Alarmed by Trump, schools protect vulnerable students

At least seven cities and towns have sent home letters or posted statements after moves to restrict immigration and protections to transgender students.

dave epstein

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/warmthstill-10041.jpg It could be 70 on Wednesday, and then snowy on Friday

We’re not off this weather roller coaster quite yet.

Jeanie Thomas walked past of the front of her home on Whately Road in Conway.

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Residents in Conway stunned by tornado’s wrath

Thousands of trees were downed, roads were blocked, and several residences were severely damaged after an unprecedented February tornado touched down.

Politics

Opinion | Diane Hessan

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Talking to hundreds of people, I realized how wrong the stereotype of the Trump voter is.

President Donald Trump, flanked by Independence Blue Cross CEO Daniel J. Hilferty, left, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina CEO Brad Wilson, speaks during a meeting with health insurance company executives in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Groups urge Baker to oppose possible Medicaid cuts

President Trump’s plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act could include cuts to the joint state-federal health care program.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at the National Governors Association meeting in the State Dining Room of the White House February 27, 2017 Washington, DC. (Photo by Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images)

Trump is tweeting less because he stopped watching ‘Morning Joe’

Have you noticed that President Donald Trump hasn’t been sending early-morning tweets recently? There’s a reason for that, according to an aide.

Globe Magazine

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Sandy Guerrier, the subject of a Globe Magazine profile, responds to comments — and criticism.

Metro

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Harvard president Drew Faust is visiting Washington to make the case to members of Congress about changes that could affect the university.

Academy Awards

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: (L-R) 'La La Land' producer Jordan Horowitz holds up the winner card reading actual Best Picture winner 'Moonlight' with actor Warren Beatty and host Jimmy Kimmel onstage during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Ty Burr | Commentary

Oscar gaffe created chaos and left our darker sides glued

The way “Moonlight” won the Oscar for best picture was a profound disservice to a quietly radical and most deserving movie.

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The man who reportedly handed the wrong envelope to Beatty did so moments after tweeting a celebrity photo from backstage.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the National Governors Association meeting in the State Dining Room of the White House February 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images)

Trump says the Oscars focused too hard on politics, calls mix-up ‘sad’

President Trump says the Academy Awards ceremony “focused so hard on politics that they didn’t get the act together at the end.”

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Cambridge wants something to happen with Harvard Square Theater

Officials in Cambridge are threatening to intervene if the owner of the long-vacant property doesn’t quickly move forward with redevelopment.

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The prestigious 130-year-old publication had never elected a black woman as its president — until now.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/neil.jpg ‘Game of Thrones’ actor who played local basketball had boisterous nature

Neil Fingleton, who was 7-feet, 7-inches tall and played high school and college basketball in Worcester, died over the weekend.

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It’s unclear how many people the Boston-based investment giant wants to entice into leaving, but the packages are said to be generous.

Kristin Henry, a former Sterling employee, at her apartment in Florida. Henry says she was 22 when a manager tried to kiss and touch her.

Hundreds of workers at company behind Jared, Kay say culture fostered harassment

Routine sexual ‘‘preying’’ at events ‘‘was done out in the open and appeared to be encouraged, or at least condoned, by the company,’’ one manager said.

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Two people approached the company about sending them on a weeklong flight just beyond the moon next year.

Newsletters

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Our weekly digest on buying, selling, and design, with expert advice and insider neighborhood knowledge.

Trump Today

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President Trump plans to sign a new refugee and immigration executive order this week.

• Schedule: Where the president is today

• News: A look at what happened yesterday

• Social media: What Trump has been tweeting

Opinion & Ideas

JOAN VENNOCHI

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/vennochi-2502.jpg Lesson for Trump in ‘La La Land’ grace

President Trump could learn something from Jordan Horowitz, one of the producers of “La La Land.”

Special reports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Winnipesaukee_04.jpg The worst day in the history of Lake Winnipesaukee

On the morning of Feb. 11 — Derby Day in New Hampshire — everything looked postcard-perfect. But looks can be deceiving.

Investigations

Spotlight Follow up

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/06282009_28soprep-7285331.jpg Ex-teacher molested pupils, Milton Academy says

Officials at the prestigious school disclosed the sexual misconduct involving the former employees after a nine-month investigation.

Real Estate

What is it really like to live in Manchester-by-the-Sea?

The quaint, quiet coastal town of Manchester-by-the-Sea is a well-kept secret no more, thanks to the recent Hollywood film that takes its name from the place.