How Mayor Menino decided it was time to go

After his own appraisal of his physical limitations, 70-year-old Thomas M. Menino decided two weeks ago he couldn’t continue to run Boston the way he wanted.

Lawrence Harmon

What are the nuts and bolts of Menino’s legacy?

Mayoral hopefuls would have to be asleep to miss Thomas Menino’s well-known formula for success, however other strategies aren’t so obvious.

“I’ve been looking at her letters, her e-mails, her messages. I’ve been looking at her pictures from her birth right up to her 17th birthday,’’ said Katherine Cremin, as she sat teary-eyed in her Stoneham apartment. “I can still see her funeral. I want answers. Who killed my daughter?”

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18 years later, still no answers in Deanna Cremin’s death

For 18 years, Katherine Cremin has pored over the pages of the photo album of her daughter Deanna’s life, searching for clues to her murder.

Kate Scott says the only one she regularly e-mails is her mother.

Bill Greene/Globe Staff

E-mail a thing of past for business, young

With billions of e-mails shooting around the world every day, clogging accounts everywhere, many are recoiling from the torrent.

Compounder sold drugs illegally in seven states

A Woburn compounding pharmacy that recalled two dozen drugs this week lacked the required license in some states, a Globe review found.

Marijuana rules would let doctors determine patient use

Proposed rules for medical use of marijuana in Massachusetts largely sidestep the matter of who will qualify for treatment.

A scene from the national tour of “The Book of Mormon,” which begins a three-week run at the Boston Opera House on April 9.

‘Book of Mormon’ the hottest show in Boston

Competition for seats to the irreverent, Tony Award-winning show has made it the most expensive ticket since “The Lion King” revival in 2004.


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Celtics 118, Hawks 107

Celtics coach Doc Rivers gave Paul Pierce a hand after his triple-double of 20 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists.

Paul Pierce leads Celtics past Hawks

Pierce registered his third triple-double of the season (20 points, 10 assists, and 10 rebounds) and the Celtics won, 118-107.


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Television REview

Jeremy Piven stars as Harry Selfridge, an American retailer in early 1900s London, in the “Masterpiece Classic” miniseries.

Piven not good as gold in ‘Mr. Selfridge’

There are many good things in “Mr. Selfridge,” a new PBS miniseries. But the star of the whole enterprise, Jeremy Piven, is miscast.

Globe Insiders

Globe Talk | April 3

// A conversation with Jim Calhoun

Subscribers can attend an evening with Connecticut’s legendary former men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun, moderated by Bob Ryan.