Peter Gonsiorowski worked to shovel out his car following in Somerville Wednesday morning.

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Peter Gonsiorowski worked to shovel out his car following in Somerville Wednesday morning.

A worker cleared snow out of a building under construction in Cambridge.

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A worker cleared snow out of a building under construction in Cambridge.

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Residents were digging out Tuesday on Brent Street in Dorchester.

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A pedestrian walked on Seaport Boulevard toward downtown.

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Cathleen Cahill faced deep snow as she took her dog, Chikita, for a walk in Rockport.

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Shovelers were at work on St. James Street.

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Lindsey Demint, an Emerson student, tossed a football on Harvard Avenue in Allston.

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Amy Grace, 10, found a mountain of snow on Tremont Street.

Two residents made their way on cross-coutnry skiis in downtown Boston.

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Two residents made their way on cross-country skis in downtown Boston.

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Snow fell against a darkening sky and high tide on Plum Island.

Children sledded down Pleasant Street in Charlestown during the blizzard.

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Children sledded down Pleasant Street in Charlestown during the blizzard.

Large rocks filled homes along the shore of Brant Rock in Marshfield.

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Large rocks filled homes along the shore of Brant Rock in Marshfield.

In Marshfield, heavy surf washed out a sea wall Tuesday morning.

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In Marshfield, heavy surf washed out a sea wall Tuesday morning.

Roads open, MBTA service resumes as region digs out

The MBTA is up and running with delays and cancellations on all transportation modes.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/27/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/chin012615WinterStorm_met6.jpg Despite punishing blizzard, damage minimal

Far fewer residents than expected lost power and high tides did not cause widespread, devastating damage.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/nurse150-3864.jpg For thousands, dedication to work outweighed obstacles

Many workers found ways to get to their jobs and the people that depend on them.

A woman pulled a young girl in a sled along Commonwealth Avenue.

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Punch was expected, but snow’s lightness was a boon

Winter-lovers can take heart that this is probably not the last storm of the season.

BetaBoston

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/27/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/betaboston.jpg The ‘Uber of snowplows’ is ready to clear your driveway

Syracuse-based startup Plowz and Mowz has 225 trucks at the ready in the Boston area.

A home owned by former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and his wife Ann in La Jolla, Calif.

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Romney built expensive homes after 2012 loss

Now that Mitt Romney is considering a third presidential bid, the monuments of his wealth could become a political inconvenience.

NFL playoffs

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_9880_250.jpg In Phoenix, Patriots fans live in 2008’s wreckage

Fans in Phoenix must live at the scene of the crime where New England’s perfect season came to an end.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper-7020.jpg Robert Kraft has picked a winner in Deflategate

Either Robert Kraft or Roger Goodell will take another legacy body blow when a Deflategate decision comes.

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Matt Patricia is brains behind Patriots’ defense

On Super Bowl Media Day, we set out to learn a little bit more about the team’s defensive coordinator.

Thomas Farragher

Seattle thinks it can become Titletown USA

The city, whose long history dates back to the Eisenhower Administration, is caught up in its 12th man mania. It’s adorable.

Jordan ready to swap inmate for pilot held by ISIS

The country said it is willing to swap an Iraqi woman held on death row for a Jordanian pilot captured in December.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/apple150-3867.jpg After strong earnings report, what’s next for Apple?

The company reported record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its stock for a rally Wednesday.

Opinion

JEFF JACOBY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/26/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Jeff_Jacoby_150px-1151.jpg We will take the lashes for Saudi blogger

Seven members of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom offered to share personally in the flogging.

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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