A car was covered on Oceanside Drive in Scituate Wednesday morning.

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A car was covered on Oceanside Drive in Scituate Wednesday morning.

A portion of the Scituate sea wall collapsed during the storm.

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A portion of the Scituate sea wall collapsed during the storm.

Joe Rossi checked on a friend’s home in Scituate.

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Joe Rossi checked on a friend’s home in Scituate.

Taft Street in Dorchester was busy Wednesday morning.

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Taft Street in Dorchester was busy Wednesday morning.

It was easier to walk on Dorchester Avenue than the sidewalk.

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It was easier to walk on Dorchester Avenue than the sidewalk.

A Dorchester resident cleared snow off his upper deck.

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A Dorchester resident cleared snow off his upper deck.

Cars were buried under snow on Chelmsford Street in the city.

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Cars were buried under snow on Chelmsford Street in the city.

In Hingham, Dominic Noskovic used a hockey stick to clean off his parent’s car.

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In Hingham, Dominic Noskovic cleaned the family car with a hockey stick.

Theodoros Ganopoules cleared a path in front of  St. John the Baptist Church.

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Theodoros Ganopoules cleared a path in front of St. John the Baptist Church.

The digging-out effort was underway in South Boston Wednesday.

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The digging-out effort was underway in South Boston Wednesday.

Southie residents worked to shovel out their cars.

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Southie residents worked to shovel out their cars.

A car made its way down a snowy street in Charlestown.

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A car made its way down a snowy street in Charlestown.

Cleanup underway across Mass.

With roads mostly clear, state officials say the attention must now shift to clearing sidewalks, train platforms, and parking lots.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/marsh150-7917.jpg Marshfield officials assessing damage from blizzard

Powered by the winds of the historic blizzard of 2015, the ocean breached portions of two sea walls.

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Most people in Nantucket – which went completely dark during the blizzard – have their power back on.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Capture-7914.JPG For some towns, snowfall from blizzard broke records

Meteorologists are taking stock of the blizzard of 2015 as the region cleans out from the storm.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/instagram-580x331.jpg Blizzard through the eyes of Boston’s best Instagrammers

As snow fell on the Boston Tuesday, the “Instagrammers of Boston” provided some stunning views of the city.

//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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/deleo150-7925.jpg House moves to abolish Robert DeLeo’s term limits

The new rules would abolish current restrictions that require the House speaker to step down in 2017.

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.

Super Bowl XLIX

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

Titletown USA? Get serious, Seattle

The city is caught up with its Seahawks 12th man mania — which is really a mania about itself.

Evan Horowitz

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/horowitz-080.jpg With switch to PARCC from MCAS, benefits uncertain

This spring, about half of all Mass. school districts will drop the MCAS and use a new test called the PARCC exam.

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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