Storm brings coastal flooding south of Boston

Police made local pickups and checked on flooded areas in Marshfield as a powerful winter storm hit the state on Monday.

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The arrival of a powerful storm Monday coincided with the late-morning high tide.

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Southeastern Massachusetts as well as the Cape and Islands are expected to be hardest hit by Monday’s storm, which is forecasted to bring up to 8 inches in Boston.

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Here are unofficial snow totals for various towns and cities in the state, as reported by the National Weather Service.

Sebastian Smee

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Finding the wonder in a winter wonderland.

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Passions were raw as roughly 200 people convened to address fallout from last summer’s controversial “Kimono Wednesdays” program.

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The toilet will be accessible 24 hours per day, and is billed as a “clean, safe, and environmentally-friendly restroom.”

Markey presses FAA over drones

Senator Edward Markey sought answers to a host of questions about drone-plane encounters, saying, “We must take action before a catastrophe.”

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According to ESPN, talks have begun to try and convince the longtime assistant coach to come out of retirement.

A Connecticut State Police officer investigated an overturned casino-bound tour bus on I-95 North in Madison, Conn.

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More than 30 injured in Conn. casino bus crash

A charter bus driving through a snowstorm flipped onto its side on I-95 in Madison, Conn., injuring more than 30 people.

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Christie made a last-ditch effort to appeal to Granite State voters before they cast their ballots Tuesday.

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Jeb Bush called Donald Trump one of those “politicians that push down a group of people to make themselves look better.”

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke at a rally in Manchester. EPA/

Record-breaking turnout predicted for New Hampshire primary

Despite Monday’s winter weather blitz in southern New Hampshire, large crowds are expected at the polls the next day.

06/03/15: Boston, MA: SPLIT BAT, SPLIT DOUBLEHEADER..........Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello keeps his eye on the broken bat of the Twins Danny Santana, which flew by him as Santana grounded out in the top of the 8th inning . The Boston Red Sox hosted the Minnesota Twins in the second game of a day-night doubleheader MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: sports topic: Red Sox-Twins (1)

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Rick Porcello seemingly getting back to normal

The highly paid Porcello hopes his Sox debut season was an aberration.

STAT

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Students are petitioning Harvard’s president to choose a dean who will address the lack of diversity among staff and students.

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It took Manning two seconds to accomplish the game’s biggest plug.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Sarah Richardson and Rene Almeling

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In telling all women who aren’t on birth control to avoid drinking, the CDC gives into the fear surrounding pregnancy and alcohol.

Ground Game

Ground Game

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Trump’s tactic of mostly staying out of the fray is an indication that he may have evolved as a politician.

The Big Picture

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Primary push in New Hampshire

All across New Hampshire, crowds are gathering to hear and see the Democratic and Republican candidates for president before Tuesday’s primary.

Globe investigations

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A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

BetaBoston

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

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Facebook, Google, and Boston-based Jana pursue strategies to connect consumers in emerging economies to mobile Internet — and advertisers.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Crux

crux

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An outspoken member of an abuse commission headed by Cardinal Sean O’Malley said he won’t leave unless the pope asks him to.

The Globe Collection Promo

Globe Insiders

Design New England

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A seaside location sets the tone for a free-flowing master bathroom with partitions and angles — but no doors to restrict sightlines.