Day after blizzard, a massive cleanup

Boston public schools will be closed Thursday because many sidewalks have not been cleared, Mayor Marty Walsh said.

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Photos: Region begins recovery after blizzard

Officials assessed the damage in flooded areas, while residents around the state dug out from snow that was measured in feet.

//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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/29hudsonpic08.jpg For some towns, snowfall broke records

Auburn, Hudson, and Lunenburg each got three feet of snow, the highest levels reported from the storm.

Marshfield officials assessing damage from blizzard

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/marathon150-7964.jpg Mysterious figure seen clearing Marathon finish line in blizzard

The phrase “#WhoShoveledTheFinishLine” has grown popular on Twitter, and Boston Police are in on the search.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/unnamed-8002.jpg Worcester woman delivers twins during blizzard

Paticia Strickland, 28, was 35 weeks pregnant when she went into labor at her home Monday night.

Mitt Romney spoke during the Republican National Committee's winter meeting.

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Mitt Romney in Mississippi to call for war on poverty

Romney, testing enthusiasm for a third presidential bid, was set to renew his call for a fight against “chronic” poverty.

//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

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

Super Bowl XLIX

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady listens to a question during a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Chandler, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in NFL football Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK

Battling a cold, Tom Brady looks forward to practicing

Brady, who sniffled his way through a media session, said “I’ll be good” as he prepared for the Patriots’ first practice of the week.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/jacobs-cookies-2.jpg The fans’ guide to Super Bowl XLIX

Where to watch, grab some grub, gear up, and show your team colors.

QUIZ

Under pressure? Test your PSI knowledge

See how much has the Deflategate controvery has taught you about air pressure.

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/sam150-7952.jpg Sidewalk Sam, artist who turned streets into canvas, dies

Over the course of four decades, Bob Guillemin sketched his own entry into the city’s history.

Theoretical support found for ‘authentic altruism’

Harvard scientists are trying to explain a quirk of human behavior more often left to philosophers and psychologists.

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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