trump in Israel, Cosby jury selection, and touching the Oregon Trail

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Diego Barros Pires, 24,  is wanted for kidnapping and aiding and abetting.

FBI offers reward for information on dangerous fugitive

Diego Barros Pires is wanted for allegedly kidnapping three people in October 2016.

Man dies after attack during Worcester robbery

Dai Ha was hit in the head and robbed last Monday night before dying six days later.

Michael Doherty.

Body found in Franklin identified as Michael Doherty

The cause and manner of the college student’s death are still under investigation.

Man charged with stabbing MBTA bus driver in Lynn

Police said Gustavo Merida stabbed a woman without provocation aboard a Route 426 bus.

A jet took off from Logan Airport.

Logan training drill canceled Monday

The travel hub had previously warned residents that they may see smoke or fire.

The National Weather Service said the return to work and to school Monday will be accompanied by a cool day with scattered showers.

Cool day ahead with sporadic showers

Just to be certain, it would be prudent to bring the umbrella or don a raincoat, but rain boots are really not needed.

Two officers bitten by dog in Harwich

The officers used a Taser on the dog.

Fire damages home in Tewksbury

Tewksbury firefighters battled a three-alarm fire on Chestnut Road early Monday morning.

Boston, MA -- 5/22/2017 - Illustrations were placed along Mass Ave. between the bike land and the area where cars park. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Reporter:

‘Good Will Biking’? Cutout of Matt Damon warns drivers about cyclists

The cutouts are in response to comments the mayor made about cyclists and pedestrians during a radio interview last week.

Delays on four commuter rail lines, Keolis says

Keolis Commuter Services is reporting delays on the Framingham, Worcester, Fairmount and Providence commuter rail lines during the commute Monday.

This day in history

Today is Monday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2017. There are 223 days left in the year.

Watertown man missing despite searches in Nahant

Coastal searches did not yield the whereabouts of 26-year-old Nolan Gargas.

Sonja Farak, a forensic chemist in the State Crime Lab in Amherst who stole from narcotics samples to feed her addiction, stood during her arraignment in 2013.

Lawyers with cases related to latest drug lab scandal find guidance in last drug lab scandal

Defense lawyers are urging the courts to dismiss all cases related to the misconduct of Sonja Farak, in a move similar to the resolution of cases related to another drug lab scandal.

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ABCD’s ‘Field of Dreams’ fuses social activism and summer fun

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the event has raised nearly $5 million to fund thousands of summer jobs for needy youth.

Boston school, Mass. Maritime team up to widen students’ horizons

Massachusetts Maritime Academy and the John D. O’Bryant School plan to announce a partnership on Monday.


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