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J. D. Capelouto

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Past articles by J.:

Under the radar, college students with chronic conditions face a stiff burden

Just about any regular problem that comes with adjusting to college is amplified for students with chronic diseases. But colleges have seemingly taken note. → Read More

The usually low-key Suffolk register of deeds primary race has turned into a contentious clash

Katie Forde, a family law paralegal with an endorsement from Maura Healey, is taking on Stephen Murphy, the incumbent and a known figure in Boston politics. → Read More

Candle sparked Saturday night fire in BU dorm

One student suffered minor injuries in the blaze at 722 Commonwealth Ave., near the center of campus but was treated at the hospital and quickly released. → Read More

How do I pick the right backpack for my kid?

Pediatric orthopedic experts told the Globe a too-heavy backpack can in fact cause children to have some back discomfort, but there are a number of things families can do to avoid that. Here’s the breakdown. → Read More

Man accused of murdering 3 women and attacking 8 other victims ordered held without bail

The man accused of murdering three women and burying their bodies on his property, and who allegedly raped and assaulted eight other victims, appeared briefly in court Monday as some 20 relatives and friends of the victims looked on. → Read More

Students rally at Smith & Wesson as they end their march to Springfield

“It feels incredibly empowering, because Massachusetts is a great example of why common sense gun laws work,” said David Hogg, a survivor of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting earlier this year. → Read More

Lynn man arrested for allegedly holding woman at gunpoint in Fenway apartment

Police had gotten a call for a person screaming inside the apartment around 11 p.m. Friday, and heard “a female victim screaming for help” when they arrived. → Read More

Husband, wife from Mass. die in Seabrook, N.H., rip current incident

Michael and Laura Cote were a deeply religious couple who were visiting friends at Seabrook Beach Sunday. → Read More

On Cape Cod, wary beachgoers learn to swim at their own risk

On a picturesque summer day, the ocean off Long Nook Beach proved too enticing, as dozens of people ventured into the water Thursday, even as several new shark sightings were reported near the scene of the attack. → Read More

New quarter features Lowell’s industrious mill girl

The new quarter design includes several nods to the role of cotton mills and “mill girls” in the growth of Lowell as an industrial city. → Read More

Prosecutors investigating Revere’s finances after parking meter money goes missing

Suffolk County prosecutors are investigating possible corruption in Revere’s parking meter system that may account for about $90,000 being missing, city officials said. → Read More

Prosecutors investigating Revere’s finances after parking meter money goes missing

City councilors criticized Mayor Brian Arrigo for how his office handled the case, which originated from an audit of the city’s finances. → Read More

Mashpee police probe officers’ role in chase that ended in fatal crash

Mashpee police released their policy governing police chases, but Police Chief Scott W. Carline said it was too soon for him to discuss last weekend’s crash that killed three people, including a new father who was a former Marine. → Read More

Third person dies from fatal crash in Cotuit that killed new dad and driver fleeing police

Jocelyn Goyette died from injuries suffered during the crash on Route 28 just after midnight Saturday that killed 22-year-old Mickey A. Rivera, the driver allegedly fleeing from police, and 32-year-old Kevin P. Quinn, a driver of an SUV and a new father heading home to Mashpee. → Read More

Cape DA says office made mistake in drunken driving case

Nearly two months before he led police on a chase that ended in a fatal head-on collision, Mickey A. Rivera was accused of driving drunk in Hyannis. → Read More

Chain-reaction crash that killed toddler in South Boston leaves residents reeling

Authorities say the chain-reaction crash in South Boston that killed a 3-year-old boy while in a stroller on the sidewalk was not caused by excessive speed, but the loss of an innocent child’s life has sparked renewed focus on traffic through the congested neighborhood. → Read More

Man in court on charges he lied during investigation of West Brookfield quadruple murder

Sara Bermudez and her children – 8-year-old Madison, 6-year-old James, and 2-year-old Michael – were found stabbed and burned in a bedroom at their West Brookfield home March 1. → Read More

Killed in the line of duty, Weymouth police sergeant to be laid to rest Friday

Thousands of mourners are expected to gather in Hanover Friday morning to pay their final respects to a fallen Weymouth police sergeant who was killed in the line of duty earlier this week. → Read More

Catholic order pays $1m settlement to 8 victims of clergy sex abuse dating back decades

One of the accused priests was the subject of a letter written in 1992 to the late Cardinal Bernard F. Law that graphically described sexual abuse faced by its author. → Read More

Hundreds of people gather at a vigil for shooting victims in Weymouth on Monday evening

Hundreds gathered at the town’s high school Monday evening at a vigil for a local police officer and an innocent bystander killed by a gunman Sunday. → Read More