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Jack Kelley, who led BU to back-to-back national hockey titles, dies at 93

Mr. Kelley also led the then-New England Whalers to the first Avco World Trophy.

Lynn man identified as victim in fatal Charlestown shooting

The victim of Thursday’s fatal Charlestown shooting was identified as 24-year-old Wildeny Tejeda-Mejia of Lynn, according to Boston police.

Man dies of heart attack after 3-alarm fire in Chelsea

The man, who was 74, went into cardiac arrest during the fire at 21 High St. Friday evening. He was taken to a local hospital and transferred to a Boston hospital where he died, police said Saturday.

Share your thoughts on the Globe’s look at problems plaguing election systems across the country

Experts worry about a nightmare election marred by disenfranchisement and chaos, followed by an acrimonious legal and political dispute over the results that calls into question the very fairness and legitimacy of the election.

Melrose woman killed in crash on I-95 in Boxford

Shana Fusco-Russell, 26, was pronounced dead at a Burlington hospital Saturday following the crash that also injured a Derry, N.H. woman and a man from Winthrop, State Police said.

Mass. reports 26 new deaths, 569 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday

Massachusetts’s health department reported new deaths due to COVID-19 Saturday, along with new confirmed cases of the virus.

Kathleen Bruyere, Navy captain who helped win right for women to serve at sea, dies at 76

Joining a military branch steeped in a tradition of "iron men in wooden ships," Kathleen Bruyere went on to become a trailblazer for women in the Navy, rising to the rank of captain, shaping policies on sexual discrimination and working to expand opportunities for women to serve "not for self but for country," in the words of the Navy's unofficial motto.

Henrietta Boggs, southerner who spread her wings, dies at 102

At every turn Ms. Boggs challenged the segregated and patriarchal society in which she was raised. As a youth, she cut church on Sundays and sneaked off to the drugstore for Cokes and cigarettes. As a young woman traveling in Latin America, she wrote to her hometown newspaper, The Birmingham News, with detailed descriptions of the poverty and deprivation she witnessed.

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Should Massachusetts extend its eviction moratorium for another year?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

Baker administration calls for changes to allow more defendants to be held without bail

The state’s public safety and security secretary urged the Legislature to allow prosecutors to ask that a defendant be held indefinitely — until his or her case is over — rather than for the current limit of 180 days for Superior Court and 120 days in District Court.

Bounty from Beverly Farms traffic island feeds many people in need

John Fallon grows vegetables on a traffic island in Beverly Farms and donates them to local food pantries, homeless shelters, and other organizations that serve low-income families.

It’s time for turtles to leave their nests

Although it varies by species, mid-August through September is generally peak turtle hatching time in Massachusetts.

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