Surge in heroin overdoses puzzles health workers

Overdoses rose last month in Mass., prompting health workers and police to scramble to curb the crisis.

‘Severe delays’ on Red Line after burst of smoke on train

Passengers had to be evacuated from a train at Quincy Center station Thursday morning.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/200_mitt_romney-1312.jpg Mitt Romney outlines economic, foreign policy vision

Romney called for a war on poverty and tested attack lines directed at presumptive Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_aaron_hernandez_012915.jpg Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial starts today

It appears Hernandez’s lawyers are poised to blame Odin Lloyd’s death on a drug-impaired friend.

Woman dies in two-alarm Dorchester fire

An older woman rescued from her home by Boston firefighters died Thursday morning, in the first fire fatality of 2015.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/deleo150-7925.jpg In reversal, Robert DeLeo opposes term limit

The House speaker successfully championed the limit on his post in 2009.

Super Bowl XLIX

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper-6976.jpg When it comes to football, Rob Gronkowski‘s serious side emerges

The Patriots star tight end has total recall and enjoys a quiet night studying the playbook. Seriously.

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Patriots use their smarts as their key intangible

Dumb jocks? You’d better do your homework before slapping that tag on these Patriots, because they do theirs.

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Hiawatha-Bray-3952.jpg For the Super Bowl, an inside look

Technology is enhancing the fan experience both for the couch-bound and those who pony up the money to see the game in person.

Blizzard of 2015

Hudson wins Mass. snowfall jackpot

The Blizzard of 2015 and 36 inches of snow brought this small community a state championship.

On Chester Street in Allston on Tuesday, a group of friends played beer pong during the blizzard.

Allston parties hard, glad for snow day

When a weekend arrives unscheduled in the middle of a week, Allston has a long history of charging hard at it.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/marathon150-7964.jpg Runner clears a space in Boston Marathon history

Christopher Laudani shoveled snow off the finish line out of his love for the race and the symbol of unity that the strip brings to the city.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner012615METRO27blizzard40.jpg Luck of an accurate forecast helps Baker, Walsh

The storm’s severity confirmed the decisions that Governor Charlie Baker and Mayor Martin Walsh made.

School buses in Charlestown were covered in snow after the blizzard.

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Working parents fret over 3rd no-school day in Boston

For parents forced to return to work while their children had another snow day, the announcement was frustrating.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/StormTotalSnowRange-8037--90x90.png Two more storms headed for Mass.

The storms are set to hit Thursday and Sunday night, though they won’t have the impact of this week’s blizzard.

Yvonne Abraham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/abrahamy_20131010[1].jpg Remembering social activist Sidewalk Sam

Bob Guillemin came to prominence at a time when a broken city desperately needed more magic.

Opinion

nicholas burns

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/nburns-1126.jpg Remembering Auschwitz

On the 70th anniversary of liberation, a survivor’s journey is a reminder to recall each victim’s story of strength.

The Big Picture

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Massive snowstorm hits the Northeast

The storm blasted the region with wind-whipped snow that piled nearly three-feet high in some places.

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