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21:24

Globe staff photos of the month, October 2019

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: fall colors, “King Tides” at Boston Harbor, celebrating Halloween, Head of the Charles regatta , high school sports, and the start to the Celtics regular season.

Cleanup began following the 15th Annual BU Physics Pumpkin Drop on Oct. 25. Approximately 50 pumpkins fell from the roof of the Metcalf Science Center. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)

17:29

Globe staff photos of the month, September 2019

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: the aftermath of hurricane Dorian’s landfall in the Bahamas, students head back to school, confrontations at the Straight Pride Parade in Boston, the end of the Red Sox season and the Patriots off to a 4-0 start.

A golden sunrise by the Eastern Point lighthouse in Gloucester on Sept. 17. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)

19:04

Globe staff photos of the month, August 2019

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: the annual Caribbean Parade in Dorchester and Roxbury, President Trump’s “Keep America Great” reelection campaign rally in Manchester, funeral services for Saoirse Roisin Kennedy, a new Orange Line train on its first day of service, the Newport Jazz Festival, and the Patriots in pre-season action.

Ashanti Sadm, of Fall River, wore her mask as she waited with her group for the start of the annual Caribbean Parade through the streets of Dorchester and Roxbury on Aug. 24. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

16:14

Globe staff photos of the month, July 2019

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: public art in Lynn, the Sand Sculpting Festival in Revere, beating the summer heat, a traveling youth circus, July 4 celebrations, a 100 year-old baseball park in Pittsfield, and the start of the Patriots training camp.

Jaxxon Hand, 8, of Dalton (right) chatted with Pittsfield Suns player Connor Berry before the July 10 game between the Suns and the North Shore Navigators at Wahconah Park in Pittsfield, which is turning 100 this year. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)

11:09

Photos of the country’s only traveling youth circus

Talented kids. Professional coaches. Life on the road. Adoring 5-year-olds, sitting around the ring just feet from the stars of Circus Smirkus, where big kids have been the stars of the show of this Vermont-based company for 32 years now.

Frederick Buford, 13, adjusted his bow tie before performing in Circus Smirkus’ Big Top Tour in the heat of a Hanover, N.H., afternoon. This is Buford’s first season with Circus Smirkus. (Erin Clark for The Boston Globe)

15:33

Globe staff photos of the month, June 2019

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: opening of the Encore casino, greasy pole competition in Gloucester, refugees from Congo in Portland, Me., John Farrell working his lobster boat, debating a abortion rights bill in Rhode Island, and the Bruins loss in the NHL finals.

A man passed by a large mural on the side of a building on Denby Road in Allston. Called Fuzzy Creatures, it was painted by Boston artist Caleb Neelon. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

00:30

Recent photos of the ongoing migrant struggle

The drowning deaths of a migrant father and young daughter at the US southern border showed the tragic peril of those trying to seek asylum. Here is a selection of images from this month focused on the continuing immigration issue.

A migrant mother and children rode in a freight train on their way north in Palenque, Chiapas state, Mexico. The group’s next stop will be Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz state. Mexico has deployed 6,500 National Guard members in the southern part of the country plus another 15,000 soldiers along its northern border in a bid to reduce the number of migrants traveling through its territory to reach the United States. (Marco Ugarte/Associated Press)

17:43

Globe staff photos of the month, May 2019

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a rededication of the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial, shutdown of the Pilgrim nuclear plant, the closing of the last synagogue in Revere, graduation season in full swing, “Marty” the robot on duty at a grocery store, and the Bruins in the NHL playoffs.

Kim Tran, a nursing graduate, shed some tears at the University of Massachusetts Boston 2019 Undergraduate Commencement on May 31. She was highlighted at the ceremony as a student who had overcome much to graduate. (Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff)

19:02

Some of the best sports photos in Boston history

The image of Bobby Orr flying through the air after scoring the game-winning goal in the 1970 Stanley Cup Finals at Boston Garden is indelibly imprinted into the minds of Boston sports fans. It has taken on renewed significance as the Bruins will face off once more against the St. Louis Blues on Monday for Lord Stanley’s Cup, for the first time since this historic frame was made. Here’s a look at some of the other best sports photos in Boston history.

