Storm brings coastal flooding south of Boston

Police made local pickups and checked on flooded areas in Marshfield as a powerful winter storm hit the state on Monday.

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The arrival of a powerful storm Monday coincided with the late-morning high tide.

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Southeastern Massachusetts as well as the Cape and Islands are expected to be hardest hit by Monday’s storm, which is forecasted to bring up to 8 inches in Boston.

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Here are unofficial snow totals for various towns and cities in the state, as reported by the National Weather Service.

Sebastian Smee

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Finding the wonder in a winter wonderland.

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Tory Bullock turns announcements about a snow day into musical events that capture people’s attention online.

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Passions were raw as roughly 200 people convened to address fallout from last summer’s controversial “Kimono Wednesdays” program.

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According to ESPN, talks have begun to try and convince the longtime assistant coach to come out of retirement.

At least 30 injured, several critically, in Conn. bus crash

The accident closed the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Madison, Conn.

The toilet has already been installed. The grand opening ceremony is on Friday.

City of Cambridge

Cambridge to open city’s first freestanding outdoor public toilet

The toilet will be accessible 24 hours per day, and is billed as a “clean, safe, and environmentally-friendly restroom.”

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke at a rally in Manchester. EPA/

Record-breaking turnout predicted for New Hampshire primary

Despite Monday’s winter weather blitz in southern New Hampshire, large crowds are expected at the polls the next day.

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Since the beginning of the month, 2,607 political ads have aired in the New Hampshire market, which includes Boston.

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Trump said he hasn’t asked the Patriots quarterback to endorse him so he does not risk any of his sponsorships.

STAT

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Students are petitioning Harvard’s president to choose a dean who will address the lack of diversity among staff and students.

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It took Manning two seconds to accomplish the game’s biggest plug.

Matthew Gilbert

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Fans win because now we know the show will not peter out in disgrace like too many other network series.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/21/BostonGlobe.com/HealthScience/Images/nurseries10.jpg Maternity wards are moving away from nurseries

Many postpartum specialists now believe that nurseries are not the best, or most natural, way to provide care.

Opinion & Ideas

Marjorie S. Rosenthal

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Local physicians didn’t see the problems with the water. Will their shortsightedness have nationwide repercussions?

Ground Game

Ground Game

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Trump’s tactic of mostly staying out of the fray is an indication that he may have evolved as a politician.

The Big Picture

Robert F. Bukaty/Associated Press

Primary push in New Hampshire

All across New Hampshire, crowds are gathering to hear and see the Democratic and Republican candidates for president before Tuesday’s primary.

Globe investigations

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A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

BetaBoston

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

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Facebook, Google, and Boston-based Jana pursue strategies to connect consumers in emerging economies to mobile Internet — and advertisers.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Crux

crux

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An outspoken member of an abuse commission headed by Cardinal Sean O’Malley said he won’t leave unless the pope asks him to.

The Globe Collection Promo

Globe Insiders

Design New England

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A seaside location sets the tone for a free-flowing master bathroom with partitions and angles — but no doors to restrict sightlines.