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Globe staff photos of the month, December 2018

Globe staff photos of the month, December 2018

1 5-year-old Jaelani Taromino, a cardiac patient at Boston Children’s Hospital, conducted the Boston Pops, which was spreading holiday cheer to patients. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff) 2 Catherine Landers, 7, Sophia Biggins, 4, Aubrey Croak, 9, Marie Landers, 10, and Samantha Croak, 9, attended a Christmas Eve candlelight service at Grace Chapel in Watertown. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff) 3 Santa Ed Donlan chatted with Keeley Arnold, 3, of Danvers during an office holiday party at a local tech company, Vertica. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) 4 A statue depicting Mary and Joseph sat in the trunk of a car in Chelsea before being […]

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Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts puts Ansel Adams in a new light

Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts puts Ansel Adams in a new light

Hide caption By Jody Feinberg / The Patriot Ledger With about 100 Ansel Adams photos drawn from the MFA’s collection and 100 photos by 23 contemporary photographers on loan, the exhibit is both a visual delight and a call to action. BOSTON — The recent California wildfires destroyed forests and lives, and their smoke clouded the skies. In the iconic photos of Ansel Adams, the natural world is pristine and undamaged by human behavior and they remind us of how much is at stake as global warming shows its effects. The exhibit “Ansel Adams In Our Time,” at the […]

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Older Students In Boston To Be Forced Out Of School Months Before Graduation

Older Students In Boston To Be Forced Out Of School Months Before Graduation

For the past few months, Garcie Champagne and her class at Boston Adult Technical Academy near Back Bay have been working on a production of “A Raisin In The Sun.” It’s Lorraine Hansberry’s play about a black family moving into a white neighborhood. Her student, Erickson Alves, has been practicing his lead role as Walter Younger. “We had just had class earlier that day and he had just given this amazing performance,” she said. “And to go from that amazingly positive thing to having to talk to him about, ‘Hey, today’s your last day’ — I honestly did not […]

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Animal Rescue League makes its first rescue of 2019: a cat

Animal Rescue League makes its first rescue of 2019: a cat

Gadget on top of the shingled area below the roof. A black-and-white cat was rescued Wednesday from a roof along Gaston Street in Dorchester, marking the first rescue for the Animal Rescue League of Boston’s Rescue Services Department for 2019. Gadget, a 3-year-old cat, escaped from his house and made it onto a two-feet wide shingled area just below the roof, making the rescue highly difficult, ARL said in a statement. Agents from ARL attempted to use only the fire escape, nets, and hook poles to rescue Gadget, but both methods proved to be unsuccessful, ARL said. However, when […]

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MA Weather: Rainy Saturday Comes With Warnings

MA Weather: Rainy Saturday Comes With Warnings

Another storm we likely won’t remember but that will be inconvenient all the same is headed our way this weekend. Forecasters are warning of rain throughout Saturday, with a possibility of freezing rain before daybreak that would make the roads dangerously slick. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook in Central and Western Mass., where the potential for freezing rain is highest. If the forecast takes a turn for the worse, a winter weather advisory could be issued. People in Eastern Mass. will still have to deal with a healthy amount of rain through the morning […]

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Tommy Heinsohn anxious to return to the broadcast; updates his health

Tommy Heinsohn anxious to return to the broadcast; updates his health

Celtics legend Tommy Heinsohn, sidelined from NBC Sports Boston game broadcasts since late November while combating what his doctors believe might be a sleep disorder, will return to the airwaves Friday night when he phones in during the second quarter of Boston’s game against the visiting Dallas Mavericks ( NBC Sports Boston, 8 p.m. ). The 84-year-old Heinsohn is set to be discharged from a local inpatient rehab facility on Saturday and his doctors have targeted sleep apnea as the likely cause of the health woes that have forced his absence from game broadcasts. “I was nursing it along […]

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Police: Man stabbed inside Boston courthouse

Police: Man stabbed inside Boston courthouse

Police say the stabbing in Suffolk Superior Court just before noon on Wednesday started with an altercation inside an elevator and spilled onto the second floor, where there is a cafeteria and a jury room. State police say a male victim was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening. His name wasn’t released. The second floor was shut down for the investigation. The suspect or suspects fled and there have been no arrests. The investigation includes how a weapon made its way past security, including metal detectors. According to television reports, a man seen […]

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To help women advance, she’ll pick men’s minds

To help women advance, she’ll pick men’s minds

Chris Morris for The Boston Globe Yvonne Garcia As she advocates for women’s issues at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce , Yvonne Garcia wants to see more men at the table. The State Street executive started a two-year term as chair of the Women’s Network Advisory Board at the chamber on Jan. 1, taking over for Susan Esper of Deloitte . Among other things, the women’s network hosts breakfasts throughout the year with featured speakers and discussions on certain themes or topics. The chamber will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Network this year. But Garcia says […]

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Boston Golf Club

Boston Golf Club

87. Boston Golf Club Gil Hanse (2004) Boston Golf Club, in the south suburb of Hingham, is a modern-day Pine Valley, massaged by architect Gil Hanse and his team from dramatic coastal topography with gashes of unsullied sand. Fairways tumble across the landscape, posing some blind shots that are embraced, not criticized. One stretch surrounds an old strip mine, with mining spoils incorporated as chocolate-drop mounds. One vein of sand serves as a “Hell’s One-Third Acre” hazard. Like No. 51 Garden City Golf Club, Boston finishes with a terrific par 3. 100 Greatest History: Ranked since 2011. Highest ranking: […]

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Suspects Sought After Man Stabbed Inside Boston Courthouse

Suspects Sought After Man Stabbed Inside Boston Courthouse

Police are searching for suspects in a stabbing they say occurred Wednesday morning on the second floor of Suffolk Superior Court. Police are searching for suspects in a stabbing they say occurred Wednesday morning on the second floor of Suffolk Superior Court. BOSTON — Police are searching for suspects in a stabbing they say occurred Wednesday morning on the second floor of Suffolk Superior Court. Boston police spokeswoman officer Kim Tavares said a 22-year-old man was reportedly stabbed shortly after 11:30 a.m. and later transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. State police are heading up the […]

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