Boston public schools closed Monday with storm expected

Forecasters issued a winter storm warning from 9 p.m. tonight to 1 a.m. Tuesday with up to a foot of snow possible.

Sean McLoughlin (left) of HireMinds recently met with Dan Pflock to recruit him to Cambridge-based company LogicNow. “There’s demand for everything,” McLoughlin said of the tech industry.

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Demand for tech workers in Mass. remains high

Employment in the information sector has surged 8.5 percent in the state over the past year.

Tess Pearson of Family & Children’s Services said the suicides caught the island by surprise.

Middle-age suicides rattle Nantucket

Seven people have killed themselves since October, sending islanders scrambling for answers.

A Park Street-bound train stopped on a bitter cold night to pick up a passenger.

Deficit threatens late-night T service

Few political leaders and businesses appear ready to fight for the survival of the service.

Jeb Bush and his grandfather, Prescott Bush, at Jeb’s graduation from Andover in June 1971.

Andover yearbook

The education of Jeb Bush began with big troubles at Andover

Bush almost ran aground at Phillips Academy, and it would take four years for him to straighten out.

New York Police Commissioner William Bratton (right), with Mayor Bill de Blasio, wants to give officers more time to engage with the community.

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Kevin Cullen

Another Bratton revolution for the New York City police

One year after Bill Bratton regained the reins of the NYPD, he is engaged in a battle that is both epic and personal.

Super Bowl XLIX

Sights and sounds from Super Bowl week


// Super Bowl scouting report: Patriots’ keys to victory

A look at how New England and Seattle stack up against each other.

Only one Deflategate football was two pounds underinflated, report says

Several new details emerged on Sunday regarding the NFL’s investigtation into the Deflategate controversy.

Workers put the finishing touches on a giant mural of Tom Brady at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Dan Shaughnessy

Patriots tackle unfinished business in Arizona

Deep down, everybody knows that this game is much more about the Patriots than it is about the worthy champions from the Pacific Northwest.


Key moments for the 2014 Patriots

Columnist Christopher Gasper recounts the ups and downs of a thrilling season that has the Patriots one game way from a championship.

super bowl & food

Seahawks won’t be the only birds on the game day menu

Chicken wings have emerged from humble roots to become Super Bowl’s version of Thanksgiving turkey.

STONINGTON - 1/7/2014: MAG PROJECT Ñ NOT FOR PUBLICATION A shack on a small island in the harbor after sunset. (Sean Proctor/Globe Staff)

Photograph by Sean Proctor / Globe Staff

Winter scenes on Maine’s Deer Isle and Isle au Haut

A photo essay captures life in two tiny island towns.

The great deglobalizing

Our interconnected world is shrinking back toward its national borders — and that’s a problem.



// Curtail 529 college savings plans

The plans disproportionately benefit wealthier taxpayers who would likely be saving for their children’s college bills anyway.

The Big Picture

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The road to K-pop stardom

Some Koreans often put up with punishing schedules in the hope of one day making it big in the music industry.

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