The Bruins’ Bobby Orr went airborne after scoring the winning goal that won the Stanley Cup against the St. Louis Blues May 10, 1970, at Boston Garden. (Ray Lussier/Boston Herald American via Associated Press)

18:39

Globe staff photos of the month, April 2019

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: 2019 Boston Marathon, two 500-foot concrete cooling towers at the former Brayton Point Power Station imploded, Palm Sunday Mass, commencement at Wentworth Institute of Technology, playoff runs for the Bruins and Celtics, and Opening Day at Fenway Park.

Lucianny Rondon comforted her 2-year-old daughter, Rihanny, during a news press conference held to unveil federal pipeline safety legislation named after Lucianny’s brother, Leonel Rondon, who was killed in the Columbia Gas fires and explosions in Lawrence last fall. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)

17:54

Spring blossoms

In celebration of Earth Day, a look at photographs depicting the beautiful transformation of spring landscapes all over the globe.

Callie Zhang, 7, walks among the blossoming cherry trees during a family visit to Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on April 4. (Matt Rourke/Associated Press)

19:12

2019 Boston Marathon

An estimated 30,000 runners compete in the 123rd Boston Marathon.

Boston Marathon mens winner Lawrence Cherono breaks the tape seconds before Lelisa Desisa on Boylston Street. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

18:19

Globe staff photos of the month, March 2019

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a fire in the Fens, the beginning of spring, Ice Castles in New Hampshire, the annual citywide youth Spelling Bee, high school state hockey and basketball championships, and the start of the Red Sox season.

The Ice Castles display in North Woodstock, N.H., was created with 25,000 pounds of ice, made with millions of gallons of water. Event manager Jared Henningsen expected 160,000 guests this year. Fifteen builders worked on the project and can grow 10,000 icicles a day. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

19:20

Students stage global protest to speak out on climate change inaction

Students in cities worldwide skipped classes Friday to protest their governments’ failure to act against global warming as part of the “Fridays for Future” movement. The event was inspired by youth activist Greta Thunberg, who began holding solitary demonstrations outside the Swedish parliament last year.

Students hold placards and shout slogans as they participate in a protest on March 15 in Hong Kong, China. (Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)

21:18

Globe staff photos of the month, February 2019

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: winter weather, presidential candidates on the stump, a Chinese New Year celebration, Red Sox spring training, and the Patriots’ Super Bowl LIII victory parade.

Iraq war veteran Peter Rooney placed his hand on the casket of WWII veteran James E. McCue following a graveside military service for McCue who died at the age of 97. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)

16:33

Smartphone society

In a world where the smartphone is now ubiquitous, photographers capture daily life in which the personal device is part of the moment. Whether it is used for communication, navigation, a flashlight, a wallet, or to take photos, it’s an essential part of life for many.

Fans use their phones as they attend a concert by the US DJ/production duo The Chainsmokers at the opening of the annual Byblos International Festival (BIF), in the ancient city of Byblos (Jbeil), north of Beirut, Lebanon, Aug. 1. (Wael Hamzeh/REX/Shutterstock)

16:25

Highlights from the Patriots Super Bowl parade

Hundreds of thousands of Patriots fans filled the streets of Boston to celebrate the team’s sixth Super Bowl win.

Julian Edelman held up the Lombardi Trophy during the parade. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)

04:36

Super Bowl LIII: Patriots vs. Rams

The New England Patriots face the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. It is New England’s 11th Super Bowl appearance, and fourth in the last five years.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady held his daughter at the podium. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)

03:34

Globe staff photos of the month, January 2019

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: of winter storms, the partial federal government shutdown, a comfort dog in the class room, the Women’s March in Boston, and the Patriots’ road to Super Bowl LIII.

A woman held on to a lightpost amid very strong winds and rain that battered pedestrians in Copley Square on Jan. 24. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

16:52
100 years ago, Boston’s North End was hit by a deadly wave of molasses
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