Fish-counting’s methodology leads to controversy

As New England faces restrictions on cod fishing amid stark population reports, some question the government’s means of tallying the species.

Residents cleared snow from roofs to reduce the danger of collapse. Rising temperatures could make the snow heavier.

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With snow still piled high, Buffalo faces flooding

Anticipated warmer temperatures and rain prompted the weather service to issue a flood watch starting Sunday.

Work begins on interpreting immigration order

One day after the president’s announcement, officials, advocates, and immigrants are trying to figure out just who the order affects.

The “porous alley” between West Canton Street and Holyoke Street in Boston’s South End helps absorb rainwater and filters it back into the ground.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Boston unveils ‘porous alley’ to combat stormwater pollution

The South End alley absorbs rainwater, preventing sewers from overflowing and dumping pollutants into bodies of water.

Lee Corso reveals his pick at the site of “College GameDay” by donning the headpiece of the mascot of the school he believes will wins.


‘College GameDay’ takes The Game to another level

The presence of ESPN’s popular pregame show has Cambridge buzzing even more than usual for the Harvard-Yale game.

At 79, drug trafficker may still be in business

The criminal exploits of Marshall Dion, who is facing federal charges in Boston, read like a Hollywood script.

Jeremy Grantham.


Why we need financial doomsayers

We need an antidote to the short-term-oriented herd behavior.


Live updates: MIAA football playoffs state semifinals

Globe reporters will bring live updates and scores from Saturday’s state semifinal games.