2d Plum Island home falls off foundation

A home lay on its side after sliding off its foundation around 2 a.m. Saturday morning.

John Tlumacki/Globe staff

A second home on Plum Island fell from its foundation early this morning after it was compromised during Friday's high tide.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/03/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreite_morewinter4_met.jpg An unexpected bully of a storm

A month after a blizzard delivered Boston its biggest winter whooping in a long time, a surprisingly strong storm raised little fanfare.

Boston Police recruits stretched out before their last workout at the Boston Police Academy before the June 2011 graduation.

Lawrence Harmon

Boston’s police test

Urban departments should reflect the communities they serve, yet the current class of 57 recruits has only eight minority members.

Coakley presses utility to reveal chief’s pay

Attorney General Martha Coakley said the disclosure of Northeast Utilities chief executive Thomas J. May’s 2012 compensation is necessary to protect consumers.

Parents Mary Dunne and Malcolm Astley after their daughter’s former boyfriend was convicted Thursday of murdering her.

Slain teen’s parents talk about dating violence

The parents of an 18-year-old who was killed by her ex-boyfriend in Wayland have started a fund to support programs on healthy relationships.

The Bay Bridge in San Francisco with its new look, courtesy of Philips Color Kinetics.

Calif. bridge is seen in a new light

Burlington-based Philips Color Kinetics, which transformed Boston’s Zakim Bridge last year, recently created an installation in San Francisco.

One project is an honors college complex at UMass Amherst.

UMass says building projects will boost economy

Bonds sold this week will help fund $1.2 billion in projects, including a biomanufacturing facility at UMass Dartmouth.


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Super 8 | Malden 4, Springfield 0

A 4-0 win over Springfield Cathedral complete, Malden Catholic celebrates its advancement in the Super 8 tournament.

Malden Catholic rolls into semis

Malden Catholic swept Springfield in their best-of-three Super 8 series, culminating with a 4-0 victory Friday at Stoneham Arena.

Nation & World

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Hugo Chavez’s funeral service was held in Caracas. His body will be displayed in a glass coffin.

Elaborate farewell to Chavez

More than 30 heads of state honored the populist firebrand who became a thorn in the side of the United States and a hero to leftist movements the world over.


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Peeps are ready to be purchased in their little yellow box at the Peeps & Company store in Bethlehem, Pa.

After 60 years, Peeps chicks are still a hot candy

Love them or hate them, people do all sorts of things with Peeps, only some of which involve giving them to kids at Easter or eating them straight from the box.


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“I am a songwriter first and foremost,’’ says Holly Williams, granddaughter of Hank.

Versatile songwriter Holly Williams does her pedigree proud

Holly Williams comes from a dynasty in American music, starting with her grandfather, Hank Williams, but it’s last thing you think of when you hear her latest album.